Chicago White Sox

Nicknames, crazy gear part of Players Weekend
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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.

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Lopez ready to join White Sox rotation
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Reynaldo Lopez, 23, was acquired from the Nationals in December as part of the four-player Adam Eaton deal. The right-hander basically has forced the callup with 63 strikeouts over his past 46 2/3 innings for Triple-A Charlotte.

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White Sox put Davidson on DL, activate Avisail
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The Chicago White Sox have placed third baseman Matt Davidson on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to Friday) with a right wrist contusion and restated outfielder Avisail Garcia from the DL, the club announced Tuesday.

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Smith busts out as White Sox stun Keuchel
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Kevan Smith had a career night and launched his third big league home run as the White Sox handed Dallas Keuchel and the first-place Astros a rare road loss with an 8-5 win at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday.

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Launch Engel! CF soars to pull back HR
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White Sox rookie Adam Engel robbed Astros catcher Brian McCann of a home run with a flying catch at the fence in right-center field to open the fourth inning Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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Controlling running game a work in progress
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As Kevan Smith saw the tag applied on Cubs outfielder Jon Jay before Jay’s hand touched second base on July 27, the White Sox catcher couldn’t help but pump his fist.

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Giolito, Kopech coming around on the farm
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With the White Sox a Major League-worst 4-23 since July 4, it’s not hard to have eyes wander over to the Minor League box scores.

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Harrelson has fond memories of Fenway
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As Ken “Hawk” Harrelson completes his 33rd season in the White Sox television booth, he thinks about potentially visiting opposing ballparks for the final time as the team’s colorful play-by-play voice. Harrelson will return for a final season in 2018, working primarily Sunday home games amid a 20-game schedule. If some road games are involved, […]

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Sox face tough test against Keuchel, Astros
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While the White Sox return home Tuesday to begin a six-game homestand at Guaranteed Rate Field, life isn’t about to get any easier for the rebuilding squad. Tuesday’s contest will be against a Houston team with the American League’s best record and ace Dallas Keuchel, who is 9-1 with a 2.15 ERA. Derek Holland, who […]

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Pelfrey, Sox falter in Boston, drop 6th straight
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After the teams combined for five early runs, it looked as if a slugfest was brewing, but Boston starter Doug Fister found a groove and Chris Young backed the effort with two homers and five RBIs as the Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the White Sox, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park.

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Moncada posts productive return to Fenway
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Yoan Moncada hasn’t paid much attention to his statistics since joining the White Sox on July 19. But the switch-hitting White Sox second baseman might want to glance at his solid production from this weekend’s four-game return to Boston following a 6-3 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sunday afternoon.

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White Sox rookies exude quiet confidence
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Giving up the walk-off home run to Mitch Moreland on Friday night at Fenway certainly didn’t dampen the confidence of White Sox rookie Aaron Bummer, even in his fourth career game. In fact, the southpaw wanted the baseball again Saturday night.

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