Windy City Showdown: 1906 and 1917 White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have been a much-maligned franchise due to some of the 1919 team members supposedly being involved in a plot to fix the World Series with gambler Arnold Rothstein. What people sometimes fail to remember is that in the early days of baseball’s “Deadball Era” both the White Sox and, yes, the Cubs were pretty good baseball teams. This matchup features the...
Via Legends On Deck
1 hour ago

White Sox Sign Danny Farquhar

The White Sox have signed veteran righty Danny Farquhar, Scott Merkin of MLB.com tweets. Triple-A Charlotte has confirmed the move, while also announcing the releases of catcher Carson Blair and righty Bobby Parnell. Chicago has been looking to add veteran arms to the ranks at Charlotte as it continues to oversee a rummage sale with its MLB roster. Several relievers have already...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
10 hours ago

No. 1 Moncada among 8 White Sox on Top 100 list

MLBPipeline.com's midseason Top 100 Prospects list is defined by youth (eight of the top 10 players are 20 or younger) and headlined by more hitters (each of the top 11) and international players (each of the top eight) than ever before.
Via WhiteSox.com
11 hours ago

Prospect Burdi to have Tommy John surgery

Right-handed reliever Zack Burdi will have Tommy John surgery at some point this week, according to White Sox general manager Rick Hahn.
Via WhiteSox.com
18 hours ago

Yoan Moncada showing promise so far with White Sox?

White Sox baseball has not been fun to watch since the start of the second half of the Major League Baseball season. The team lost their ninth-straight game Sunday, falling 5-4 to the Kansas City Royals. One of the more intriguing storylines for the weekend series with the Royals was that it was Yoan Moncada's first full series since making his White Sox debut on Wednesday. ...
Via ChiCitySports.com
21 hours ago

Moncada adjusting with promotion to Majors

Yoan Moncada, the top prospect in baseball per MLB Pipeline, is up. Who's coming next?
Via WhiteSox.com
21 hours ago

South Side Morning 5: The White Sox are very bad

1. The White Sox spent the weekend in lovely Kansas City, stewing in triple-digit weather as they got swept by the Royals. Those three losses make it nine in a row for a White Sox team that truly looks like it’s tanking. Just as was predicted at the start of the season, the team wouldn’t lose all that many games when they still held onto pieces like Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier...
Via BP South Side
1 day ago

Report: Cubs interested in Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy

There’s been talk around the water cooler that the Chicago Cubs are interested in Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish. While that might still very well be the case, at least one report suggests Chicago is more interested in Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy.“According to a source, a key Rangers evaluator was watching the Triple-A affiliates of the Chicago Cubs, who have made at least...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The White Sox’ Big Bets On Risk

On Tuesday, the White Sox completed their latest trade, sending Todd Frazier, David Robertson, and Tommy Kahnle to New York for a trio of prospects and Tyler Clippard, who was included as a salary offset. In the span of four major trades, the team added 15 minor leaguers, including most of their best-ranked prospects now. And when you look at where these guys rank on the Baseball...
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 7/20: Nothing but Nolan

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while Nolan Arenado prepares to really blow our wigs a four home run game. Happy birthday today to Troy Smith, Pavel Datsyuk, Ray Allen and Peter Forsberg. On this date in 1976 Hank Aaron hit his 755th home run. Daily brain...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo of young Todd Frazier with Yankees legend surfaces

Todd Frazier was traded to the Yankees on Tuesday night, and the Toms River (N.J.) product probably couldn’t be happier.It’s one thing to be a native of the Tri-State area, so we know that Frazier followed the team while growing up. But it’s even more than that for Frazier, who was seen on the field with Derek Jeter a number of years ago.This photo speaks volumes about what...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox call up Yoan Moncada

Right after they announced their trade with the New York Yankees, the Chicago White Sox announced that they would call up top prospect Yoan Moncada to fill the roster spot left open by Todd Frazier’s departure. Moncada was one of the several highly touted prospects that they received in return for former ace Chris Sale last off-season. Many believed that he should have started...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: White Sox nearing deal to send Todd Frazier, David Robertson to Yankees

The Chicago White Sox are reportedly close to striking their second major deal of July. According to multiple reports, Chicago is nearing a deal that would send All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier as well as relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle to the New York Yankees in exchange for prospects. Frazier, 31, will likely take over as the Yankees’ everyday first baseman with...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly the favorites to land David Robertson

The New York Yankees don’t quite have the bullpen of death they boasted last year, but they could come close to recreating it at the trade deadline.Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports reports on Tuesday that the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox are among the teams in pursuit of Chicago White Sox reliever David Robertson with the Yankees said to be favorites to acquire him.It would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Chicago Cubs lost their mind?

The Chicago Cubs disappointing first half along with a farm system barren of pitching talent brought about a shocking trade Thursday with the crosstown rival White Sox. for José Quintana is now a Cub. It just took their top two minor league prospects to get the job done. Just a few months ago, both Theo Epstein and Sox GM Rick Hahn laughed at the thought of the teams trading with...
Via The Sports Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Theo Epstein gives hilarious quote about Cubs trade rumors

Theo Epstein is definitely in tune with what is discussed on the internet — including Reddit users breaking trade news.The story starts Wednesday night, in which a pair of Reddit users — including one operating under the username “wetbutt23” — shared on a Chicago White Sox subreddit that the Chicago Cubs were getting Jose Quintana for four prospects. No one else was publicly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rebuilding White Sox show how quickly outlooks can change

You are what your record says you are. You’ve likely heard that expression in the sports world before, and more often than not, it’s true. But there are exceptions. One very notable exception is the Chicago White Sox, who have now defied that logic in each of the last two years, albeit in two completely different ways. At 78-84, the White Sox had baseball’s 12th worst record...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Credit Reddit users KatyPerrysBootyHole and WetButt23 for breaking the Jose Quintana trade

There are plenty of online forums full of trade rumors, but it’s surprising when one turns out not only to be accurate, but to be the first source of information on a story. That’s what happened on r/whitesox (the Reddit subreddit dedicated to the Chicago White Sox) Wednesday night, though, with users KatyPerrysBootyHole and WetButt23 discussing the Jose Quintana trade to the...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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