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13 Roster Changes

The White Sox have made their first changes to the roster for the 2015 season. Adrian Nieto and Matt Davidson, are on the way to Charlotte. According to Rick Hahn shared that Nieto needs more time in development. He is going well but needs more time. Davidson really struggled in 2014, has still not met the expectations from the deal that brought him to Chicago and sent Addison Reed...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

ChiSox vendor drilled in ass by ball, Steve Stone says, ‘He’s got a butt burger’ (vid)

Your browser does not support iframes. A U.S. Cellular Field beer vendor got drilled square in the hind-end by foul ball off the bat of Adrian Nieto during Thursday’s Chicago White Sox-Cleveland Indians game. If that wasn’t bad enough, and to add insult to injury — literally (there’s a good chance his ego isn’t the […] The post ChiSox vendor drilled in ass by ball, Steve...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Nieto Named White Sox Backup Catcher

Per his agent Joshua Kusnick (Twitter), Adrian Nieto has made the White Sox' Opening Day 25-man roster to serve as the backup catcher. Nieto watching his teammates. Credit: Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune Assuming this is legit, Nieto becomes the first catcher taken in the Rule 5 Draft to stick with his new team in six years (also per his agent). This news would...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox set to go with Rule 5 pick as backup catcher

Barring a unforeseen acquisition the Chicago White Sox will enter the 2014 season with Rule 5 pick Adrian Nieto as their backup catcher. Nieto will become just the second catcher ever to make the leap from Class-A to the majors. The 24-year-old was acquired in the Rule 5 draft from Washington. In nine spring games thus far Nieto has had 13 at-bats and was hitting .231/.333/.231....
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees' Surplus at Catcher Could Appeal to Sox

Although it's most likely the White Sox will break camp with two of Tyler Flowers, Adrian Nieto, and Josh Phegley manning the catcher position, it doesn't mean the team won't continue to seek other options on the trade market if none of those guys perform better than we've seen in the past. Catcher-related trade rumors have continued to pop up intermittently, and now they're...
Via Grab Some Bench
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Select Catcher Nieto in 2013 Rule 5 Draft

The MLB's Rule 5 draft took place Thursday morning, and the White Sox had the number three overall pick. They selected switch-hitting 24 year-old catcher Adrian Nieto from the Washington Nationals' organization, so we thought we'd tell you a little bit about him and what this means. Credit: From ... Here's a quick refresher on how it works...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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