The Chicago White Sox announced recently that they will listen to offers for anyone on their roster with the exception of pitcher Chris Sale and first baseman Paul Konerko. In a recent question and answer session with the fans, most indicated that any player would be fair game if led to a better team in the long run. So the Sportsbank takes a look at possible locations for … [Read more...] about White Sox White Flag MLB Trade Rumors
New White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn was very busy on Thursday. He did an interview on The Score, Chicago Tribune Live, and this conference call with us White Sox bloggers. It was all about getting the message out. He's also been busy with transactions- re-signing Jake Peavy to a two year, $29 million dollar deal, and re-upping on Gavin Floyd. I still question the Peavy … [Read more...] about White Sox GM Rick Hahn discusses the club’s direction
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?
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
A week into the 2012 season it is apparent that a new era has begun on the south side of Chicago. After several months of anticipation, White Sox fans finally had their chance to witness the team and the many new additions to the ballpark firsthand. This was our time to see a rebuilding team, to say goodbye to some of our favorite players and to formally embrace a new … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox Opening Day U.S. Cellular Field Review
In all the years I’ve been a White Sox contributor for the Sportsbank.net there has never been a season where expectations for the team has been lower as the words “new era” and “rebuilding” are frequently associated with the team. As a matter of fact most experts and sports periodicals pick the southsiders to be among the worst teams in the game. So in a year where there is … [Read more...] about White Sox Home Opener is Here!
When Don Cooper recently met with White Sox season ticket holders, he shared his insights on John Danks, Chris Sale and the White Sox closer’s role in 2012. He even spoke on the secrets of Jake Peavy and his views on how fans could best support the team. What did he have to say? Keep reading to find out. … [Read more...] about Don Cooper on John Danks, Chris Sale and Jake Peavy
American League fans in Chicago and Minneapolis have experienced tremendous disappointment so far this season. The lackluster play of their clubs has had many sitting on their hands at US Cellular and Target Fields. There are actually tremendous parallels between the two situations. It starts with a list of three disappointing players on each roster. … [Read more...] about Twins and White Sox Have a Lot in Common