White Sox News

  • White Sox bested by Chen, Royals' big frame

    Scott Carroll exited amid a key four-run sixth inning after Adam Dunn's game-tying homer in the fourth and the White Sox dropped a 7-1 decision to the Royals on Tuesday night.

  • Danks subject of trade rumors near Deadline

    It was a little less than three weeks ago when White Sox starter John Danks stated that trade rumors involving his name before the July 31 non-waiver Deadline weren't going to occupy any part of his daily routine. That philosophy hasn't changed for the lefty.

  • Shields looks to ace White Sox in rubber tilt

    James Shields and the Royals will try to notch their first series win since July 9 when they take on Jose Quintana and the White Sox in Wednesday's rubber game.

  • Top White Sox pick Rodon makes pro debut

    Left-hander Carlos Rodon, the White Sox third overall pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, made his professional debut Tuesday, throwing one inning in the Arizona Rookie League.

  • White Sox gain on pair of reviews vs. Royals

    The Royals challenged an out call at first on Jarrod Dyson in the fifth inning on Tuesday night and that play was ruled to stand, while the White Sox successfully challenged an out call at second base involving Alexei Ramirez that was overturned.

  • Eaton wins White Sox's Heart, Hustle award

    Adam Eaton did not want to talk on Tuesday about a Chicago Sun-Times report that the White Sox leadoff man was playing with a broken middle finger on his non-throwing hand. He was more than happy to discuss his honor as the club's 2014 Heart and Hustle Award winner.

  • White Sox rookie Abreu has back stiffness

    White Sox manager Robin Ventura held rookie first baseman Jose Abreu out of Tuesday's lineup due to back stiffness that he noticed while Abreu was playing on Monday against Kansas City.

  • Bloom: La Russa had guts to chase Hall glory

    If Tony La Russa ever had a motto, it's "no guts, no glory," which describes his managing career in a nutshell. They are words to live by and an apt inscription for his Hall of Fame plaque.

  • Reinsdorf praises La Russa's Hall induction

    White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf described his relationship with Hall of Fame inductee Tony La Russa as "becoming like brothers" over the years, adding that as great of a manager as La Russa is, "he's a better human being. Just a great person."

  • White Sox do part to raise PED awareness

    The death of his brother, Taylor Hooton, is still rooted in Donald Hooton Jr.'s everyday life, but Donald manifests that sorrow into promise, having made it his mission to rid the use of appearance- and performance-enhancing drugs among the nation's youth.

  • Sale stymies Royals to pick up ninth victory

    Chris Sale fired seven strong innings with eight strikeouts, while Adam Dunn delivered a decisive two-run single in the first to help the White Sox earn a 3-1 win over the Royals on Monday night.

  • Flowers' foul ball confirmed by umps' review

    Tyler Flowers' drive down the left-field line originally looked as if it would stay fair for his sixth home run, but the ball curved around the foul pole and was ruled foul by third-base umpire Mike Muchlinski. That call was confirmed after a crew chief review.

  • Konerko advising Beckham on business side

    Paul Konerko learned at any early age that baseball is a tough game, a tough business. It's the sort of wisdom Konerko can impart upon Gordon Beckham, his friend and teammate, who is dealing with perpetual trade rumblings for yet another year.

  • White Sox coach Cooper dealing with vertigo

    White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper missed his second straight game on Monday due to a bout with vertigo. Bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen will serve as the club's pitching coach in Cooper's absence.

  • White Sox hope Mitchell thrives at Double-A

    The White Sox's ongoing hope for Jared Mitchell, their supremely athletic top pick in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, is that he would take off once things finally came together for him offensively. Mitchell is hitting .300 with seven homers and 14 RBIs for Double-A Birmingham.

  • Baines: La Russa made me a smarter player

    White Sox assistant hitting coach Harold Baines, who finished his 22-year big-league career with 2,866 hits, 384 homers and 1,626 RBIs, credited Hall of Fame inductee Tony La Russa for making him a better player.

  • White Sox pick up Danks, can't sweep Astros

    The good news for White Sox starting pitcher John Danks is that he almost certainly won't have to face the Astros again during the 2014 season. Now for the bad news: the Astros left the veteran southpaw something to remember them by during an 11-7 Houston victory Sunday afternoon before 26,256 at U.S. Cellular Field.

  • White Sox Minors coordinator lauds Rodon

    Kirk Champion watched Carlos Rodon throw his first side session, featuring fastballs and changeups, with Class A Winston-Salem last week. And Champion liked what he saw from the White Sox top pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft and the No. 3 selection overall.