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White Sox | Adam Eaton leaves game

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:21:19 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (hamstring) left the team's game early Friday, April 18, because of a hamstring injury, but it is not believed to be serious.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Sun-Times - Daryl Van Schouwen

White Sox | Jose Abreu rested

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:32:44 -0700

Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu, who was 1-for-21 entering the game Thursday, April 17, was replaced in the lineup by 1B Paul Konerko.

Fantasy Tip: After his red hot start to the season, Abreu is showing signs of being human. This is his first real taste of adversity in the big leagues, and it'll be interesting to see how he responds. If you have other options at 1B, you may want to keep him reserved until he snaps out of it.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

White Sox | Interested in Jeremy Jeffress

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:15:25 -0700

The Chicago White Sox have expressed interest in free-agent RP Jeremy Jeffress (Royals).

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Scott MacArthur

White Sox | Zach Putnam purchased, Donnie Veal cut

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:30:08 -0700

The Chicago White Sox recalled RP Zach Putnam from Triple-A Charlotte Thursday, April 17, and designated RP Donnie Veal for assignment in a corresponding move.

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White Sox | Alexei Ramirez extends streak

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:41:12 -0700

Chicago White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 15 games Wednesday, April 16.

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White Sox | No timetable for Nate Jones

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:40:45 -0700

Chicago White Sox RP Nate Jones (back) isn't ready for baseball activities, and there is still no timetable for his return. Manager Robin Ventura is comfortable using RPs Ryan Webb and Jacob Petricka in high-leverage situations late in games, but he will not change the current bullpen alignment.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Scott Merkin

White Sox | Gordon Beckham plays field in rehab

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:42:19 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham (oblique) played his first game at second base during his minor league rehab assignment with Double-A Birmingham. He was hitless in six at-bats during the doubleheader Tuesday, April 15.

Fantasy Tip: There is no word on when Beckham will officially return from the 15-day disabled list. However, fantasy owners will want to play it safe and keep him reserved until he can play a game or two to prove his health before plugging him back into the active lineup.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Scott Merkin

White Sox | Hitting coach likes Alexei Ramirez's confidence

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:39:39 -0700

Chicago White Sox hitting coach Todd Steverson talked about the early success of SS Alexei Ramirez , and he had one major contributing factor for the hot start. "Say all the statistics and metrics you want to say," Steverson said, "but there's no metric for confidence."

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Scott Merkin

White Sox | Matt Lindstrom remains closer

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:39:09 -0700

Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Tuesday, April 15, RP Matt Lindstrom remains the closer despite two blown save opportunities. "He's in there right now," Ventura said. "It's always been that way, where you can make a change at any time. It's tough, the job is tough. As of right now, he'd probably be going out there today."

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Scott Merkin

White Sox | Gordon Beckham playing in rehab game

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:08:12 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham (oblique) is in the lineup at second base for Double-A Birmingham Tuesday, April 15.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Scott Merkin

White Sox | Avisail Garcia has surgery

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:10:13 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) underwent successful surgery to fix a torn labrum and avulsion fracture in his left shoulder Tuesday, April 15.

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White Sox | Alexei Ramirez has refined approach at the plate

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:27:25 -0700

Chicago White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez predominately struggled in April until he hit .281 in April last year. His average never dipped below .271 for any other month in 2013, which attributes his rise in consistency. He is hitting .420 and riding a 13-game hitting streak this month. Ramirez's usage of the whole field has been a crucial adjustment. "Pitchers are trying to pitch, and if I hit them good on one side, they are looking for another," Ramirez said through translator and White Sox manager of cultural development Lino Diaz. "So I've been lucky to be able to pretty much hit the ball where it's pitched. If I'm getting hits in one area, then they are throwing to other areas. I've been waiting for (the pitcher) in that area, too."

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Scott Merkin

White Sox | Frank Francisco to start in minors

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:14:27 -0700

Chicago White Sox RP Frank Francisco will report to Triple-A Charlotte Monday, April 14. He has 73 career saves and a 3.93 ERA in close to 400 major league outings over nine seasons. The team's bullpen ERA is last in the American League at 6.93 and is tied for the league lead with 26 walks. RP Matt Lindstrom, the team's closer, has a 5.40 ERA in his first five appearances and blew the save Sunday, April 13.

Fantasy Tip: Save searchers need to put Francisco on their watch list, especially if Lindstrom continues to struggle with Nate Jones (back) on the shelf.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Doug Padilla

White Sox | Frank Francisco signs

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:34:47 -0700

The Chicago White Sox signed free-agent RP Frank Francisco (Mets) to an undisclosed deal Monday, April 14.

Fantasy Tip: Francisco brings some closing experience to a team that may be looking for an option to replace Matt Lindstrom in the ninth-inning role soon. It's unclear if Francisco will need to prove himself in the minors first before getting a shot at a late-inning role in the majors first. Saves-desperate owners in AL leagues might need to snatch him up quickly.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Adam Rubin

White Sox | Jose Abreu snaps mini-slump

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:11:46 -0700

Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu snapped an 0-for-10 slump with a base hit on Sunday, April 13.

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Chicago White Sox Player News

Abreu Jose 1B
Aceves Jonathan C
Allen Wyatt P
Alvarez Tony OF
Anderson Tim SS
Aria Feny P
Arroyo Spencer P
Axelrod Dylan SP
Baisley Jeff INF
Barnum Keon 1B
Bass Kevin INF
Bassitt Chris P
Beck Chris P
Beckham Gordon 2B
Belisario Ronald RP
Bellamy Kyle P
Bentz Chad RP
Bierman Sean P
Blanke Michael C
Brackman Andrew SP
Brooks Richard P
Carroll Scott P
Carter Dexter P
Carter Vernon INF
Cassel Justin SP
Castro Jose SS
Castro Simon P
Causey Marcos OF
Childers Jason P
Chirino Israel P
Cioli Nicholas C
Cleto Maikel RP
Collop Justin P
Cook David OF
Cortez Fernando INF
Danks John SP
Danks Jordan OF
Davidson Matt 3B
Dawkins Gookie 2B
Day Tim P
De Aza Alejandro OF
De Los Santos Frank RP
DeMichele Joey 2B
Dizard Fraser P
Dolsi Freddy RP
Done Victor P
Downs Scott RP
Dransfeldt Kelly INF
Dunn Adam DH
Eaton Adam OF
Espino Damaso C
Flowers Tyler C
Francisco Frank RP
Frazier Parker P
Fritz Ben P
Furnish Brad SP
Gallagher James OF
Garcia Avisail OF
Garcia Leury SS
Gartrell Stefan OF
Gaston Jon OF
German Franklyn RP
Gillaspie Conor 3B
Gimenez Hector C
Griffith Nevin P
Guerra Javy RP
Guillen Ozney OF
Hansen Grant P
Hanson Tommy SP
Hawkins Courtney OF
Heath Deunte RP
Hernandez Francisco C
Hernandez Gorkys OF
Hinton Travis 1B
Honel Kris SP
Hopps Matthew P
Hudson Robby INF
Huffman Royce 3B
Hummel Tim 3B
Hunt Leroy P
Jaye Myles P
Johnson Erik SP
Johnson Garrett P
Johnson Micah 2B
Jones Nate RP
Jordan Daniel C
Kelly Chris OF
Kelly Kenny OF
Keppinger Jeff 2B
King Clinton OF
Kohlmeier Ryan RP
Konerko Paul 1B
Kussmaul Ryan P
Lee Carlos H. C
Leesman Charlie RP
Liddi Alex 3B
Lindsay Shane P
Lindstrom Matt RP
Llanos Alex OF
Long Jonnie P
Long Kyle P
Lorraine Andrew P
Mabee Henry P
Malone Corwin P
Marrero Christian 1B
McDade Mike 1B
Mitchell Jared OF
Moat Michael P
Molina Nestor SP
Montas Francelis P
Montero Agustin P
Moreno Orber P
Morgan Scott OF
Mota Willy P
Murphy Tim P
Mustain Mitch P
Nachreiner Matthew P
Negron Miguel OF
Nieto Adrian C
Nix Michael P
O'Malley Ryan P
Olacio Jefferson P
Omogrosso Brian P
Otano Hanlet OF
Pacheco Enemencio P
Paulino Felipe SP
Pedroza Jaime SS
Pena Jr. Tony RP
Perez Kenny INF
Petricka Jacob RP
Phegley Josh C
Phipps Denis OF
Price Jared C
Puckett Cody INF
Purcey David RP
Putnam Zach RP
Quintana Jose SP
Ramirez Alexei SS
Ramos Luis OF
Rasner Jacob P
Reynoso Paulino P
Rienzo Andre SP
Robles Mauricio P
Rodriguez Derek P
Rodriguez Manuel OF
Rondon Cleuluis INF
Rosario Carlos P
Rote Ryan P
Rouse Mike INF
Royse Thomas SP
Saladino Tyler SS
Sale Chris SP
Sanchez Angel SS
Sanchez Carlos 3B
Sanders Dave P
Sanders Mike P
Segura Wascar P
Semien Marcus 2B
Septimo Leyson P
Short Brandon OF
Sierra Eduardo P
Sierra Luis C
Silverio Juan SS
Skogley Kevin P
Smith Corey 3B
Smith Kevan C
Snodgress Scott P
Squires Steve P
Surkamp Eric SP
Tekotte Blake OF
Thompson Trayce OF
Tonneson Dylan C
Tracy Mark 1B
Ulacia Dennis P
Valdez Robertson 1B
Valenzuela Mario OF
Valido Robert SS
Vance Kevin P
Vasquez Carlos P
Veal Donnie RP
Viciedo Dayan OF
Villacis Eduardo P
Walker Keenyn OF
Watson Brandon OF
Webb Daniel RP
Welker Kris C
Wendelken J.B. P
Whisler Wes P
Wilkins Andy 1B
Winiarski Cody P
Winn Joseph P
Woodson Alexander P
Zaleski Matt SP
Zapata Michael OF

Baines Harold TO
Bell Buddy TO
Boston Daryl TO
Cooper Don PC
Hahn Rick GM
McEwing Joe TO
Parent Mark TO
Steverson Todd TO
Thigpen Bobby TO
Thome Jim TO
Ventura Robin MAN
Williams Kenny TO

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