It all seemed so perfect. Marcus Semien, jettisoned too soon during the South Side days of straddling the competitive fence, was destined to return home, team with Tim Anderson in the middle of the infield, launch 40 homers a year into the thin air of Sox Park, and make everything right again. Perhaps most importantly, it would eliminate any chance of the starting second base job being handed to Romy González or Danny Mendick, or re-signed retreads like Leury García or César Hernández, or some c…
Posted: November 29, 2021, 2:28 am
The Chicago White Sox are still looking for a right fielder. They have some options internally that could play the position on a part-time basis but it would be nice to find someone who could fill in full time. Their lineup is so close to being nine hitters deep and that is one of the keys this offseason.
Posted: November 28, 2021, 6:35 pm
Ages below are as of April 1, 2022 Winston-Salem Dash Luis Mieses 6´3´´ 180 pounds Age: 21 Bats/Throws: L/L Other positions played: LF, CF 2019 SSS Top Prospect Ranking: 45 2020 SSS Top Prospect Ranking: 39 2021 SSS Top Prospect Ranking: 37 On July 2, 2016 and just more than a month after turning 16, Dominican native Mieses received a signing bonus from the White Sox for $428,000, as part of a large International Signing Day class that included Luis Robert, Lenyn Sosa and Anderson Comas.
Posted: November 28, 2021, 4:38 pm
The Chicago White Sox are in a good spot with their roster. They have stars all over the place and they appear to be willing to spend this offseason. If they make some smart moves, they should be able to contend for the World Series once again in 2022.
Posted: November 28, 2021, 2:38 pm
Teams have been making trades and signing free agents at a faster than normal rate as they try improve their rosters before a potential lockout shuts down all offseason transactions. The non-tender date, for instance, has been moved from Dec. 2 to Tuesday to avoid being neutralized if a lockout is declared. It means teams must offer unsigned players on their 40-man roster with fewer than six years in the big leagues contracts for the 2022 season.
Posted: November 27, 2021, 6:40 pm
Mets sign IF Eduardo Escobar for two years, $20 million 8 p.m. Mets sign OF Mark Canha for two years, $26.5 million 11 p.m. Mets sign CF Starling Marte for four years, $78 million In a disconcerting coincidence, all three of these players could conceivably been pursued and signed by the White Sox this winter.
Posted: November 27, 2021, 2:01 pm
With the Bears’ abysmal record in the post-Ditka era — seven playoff appearances and four playoff victories in 28 seasons — at some point George McCaskey has to consider that McCaskey family leadership is part of the problem.
Posted: November 27, 2021, 2:00 pm
The Chicago White Sox were not involved in any of them but some good players are now off the board if they wanted to consider signing them. The White Sox have been in some rumors but nothing has really materialized yet. The only person that they signed so far is Kendall Graveman.
Posted: November 27, 2021, 1:52 am
Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the longtime head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee who helped Rio de Janeiro beat out Chicago for the 2016 Summer Olympics, has been sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for corruption. The Associated Press reported the sentence by Judge Marcelo Bretas was made public Thursday. Nuzman was convicted of corruption, criminal organization, money laundering and tax evasion for buying votes for Rio to host the 2016 Games, the AP reported.
Posted: November 26, 2021, 10:12 pm
Soderholm would become Comeback Player of the Year for 1977, with 25 home runs, 67 RBIs and a . batting average. His production would help lead the South Side Hit Men to a remarkable, 90-win season.
Posted: November 26, 2021, 2:21 pm
I’ve really not seen anything like it before. This guy shouldn’t just be running SSS, he should be running SBN. Anyhow, he said his Thanksgiving prayer about six weeks ago.
Posted: November 25, 2021, 7:53 pm
Ozzie Guillén of the White Sox was named AL Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Guillén, who came to the Sox in a deal involving 1983 Cy Young winner LaMarr Hoyt, didn’t disappoint. His defense was outstanding, only committing 12 errors the entire season.
Posted: November 25, 2021, 7:14 pm
The Chicago White Sox reportedly are on the verge of adding to their bullpen by signing free-agent reliever Kendall Graveman. The Sox and Graveman were close on a contract in the range of three years for $24 million, Jon Heyman of MLB Network and Audacy Sports tweeted Tuesday. Heyman wrote in a second tweet later that the sides agreed to a deal. Graveman went 5-1 with a 1.77 ERA and 61 …
Posted: November 23, 2021, 10:49 pm
The Sox are set to sign Astros free agent Kendall Graveman, one of the top relievers on this offseason’s market.
Posted: November 23, 2021, 8:42 pm
Former Rockford Auburn and Illini cross country star Stephanie Baliga now helps Boylan girls basketball coach Paul Perrone raise money for Poor Clares
Posted: November 23, 2021, 11:30 am
The White Sox still think Garrett Crochet can be a starter. But he’s a valuable member of a depleted ‘pen, too. Hence why the team is still figuring things out for 2022.
Posted: November 22, 2021, 4:38 pm