White Sox general manager Rick Hahn had a different vision for the 2017 Winter Meetings that concluded Thursday than when the organization’s rebuild plan was devised last offseason.
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn would not comment on his team’s trade pursuit of Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado during Thursday morning’s media session on the final day of baseball’s 2017 Winter Meetings.
It’s conceivable the White Sox leave the Winter Meetings without making any trades or free-agent signings. It’s a big departure from last year, when the club began its much ballyhooed rebuild by trading Chris Sale to the Red Sox and Adam Eaton to the Nationals for a haul of seven prospects.
White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon continues to make solid progress with his rehab following arthroscopic shoulder surgery in September, sidelining him for six to eight months.
Would White Sox general manager Rick Hahn turn around and trade some of that critical mass of players assembled for a young but established and accomplished veteran? The word “control,” as in contractual control, played a major part in Hahn’s answer on Tuesday evening during the Winter Meetings.
Rick Renteria referred to outfielder Luis Robert as “a pretty impressive specimen” after watching him for four games during the Dominican Instructional League at the White Sox Academy in November.
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The White Sox will be providing three outstanding options as part of a charity auction involving Major League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network and all 30 Clubs during Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings.
A.J. Pierzynski will return to the White Sox as a team ambassador, the former All-Star catcher announced Monday afternoon at the Winter Meetings.
The rebuilding White Sox understand patience is a virtue both with their young prospects’ development and in terms of potential moves within the trade or free-agent market this week at the Winter Meetings.
Imagine an all-Chicago World Series for the first time since 1906. Ken “Hawk” Harrelson, the White Sox iconic television voice moving into his 34th and final season in the booth covering 20 games during the 2018 season, believes that particular postseason matchup stands closer than most people think.