February 26 game against the Texas Rangers saw the Sox hammer them by a score of 14 – 8. Twelve runs scored over three innings. Starter Nestor Molina and reliever Brian Omogrosso both pitched two scoreless innings, with Josh Phegley getting his first home run of the season. February 27th game also against the Rangers saw the White Sox improve their record [...]
Even with a tremendous Spring Training showing, right-hander Nestor Molina doesn't figure into the immediate plans for the White Sox this season. Molina was the key piece for the South Siders in the offseason deal with Toronto involving Sergio Santos.
John Sickels produced his Top Twenty White Sox prospect list and it’s sad to say that the system is pretty thin right now. Their top guy was given a B+ and you get into the C+’s pretty quickly. Topping the list is Nestor Molina who came over from the Blue Jays. The big question here [...]
The White Sox finished 16 games behind the Tigers in the AL Central last season and 12 games shy of the Rays for the wild card. Their farm system was one of the shallowest in baseball coming into the 2011 campaign, so there aren’t any immediate reinforcements to propel the ChiSox back into contention. A wholesale rebuilding process this offseason seemed inevitable.
New acquisition described as superior athlete making seamless switch to pitcherThere was no fuss when Nestor Molina was asked to make a switch from an unsuccessful minor league position player to pitcher.
DALLAS — The dismantling of the Chicago White Sox appears to have begun at baseball's winter meetings.
The White Sox traded closer Sergio Santos to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league pitcher Nestor Molina on Tuesday. White Sox general manager Ken Williams said his team is starting over after going 79-83 in 2011 and letting go of manager Ozzie Guillen.
"It is the start...
The Jays complete their second trade in a week, shipping out Nestor Molina, the team's 6th best prospect according to, well, us. Molina goes to the north side of Chicago to join the White Sox. In return the Blue Jays reacquire Sergio Santos, who hit .183 for the team in AAA in 2008 before being claimed on waivers by the Twins. He then signed with the White Sox who converted him...
The Chicago White Sox have traded closer Sergio Santos to the Toronto Blue Jays for pitching prospect Nestor Molina.
The teams announced the deal Tuesday at the winter meetings.
Santos had 30 saves for the White Sox last season. The 28-year-old right-hander went 4-5 with a 3.55 ERA in 63 games.
Santos was in Toronto's minor league system from 2006-08 as a shortstop. He converted...
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December 06, 2011
So who is Nestor Molina? He’s a favorite of Marco Paddy, whom the Chicago White Sox just hired away from the Toronto Blue Jays to head Latin American operations, but he hardly was considered Toronto’s best prospect.
In another sign they are entering a rebuilding phase, the Chicago White Sox traded closer Sergio Santos to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday for 22-year-old right-handed pitcher Nestor Molina.