| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:36 PM
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper isn’t emotional often in his communications, but he texted a few smiley faces to Jesse Crain’s phone when the Sox worked out a minor league deal with the right-handed reliever.
Crain, a 10-year major...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Two months ago, Jared Mitchell's career in the Sox organization seemed all but dead. Has an excellent July in Double-A and an excellent August in Triple-A revived his chances? Too small of a sample size of good performance? Does he have a remote shot at a...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:28 PM
I was disappointed the White Sox jettisoned Addison Reed -- he had 40 saves on a 63-win team! Got to be some kind of record -- but I've always compared him to Nate Jones as similar in skill and mindset. Why do you think he was not made the closer when...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:00 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn knows putting left-hander Carlos Rodon in a Sox uniform in September would have created some interest for a team that has lost it rapidly over the last month.
A few weeks worth of buzz, however,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Elliott Blair hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the fifth inning of Richmond's 5-4 win at Altoona, ensuring a berth in the four-team league playoffs for the Flying Squirrels.
Jack Snodgrass (11-6) pitched seven innings to earn the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:41 PM
There are times when I find some of your observations and statements to be befuddling unless you are trying to protect players so they can be traded.
You recently said Jared Mitchell needs a little more seasoning. He's a great athlete, but if he gets...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:24 AM
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:07 AM
The late Loyd Christopher, a longtime scout who played briefly for the White Sox, told a disappointed group of high school players more than 30 years ago that statistics "don't mean a thing."
That proved true last spring for left fielder Dayan Viciedo,...