The Boston Red Sox have traded famous infielder Kevin Youkilis to the Chicago White Sox for utilityman Brent Lillibridge and right-hander Zach Stewart. What a deal! Youks is a .286 career hitter with a .487 slugging percentage. Of course, the main reason he's changing Sox is he's hitting .233 this year, after spending most of May on the DL. The now and again AL … [Read more...] about White Sox get sweetheart deal in acquiring Kevin Youkilis
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The Chicago White Sox have fairly boring so far this hot stove league. And I guess it makes sense given hwo they went "all in" last year. It was a great marketing slogan, even though the end result was a train wreck of phantasmagoria. Time to undue the damage I guess. And since no one in their right mind (MLB doesn't have a GM like Isaiah Thomas in in his New York Knicks … [Read more...] about White Sox Trade Closer to Blue Jays for Prospect; Rebuilding Mode: ACTIVATE!
After the Chicago White Sox loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, 670 A.M. the Score broadcasters Ed Farmer and Darin Jackson indicated that GM Kenny Williams is likely going to be on the phone exploring ways to fix the back end of his bullpen. As the Sox blew another two-run lead in the ninth, it is obvious something needs to change. Just two days after White Sox manager … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox to Trade For a Closer?
The Chicago White Sox jettisoned relief pitcher Scott Linebrink today to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Kyle Cofield. The 34-year-old Linebrink went 3-2 with a 4.40 ERA for the White Sox last season. He recorded 52 strikeouts in 57 1/3 innings. However, his numbers seemed a lot worse than that? Maybe it's because he was limited mostly to mop-up duty perhaps? Opposing … [Read more...] about Scott Linebrink- HE GONE! White Sox and Atlanta Braves complete Swap
Despite White Sox GM Kenny Williams “Manny” attempts to land a slugger in their quest to win another World Series, no deal filling this need was made by the July 31st non-waiver deadline. However, fans thinking the southsiders still need hitting help should not worry; plenty of hitters who were otherwise not available may become available as teams fall out of contention … [Read more...] about Can the White Sox Still Get A Hitter in August?
That Elusive Lefty Hitter Might be Costly But Cheaper Options Are Available. The Sox could afford to be active in a trade for a DH\1B type as it is almost a certainty Paul Konerko or Mark Kotsay (most likely) will not return in 2011. If not traded for a slugger, Viciedo is likely to assume one of those positions next year. So while a multi-year player of this … [Read more...] about Which Left-Handed Hitter Should the White Sox Land?
As the July 31st Major League Trade Deadline approaches, The Chicago White Sox could be actively working the phone lines in search of both pitching and hitting assistance. In the second episode of MLB network’s “The Club” which aired yesterday, GM Kenny Williams indicated he’s used to being a buyer, not a seller. While this interview was conducted in May when it … [Read more...] about Complete Guide to Chicago White Sox Trade Deadline Rumors
Just when White Sox fans were waving their White Flags on the 2010 season, outstanding performance in inter league play has the White Sox within striking distance of the AL Central lead. Riding a hot streak of outstanding pitching and just enough hitting to win, White Sox GM Kenny Williams recently told reporters that if he adds any pieces to the team, he’ll be looking … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox Trade Rumors: Sox GM looking for Lefty Bat?