WHITE SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Abreu thrilled for reunion with Moncada

Jose Abreu is as excited to have Yoan Moncada in Chicago as the euphoric White Sox fan base. "He is a very talented player. It will be an honor to work with, guide and support him," Abreu said of his Cuban teammate.
Via WhiteSox.com
7 hours ago

The White Sox Are Primed to Feast on the 2018 Free Agent Class

For those of you who have either been living under rocks, in a coma, or just not paying attention the last 24 hours, a lot of stuff has happened in baseball. It started when the Chicago White Sox traded their ace Chris Sale to the “trade everyone and win now” Boston Red Sox. Everyone knew the White Sox were going to get top prospects for Sale, who has finished no lower than sixth...
Via Baseball Essential
8 hours ago

First week of White Sox rebuilding showcases Hahn at his best

At the risk of bringing up old stuff, Rick Hahn has been the king of Winter Meetings before. Just these past two years have seen him holding press conference to graciously discuss some degree of a coup he had just pulled off. Last Winter he made a deal for Brett Lawrie in exchange for a pair of fringy minor league arms, and a week later he traded for Todd Frazier. Two years ago...
Via BP South Side
14 hours ago

Nationals Discuss David Robertson With White Sox

Here’s the latest on the Nationals’ hunt for a closer, with details trickling in from various reporters, including MASN’s Mark Zuckerman: A new entry to the list of possible closers the Nationals are considering: David Robertson, who Zuckerman says the Nats have discussed with the White Sox. The White Sox are by now very familiar with the Nationals’ farm system after the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

White Sox add righty Covey in Rule 5 Draft

The White Sox selected right-handed pitcher Dylan Covey from Oakland with the their 12th pick (ninth selection overall) in the Major League phase of Thursday's Rule 5 Draft that concluded baseball's Winter Meetings at the Gaylord Resort & Convention Center.
Via WhiteSox.com
1 day ago

White Sox steal show at Winter Meetings

The White Sox were the Winter Meeting's biggest winners but not the only ones. Here's the rest of our top five.
Via WhiteSox.com
1 day ago

Scouting the White Sox’ Return for Adam Eaton

The White Sox continued adding to their suddenly robust farm system yesterday, acquiring a trio of pitching prospects from Washington in exchange for star outfielder Adam Eaton. Below are my scouting reports on the prospects involved. Lucas Giolito (60 Future Value) will slot in behind Yoan Moncada on the next revision of the White Sox prospect list, the completions of which I might...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox send Adam Eaton to D.C.

White Sox Teardown: Part 2 featured another very good and popular player shipped away for a solid haul of prospects. The White Sox sent Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday for a trio of prospects, according to multiple media reports. The prospects, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, and Dane Dunning, are all right-handed pitchers ranked in Washington’s Top 10 by Jeffrey...
Via BP South Side
2 days ago

David Ortiz thinking about comeback after Chris Sale trade?

The Boston Red Sox’s addition of Chris Sale via trade on Tuesday seems to have David Ortiz contemplating a comeback. That’s according to the slugger’s Instagram account. Ortiz posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday of Sale, whom the Red Sox acquired from the White Sox. In his caption, Ortiz wrote, “My god my boy sale to Btown? You guys got me thinking.” My god...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale seems excited to join Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox acquired starting pitcher Chris Sale in a trade on Tuesday, and the left-hander does not seem disappointed to be leaving the Chicago White Sox. Shortly after news of the deal broke, Sale posed for a photo with a big smile on his face and someone holding a Red Sox logo in front of him. Chris Sale's college coach just sent me this. Says he's so excited to join...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 21 Prospects: Chicago White Sox

Below is an analysis of the prospects in the Chicago White Sox farm system. Scouting reports are compiled with information provided by industry sources as well as from my own observations. The KATOH statistical projections, probable-outcome graphs, and (further down) Mahalanobis comps have been provided by Chris Mitchell. For more information on the 20-80 scouting scale by which...
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox agree to 1-year deals with OF Garcia, 2B Lawrie

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with outfielder Avisail Garcia and a $3.5-million, one-year deal with second baseman Brett Lawrie. The 25-year-old Garcia hit .245 with 12 home runs, 51 RBIs and 59 runs over 120 games last season. Lawrie, 26, missed the final 10 weeks because of a hamstring injury and knee pain. He batted .248...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Five teams chasing Chris Sale, asking price high

There is an active trade market for White Sox ace lefty Chris Sale, but a high asking price is holding things up for now. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, five teams are leading the pack for Sale: Washington, Houston, Texas, Boston, and Atlanta. However, the asking price is said to be very high, with Chicago asking Washington for star rookie Trea Turner in preliminary discussions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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