Here’s the latest on the Nationals’ hunt for a closer, with details trickling in from various reporters, including MASN’s Mark Zuckerman: A new entry to the list of possible closers the Nationals are considering: David Robertson, who Zuckerman says the Nats have discussed with the White Sox. The White Sox are by now very familiar with the Nationals’ farm system after the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
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If you were a fan of the White Sox -- or covered the White Sox or worked for the White Sox, for that matter -- it was dangerous to go to sleep during the final few days of baseball's Winter Meetings at the Gaylord Resort & Convention Center.
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The White Sox selected RHP Dylan Covey from the Oakland A’s today in the major league portion Rule 5 draft. The White Sox passed on the minor league portion of the draft and no one was selected from the Sox in the major league or minor league portions of the draft. Covey was a former first round pick of the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010. He went unsigned after a post-draft physical...
Via South Side Sox
3 hours ago
The White Sox continued adding to their suddenly robust farm system yesterday, acquiring a trio of pitching prospects from Washington in exchange for star outfielder Adam Eaton. Below are my scouting reports on the prospects involved. Lucas Giolito (60 Future Value) will slot in behind Yoan Moncada on the next revision of the White Sox prospect list, the completions of which I might...
It didn't take long for Yoan Moncada -- the face of the White Sox future, acquired from Boston with three other prospects for Chris Sale on Tuesday -- to get in touch with Jose Abreu, the face of the White Sox present.
15 hours ago
In a span of slightly more than 24 hours, the White Sox have pulled off a renovation that would make the producers of "Extreme Makeover" extremely jealous. The organization has added four players currently in the Top 40 among all prospects in the game, thanks to the Adam Eaton and Chris Sale deals, and now has six new members on its own Top 10 list.
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White Sox Teardown: Part 2 featured another very good and popular player shipped away for a solid haul of prospects. The White Sox sent Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday for a trio of prospects, according to multiple media reports. The prospects, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, and Dane Dunning, are all right-handed pitchers ranked in Washington’s Top 10 by Jeffrey...
Via BP South Side
19 hours ago
The Boston Red Sox’s addition of Chris Sale via trade on Tuesday seems to have David Ortiz contemplating a comeback. That’s according to the slugger’s Instagram account. Ortiz posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday of Sale, whom the Red Sox acquired from the White Sox. In his caption, Ortiz wrote, “My god my boy sale to Btown? You guys got me thinking.” My god...
The Boston Red Sox acquired starting pitcher Chris Sale in a trade on Tuesday, and the left-hander does not seem disappointed to be leaving the Chicago White Sox. Shortly after news of the deal broke, Sale posed for a photo with a big smile on his face and someone holding a Red Sox logo in front of him. Chris Sale's college coach just sent me this. Says he's so excited to join...
Below is an analysis of the prospects in the Chicago White Sox farm system. Scouting reports are compiled with information provided by industry sources as well as from my own observations. The KATOH statistical projections, probable-outcome graphs, and (further down) Mahalanobis comps have been provided by Chris Mitchell. For more information on the 20-80 scouting scale by which...
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with outfielder Avisail Garcia and a $3.5-million, one-year deal with second baseman Brett Lawrie. The 25-year-old Garcia hit .245 with 12 home runs, 51 RBIs and 59 runs over 120 games last season. Lawrie, 26, missed the final 10 weeks because of a hamstring injury and knee pain. He batted .248...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago | Discuss
There is an active trade market for White Sox ace lefty Chris Sale, but a high asking price is holding things up for now. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, five teams are leading the pack for Sale: Washington, Houston, Texas, Boston, and Atlanta. However, the asking price is said to be very high, with Chicago asking Washington for star rookie Trea Turner in preliminary discussions...
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