Royals outfielder Melky Cabrera made his first trip back to Chicago on Friday and back to see his former White Sox teammates.
The official arrival of Reynaldo Lopez with the White Sox won’t come until first pitch Friday night, when the right-hander takes the mound against the Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez will make his White Sox debut on Friday night as Chicago hosts the Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field. Lopez will be opposed by Royals ace left-hander Danny Duffy.
Here’s a hard to believe fact about Yoan Moncada, the No. 1 prospect per MLBPipeline.com and the hero of the White Sox 3-2, series-sweeping victory over the Astros in 11 innings Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Yoan Moncada played hero for the first time with a game-tying blast and followed it up with a walk-off single, giving the White Sox their second series sweep of the season as they knocked off the Astros, 3-2, in 11 innings at Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday.
When White Sox general manager Rick Hahn first traded Jose Quintana to the Cubs, the reaction among his team’s fan base could be characterized as highly positive but not universally applauded.
Tim Anderson didn’t choose a nickname or a reference to his hometown when picking what would go across the back of his No. 7 jersey for Players Weekend. Instead, the White Sox shortstop will pay tribute to Branden Moss, his close friend who was killed in May in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon, coming off one of the most dominant starts of his young career, faces the Astros and their American League-best record on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. Right-hander Brad Peacock starts for Houston in the finale of a three-game series.
It’s not so much that the White Sox have taken two straight from the American League’s best team; it’s more about playing the game right and young players leading the way.
Miguel Gonzalez was brilliant for eight innings as the White Sox beat the Astros, 7-1, on Wednesday night and spoiled George Springer’s return from the disabled list to earn the club’s first series victory since June 30-July 2.
When MLB and the MLB Players Association introduce the inaugural Players Weekend from Aug. 25-27, veteran White Sox right-hander James Shields will feature an interesting nickname on the back of his jersey.