According to a report, the White Sox have placed pitcher Will Ohman on waivers.
The Chicago White Sox just kept pecking away at Chad Billingsley until they scraped across enough runs to give Philip Humber an early cushion to work with. He gave it all back before his teammates pushed across one more run and closed it out with a solid effort by their bullpen.
Carlos Santana and Travis Hafner homered to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Alejandro De Aza drove in a career-high four runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Just when it seemed as if the Chicago White Sox were doomed to play out the string in a losing season, they put together their longest winning streak of the year.
Justin Verlander got his 14th win and Wilson Betemit had a two-out, go-ahead single in the eighth inning Tuesday night as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 and increased their lead in the AL Central.
For the Chicago White Sox, this seemed like an appropriate All-Star break send-off — another lousy performance, another loss. For good measure, throw in some extra angst over Jake Peavy’s arm, too.
Headed to the plate with the bases loaded in a tie game, Ryan Raburn would have been happy with a base hit. Instead, he drove the first pitch he saw from Jake Peavy into the left-field bullpen to stun the crowd at U.S. Cellular Field.
Edwin Jackson pitched seven superb innings for his first victory in more than a month, Carlos Quentin homered and drove in five runs, and the Chicago White Sox routed the Los Angeles Angels 8-0 on Monday night.
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said morning that he thinks the White Sox have “a good chance to do some damage this year.”
There is no way to judge a baseball team after four games, but when glaring problems that have haunted a franchise for several seasons resurface, two words come to mind: uh-oh!
Despite what the early results have been, the fact remains that the White Sox bullpen is an embarrassment of riches.
Will Ohman and Matt Thornton feel their bullpen is one of the best in the league. With that said, the closer spot isn’t set just yet. Thornton is fighting for that spot and so far looks like the first choice for it.
It may not be the biggest offseason deal for the White Sox, but it’s a deal that could go a long way in helping the team’s bullpen.
The White Sox have agreed to a two-year, $4 million contract with Will Ohman pending a physical.
With the health status of pitcher Jake Peavy for the start of the regular season still up in the air, the White Sox continued to make sure the bullpen can handle the workload, as a team source confirmed on Saturday that the club was set to announce a two-year, $4 million deal for lefty reliever Will Ohman.