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  • Jeff Samardzija gearing up for White Sox opening day

    Jeff Samardzija gearing up for White Sox opening day
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija says he doesn't require much advance notice to be prepared for a starting assignment. White Sox manager Robin Ventura is taking his time in formally anointing Samardzija the opening day starter. "Some of my best...
  • Robin Ventura will let White Sox second-base battle play out

    Robin Ventura will let White Sox second-base battle play out
    PEORIA, Ariz. — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Monday he intends to let the battle for second base play out through the remainder of spring training, but he likes the fire he has seen from prospects Micah Johnson and Carlos Sanchez as they try...
  • Country star Luke Bryan calls White Sox's Adam LaRoche 'inspiring'

    Country star Luke Bryan calls White Sox's Adam LaRoche 'inspiring'
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Country music star Luke Bryan has had an opportunity to meet his share of celebrities during his career, but even he was a little giddy about the man he met in the White Sox locker room Monday morning at Camelback Ranch. While...
  • Spring training not ideal place for Adam LaRoche to learn DH routine

    Spring training not ideal place for Adam LaRoche to learn DH routine
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Adam LaRoche hasn't found the spring at Camelback Ranch to be a particularly good training ground to figure out how to be a successful designated hitter. LaRoche has played 1,420 games at first base in his 11-year major-league...
  • Robin Ventura calls Sox prospect Courtney Hawkins most improved

    Robin Ventura calls Sox prospect Courtney Hawkins most improved
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Saturday he doesn’t think any player in spring training has made more strides than outfield prospect Courtney Hawkins. Hawkins had a big day Saturday at Camelback Ranch, hitting a two-...
  • Friday's recap: Cubs 10, White Sox 7

     Friday's recap: Cubs 10, White Sox 7
    The summary White Sox pitchers gave up eight runs the final four innings, allowing the Cubs to rally for a 10-7 victory Friday at a sold-out Camelback Ranch. Reliever Zach Putnam continued to struggle, giving up three earned runs on two homers in one...
  • Adrian Nieto, Matt Davidson among first White Sox roster moves of camp

    Adrian Nieto, Matt Davidson among first White Sox roster moves of camp
    GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The White Sox didn’t enter spring training with many roster decisions to make, but nearly a month into camp general manager Rick Hahn remains confident he has the tools he needs to make those still looming — from second...
  • Cubs, Sox spring-training games to air commercial-free

    Cubs, Sox spring-training games to air commercial-free
    Comcast SportsNet will have an unusual twist to its special coverage of spring training baseball this week: Both games will air commercial-free. CSN won’t run any ads in between innings of the Cubs-Arizona game on Thursday and the White Sox-Cubs...
  • Jeff Samardzija's goal is 33 starts — plus postseason with White Sox

    Jeff Samardzija's goal is 33 starts — plus postseason with White Sox
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija would accept the responsibility of being the new White Sox opening day starter with pride. But the new Sox right-hander insists his main focus is further down the road than the April 6 opener, for which manager...
  • Tuesday's recap: White Sox 5, Mariners 5

    Tuesday's recap: White Sox 5, Mariners 5
    The summary Outfield prospect Trayce Thompson hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the White Sox tie the Mariners 5-5. In four-plus innings, Jeff Samardzija gave up two earned runs on four hits, including a solo homer to Logan Morrison in...
  • Carlos Rodon, Brad Penny battle for White Sox 5th starter's spot

    Carlos Rodon, Brad Penny battle for White Sox 5th starter's spot
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — White Sox phenom Carlos Rodon and veteran Brad Penny are the two candidates for the fifth starter's job, assuming the Sox will need a No. 5 guy before Chris Sale is ready to return. Because of a day off after the April 6...