McKnight: Morel Carries Positive Attitude Through Demotion Third baseman Brent Morel was among the latest roster cuts for the White Sox Tuesday. Morel saw regular at-bats toward the end of 2011 and at the start of 2012 but back issues forced him to miss 127 games last season.
McKnight: Sale Named Opening Day Starter It took a while but Robin Ventura named Chris Sale his opening day starter after an 11-5 win over the Athletics, Saturday.
McKnight: Danks Will Wait For VelocityJohn Danks doesn’t have the velocity he wants. He’s still not able to reach back and ask for the heat he’s used to. Worse, he’s not sure when his strength will return.
McKnight: Crain Vows He's Getting Closer To Returning With just 18 days left in spring training, White Sox reliever Jesse Crain promises he’s close to returning to action.
Hoge's White Sox Verdict: 2013 Will Be A Lot Like 2012After spending five days at spring training in Arizona, Adam Hoge presents his final verdict for the White Sox in 2013.
Hoge: Despite Being Healthy, Morel Appears To Be Odd Man OutA year ago, Brent Morel was sitting in the Camelback Ranch clubhouse knowing he would be the White Sox's Opening Day third baseman. Monday, he was sitting in the clubhouse just hoping he'll make the team.
White Sox Rout Dodgers 9-0Alejandro De Aza hit a leadoff single in the Chicago first and later scored on the first of two doubles by Alex Rios.
Schuster: Thornton Calls MRI 'Over-The-Top Precautionary'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.
Schuster: Hector Santiago Playing An Important Role In 2013Talk about a swing man on your pitching staff. That's exactly the role that Hector Santiago will fill on this year's White Sox team.
Schuster: Konerko Pondering FuturePaul Konerko is the last of the Mohicans, meaning he's the final member of the 2005 World Series championship team that is still playing for the White Sox.
Schuster: Not Surprised Ventura Turned Down Extension The news that Robin Ventura had turned down a one-year contract extension really didn't surprise insiders.
Schuster: Bullpen Will Keep White Sox In ContentionThere's an adage in baseball that you're only as good as your bullpen. If that's the case, then the White Sox have a chance to prove a lot of the so called experts wrong.