MLB teams have reportedly said the Chicago White Sox are "pulling back" on trade talks regarding starting pitcher Dylan Cease, according to Jon Heyman of the New York Post. While Cease hasn't quite been at the forefront of MLB rumors like the free agencies of Shohei Ohtani and Yamamoto and the potential Juan Soto trade, there's been plenty of buzz surrounding him this winter.
Posted: December 7, 2023, 5:12 am
The Atlanta Braves won more than 100 games in 2023, but they're still looking to add to their roster. In particular, the Braves could use another pitcher after parting ways with injury prone starters Kyle Wright and Mike Soroka this offseason.
Posted: December 7, 2023, 3:53 am
What stands out about pitcher Erick Fedde, plus 4 takeaways from the Chicago White Sox at the winter meetings
Erick Fedde's pitch arsenal got the attention of the Chicago White Sox. “There's some real material differences with his stuff,” Sox general manager Chris Getz said Wednesday. The Sox signed the right-hander to a two-year, $15 million deal on Tuesday. The right-hander was sensational in 2023, going 20-6 with a 2.00 ERA and 209 strikeouts in 30 starts for the NC Dinos in the KBO.
Posted: December 7, 2023, 12:47 am
As the MLB winter meetings neared a conclusion, a report surfaced of a Tuesday meeting between Chicago White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf and Nashville Mayor Freddie O'Connell. The Sox confirmed that a meeting, first reported by Politico, took place. The future of the Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field has been a subject since an August Crain's Chicago Business report on the team considering a move from the ballpark when its lease expires after 2029.
Posted: December 6, 2023, 11:55 pm
The Red Sox lost left-hander Shane Drohan and righty Ryan Fernandez in the 2023 Rule 5 draft.
Posted: December 6, 2023, 11:47 pm
The Atlanta Braves and veteran outfielder Leury Garcia are reportedly in agreement on a contract, per Robert Murray of FanSided. The Braves have been linked to a number of notable players in free agency and on the trade market. Atlanta also understands how important depth is.
Posted: December 6, 2023, 11:06 pm
Dylan Cease has been rumored to be on the move since this season’s MLB offseason began. The stove heated up so quickly that Jon Morosi believed the right-handed pitcher would be traded before the Winter Meetings commenced in Nashville. Bob Nightengale told NBC Sports Chicago’s Chuck Garfien he believes there is a “90 percent chance” Cease would be traded. On...
Posted: December 6, 2023, 6:50 pm
Mets Lose Bidding War To White Sox For Intriguing Free Agent Starting Pitcher New York will have to look elsewhere for starting pitching Author: Nate Hagerty Publish date: Dec 6, 2023 1:26 PM EST In this story: New York Mets Chicago White Sox The New York Mets are in the hunt for starting pitching this offseason after losing their two most valuable arms at last year's trade deadline. This year's market has an abundance of talent to help replenish the rotation, however, the competition is stiff. Recent reports indicate that Mets owner Steven Cohen was outbid in a pursuit to land a compelling free-agent starter. "Erick Fedde goes to the White Sox, pending physical," New York Post's
Posted: December 6, 2023, 6:26 pm
Are Chicago White Sox all set up the middle? What can aid Andrew Vaughn's growth? 3 questions for the team's infield.
It has been an offseason of change in the middle infield for the Chicago White Sox. The two-time All-Star became a free agent after the Sox declined his $14 million club option for 2024 on Nov. 4. The Sox took their first steps to address second base and shortstop by acquiring middle infielders Nicky Lopez and Braden Shewmake on Nov. 16 as part of a six-player deal that sent reliever Aaron Bummer to the Atlanta Braves.
Posted: December 6, 2023, 3:25 pm
In an effort to ensure the White Sox would repeat as American League champs, Bill Veeck and Hank Greenberg decided to make a series of moves to bring in hitters — at the expense of some of the top young players in the Sox system. Veeck originally tried to get young stars — like future White Sox coach Orlando Cepeda from the Giants and Bill White from the Cardinals — but was turned down. The first deal brought the Sox back outfielder Minnie Miñoso at the cost of two future All-Stars, first baseman Norm Cash and catcher Johnny Romano.
Posted: December 6, 2023, 2:09 pm
Eric Samulski breaks down the major news from Day 2 of the MLB Winter Meetings.
Posted: December 6, 2023, 1:59 pm
The ping pong balls did not fall in favor of the Chicago White Sox, as they moved down in the selection order for next summer's MLB Draft.
Posted: December 6, 2023, 12:08 am
Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said at the MLB Winter Meetings on Monday they plan for Byron Buxton to start in center field in 2024.
Posted: December 5, 2023, 5:54 pm
Pedro Grifol wants more from retooled Chicago White Sox roster: ‘We played a game that doesn’t win in the big leagues’
Pedro Grifol wants the Chicago White Sox to become a well-rounded team. The manager saw what didn’t work in 2023 and the many steps needed to move forward. “One of the things I learned last year is that we played a game that doesn’t win in the big leagues,” Grifol said Monday. “We need to play faster. We need to be more athletic. We’ve got to catch a baseball. We have to do things a little ...
Posted: December 5, 2023, 12:00 pm
Will the Chicago White Sox trade Eloy Jiménez? What’s the plan for Oscar Colás? Questions about the team’s outfield.
The Chicago White Sox locked up one corner outfield spot last offseason, signing left fielder Andrew Benintendi to a five-year deal. Right field is a question this offseason. And designated hitter might be added to that list. Eloy Jiménez, who was the team’s primary DH and also played 14 games in right field in 2023, has been mentioned in trade speculation. The slugger appeared in more than ...
Posted: December 4, 2023, 12:00 pm
It has been a quiet winter. But GMs, executives and agents remind everyone that there are still two months of shopping days before spring training.
Posted: December 3, 2023, 12:03 pm
The Mets are signing right-handed reliever Kyle Crick to a minor league deal that contains an invite to major league spring training.
Posted: December 1, 2023, 6:10 pm
Amid the flameout of the Chicago White Sox, the Bulls’ horrific start, the Bears’ continuing allergy to winning and the Blackhawks suffering yet another scandal involving off-ice conduct, there’s been one cheering story to remember. That’s David Braun, who began this year as Pat Fitzgerald’s new defensive coordinator at Northwestern University, was tapped on an interim basis to coach the team ...
Posted: December 1, 2023, 11:00 am
The Diamondbacks’ postseason run might have led other teams to pillage their baseball operations department.
Posted: December 1, 2023, 12:16 am