I guess it's safe to say that this year's Chicago White Sox opening day starter, John Danks, is no longer considered the ace of the staff, what with his lackluster numbers juxtaposed against the dominating stats being put up by the youngster Chris Sale and the patched up veteran Jake Peavy. The former had a dominant, club record setting 14 Ks in one game while the latter is … [Read more...] about White Sox ace: Jake Peavy or Chris Sale?
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For the first time since the last day of the 2010 season, when the White Sox finished the year 88-74, the team is six games over .500 at 28-22. The 7-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday, coupled with the Cleveland Indians loss, brought them into first place. For a team that many MLB publications predicted to lose 90 or more games this year, being in first place with June … [Read more...] about White Sox surge into first place; why they’re here
When the Chicago White Sox brought up Chris Sale, their first round pick from this past June, it was a chance for Sale to dive right into the pool head first instead of slowly getting used to the water, gently dipping his toe in and go from there. Because his first Major League experience comes in the heat of a pennant race. "I couldn't have asked for a better situation," … [Read more...] about Chris Sale’s stretch run Experience with White Sox, vital to Future
With a turf toe injury to reliever LHP Eric Threets, and few better options to assume a left-handed specialist role in the bullpen, the first place Chicago White Sox will call upon LHP Chris Sale, their top pick from this year's amateur draft for assistance. Will the move be permanent or just cup of coffee for the young hurler? Will he head back to the minors quickly? As GM … [Read more...] about White Sox to Recall 2010 Top Draft Pick Chris Sale from AAA
With White Sox fifth starter/top prospect Daniel Hudson now in Arizona (in exchange for Edwin Jackson), it's time to think about who's next in line regarding pitching prospects within the Sox farm system. And who better to tell us than Kirk Champion, White Sox Minor League Pitching Coordinator. Champion gave a conference call last week where I was joined on the call by … [Read more...] about Hudson’s gone, but plenty of White Sox Pitching Prospects Remain