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WHITE SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

White Sox Rumors: John Danks available but not to everyone

John Danks could very well be dealt at the trade deadline.  Danks is having a modest year, going 8-6 with a 4.35 ERA in twenty starts for the White Sox.  He's garnering a lot of trade interest according to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation:"Danks has reportedly caught the Yankees' eye and would make sense for the Cardinals or Blue Jays, though his current contract status...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox 2014 Draftees Update

Posted to Chicago White Sox News & RumorsThe Chicago White Sox were very pleased with their 2014 draft and are hoping these youngsters can help strengthen the farm system. Fans are hoping for the same, especially with all the excitement the Chicago Cubs have with theirs… The biggest news comes from the White Sox 1st round pick in Carlos Rodon who just made his pro debut....
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox: Adam Eaton says finger isn't broken

If his finger is broken, and Adam Eaton said Tuesday it isn’t, the White Sox leadoff man sure hasn’t played like it. The outfielder has played with a jammed right middle finger since earlier this month and though it’s painful, it’s still playable. The last point is most important to Eaton, who jammed the finger on his non-throwing hand when he slid into second base while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Santa Claus throws out first pitch at White Sox game, misses plate by a mile

Santa Claus possesses many talents and brings joy to children everywhere. However, he’s not very good at throwing baseballs,  as we learned during Monday night’s Royals-White Sox game when he threw out the first pitch. The team embraced #ChristmasInJuly, which pretty much was comprised of a simple hashtag and Kris Kringle taking the mound before the game. Unfortunately,...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 Midseason Rookie Report- Position Players

In the year 2012, we saw two young phenoms take center stage in the big leagues: Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. These two took very different paths on their way to the top. Harper was the biggest name in sports at one point. He was having book after book written about him. Endorsements were coming in left and right. He was even on the cover of Sports Illustrated at age 18. Trout didn’t...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: John Danks Headed East?

Posted to Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox pitcher John Danks could traded before the July 31st deadline as CBS Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports that the New York Yankees are in early talks about the lefty. The Yankees, to no one’s surprise, have checked in on White Sox lefty John Danks. Danks has about $34 million to go on his contract through 2016 that pays him $14.25...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Putnam (RP, CHW) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: It’s clear the ChiSox have settled on Zach Putnam as their closer after notching back-to-back saves on July 18th and 19th.  If you own Petricka, you can safely cut him loose now, because despite Ventura’s public statements that the closer role will be shared, it’s looking more likely that Putnam […]
Via RotoBaller
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Beckham Slumping Due to Trade Rumors?

Posted to Chicago White SoxGordon Beckham has been in the trade rumors for a while now and whether he’ll admit it or not, it seems to be the blame for his struggles. Beckham is hitting .143 over his past 30 games. He had a stint where he seemed to be turning the corner but lately, besides his defense, Gordon looks like he needs to be traded. This would help relieve the pressure...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Injury Update: Matt Lindstrom getting closer to rehab assignment

Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Matt Lindstrom threw a successful bullpen assignment Saturday and will begin a minor league rehab assignment soon if he continues to progress well this week, reports Scott Merkin of MLB.com:#493859061 / gettyimages.comLindstrom injured his ankle while fielding a bunt on May 19 against the Kansas City Royals, requiring surgery. He will throw another...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Call Up Reliever Taylor Thompson

Right before the All-Star break, the White Sox called up prospect Carlos Sanchez to start at short stop for the final game of the unofficial first half. He was always expected to start just the one game, but the team let him stay up for a couple extra in a utility role as the bullpen was well-rested after the break. Right after Saturday’s win over the Astros, Sanchez was indeed...
Via Grab Some Bench
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Avisail Garcia says next step is rehab assignment

Avisail Garcia was supposed to break out and establish himself as one of the American League’s best young players this season. Instead, 2014 has been a season of injury, pain and recovery. But maybe there’s some light at the end of the tunnel for Garcia, who was ruled out for the season after tearing the labrum in his left shoulder April 9. Garcia is taking one-handed swings...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adam Dunn robbed of homer that hits top of wall twice

What are the odds of this? On Friday night, Chicago White Sox outfielder Adam Dunn got about as close to hitting a home run as one can get with the ball bouncing off the top of the outfield wall twice while still remaining in play. Your browser does not support iframes. While it’s not completely clear whether or not the ball hit Houston outfielder L.J. Hoes‘ glove, it looks like...
Via The Sideline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn's fly ball bounces twice on top of wall (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A fly ball hit by Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn amazingly took two bounces on the top of the outfield wall before coming back into play during Friday night's game against Houston, and it has to be seen to be believed.In the bottom of the fourth, Astros left fielder L.J. Hoes failed to time his leap properly to make the catch on Dunn...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: White Sox coach's aggressive crotch adjustment

Chicago White Sox bench coach Mark Parent clearly was in a state of great crotchal discomfort while seated in the dugout during Tuesday’s tilt against the Boston Red Sox. But instead of using some discretion and making a subtle adjustment in order to alleviate it, Parent went all-out, engaging in some serious tugging and jostling […] The post White Sox bench coach Mark Parent’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Teams should never, ever give out white ponchos

KKK rally at the ballpark? Nope — the White Sox just gave out white hooded ponchos on a rainy night. pic.twitter.com/cR1648fAiz — Paul Lukas (@UniWatch) July 3, 2014 In a perfect example of how the best of intents can result in the most unfortunate and unintended consequences, the Chicago White Sox handed on white rain […] The post White Sox give white rain ponchos to fans...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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