The Red Sox are keeping 11 pitchers and the final spot apparently was between Doubront and lefty reliever Matt Thornton.
The trade deadline was just step one in a multi-tiered process, and the part that we can’t know yet is how the White Sox plan to behave this offseason.
If you would have asked me several months ago — and many of you did — whether this White Sox team would execute a bevy of trades before the season came to an end, I would have told you — and I did — that I’d be surprised if they made more than a deal or two.
Something good is happening, and it’s visible in the hard numbers.
If you were expecting blockbuster trades, exploding rosters, and all-new faces on the White Sox today, the past few days might have seemed just a little anticlimactic to you.
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn looks to have the guts needed for a gut rehab of a team grown old, stale and bad
Though we won’t have Sale anymore, we may get something we don’t have now — a team with a future.
The Chicago White Sox have acquired minor-league outfielder Brandon Jacobs from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for pitcher Matt Thornton and cash considerations.
Chicago might be Trade Central at the trade deadline this season, and it’s not only the Cubs who might sell.
Dayan Viciedo’s bases-loaded triple in a four-run sixth inning helped the White Sox snap a four-game losing streak. They also avoided being swept in a four-game series for the first time since 2008.
The Chicago White Sox announced six roster moves and set their Opening Day Roster after their game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
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.
Since its inception, the publication Baseball Prospectus seems to pick the White Sox to finish at the bottom of the standings each season.
The Chicago White Sox fell out of the AL Central lead for the first time in two months, walking 12 batters and losing to the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Wednesday night.
Gavin Floyd pitched seven crisp innings, Alex Rios hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive win.
Veteran White Sox left-handed reliever Matt Thornton has had his share of rough outings this season.
Jose Quintana snapped a five-start winless streak and the Chicago White Sox held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for a rare victory at Rogers Centre.
Jonny Gomes homered to tie the game, and Brandon Inge hit a go-ahead single as the Oakland Athletics scored twice in the eighth inning and beat the Chicago White Sox 9-7 on Saturday night.
A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night.
Matt Thornton was a disaster, well before Addison Reed finally arrived to allow the final blast. Thornton’s pitch selection was odd, and he’s been mediocre all season long.