Category: Roster Moves

Jerry Sands is the White Sox 25th man?

Mat Latos and John Danks are manning the back end of the rotation, Avisail Garcia and Melky Cabrera are splitting time at DH, Jimmy Rollins is the starting shortstop and the bullpen will remain the same. So that leaves one spot – the final bench spot. While the transactions demoting Jacob May, Hector Sanchez, Phillippe Aumont... Read more »

This Kid Can't Play: Adam LaRoche retired because of his son

This Kid Can't Play: Adam LaRoche retired because of his son
According to Ken Rosenthal on Facebook Just talked to ‪#‎White‬Sox president Ken Williams. Here is what he told me about LaRoche: “There has been no policy change with regards to allowance of kids in the clubhouse, on the field, the back fields during spring training. This young man that we’re talking about, Drake, everyone loves this young... Read more »

Potential Adam LaRoche replacements

Potential Adam LaRoche replacements
On Tuesday, Adam LaRoche shocked the White Sox world by informing the team that he plans to step away from baseball for personal reasons. Adam LaRoche has told White Sox he plans to step away from baseball. Teammates asked him to sleep on it, but he’s confident in decision. — Colleen Kane (@ChiTribKane) March 15,... Read more »
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Adam LaRoche to retire. Where does this leave the Sox?

Adam LaRoche to retire. Where does this leave the Sox?
Adam LaRoche has told White Sox he plans to step away from baseball. Teammates asked him to sleep on it, but he’s confident in decision. — Colleen Kane (@ChiTribKane) March 15, 2016 White Sox had a nearly 2-hour-long team meeting this morning in the clubhouse at Camelback Ranch, where Adam LaRoche spoke with teammates. —... Read more »

White Sox sign Jimmy Rollins to a minor league deal.

White Sox sign Jimmy Rollins to a minor league deal.
The Chicago White Sox have announced they have signed veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins to a Minor League Contract, with an invitation to Spring Training. Rollins is expect to compete with Tyler Saladino for the starting job at SS. Rollins is coming off of a career worst year in which he hit .224 with 13 homers... Read more »

White Sox sign Mat Latos - 1 year / $3M

White Sox sign Mat Latos - 1 year / $3M
The White Sox have signed veteran right-hander Mat Latos to a one-year, three million dollar contract. Latos pitched for three teams in 2015 – the Miami Marlins, he was then traded to the Dodgers before being released late in the season and picked up by the Angels. Between the three teams Latos had 116.1 innings... Read more »
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How much did Hahn actually upgrade the catching for 2016?

How much did Hahn actually upgrade the catching for 2016?
By the time Matt Wieters joined the exclusive brotherhood of “those who accepted the qualifying offer,” it seemed like many White Sox fans had already resigned themselves to another season of mediocre production behind the plate. There just weren’t any obviously good solutions available; Wieters was the only notable free agent candidate, and the best... Read more »

After Frazier and Lawrie, what's next?

After Frazier and Lawrie, what's next?
After acquiring Todd Frazier this afternoon in exchange for Trayce Thompson, Frankie Montas and Micah Johnson and getting Brett Lawrie for J.B. Wendelken and Zack Erwin the White Sox have firmly made it clear their intent to contend in 2016 instead of tearing it down for a rebuild. First, it’d be beneficial to recap the... Read more »

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier, Montas and Thompson heading to LA. UPDATED

White Sox acquire Todd Frazier, Montas and Thompson heading to LA. UPDATED
UPDATE: The White Sox have acquired All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier in a three-way deal with the Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Dodgers. Frankie Montas, Micah Johnson and Trayce Thompson are all involved in the deal. todd frazier goes to white sox — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 16, 2015 Todd Frazier, two time All-Star and... Read more »
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Winter Meetings: White Sox acquire Brett Lawrie

Winter Meetings: White Sox acquire Brett Lawrie
Welcome @blawrie13 ! #WhiteSox #BoutDamnTime — Adam Eaton (@AdamSpankyEaton) December 10, 2015 Yesterday we heard rumblings of of the White Sox acquiring Brett Lawrie from the A’s and today they did just that. The Sox acquired their starting third baseman for 2016 for prospects Zack Erwin and J.B. Wendelken, the White Sox 16th and 28th overall... Read more »
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