Chicago White Sox - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Chicago White Sox White Sox SS Tim Anderson mourning loss of slain friend CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson and Branden Moss became close friends when they were just teenagers, and the connection only grew over time. Anderson is the godfather of Moss' daughter. Same for Moss and Anderson's little girl. The pair shares a distinct bond, and now Anderson is playing for Moss after he was shot and killed last weekend. He has a reminder of... Thu, 11 May 2017 06:45:00 GMT 2017-05-11T06:45:00Z MLB upholds 1-game suspension for Twins Miguel Sano CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball has upheld a one-game suspension of Minnesota third baseman Miguel Sano for his role in a scrap with Detroit last month. MLB announced Sano had to sit out Tuesday's game at the Chicago White Sox. The punishment was levied two weeks ago but delayed pending Sano's appeal. He also was fined. "It wasn't ... Tue, 09 May 2017 23:03:00 GMT 2017-05-09T23:03:00Z Miley struck by 2 line drives, but Orioles top White Sox 4-2 BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles keep winning games despite losing pitchers. Gabriel Ynoa pitched six sharp innings after starter Wade Miley was forced out of the game by the impact of two line drives, and Chris Davis hit a home run to help Baltimore beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday night. Miley left after being drilled by... Sat, 06 May 2017 03:21:00 GMT 2017-05-06T03:21:00Z Orioles LHP Miley hit by 2 consecutive liners, leaves game BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles left-hander Wade Miley was struck by two consecutive line drives in the first inning and removed from Baltimore's game against the Chicago White Sox. After Jose Abreu hit Miley on the left wrist with a comebacker, the pitcher was examined by a trainer, insisted he was OK and stayed in the game. Two pitches later... Sat, 06 May 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-05-06T00:01:00Z Kluber throws 3-hitter, Indians beat White Sox 3-0 CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Kluber has been too good for too long for the Indians to panic over a few rough starts. Cleveland's ace returned to form Friday night, a welcome — if unsurprising — sight for the reigning AL champions. Kluber pitched a three-hitter and faced two over the minimum, leading the Indians over the Chicago White Sox 3-0. K... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:10:00 GMT 2017-04-22T04:10:00Z White Sox rookie has good company in hunt for first hit NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob May is in his third week as a major leaguer, and the Chicago White Sox center fielder still is searching for his first hit. Sure, 0 for 24 doesn't look pretty, but he has a close reminder it could be worse. Starting slowly is something of a May family rite, it seems. Jacob's grandfather, Lee May, began his career 0... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:21:00 GMT 2017-04-20T22:21:00Z Jose Quintana teaches Spanish to Fallon on 'Tonight Show' NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Quintana returned a big favor to Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night. The Chicago White Sox left-hander appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," teaching the late-night host a few Spanish phrases — some more useful than others — as a thank you for Fallon's role in Quintana picking up English. Quintana said he... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:15:00 GMT 2017-04-20T00:15:00Z Gonzalez, White Sox win 4-1 to stop Yanks' 8-game win streak NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Gonzalez ended his road woes with a flourish. He had been 0-7 in 19 starts away from home since winning at Tampa Bay for Baltimore on July 25, 2015. The 32-year-old right-hander's first road victory for the Chicago White Sox was one to savor. Gonzalez pitched shutout ball into the ninth inning, Le... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 02:54:00 GMT 2017-04-19T02:54:00Z Montgomery gets 1st win, Yanks beat White Sox for 8th in row NEW YORK (AP) — The way Jordan Montgomery keeps his cool on the mound, it's hard to believe he's a rookie. The way the New York Yankees keep winning games lately, it's easy to forget who they're missing. Montgomery took a shutout into the seventh inning for his first major league win, Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer in his return to... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 04:19:00 GMT 2017-04-18T04:19:00Z Uno, dos, tres, Garcias! White Sox OF filled with Garcias MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — If Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria wanted to get Garcia's attention in the outfield on Friday night against Minnesota, he had to be more specific. Renteria put together a lineup of Avisail Garcia in right field, Leury Garcia in center field and Willy Garcia in left field for the series opener against the Twins, the first time in major league histor... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 08:13:00 GMT 2017-04-15T08:13:00Z Comeback: Brantley's double lifts Indians past White Sox 2-1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley pumped his fist, danced around second base and waited for the traditional soaking. The water was as sweet as any champagne. Brantley, forced to the outside during Cleveland's magical ride in 2016 because of injuries, doubled home Francisco Lindor with two outs in the 10th inning as the Indians celebrated their AL championship and then beat t... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 01:41:00 GMT 2017-04-12T01:41:00Z LEADING OFF: Stroman coming off WBC MVP; Harvey, Tebow debut A look at what's happening all around the majors today: HEAD START Marcus Stroman makes his season debut for Toronto after winning MVP honors with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic last month. Stroman was 1-1 with a 2.35 ERA in three starts for the United States, including six dominant innings during an 8-0 win ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:57:00 GMT 2017-04-06T06:57:00Z LEADING OFF: Sale makes Boston debut; Bartolo back in Citi A look at what's happening all around the majors today: FIRST IMPRESSIONS Chris Sale makes his much-anticipated Boston debut when the Red Sox host Pittsburgh at Fenway Park. Sale, an All-Star each of the past five seasons, was acquired in a blockbuster trade with the Chicago White Sox. Jameson Taillon, drafted No. 2 ... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:51:00 GMT 2017-04-05T08:51:00Z LEADING OFF: Cubs and Yankees try again, Shoemaker returns A look at what's happening all around the majors today: TRY AGAIN The World Series champion Cubs go again after their first win as former Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta starts in St. Louis against Adam Wainwright. The Cardinals beat Chicago in the opener at Busch Stadium, scoring the winning run in the bottom of ... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:44:00 GMT 2017-04-04T07:44:00Z LEADING OFF: Beltran, Encarnacion, Eaton open in new spots A look at what's happening all around the majors today: WELCOME A bunch of familiar faces will be in new places for opening day. Among them: Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Josh Reddick of the Astros, Edwin Encarnacion for Cleveland, Adam Eaton in Washington, Mitch Moreland with the Red Sox and a pair of pitchers wh... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 06:08:00 GMT 2017-04-03T06:08:00Z Bourjos, Gennett, Asher switch sides as opening day nears Speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos and infielder Scooter Gennett were among the players on the go Tuesday as big league teams tweaked their rosters less than a week before opening day. The Tampa Bay Rays added some depth by acquiring Bourjos from the Chicago White Sox for cash or a player to be named. The 29-year-old Bourjos hit .251 with ... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:41:00 GMT 2017-03-29T02:41:00Z BASEBALL 2017: Key dates for the upcoming season It's almost time again. From opening day to a couple of potentially big games in September, here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar: SUNDAY, APRIL 2 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals: One of baseball's best rivalries takes on a new look when the World Series champion Cubs kick off their title defense against Dexter Fowler and the Cardinals. Fowler helped Chicag... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:22:00 GMT 2017-03-24T19:22:00Z Jury convicts sports agent, trainer in Cuban smuggling case MIAMI (AP) — A Miami jury on Wednesday convicted a Florida sports agent and a baseball trainer on charges they smuggled Cuban baseball players to the U.S. in search of big profits from professional free agent contracts. The verdict came after jurors heard about six weeks of testimony in the trial of Bartolo Hernandez and Julio Estrada, who were indicted o... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:11:00 GMT 2017-03-15T22:11:00Z Boston ace Price likely to miss opener, Rockies' Murphy out Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price is likely to start the season on the disabled list because of a sore elbow. Starting the second season of a $217 million, seven-year contract, Price has not yet appeared in an exhibition game. "I think at this point, yeah, it would be hard to see him ready to go at the start of the season," manager... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:06:00 GMT 2017-03-15T00:06:00Z Rockies 1B Desmond, Indians 2B Kipnis sidelined by injuries SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Colorado Rockies lost one of their biggest offseason acquisitions when Ian Desmond was hit by a pitch Sunday, breaking his left hand. Desmond was plunked by Cincinnati right-hander Rookie Davis with a 93 mph fastball in the fourth inning of the Rockies' 9-8 loss in spring training. The team says the preliminary diagnosis on Desmond is a left hand... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 05:56:00 GMT 2017-03-13T05:56:00Z Red Sox newcomer Chris Sale throws 2 innings in spring debut Boston Red Sox newcomer Chris Sale gave himself mixed reviews after his first spring training performance, an outing that ended a little earlier than originally planned. Acquired from the Chicago White Sox in December, the dominant lefty gave up two runs, one of them earned, in two innings Monday against Houston. "Happy? I don't know," ... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:37:00 GMT 2017-03-07T00:37:00Z David Price sent for tests on sore left elbow and forearm Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price was scratched from his first spring training start and will consult with specialists after experiencing soreness in his left elbow and forearm. Price, who had been scheduled to make his first spring training start this weekend, had an MRI on Wednesday and is expected to seek second opinions from Drs. James Andrews and Neil ElAttrache. ... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:18:00 GMT 2017-03-03T18:18:00Z Red Sox newcomer Chris Sale tunes up for spring debut Even a spring tuneup for Chris Sale drew a nice crowd. The Boston newcomer threw a two-inning simulated game Wednesday morning in preparation for his first spring training action, saying "everything is going as planned." Sale stayed at camp in Fort Myers, Florida, while the Red Sox traveled to Sarasota to face the Orioles. The lefty ace... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 04:42:00 GMT 2017-03-02T04:42:00Z 'Here I come to save the day!' Eaton likes Mighty Mouse look WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Adam Eaton donned his "go-to shirt" — a gray T, with the words "Mighty Mouse" in red, and a sketch of the small-but-strong cartoon character who debuted in the 1940s — before and after the Washington Nationals' first full-squad workout of spring training on Sunday. The piece of casual clothing, purchased by his wife at a Nords... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:29:00 GMT 2017-02-19T20:29:00Z Uncertainty still hanging over White Sox as spring begins GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are a work in progress as spring training begins. Finally committing to a rebuilding project after four consecutive sub-.500 seasons, the White Sox are without former ace Chris Sale and outfielder Adam Eaton, who were dealt away for some of baseball's top prospects. Still here, perhaps surprisingly, are closer David Robertson and ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:35:00 GMT 2017-02-14T23:35:00Z White Sox go young, rebuild after 4 straight losing seasons CHICAGO (AP) — No more quick fixes for the White Sox: The overhaul is underway. The White Sox made their intentions clear with two huge moves at the winter meetings, and they come to spring training stocked with new young players and a huge task still in front of them. "We know we're closer to the beginning of this process than we are t... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:43:00 GMT 2017-02-10T18:43:00Z Triple-A battery? Giovanni Soto to Geovany Soto for Chisox CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox could have quite a Triple-A battery next season: Giovanni Soto pitching to Geovany Soto. Geovany Soto, the NL Rookie of the Year with the Chicago Cubs in 2008, has reached a minor league deal with the White Sox, according to several media reports Friday. The catcher could have a shot at the big league roster, with the team lacking experie... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 22:46:00 GMT 2017-01-06T22:46:00Z Tigers bring back catcher Alex Avila with $2M, 1-year deal DETROIT (AP) — Alex Avila got a present of sorts, indirectly from his father, and will host a celebration this weekend with his family minus any potential baseball-related drama. The Detroit Tigers brought back Avila to play behind starting catcher James McCann, giving him a $2 million, one-year contract. Avila's father, Al Avila, is De... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 00:11:00 GMT 2016-12-24T00:11:00Z Derek Holland agrees to $6M, 1-year contract with White Sox CHICAGO (AP) — Derek Holland understands the pivot toward youth by the White Sox and thinks he can thrive in Chicago. "I wasn't too concerned. The whole thing is a process," the 30-year-old left-hander said Wednesday after agreeing to a $6 million, one-year contract. "Whoever is there, I know they're going to be playing to win." Chicago... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 23:35:00 GMT 2016-12-14T23:35:00Z Angels acquire infielder Espinosa in trade with Nationals WASHINGTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired Danny Espinosa from the Washington Nationals on Saturday night, picking up their new starting second baseman in a trade for two minor league pitchers. The Angels sent right-handers Austin Adams and Kyle McGowin to the Nationals for Espinosa, who presumably lost his starting job in Washington when the team ... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 05:39:00 GMT 2016-12-11T05:39:00Z