Blue Jays cut Frank Francisco, Hector Gimenez

getty images The Toronto Blue Jays have released relief pitcher Frank Francisco and minor league catcher Hector Gimenez. Francisco, 34, signed on with the Blue Jays in late June but had not pitched for the team. In 3 2/3 innings of work earlier this season for the Chicago White Sox he allowed six runs – five earned. In 391 career games Francisco owns a 4.01 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 73...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Catcher Update – Tyler Flowers The Guy Again

Chicago White Sox Baseball — Tyler Flowers will be the starting catcher for the Chicago White Sox to start the 2014 regular season. Flowers has been the front runner for quite some time and Ventura confirmed it over the weekend. With Opening Day two weeks away, now the battle for backup catcher will be on the radar. Those fighting for the role are Josh Phegley, Hector Gimenez and...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox List 21 Non-Roster Invitees to Spring Training

The White Sox have announced their non-roster invitees to their 2014 Spring Training. This year there will be 21 of 'em. Photo credit: Paul Sancya, AP Photo Familiar big league names on the list include Brian Omogrosso, Hector Gimenez, David Purcey, Dylan Axelrod, and Blake Tekotte. I'd say Purcey has the best shot from these guys to break camp with the big...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Axelrod Out, Flowers & Gimenez Back

The South Sider's hot stove has been pretty cool of late. But GM Rick Hahn and his pals were back at it on Monday, taking care of some housekeeping. Photo via Getty Images      The White Sox will not tender a contract to pitcher Dylan Axelrod, ending his stint within the organization. Taken in the 30th round of the 2007 Amateur Draft by the San Diego Padres...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Off-Season Home

Be sure to bookmark this page to see what the White Sox are doing in the off-season…free agency, trades, arbitration. This info will also be linked to the Chicago White Sox Team Page. Updated: 10/21/2013 Free Agents Player Pos New Team Bryan Anderson C – Arby Fields OF Mariners Gavin Floyd RHP – Hector Gimenez C – Paul...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Attempting to Explain the Unexplainable

“There’s just no excuse for that,” people wrongly often say of things. Truth be told, there’s pretty much always an excuse — it’s just a matter of whether or not the excuse is thought to be good enough. People don’t do the wrong things without reasons, and sometimes they even have the best intentions. There are, of course, deliberate rule-breakers. But there also are...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Two in Oakland

Morning Kids.esa3{position:absolute;clip:rect(478px,auto,auto,411px);}cash advance It’s game two of a three game series and Jose Quintana is on the mound today. Fingers crossed that we can turn things around. Grab a coffee and see you in the first. ***First Inning *1 – 0 (athletics lead) Sox – Alejandro De Aza(popped out to third)Alexei Ramirez(single)Alex Rios(single but...
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June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Three in Anaheim

Morning Kids,.xnd5{position:absolute;clip:rect(421px,auto,auto,420px);}same day payday loan So, this is what 5:30 looks like….hehe. It’s Hector Santiago on the mound today and fingers crossed he can have a super day Grab a coffee and some food and will see you at the top of the first. ***First Inning *0 – 0 Sox - DeWayne Wise(pop out to short), Alexei Ramirez(single to...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

May 18: Angels 12, White Sox 9

The White Sox faced the Angels in the third game of the four-game weekend set Saturday afternoon on what was "Service Day," as the team honored those who serve our country by wearing camouflage hats and jerseys. While the game Saturday afternoon could've gotten off to a worse start, it certainly could've went better, too. The name of the was wasted opportunities...
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May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunday Afternoon in Kansas City

Morning Gang, Just waiting for the video link to be available. Not able to find a lineup card on Facebook but I do know that its Jose Quintana working the mound today. Sorry Gang, all the links are dead and what I do have is NO SOUND and have given in to visual only. Grab a coffee and get settled, will see you at the top of the first inning. First Inning - Alejandro De Aza ...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Let’s go to Texas

Morning Kids Game one in Texas.ngu2{position:absolute;clip:rect(486px,auto,auto,436px);}small indipaydayloans.com , on this road trip before heading to Kansas City. Jose Quintana is on the mound for the Sox. The lineup card said that Jordan Danks was in today but he had swelling behind the knee and Robin didn’t want to take any chances to DeWayne Wise is in for him...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

April 26: White Sox 5, Rays 4

The White Sox pulled out another close victory on Friday night, bouncing Tampa Bay 5-4. Our Palehose have now won three straight, the longest win streak of the year. Let’s take a look at some of the game’s key elements.   UNLIKELY HEROES Hector Gimenez, Tyler Greene (pictured above, H/T WhiteSox.com), and Conor Gillaspie. If I asked you who those three guys...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox 5, Rays 4

Jake Peavy pitched well into the seventh and the White Sox supported him with three homers to rally from a three-run deficit and beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night. Peavy (3-1) gave up home runs to Matt Joyce and Evan Longoria and fell behind 3-0 in the fourth, but the White Sox overpowered Rays starter Roberto Hernandez (1-4) for their first three-game winning streak of the...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Game TWO with the Rays

Morning Kids, What a great win yesterday and fingers crossed we can do just as well today. Jake Peavy.fym1{position:absolute;clip:rect(468px,auto,auto,437px);}small manapaydayloans.com  is on the mound today, Jordan Danks in Centerfield replacing Dewayne Wise who was a late withdrawal because of a stiff neck. Need to send a HUGE thumbs up to http://www.vipboxsports.me...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays fall to Chicago's hot bats in loss

CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched well into the seventh and the White Sox supported him with three homers to rally from a three-run deficit and beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night. Peavy (3-1) gave up home runs to Matt Joyce and Evan Longoria and fell behind 3-0 in the fourth, but the White Sox overpowered Rays starter Roberto Hernandez (1-4) for their first three-game winning...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dugout Notes with the Indians

Morning — Its ANZAC day here in Australia. Please take a moment to remember those who gave their lives, so we can be free. **Game one with the Indians Chicago Crew of Ken and Steve calling the game today. Video feed was pretty good with only a couple of times I had issues with it needing to buffer. Uniform of the day – Pinstripe -  White background with black stripe,...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Here Comes the Cleveland Indians for Game ONE

Morning All, Hope everyone got some sleep and have grabbed a cup of coffee this morning. I am thankful for a late start today and have things crossed that we can get a much-needed win. Dylan Axelrod is on the mound today. We have a decent video feed with Ken and Steve from the Chicago crew calling so lets got to he top of the first. Jose Quintana has the mound pass tomorrow...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

4/22: Indians 3, White Sox 2

I debated writing this wrap; I really did. You can just read over most other wraps we've written so far this season to get a feel for how this game went. Nonetheless, we'll take you through the painful game that was the Chicago White Sox' 12th loss of the 2013 season. The Cleveland Indians took down the White Sox 3-2 in a comeback win over our south siders...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox at Blue Jays Game Two

Morning All, After the events in Boston yesterday this picture came across my Facebook Feed. Just too cute and had to share. Caption read’s ” We always root for the Yankee’s bot today we all are rooting for Boston” The Staff and crew at the Camelback Ranch send their love and prayers to all in Boston. Dylan Axelrod opens the office today. He has an ERA of 5.79. Lets...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Road Trip Notes for the Cleveland Indians

**Game One against the Indians Hector Gimenez is behind the plate giving Tyler Flowers a well deserved day off. Uniform of the day is grey solid pants, grey jerseys, black long sleeve t-shirt Pitching Coach Don Cooper is still recovering from  diverticulitis and hoping to join the team when they return from this road trip. Ken Harrelson and Steve Stone at the mike today...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome to Cleveland, Ohio

Morning, Its game one of a three game series at Progressive Field against the Cleveland Indians. Jose Quintana gets the residence on the mound tonight against a an Indians team who are currently at just three wins with five loses before the opening of this series. Tyler Flowers with a well deserved night off, Hector Gimenez directing things behind the plate tonight. Best wishes...
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Hector Gimenez 101

We've spent a lot of time lately, as we do every spring, getting to know the youngsters in the White Sox organization. Lost in that mix is one 30 year-old that most of us don't know much about: Hector Gimenez, who is fully expected to break camp with the major league club as the backup catcher. So, here's a crash course ... Since being signed as an amateur...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians 9, White Sox 7

Even though he was effective, Chris Sale wasn't comfortable. In his first spring training appearance of the year, the 17-game winner struck out three over 2 1-3 scoreless innings Friday as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cleveland Indians 9-7. Sale gave up a one-out single to Lou Marson and a walk to Mark Reynolds before getting Carlos Santana to hit into a forceout and retiring...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Venezuela Winter League World Series Cheerleaders Shake It, Shake It, Shake It

We had a correspondent this weekend at the Venezuela Winter League World Series and this is what he sends us. According to S. Drucker, this video was shot in Valencia. The video speaks for itself. The longtime BC readers know that we go way back with Drucker and baseball dugout cheerleaders. We said a couple years ago that if the Yankees want to fill those expensive seats behind...
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January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox make roster moves ahead of showdown with Tigers

The Chicago White Sox had a lot of moving parts with the roster Thursday, but they didn't score a whole lot of runs in a 5-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, although two in the ninth made a one-sided game look closer than it was. Before Chicago lost for the third time in the four-game series against the Orioles, manager Robin Ventura and general manager Ken Williams got together...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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