With the White Sox trailing the Orioles 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Nick Markakis robbed Conor Gillaspie of what would have been a go-ahead two run homer. Not content with taking away Chicago’s chance at tying the game, Markakis capped off a five-run eighth inning for Baltimore with a two-run homer of his own to right field with a little more lift than Gillaspie’s fly out had.
Chicago White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie was forced to leave Sunday's game after being hit by a pitch on his right knee. MLB.com's Joe Popely reports that Gillaspie was hit by a Dominic Leone fastball and did not appear to be walking very easily as he came off the field, as manager Robin Ventura noted when asked about the injury after the game:"I know he couldn...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays selected first baseman Casey Gillaspie with the 20th overall pick in the 2014 draft on Thursday.
Gillaspie, a Wichita State product, is known for his promising offensive ability, and the switch-hitter enters a franchise in need of bolstering its production at the plate. He stands 6-foot-4, 230 pounds, and the 21-year-old hit a Cape Cod League...
Later this month when Spring Training kicks off, the White Sox will have at least a couple positional battles underway. The fifth starter and a bullpen role or two will certainly be up for grabs, but the same can't quite be said for the third base job.
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When the White Sox acquired Matt Davidson (pictured...
The White Sox have reinstated third baseman Conor Gillaspie from the paternity leave list.
The team announced the move before Friday's doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians.
Gillaspie was placed on the list on Wednesday for the birth of his first child. He was batting .246 with five home runs and 18 RBIs entering Friday.
Brent Morel, recalled from Triple-A Charlotte on...
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June 28, 2013
The Chicago White Sox placed third baseman Conor Gillaspie on the paternity leave list and recalled third baseman Brent Morel from Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday.
Morel, the 2012 opening day third baseman for the White Sox, will start against the Mets on Wednesday night in his first major league appearance of the season. He was hitting .280 with five home runs and 40 RBIs for Charlotte...
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June 26, 2013
The White Sox have traded minor league RHP Jeff Soptic to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for 3B prospect Conor Gillaspie (video).
So, time to learn a bit more about Gillaspie, the 25 year-old former first round sandwich pick out of Witchita State, having played there with Kenny Williams' son.
Lifetime in the minor leagues (514 games, parts of 5 seasons), Gillaspie...
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the first Cactus League game for the San Francisco Giants. Manager Bruce Bochy will likely get the World Baseball Classic guys a lot of game time early on. He wants them to be ready to go when they part ways for the WBC. Once they’re gone a lot of young guys will get plenty of playing time to show off their skills.
Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com says ...