Daryl Van Schouwen
The White Sox outrighted infielder Mike McDade and outfielder Blake Tekotte to Class AAA Charlotte on Friday. Tekotte, 26, hit .226 with one home run and two RBI in 20 games for the Sox in 2013. He batted .236 at Charlotte. McDade, 24, split last season between Charlotte and AAA Columbus in the Indians system.
Paul Konerko will return to the White Sox next season, the team announced Wednesday. The Sox’ No. 2 home run hitter and RBI leader of all time, who was undecided about whether to play another season after his contract expired at the end of the year, will receive a one-year, $2.5 million deal and play in
The White Sox have until 11 p.m. Monday to tender contracts to arbitration-eligibles Tyler Flowers, Gordon Beckham, Alejandro De Aza and Dayan Viciedo. All but Flowers are almost certain to be tendered. Flowers, a catcher who batted .195 with 10 homers and 24 RBI in his first season as a starter, is a possibility. Flowers,
Frank Thomas, the White Sox’ greatest hitter of all time, is one of 19 new players on the Hall of Fame ballot announced Tuesday by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Thomas, who played 16 seasons with the Sox before finishing his 19-year career with the Oakland A’s and Toronto Blue Jays, won consecutive American
In advance of the midnight deadline to protect players in the Rule 5 Draft, the White Sox purchasd the contracts of two of their top prospects, center fielder Trayce Thompson and infielder Carlos Sanchez on Wednesday. The Sox also claimed versatile infielder Jake Elmore on waivers from the Houston Astros, bringing their 40-man roster to
After setting the table at the GM meetings in Orlando, Fla., for possible trades, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn will go back to the winter meetings in Orlando on Dec. 9 for getting some important work done. First baseman Jose Abreu has been added and reliever Matt Lindstrom’s option has been picked up, but
The Paul Konerko question came up again Tuesday. “I have no update on Konerko at this time,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said. “It could be tomorrow. It could be two weeks. More likely than not it’s going to be resolved prior to the winter meetings before we leave here on Monday the 9th
Right-hander Gavin Floyd is pleased with the progress he’s made after undergoing Tommy John surgery in May. But Floyd, a free agent who made 29 or more starts for the White Sox in his previous five seasons, hasn’t heard from the Sox since the end of the season and indications point to him signing elsewhere.
The White Sox hosted a college signing day ceremony for 13 members of their Amateur City Elite (ACE) program Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field. The event was attended by Sox left-hander Hector Santiago, general manager Rick Hahn and assistant director of player development and scouting Del Matthews. The Sox’ ACE program offers opportunities for standout
The White Sox announced an expanded list of players who’ll attend SoxFest, including Adam Dunn, Avisail Garcia, Josh Phegley, Addison Reed and Hector Santiago. The 2014 event is Jan. 24-26 at the Palmer House Hilton. Manager Robin Ventura and former Sox Ron Kittle, Carlos May, Minnie Minoso, Tom Paciorek, Gary Peters and Frank Thomas are