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2016 Chicago White Sox Preview & Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep

Rick Hahn was promoted to the White Sox general manager position in October of 2012. Since then, Chicago has went three-consecutive seasons without a winning record and was ranked 28th, or worse, in runs scored for two of the past three years. Hahn is hoping to make more of an impact on the offense in 2016. He signed two players who set new career-highs in RBI last season: Brett...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie has a 41-inch vert, might have springs in his shoes

When the Chicago White Sox acquired Brett Lawrie in a trade with the Oakland Athletics, they received is a player with plenty of upside and (apparently) elite athletic ability.Earlier this offseason, Lawrie was in a jump-off with Bryce Harper and Steven Souza (video above), topping both with a 66-inch box jump. On Tuesday, he tweeted a video of himself recording a 41-inch vertical...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 Oakland Athletics Preview & Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep

For the first time in four years, the A's failed to make a postseason appearance. With a few big names no longer around, the A's will have to claw their way out of the cellar in the tough AL West. Remember, though, that Oakland always seems to have at least one surprise fantasy contributor. Who will it be this year?(Note: When a player's fantasy draft status is mentioned - e.g.,...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox eye AL Central, not Cubs, as their competition

CHICAGO (AP) To Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, his team's main competition comes from all across the AL Central, not across town from the Cubs. Hahn and manager Robin Ventura kept touting the club's offseason moves, especially the acquisition of slugging third baseman Todd Frazier and second baseman Brett Lawrie, on Saturday at the White Sox fan convention. The...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile: Brett Lawrie by George Bissell

The move to Chicago and a return to second base could combine to make Lawrie an undervalued fantasy asset in 2016.
Via Baseball Prospectus
16 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox avoid arbitration with Brett Lawrie, Dan Jennings

On Thursday, the Chicago White Sox announced that they have signed Dan Jennings and Brett Lawrie to one-year deals, avoiding arbirtation:Jon Heyman had the contract details:Jennings was a decent middle-innings reliever in 2015, going 2-3 with a 3.99 ERA across 53 games in his first season with the White Sox. The 28-year-old was stellar in 2014, however, owning a 1.34 ERA in 47 games...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox agree to 1-year contracts with Lawrie, Jennings

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with infielder Brett Lawrie and reliever Dan Jennings, avoiding arbitration. Lawrie's deal is for $4,125,000, more than double his $1,925,000 salary last season with Oakland. Jennings gets $810,000. The agreements were announced Thursday. Acquired from the Athletics in December, Lawrie set career bests in virtually...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Where’s CarGo? Five teams that could use Carlos Gonzalez

The Colorado Rockies made one of the more curious moves of the winter the other day, signing outfielder Gerardo Parra to a three-year deal that gives them a surplus of starting-caliber outfielders. Chances are they’re looking to move one of them, and the most likely candidate to be dealt is Carlos Gonzalez. Gonzalez has performed at an MVP-level when healthy, and even though Coors...
Via The Outside Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: White Sox want Gordon or Cespedes only on three-year deal or less

The Chicago White Sox may ironically be the ones taking themselves out of the market for a marquee outfield talent this offseason. According to a report on Friday by Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports, the club is interested in signing free agent outfielders Alex Gordon or Yoenis Cespedes, but only on a deal for three years or less. With both players bringing All-Star-level bats...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles, White Sox reportedly the frontrunners for Yoenis Cespedes

    Not to be forgotten amidst all the excitement of the MLB hot stove this winter is that free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is still looking for a new home. According to a report by Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com on Tuesday, the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox have emerged as the frontrunners to sign the Cuban. Sanchez also mentions the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: White Sox still interested in re-signing Alexei Ramirez

Despite adding Brett Lawrie and Todd Frazier, the Chicago White Sox could still look to add to their infield.According to a report from Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago, the White Sox could reunite with free agent shortstop Alexei Ramirez:"Former White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez is still a free agent in limbo at this juncture, and the team hasn’t completely closed the door on bringing...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

With basketball/soccer tricks, Brett Lawrie continues to win offseason

Who's winning the baseball offseason? It's clearly Brett Lawrie.The new White Sox third baseman -- traded to Chicago by the Oakland A's earlier this month -- already has posted a video demonstrating that he can't be beaten by other major leaguers when it comes to the box jump.Now, as the video above captures, he's showing off his skills doing basketball/soccer tricks.What can Lawrie...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Jones and the Small, Smart Deal

Generally, the bigger and longer the deal, the riskier. It doesn’t follow, of course, that the opposite makes the shortest, smallest deal the best, but it does make it less risky. And, when it comes to a guy like Nate Jones, who the White Sox just signed to an interesting deal, risk is the key word. The particulars of the deal, though, reduced the risk to the team, while also adding...
Via Fangraphs
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie, 2016 Fantasy Sleeper

Hehe, this post sucks.  It's gonna suck writing it, and it's gonna suck reading it.  Luckily, most of you schmohawks skip right to the comments to ask me about your teams.  This post sucks, because Brett Lawrie has been around more blocks than the skeezehead that you dated briefly after your marriage fell apart.  Brett Lawrie is just hot garbage, and there's a pending lawsuit...
Via Razzball
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics: Filling the bullpen

After a 68-94 finish to the 2015 season, it seems imperative the Oakland Athletics make powerful moves to work their way back into playoff contention. While teams like the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Boston Red Sox signed costly big name pitchers, the Athletics held true to their ideology; by signing cost effective players and avoiding long term contracts. Brett Lawrie, who didn’t...
Via isportsweb.com
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox Aquire Brett Lawrie

Brett Lawrie is on the move once again. Lawrie was drafted in the first round back in the 2008 MLB ametur draft by the Milkawkee Brewers and made his debut in 2011 for his home country Toronto Blue Jays. He posted an impressive .952 OPS in his 43-game rookie season, and earned a reputation of being one of the most high-energy, high-intensity players in all of baseball. Lawrie’s...
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie’s Search for Past Success Moves to Chicago

When the top 100 prospects in the game were ranked by Baseball America during the summer of 2010, Brett Lawrie was 26 spots ahead of Mike Trout. Both received a large cup of coffee in the majors during 2011 – Lawrie produced 2.6 WAR in just 46 games, while Trout put up 0.7 WAR in 40 – and there was a lot of optimism that we were witnessing two stars in the making: these were...
Via Fangraphs
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Acquire Brett Lawrie from A’s

The Chicago White Sox acquired third baseman Brett Lawrie from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, according to the San Francisco Chornicle’s Susan Slusser. Lawrie, 25, was acquired by the A’s last offseason in a trade that sent third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays. The White Sox have acquired Lawrie for pitchers J.B. Wendelken and Zack Irwin. Chicago will have...
Via Sports-Glory
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie (Apparently) Loves Emojis

Wednesday, Brett Lawrie was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Chicago White Sox and the third baseman greeted the fanbase of his third team in just over two years the only way he knows how. With emojis. Lots of them. To my new teammates and fans of the @whitesox whatsssss upppppppppppp — Brett Lawrie (@blawrie13) December 10, 2015 The surefire fan favorite brings a lifetime...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox acquire Brett Lawrie in trade with A's

Brett Lawrie may have never gotten over being the centerpiece of the package the Oakland Athletics received in return for Josh Donaldson, who won the AL MVP award with the Toronto Blue Jays last season. But the third baseman won’t have to carry that burden anymore, as his slate has been presumably wiped clean with a trade to the Chicago White Sox Wednesday evening. Lawrie goes...
Via The Outside Corner
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics trade Brett Lawrie to White Sox, getting two minor league pitchers in return

Brett Lawrie may have never gotten over being the centerpiece of the package the Oakland Athletics received in return for Josh Donaldson, who won the AL MVP award with the Toronto Blue Jays last season. But the third baseman won’t have to carry that burden anymore, as his slate has been presumably wiped clean with a trade to the Chicago White Sox Wednesday evening. Lawrie goes...
Via Bloguin Best
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics trade Brett Lawrie to White Sox, getting two minor league pitchers in return

Brett Lawrie may have never gotten over being the centerpiece of the package the Oakland Athletics received in return for Josh Donaldson, who won the AL MVP award with the Toronto Blue Jays last season. But the third baseman won’t have to carry that burden anymore, as his slate has been presumably wiped clean with a trade to the Chicago White Sox Wednesday evening. Lawrie goes...
Via Bloguin Best
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

A's get young again with return from White Sox in Lawrie trade

After (at least) 24 hours of negotiations, the Oakland Athletics made another move on Wednesday: they traded infielder Brett Lawrie to the Chicago White Sox for two minor-league pitchers. 21-year old left-hander Zack Erwin, a fourth-round pick by Chicago in the 2015 Draft out of Clemson University, joins the A's organization along with Jeffrey 'JB' Wendelken, a 22-year-old right...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

A's trade 3B Lawrie to White Sox for 2 minor-league pitchers

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics made two more moves to boost their pitching staff Wednesday, acquiring a pair of minor leaguers from the Chicago White Sox for third baseman Brett Lawrie and agreeing to terms with right-hander John Axford on a $10 million, two-year contract.Axford's deal was pending a physical, a person with knowledge of the agreement said on condition of...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie loves emojis, introduces himself to new White Sox fans

Is a trade even completed if a player doesn't tweet about it? Probably not, which is why new Chicago White Sox acquisition Brett Lawrie took to Twitter to say hi (or "whatsssss upppppppppppp") to his new teammates and fans:The second and third baseman will be playing for his third team in three years, having been traded from the Toronto Blue Jays to the Oakland A's in a package for...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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