While the on-field results were certainly less than ideal for the 2017 White Sox, wins and losses weren’t the measure of this campaign.
Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria reflects on his club’s “exciting year” and looks ahead as his young players continue to develop.
The improved defensive play from Jose Abreu at first base during the 2017 campaign stems from the White Sox stalwart’s daily work at shortstop or third base during batting practice.
The Indians paid tribute to Ken “Hawk” Harrelson, the iconic White Sox television announcer, with a scoreboard tribute during the first inning of Chicago’s 3-1 loss in Sunday’s 2017 season finale.
Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn’t work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.
With the postseason right around the corner, the American League Central-champion Indians put the finishing touch on their regular season with a 3-1 victory over the White Sox on Sunday at Progressive Field.
The White Sox have added plenty of promising players during their effort to reconstruct the team, so there’s no reason to rush what they’re doing.
The White Sox entire coaching staff is expected to be back for 2018, according to comments made by general manager Rick Hahn at his season-wrap press conference Thursday in Chicago.
Nicky Delmonico returned to Chicago on Saturday to have his strained left shoulder examined.
Veteran righty Josh Tomlin will start for the Indians vs. Chris Volstad and the White Sox in the regular-season finale Sunday afternoon, but Tribe manager Terry Francona expects to have a handful of relievers pitch as well.
Kevan Smith provided all the offense the White Sox would need Saturday night, as his two RBIs and Carson Fulmer’s solid outing led Chicago to a 2-1 victory over the Indians at Progressive Field.