2013 White Sox Spring Training

Brent Morel

McKnight: Morel Carries Positive Attitude Through Demotion

Third baseman Brent Morel was among the latest roster cuts for the White Sox Tuesday. Morel saw regular at-bats toward the end of 2011 and at the start of 2012 but back issues forced him to miss 127 games last season.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2013

Chris Sale. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

McKnight: Sale Named Opening Day Starter

It took a while but Robin Ventura named Chris Sale his opening day starter after an 11-5 win over the Athletics, Saturday.

03/17/2013

John Danks. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

McKnight: Danks Will Wait For Velocity

John Danks doesn’t have the velocity he wants. He’s still not able to reach back and ask for the heat he’s used to. Worse, he’s not sure when his strength will return.

03/14/2013

Jesse Crain

McKnight: Crain Vows He’s Getting Closer To Returning

With just 18 days left in spring training, White Sox reliever Jesse Crain promises he’s close to returning to action.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s White Sox Verdict: 2013 Will Be A Lot Like 2012

After spending five days at spring training in Arizona, Adam Hoge presents his final verdict for the White Sox in 2013.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Brent Morel

Hoge: Despite Being Healthy, Morel Appears To Be Odd Man Out

A year ago, Brent Morel was sitting in the Camelback Ranch clubhouse knowing he would be the White Sox’s Opening Day third baseman. Monday, he was sitting in the clubhouse just hoping he’ll make the team.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2013

Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers hits a sacrifice fly off a pitch by Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Kevin Slowey, scoring Alejandro De Aza, during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

White Sox Rout Dodgers 9-0

Alejandro De Aza hit a leadoff single in the Chicago first and later scored on the first of two doubles by Alex Rios.

02/23/2013

Matt Thornton

Schuster: Thornton Calls MRI ‘Over-The-Top Precautionary’

A few days ago the veteran left-hander experienced a twinge of discomfort in his throwing elbow during a bullpen session and immediately was checked out by medical personnel.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

Hector Santiago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schuster: Hector Santiago Playing An Important Role In 2013

Talk about a swing man on your pitching staff. That’s exactly the role that Hector Santiago will fill on this year’s White Sox team.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2013

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Schuster: Konerko Pondering Future

Paul Konerko is the last of the Mohicans, meaning he’s the final member of the 2005 World Series championship team that is still playing for the White Sox.

02/17/2013

Robin Ventura and Jake Peavy. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Schuster: Not Surprised Ventura Turned Down Extension

The news that Robin Ventura had turned down a one-year contract extension really didn’t surprise insiders.

02/14/2013

Addison Reed. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Schuster: Bullpen Will Keep White Sox In Contention

There’s an adage in baseball that you’re only as good as your bullpen. If that’s the case, then the White Sox have a chance to prove a lot of the so called experts wrong.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2013

Camelback Ranch. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ofman: Why Spring Training Is Better Than NFL Training Camp

The baseball season is here, resplendent in its yearly arrival just after the Superbowl put the final exclamation point on its season despite the big game blowing a big fuse.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

John Danks

Schuster: White Sox Respond To Sub-.500 Prediction

Since its inception, the publication Baseball Prospectus seems to pick the White Sox to finish at the bottom of the standings each season.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013