2012 White Sox Spring Training
Philip Humber allowed an unearned run and one hit in seven innings, and the Chicago White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Sunday.
Felix Hernandez allowed seven earned runs over five innings in his final spring training start and the Seattle Mariners were roughed up by the Chicago White Sox 13-8 Wednesday.v
Chris Sale put plenty in the rearview mirror with his start against the Reds this afternoon. The White Sox may have lost 1-0, but Sale’s six innings of two-hit, six-strikeout ball is certainly a silver lining that outshines the final score.
After throwing five innings of no-hit ball and giving up just one walk Jake Peavy’s ERA dropped from 18.69 to a healthy 8.68. It’s a start.
Jake Peavy threw five hitless innings in his best outing of the spring and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Saturday.
Spring has not been kind to Chris Sale. Perhaps that’s not fair. Maybe the weather, workouts, meals, golf and time with his teammates have all been kind; but the starts have not.
Albert Pujols hit his first two homers for the Angels and Ervin Santana exited after being hit by a line drive in Los Angeles’ 9-7 loss the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Gavin Floyd has thrown with plenty on his shoulders before. Trade rumors — substantiated or no — don’t seem to alter the burden.
The Blue Jays are looking for another starter before the season and have been a frequent trade partner with the White Sox in the last year.
Travis Wood boosted his chances of earning a spot in the Chicago Cubs’ rotation, allowing one run while pitching into the third inning of a 5-1 win over the White Sox on Friday.
The first real injury of the season hit the White Sox camp this week.
Jake Peavy is more concerned with his health than results this spring training. A right shoulder injury cut short his 2010 season and delayed his start last year, but Peavy came into spring training feeling healthy. Finally.
The White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with 24 players, including second baseman Gordon Beckham, catcher Tyler Flowers and starting pitcher Chris Sale.
Chemistry and camaraderie are extremely important to winning in baseball, if you believe most players.
Unlike other pitchers who ease into throwing harder and harder as Spring Training develops, Chris Sale looks to be in mid-season form.
John and Jordan Danks are brothers separated by three years but they look like twins. Jordan is the baby of the two even though he is a few inches taller and about 30 pounds heavier. But the faces are carbon copies and both have that same Texas drawl.
If Dunn’s bat continues to have all the effectiveness of a wet newspaper, he cannot get more than six weeks in the lineup. And that’s probably too much time.
Entering the 2011 season, the White Sox were the consensus favorite to win the American League Central. One year later, however, it’s a completely different story.
Paul Konerko confirmed Tuesday that internal strife doomed the White Sox last season.
All baseball executives are trying – or hoping – to win for now, but they also have to look at the future. The Cubs and White Sox are no different.