The White Sox declined to tender contracts to catcher Tyler Flowers and right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner on Wednesday, and both are now free agents.
David Price reportedly has agreed to a seven-year, $217 million deal with the Boston Red Sox. And whenever a contract of such ilk arises, albeit involving one of the highest-quality starting pitchers in the game, talk frequently turns to the White Sox.
The White Sox non-tendered Jacob Turner on Wednesday, but signed the right-handed pitcher to a one-year, $1.5 million contract Thursday.
Chris Sale called White Sox general manager Rick Hahn on Thursday morning, but Sale certainly wouldn’t label the conversation anything like a clear-the-air moment. The White Sox ace simply wanted to get a feel for what was happening with the team from the man in charge.
There doesn’t need to be a list of accomplishments placed in front of Don Cooper for the White Sox pitching coach to feel confident about his successful tenure. Jeff Samardzija’s 2015 season on the South Side would not fall in that category.
On one hand, Avisail Garcia is 24 years old, has the potential to be a five-tool talent and has played just one full season of Major League Baseball. The flip side shows a 2015 season featuring Garcia’s offensive inconsistency on a team showing the same, meaning that the White Sox have to explore potential outfield […]
Jeff Samardzija and the Giants have agreed to a five-year deal, with the deal being worth $90 million per multiple reports. This move means the right-hander’s short tenure with the White Sox officially has come to a close.
A first look at the White Sox free-agent additions of Dioner Navarro and Alex Avila behind the plate would seem to indicate a change based on an offensive upgrade. Navarro’s deal became official on Friday, for one year at $4 million.
After all the criticism from a less-than-thrilled fan base, after all the speculation that he might not be back for the 2016 season, Robin Ventura sat in the Opryland Hotel on Tuesday and answered questions about still having fun as White Sox manager after a tough 2015.
White Sox director of amateur scouting Nick Hostetler’s initial reaction was disappointment upon learning that lefty Zack Erwin had been traded for Brett Lawrie, but he can be proud of the staff for evaluating and drafting a player who was coveted by another team.
The White Sox acquired third baseman Brett Lawrie from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for left-handed pitcher Zachary Erwin and right-hander J.B. Wendelken on Wednesday.