| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Almost halfway through his final season, Paul Konerko isn't smelling the roses yet.
"I try to stay out of the macro stuff," he said. "But you definitely have friends and family call and say 'Hey, I'm going to come in this weekend....
| 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,...