Samardzija started on Opening Day for the Cubs in 2014 and could now do the same for the White Sox this season.
“The door is open” for Carlos Rodon, pitching coach Don Cooper said.
White Sox ace Chris Sale is expected to be out of action for three weeks after suffering an avulsion fracture on the lateral side of his right foot in a home accident Friday, according to the Sox.
With renewed pitching depth, the White Sox are feeling really confident.
The White Sox will continue to handle Sale’s workload with the utmost care.
“The kid has a world of talent,” Hahn says of Rodon, the White Sox’s top prospect.
Sale was 12-4 with a 2.17 ERA in 2014.
Jose Abreu is up for the AL Rookie of the Year, and Chris Sale is an AL Cy Young finalist.
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been named the Players Choice American League Outstanding Rookie, while left-hander Chris Sale also was announced as a finalist for AL Outstanding Pitcher.
Chicago will keep an eye on the likes of Victor Martinez and James Shields.
Chris Sale later apologized, and Robin Ventura says they’re “good.”
Chris Sale allowed just one run in six innings, but the Chicago bullpen falter again.
Chris Sale opposes Justin Verlander this afternoon at Comerica Park.
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.
Chris Sale opposes Yordano Ventura tonight at Kauffman Stadium.
The White Sox may not be involved in any potential postseason play in 2014, but looking at postseason awards may be another story.
Chris Sale scattered just two hits over eight scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 1.99.
Scott Kazmir opposes Chris Sale this afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.
Rick Hahn has to decide to chase a couple big names or spread money around to a half-dozen guys.
Chris Sale opposes T.J. House tonight at Progressive Field.