The White Sox and left-handed reliever Scott Downs have agreed on a one-year, $4 million deal, the team announced Thursday.
Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).
If the White Sox do nothing else at these annual winter meetings, they are now a better team after the trade they made Tuesday to obtain outfielder Adam Eaton.
White Sox GM Rick Hahn was not very pleased with the trade twitter barrage that surrounded his star pitcher Chris Sale.
Many people have been critical of what they perceive as Hahn’s decision to punt next season, but even though I tend to be more of a cynic than an optimist (especially when analyzing baseball deals) for some reason I’m inclined to give the Sox the benefit of the doubt for now.
Unfortunately, this son of the South Side also rises.
I’m sure the White Sox have had the ambition of finding a franchise third baseman for years, but they’ve sure had a funny way of showing it.
It appears Paul Konerko will have a place on the White Sox’s 25-man roster, if he wants it.
This should give hope to both the White Sox and Cubs.
Gordon Beckham’s days in Chicago may be numbered.
It’s official – Jose Abreu is now a member of the White Sox family.
With Dunn, you have to dig beyond his batting average to see his value at the plate.
n one of the more intriguing offseasons in recent White Sox history, this move has provided some definition.
Signing Abreu shows that the organization is committed to turning its back on the past .
The White Sox will need to sign some free agents this season, and some of them might currently be on the roster.
Granderson would be the first installment of what is, if you’re inclined to believe the sound bites, a three-year plan that involves more international spending, the draft, and mid-tier free agents instead of purchasing a team of superstars.
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.
Hawk Harrelson, White Sox announcer and king of both hyperbole and tantrum, made what seemed to be an awfully pathetic statement during Monday’s game against the Yankees.
White Sox GM Rick Hahn stopped by the Hit And Run Show Sunday morning on 670 The Score and praised All-Star pitcher Chris Sale for having a great season.
There’s a mantra that will lead the organization in the right direction: You’ve gotta walk before you can win.