Chicago White Sox

Santiago shaky but solid in spring debut
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White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper had joked with Hector Santiago about his return not being official until he stepped back on a mound in game competition.

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Burger thrilled by first taste of Majors
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White Sox rookie Jake Burger said it happened when he was playing third base in the bottom of the fifth inning Friday, as Logan Forsythe and Enrique Hernandez were batting for the Dodgers.

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Rodon to sit out spring, likely back in June
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White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon will not pitch in any Cactus League games as he continues his recovery from shoulder surgery. Early June now appears to be a realistic target.

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White Sox see rebuild timeline shortening
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The White Sox did not think they would make this much progress this quickly. That’s the first thing they will tell you.

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White Sox youth look to get taste of Majors
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Two of the most watched youngsters in camp are 20-year-old outfield prospects Eloy Jimenez and Luis Robert, ranked as the club’s No. 4 and No. 23 prospects. Both likely will be thrown into the mix at some point on Friday as the White Sox open the Cactus League season against the Dodgers at Camelback Ranch.

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CF and relief pitching focus of camp battles
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As the White Sox begin Cactus League action at Camelback Ranch on Friday against the Dodgers at 2:05 p.m. CT on MLB.TV, roster spots will begin to materialize. Here are a few true long-shot candidates to break camp with the White Sox when Spring Training comes to a close on March 25: right-hander Michael Kopech […]

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White Sox want Rodon healthy for long haul
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White Sox general manager Rick Hahn remains optimistic that left-hander Carlos Rodon, who underwent arthroscopic shoulder surgery in September, will return in the first half of the 2018 regular season.

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Jimenez adjusting to MLB life in spring camp
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There are high hopes for White Sox top prospect Eloy Jimenez as the outfielder sets out on a path paved by some of his heroes from his home in the Dominican Republic.

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Robert finding comfort zone at first spring camp
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Chicago’s #3 overall prospect Luis Robert is adjusting well to his first Major League camp, having made the transition from playing in Cuba with the help of a stint in the Dominican Summer League in 2017.

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White Sox alight with possibilities on Day 1
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The White Sox had their first full squad workout Monday on a blustery day that made the Windy City hopefuls feel right at home. It was a day to blow off the cobwebs, acclimate to live pitching and set the tone for a campaign manager Rick Renteria hopes will take his club to October.

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Abreu aims to be running man for White Sox
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Jose Abreu wants the green light, a few of them, actually. He needs permission to steal more bases in 2018, he wants to keep his new beard, and in the long term, he’s also open to finishing his career with the White Sox.

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Abreu embraces mentor role with countrymen
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Jose Abreu chose to keep his locker just to the left of the entrance as people walk through the doors, with one caveat: Abreu wanted Yoan Moncada and Luis Robert, his Cuban countrymen and top young prospects at the heart of the White Sox rebuild, to be next to him.

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