Robertson replaced Mariano Rivera in 2014, so he’s not going to sweat anything in a new city.
The once hard-throwing, left-handed stud of the White Sox rotation, John Danks is still in search of a new formula for getting hitters out.
Kris Bryant has six home runs in 20 at-bats during Cactus League play to lead all spring hitters.
Choosing a practice day over pitching in a Cactus League game created valuable bonding time for Jeff Samardzija and pitching coach Don Cooper.
Chris Sale is still a ways away from pitching in a game for the White Sox.
With Chris Sale scheduled to start the season on the DL, the opening day starter will either be Jose Quintana or Jeff Samardzija.
Ross will be ace Jon Lester’s personal catcher.
Back in the early 2000s, when Kenny Williams took over as general manager, Chicago began putting its starters in B games and simulated practice sessions.
Samardzija could become the second pitcher to start Opening Day for the Cubs and White Sox in consecutive years.
“I have learned a lot about myself,” Arrieta says.
If Carlos Rodon is going to slip into the White Sox starting rotation while ace Chris Sale is on the mend, better outings than Wednesday’s will be required.
Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant homered Tuesday.
Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche are content with however playing time is split up at first base and DH.
Jackson made his Cactus League 2015 debut on Monday.
The White Sox are deciding if Montas’ future is as a starter or reliever.
“This is a game, man, and we must try to enjoy it more,” Montero says.
For Jeff Samardzija, starting for the team he grew up watching was in itself an event on Sunday afternoon.
Noesi wasn’t a household name when the White Sox acquired him last April from the Texas Rangers.
Sale revealed an ankle strain was a part of the trauma in the fracture to the top of his foot.
Lester emphasized that now’s the time for the Cubs to win.