While some folks may lament the loss of the White Sox 2nd baseman of the last six years, others are getting excited. While letting someone of Beckham’s pedigree go for so little may be a risky move, here are two reasons why fans should be looking forward to the future.
Reason #1 – Lineup Production
Let’s face it – the best part of a Gordon Beckham at bat was 15,000 people...
The Los Angeles Angels acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Chicago White Sox on Thursday afternoon.
While it's not starting pitching, general manager Jerry DiPoto says it's a key move nonetheless.
Beckham, 27, was claimed off waivers by the Angels in exchange for cash or a player to be named later. In 101 games this season as a platoon hitter, Beckham has hit .221...
In yet another waiver-wire deal around MLB, the Chicago White Sox have sent infielder Gordon Beckham to the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named later or cash.
Today the club acquired INF Gordon Beckham from the White Sox for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
— Angels (@Angels) August 21, 2014
Beckham, a former top-10 pick of the White Sox back in 2008...
The Los Angeles Angels have acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Chicago White Sox for a player to be name later or cash, according to the Angels' director of communications, Eric Kay. Beckham was reported to be available in trade talks before the deadline and several teams were interested, but nothing materialized.#453545906 / gettyimages.comBeckham has had a down year...
Ladies and gentlemen, the Gordon Beckham era is over on the south side of Chicago.
Late Thursday afternoon, Rick Hahn made an August trade for a second consecutive season, dealing the long-time White Sox second baseman to the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named later and/or cash. There have been reports saying both, and some reports saying one or the other, so more definitive...
Gordon Beckham had put together another disappointing season for the Chicago White Sox this year. On Thursday the team sent him to the Los Angles Angels for a player to be named later or cash.
The White Sox will take whatever they can get for Beckham who has failed to live up to expectations following a strong rookie campaign in 2009.
This season Beckham was hitting a mere .221/...
BOSTON (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Gordon Beckham in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.
Beckham has struggled offensively this year, but he gives the AL West-leading Angels another sure-handed infielder with six seasons of major league experience. He turns 28 on Sept. 16.
The White Sox, who selected Beckham with the eighth overall pick in the 2008 draft...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago
What do you do as a GM when your team loses its #1 starter? Acquire an underachieving middle infielder, of course!
Halos have acquired INF Gordon Beckham from the White Sox for a PTBNL and cash. #Angels
— Eric Kay (@EKayAngels) August 21, 2014
Yes, for some reason the Angels have traded for Gordon Beckham, apparently to come off the bench. I guess. I don’t really know what...
There’s a month and a half to go in the season, and maybe for Gordon Beckham, as well.
Not in baseball, but in a White Sox uniform, the only one the 27-year-old second baseman has worn since he was selected eighth overall in the 2008 draft.
The Sox have several second-base prospects on the rise, cheaper alternatives in their system such as Carlos Sanchez, Micah Johnson and Marcus...
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Gordon Beckham Helps White Sox Beat Giants With Bat and Glove. Watch his game-winning hit here. Watch his web gem of a double-play below!
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