After a season of mostly empty ballparks in Chicago, the famed marquee at Wrigley Field said it all.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 4:46 am
Healthy again after shoulder surgery, Nick Madrigal is looking to build on his impressive debut with the Chicago White Sox last summer. He saw his first Cactus League action since the operation and went 0 for 2 in an 8-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. During his first stint with the White Sox, Madrigal showed why he was the No.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 12:43 am
World Series heroes Corey Seager and Julio Urias appear to be rounding into form early, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday at Glendale, Ariz. Seager, the World Series MVP, hit a three-run home run, and Urias, who recorded the final seven outs of the 2020 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, went three scoreless innings with a strikeout. Veteran Dodgers pitcher David Price, who opted out of the 2020 season, pitched a scoreless inning.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 12:35 am
The deal includes a $6.5 million player option for 2023 with a $3.25 million buyout, and the 2023 option price would escalate by $2 million each and the buyout by $1 million apiece for 20, 25 and 30 points. He would get one point for each start as a pitcher or pitching appearance of 12 or more outs during 2021 and 2022.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:01 pm
After the South Siders went down 1-2-3 in the top of the first, Wright got a flyout to begin the bottom half of the inning (this was the only out Wright got, and it did not come drama-free). However, that was as good as things got for Wright and the White Sox, as the next five Dodgers reached base safely. Corey Seager, Justin Turner, and A.J. Pollock got three consecutive singles to open the scoring and give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 10:29 pm
Opening Day in Chicago will take place with fans in the ballparks for the first time in more than a year. Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration announced Monday that crowds at Wrigley Field and Guaranteed Rate Field initially will be limited to 20 percent capacity, with at least 6 feet of distance between parties. “As a diehard sports fan myself, I’m personally excited to have Chicago take its first, cautious steps toward safely reopening our beloved baseball stadiums to fans this season,” Lightfoot said.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 8:55 pm
You won’t find a more loaded position in baseball than shortstop. John Tomase ranks the top 10 of a deep shortstop class heading into the 2021 MLB season.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 8:17 pm
How did Liam Hendriks spend his weekend? Taking funny pictures with Eloy’s batting gloves, screaming profanities during a B game and drinking Dr. Pepper like a TV pitchman. Business as usual for the new big personality in the White Sox clubhouse.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 8:15 pm
Michael Kopech and Garrett Crochet will be big-time weapons out of the White Sox bullpen in 2021. As they play a more prominent role on the pitching staff as time goes on, a new motto might emerge: “Throw hard and be jacked.”
Posted: March 6, 2021, 11:10 pm
After an offseason overhaul, with help from Ethan Katz and even Johnny Cueto, rebuild veteran Reynaldo Lpez is hungry to be part of the White Sox good times.
Posted: March 6, 2021, 10:07 pm
Seattle Mariners top prospect Jarred Kelenic will be sidelined due to a strained adductor muscle in his left knee. Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said an MRI on Saturday revealed the injury. “While disappointed that Jarred will be sidelined, we are relieved that the long-term outlook is positive,” Dipoto said.
Posted: March 6, 2021, 6:53 pm
Jonathan Lucroy called Dylan Cease’s stuff “devastating.” He called Lucas Giolito and Lance Lynn “consummate professionals.” And he’s got a message for White Sox fans, too.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 9:44 pm
Yahoo Sports’ Andy Behrens, Dalton Del Don and Scott Pianowski discuss a few players who struggled during the shortened 2020 season, including an infielder who’s not far removed from smashing 25 HR.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 9:41 pm
All of Chicago came together to honor Blackhawks great Brent Seabrook after he announced the end of his playing career.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 7:56 pm
Michael Kopech and Garrett Crochet can both light up the radar gun. So what happens when the two play catch at White Sox camp? “I’ve gone through a couple gloves already,” Kopech said.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 11:14 pm
Lance Lynn made it known as soon he arrived on the South Side that he didn’t like coming out of games. Apparently, that even applies to spring-training games.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 10:44 pm
Our analysts reveal the players they’re targeting in their drafts from the AL Central.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 4:47 pm
Mar. 4—One of his best attributes is that he wasn’t Earl Weaver. Joe Altobelli, who grew up in Detroit and was a star three-sports athlete before going onto a long career in professional baseball and managing the Baltimore Orioles to the 1983 World Series championship, died Wednesday. He was 88. Altobelli died at home in Rochester, New York, where he was a legend, with multiple stints and …
Posted: March 4, 2021, 11:20 am
Tony La Russa said the White Sox would rather not carry three catchers on their 26-man roster, throwing a spotlight on the battle for the backup spot. And Zack Collins, Yermn Mercedes and Jonathan Lucroy have all impressed so far.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 11:12 pm
MESA, ARIZ. — Fans entering the gates at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., Tuesday were greeted with a sign informing them the game between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers would only be six innings. But most of the crowd was unaware of the new spring training rule that gives managers the option to stop the inning if a pitcher has thrown 20 pitches and immediately move on to the next …
Posted: March 3, 2021, 10:37 pm