| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:01 PM
The Angels have agreed to terms with veteran reliever Matt Lindstrom on a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.
Lindstrom, 35, has a 3.68 earned-run average and 51 saves in eight major league seasons, and he was a closer for part of...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:34 PM
The plan for Carlos Rodon is just one of numerous questions the White Sox will have to answer in spring training. Here are nine:
Are they healthy? That’s the biggest question White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said he carries into spring training...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world.
The clubs posted identical 73-89...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:38 PM
SAN DIEGO — Ex-Cubs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel left Chicago on the same July afternoon in a trade to the A's, and the two starters now may be returning to town at the same time.
Hours after Hammel agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal to...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching, and landed two of the top arms on the market late Monday night, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics and signing Yankees free agent closer David Robertson....
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget?
Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:57 PM
DETROIT — The White Sox often have preached that experience for young relievers like Jake Petricka is the positive of the bullpen's collectively tough 2014.
Pitching in a tie game Tuesday night against the top of the Tigers order and an...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:40 PM
After a failed run at becoming the White Sox closer midseason, right-handed reliever Ronald Belisario became the poster child for the club’s 2014 bullpen debacle.
Following vows from Sox general manager Rick Hahn to upgrade the team’s relief...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
TORONTO — White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed the obvious Saturday in examining the club’s closer situation.
“We don’t really have one,” Ventura said. “We’re going to use whoever we need to use depending...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:19 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Matt Lindstrom feels more like he is wrapping up spring training rather than the final two weeks of the White Sox season.
What started as a season in which Lindstrom realized his goal to be the Sox closer is ending with a what-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The Tigers scored six unanswered runs after the fifth inning Wednesday to cruise to a 6-1 victory over the White Sox at Comerica Park.
The spurt started when Sox left-hander Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez with a pitch in the sixth inning...