When John Tomase heard that the Rays would entertain offers on Cy Young winner Blake Snell, it reminded him of what Danny Ainge had to say about James Harden several years ago.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 3:34 pm
Waiting on a call from the Hall of Fame isn’t on Dick Allen’s mind these days. “No,” the former Chicago White Sox star said in a recent phone conversation. “It’s something I’ve never really given any thought to. Period.” That might be true, but it has been on my mind — and I’m sure his family and friends feel likewise — after the Hall of Fame’s decision to cancel the scheduled vote of the …
Posted: November 24, 2020, 10:30 am
The Chicago White Sox will host the New York Yankees in the rescheduled Field of Dreams game at Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 12.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:31 am
The Chicago White Sox will host the New York Yankees in the rescheduled Field of Dreams game at Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 12, 2021.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:16 pm
Former second baseman and leftfielder bats Micah Johnson turned to the arts after he retired from the MLB. Although it was Johnson’s dream since the age of three to become an MLB star, it was not until he accomplished his goal and retired, that he thought of any career alternatives. Johnson, who was already taking a painting course a few months prior, chose to draw for his teammates during his spring training.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 7:39 pm
Miguel Cairo will be changing his socks for the 2021 season. The New York Post reports Cairo, the New York Yankees minor league infield coordinator, “is headed to the White Sox’s dugout to be Tony La Russa’s bench coach, a person close to the situation confirmed Wednesday evening. Introducing Yankees Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly with beat writers Cairo also played for the Yankees during his 17-year MLB career, spending time …
Posted: November 19, 2020, 12:26 pm
Yankees minor league infield coordinator and former big league infielder Miguel Cairo is headed to the White Sox’s dugout to be Tony La Russa’s bench coach, a person close to the situation confirmed Wednesday evening. Cairo played in the big leagues for 17 years and was with the Yankees in 2004, 2006 and 2007. Cairo, who was with the Mets in 2005, also played for the Blue Jays, Cubs, Tampa Bay, Cardinals (where La Russa was the manager), Mariners, Phillies and Reds.
Posted: November 19, 2020, 5:35 am
Thanksgiving Day dinners available for carryout from Chicago-area restaurants You can enjoy all of your favorite traditional holiday dishes even if your family gathering this year is being hosted by Zoom instead of grandma.
Posted: November 17, 2020, 6:25 pm
December 11 On or around this date, we’ll begin our Top Prospect Poll at SSS, from 1-50, with your votes on the Top 50 helping us fill out our White Sox Top 100 Prospects. December 19 On or around this date, we’ll profile White Sox Prospect No. as we begin a countdown of 2021’s top prospects that will end with No.
Posted: November 17, 2020, 1:42 pm
Person found dead on CTA tracks at Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop Emergency crews were called shortly before 8 p.m. and found the person dead on the tracks at the station, 26 W. Van Buren St., according to Chicago fire officials.
Posted: November 17, 2020, 1:04 am
The 2021 Hall of Fame ballot was announced today, and it includes a future White Sox Hall-of-Famer: Several other (fringe) White Sox join Buehrle on the ballot: Andruw Jones, Manny Ramírez, Sammy Sosa, Nick Swisher and Omar Vizquel. The 2021 class is considered “weak” because there isn’t a single first-ballot Hall-of-Famer among the newbies.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 7:28 pm
Bears safety Eddie Jackson preaches accountability, even to offense In the locker room Monday night, safety Eddie Jackson broke down the huddle, preaching accountability and criticizing players who ran off the field with their heads down.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 6:56 pm
Last week, Derek Jeter’s Marlins made history by hiring the league’s first female GM, MLB announced their MVP winners, and new White Sox manager Tony La Russa is already on the defensive despite being employed by less than two weeks. News & Notes 1 – Female GM of any American professional sports teams, now that the Marlins have hired Kim Ng. Ng is a longtime baseball executive who previously worked for the Yankees, the Dodgers and the league itself.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 1:00 pm
The Chicago White Sox are sticking with new manager Tony La Russa for now, saying they understand the “seriousness” of his latest drunken driving case and will have more to say once it plays out in court. Tony deserves all the assumptions and protections granted to everyone in a court of law, especially while this is a pending matter,” the team said Thursday in a statement. Once his case reaches resolution in the courts, we will have more to say.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 5:00 am
The news got swallowed up by Tony La Russa’s latest DUI arrest, a new pitching coach and José Abreu’s MVP win, but the White Sox have a new radio partner for the 2021 season. ESPN 1000, which broadcast White Sox games from 1999 through the World Series-winning season of 2005, returns after 15 years away to take over on the radio side.
Posted: November 15, 2020, 8:16 pm
With awards season through, the focus shifts to the early free-agent rumors; as the months go by, those will turn into trade whispers, as teams aggressively attempt to plug the holes they couldn’t fill with spare change alone. But for the time being, things are quiet. Coaching staffs around the league are still shaking out, new general managers are being brought into the fold, and organizations as a whole are formulating their offseason plans.
Posted: November 15, 2020, 4:10 pm
Unfortunately, we were right. We dissect the “statement” released by the White Sox, and why saying so little actually says a lot. Despite *gestures wildly* this, there were some bright spots to discuss in baseball this week: Well overdue, the Miami Marlins hired Kim Ng as their new general manager!
Posted: November 15, 2020, 2:43 am