Posts tagged "courtney hawkins"

Addressing the holes that the White Sox might fix in a trade

Addressing the holes that the White Sox might fix in a trade
The Kevin Youkilis trade–and his just dandy .277/.373/.479 line with the White Sox–plugged the last truly awful, burning hole amongst the starters.  At 3rd base, there was injured youngster who was terrible, there was veteran fill-in who was terrible, and significant salary commitments to neither.  It was perfect situation to add a veteran rental, and... Read more »

Morning notes: Uncomfortably large divisional lead edition

Morning notes: Uncomfortably large divisional lead edition
Now that the Indians have sank down to .500 after being swept in New York–which is somewhat troubling since that’s where the next series is–the White Sox are up in the AL Central by two and a half games.  That margin ties June 3rd for the biggest lead they’ve held all season, which seems small,... Read more »

Morning notes: New players, better than the old players

Morning notes: New players, better than the old players
The White Sox have agreed to terms with their backflipping 1st round pick OF Courtney Hawkins for the full bonus allotment for his draft slot.  The deal is not official until Hawkins passes his physical, which might explain why Courtney tweeted this: For the record I have not signed any type of paper work or anything... Read more »
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White Sox buck their own conventions, take two high schoolers in 1st round

White Sox buck their own conventions, take two high schoolers in 1st round
The last time the White Sox selected a high schooler in the 1st round of the draft, it was RHP Kris Honel.  Honel had injury problems, and never made it to AAA.  That was 2001. Monday night the drought was broken, as the White Sox selected OF Courtney Hawkins from Carroll High School in Corpus... Read more »