White Sox: Chris Getz's new player development role is to carry out 'vision of the scouts'

He may be limited on experience, but Chris Getz already has a strong idea about player development and a good vision with the White Sox.
Via CSN Chicago
October 21, 2016

White Sox name Chris Getz Director of Player Development

The White Sox announced on Friday they have named former MLB infielder Chris Getz as Director of Player Development.Getz replaces Nick Capra, who after five seasons
Via CSN Chicago
October 21, 2016

A second look at Chris Getz

At first blush, the White Sox naming Chris Getz to be the new Director of Player Development read as the type of thoroughly outside the box hire of an inexperienced former player of theirs, for which they have become notorious. While making such a hire did not preclude the Sox from success, it would not show the kind of change in approach, and rebuking of their typical ways on a...
Via BP South Side
October 19, 2016

White Sox Rumors: Sox hire Chris Getz as new Director Of Player Development

Here’s the outside hire you were all hoping for. The White Sox have heard your pleas to hire outside the organization to help fill posts. Earlier today, Scott Merkin reported that the White Sox did just that by hiring their new Director of Player Development from the Royals front office. Say hello to outsider Chris Getz! Oh, so, not the outsider you expected. Well, let’s...
Via South Side Sox
October 16, 2016

Chris Getz to take over as White Sox director of player development

Chris Getz is headed to the “Windy City” to take over as the Chicago White Sox’s director of player development, per a report from Jeffery Flanagan of The 33-year-old Getz joined the Kansas City Royals’ front office in November 2014 after retiring from professional baseball. He assisted in player personnel and development as an assistant in the Royals’ baseball...
Via Today's Knuckleball
October 16, 2016

Source: Getz to oversee Sox player development

Chris Getz will replace Nick Capra as the White Sox director of player development, a Major League source confirmed Sunday to Capra was named the team's third-base coach for the 2017 season on Friday, and the announcement on Getz figures to come sometime this week. The club has not commented on the hiring.
October 16, 2016

Chris Getz Retires, Outlasting Teahen and Fields

Chris Getz announced his retirement yesterday. The former White Sox and Royals second baseman was outrighted by the Blue Jays after 28 plate appearances (16 wRC+). In his statement, Getz makes clear that he is ready to move on with his life. Given his performance on the field the last few years, that life probably […]
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Royal Getz says he won't look at time here as 'it didn't work out'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The understandably paltry crowd at cold and rain-soaked Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night perked up when they heard the name of the Blue Jays' No. 9 hitter being introduced -- Chris Getz, the former Royal. And even on a night when raindrops hitting the batting helmets seemed to be the loudest noise inside the stadium, it wasn't hard to distinguish a slight chorus...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

RBI Baseball is coming back

On Tuesday night, MLB announced that they would be making dreams come true for baseball fans across the world. MLB announced...that RBI Baseball would be returning. The game will be released for current and next-gen consoles (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One), as well as mobile platforms. There aren't any more details yet, but this is a day worth celebrating for baseball fans - especially...
Via The Outside Corner
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals non-tender Chris Getz as Twitter rejoices

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In a move that hardly came as a surprise, the Royals on Monday chose not to tender second baseman Chris Getz a contract, thus removing him from their 40-man roster and making him a free agent. Getz made 1.05 million in 2013 and despite a poor season likely would have been granted a raise through arbitration, possibly to as high as 1.3 million. The Royals likely...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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