Daryl Van Schouwen
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy won his third consecutive American League Gold Glove award for shortstops on Tuesday, edging the White Sox’ Alexei Ramirez and the Royals’ Alcides Escobar. The White Sox’ other Gold Glove candidate, center fielder Adam Eaton, also was a runner-up to an Oriole. Adam Jones won his fourth gold glove at the
White Sox lefthander Chris Sale is one of three finalists for the American League Cy Young Award. Sale was named by the BBWAA on Tuesday along with Felix Hernandez of the Mariners and Cory Kluber of the Indians. The award will be announced next Wednesday. Sale, who missed six weeks of the season with a
The White Sox’ 40-man roster was reduced to 36 on Tuesday after the Oakland A’s claimed right-hander Taylor Thompson off waivers. Thompson, 27, didn’t fare well in five appearances with the Sox this season, posting a 10.13 ERA. He pitched much better for AAA Charlotte, going 3-0 with a 2.14 ERA over 39 appearances.
The White Sox claimed outfielder J.B. Shuck off waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Monday and also reinstated right-hander Nate Jones from the 60-day disabled list. Shuck, 27, spent most of 2014 with AAA Salt Lake in the Angels organization, hitting .320 with nine triples, five home runs, 57 RBI and 64 runs scored in
(lineups posted below) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals manager Ned Yost was a picture of confidence hours before Game 7 of the World Series, and why wouldn’t he be? Yost’s bullpen is so good, all he seems to be asking of starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie against the San Francisco Giants is a few good innings.
Joe Crede, Jose Contreras, Orlando Hernandez, Bobby Jenks, Scott Podsednik and Aaron Rowand were among the first wave of 2005 players announced to appear at SoxFest when the White Sox celebrate the 10-year anniversary of their World Series championship team. Jose Abreu, Adam Eaton, Tyler Flowers, Avisail Garcia, Conor Gillaspie, Jake Petricka, Jose Quintana, Alexei
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The last guy the Kansas City Royals want to see as they try to force a seventh game of the World Series is Giants lefthander Madison Bumgarner. That is a possibility in Game 6 tonight, with the Giants holding a 3-2 series lead, but an appearance by the leading candidate for
KANSAS CITY — Backs to the wall? The Kansas City Royals trail the World Series three games to two, and are one loss away from watching the San Francisco Giants clinch it on their turf. But the Royals were in anything but panic mode when they arrived at their park for a workout on Monday’s
Chris Bassitt, the right-hander who earned a promotion from AA Birmingham to pitch for the White Sox in September, stayed on a good course at the Arizona Fall League, pitching to a 0.79 ERA over 11 1/3 innings and striking out 17 while pitching in relief. Francellis “Frankie” Montas, acquired from the Red Sox in
The Royals claimed White Sox reserve outfielder Moises Sierra off waivers Monday. The Sox also outrighted Michael Taylor to AAA Charlotte. Taylor, a September callup, becomes a minor league free agent. Sierra, 26, who showed off a strong arm and was good for morale — he probably got more laughs and smiles out of Jose