A trip to Disney World comes this weekend for Chicago's U.S. Little League World Series champions, but a return to school Tuesday falls next on the agenda. And education for these kids means more in White Sox executive vice president Ken Williams' mind than any clutch late-inning home run or double plays turned.
Nestor Molina was outrighted to Double-A by the White Sox on Sunday. The move opens up a 40-man roster spot, potentially for top prospect Carlos Rodon, ahead of Monday's roster expansion.
First baseman Andy Wilkins and reliever Scott Snodgress joined the White Sox on Sunday. Wilkins made his Major League debut in the 6-2 victory over the Tigers.
Hector Noesi takes aim at extending his solid August into September as the White Sox venture to Target Field on Tuesday for the start of a three-game series against the Twins. Tommy Milone will take the hill for Minnesota.
Left-hander Jose Quintana hasn't had much go his way pitching for the White Sox, but on Sunday, he earned his first August win after his offense capitalized on the Tigers' sloppy fielding for a 6-2 victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
Speaking to reporters following his trade from the White Sox to the A's on Sunday, Adam Dunn said he is going to retire following the season.
The White Sox posted a second run in the first inning Sunday against the Tigers after successfully challenging the third out on a force play at second base.
The White Sox traded designated hitter Adam Dunn and cash considerations to Oakland in exchange for right-handed pitcher Nolan Sanburn.
The White Sox traded outfielder Alejandro De Aza to Baltimore on Saturday in exchange for right-handed pitchers Mark Blackmar and Miguel Chalas.
Right-hander Chris Bassitt was charged with five runs over 6 1/3 innings in his Major League debut and the White Sox were handed an 8-4 loss by the Tigers in the nightcap of Saturday's day-night doubleheader, which the teams split.
The Tigers lost a replay challenge Saturday night when manager Brad Ausmus tried to appeal an out call on Andrew Romine's ground ball leading off the sixth inning.
Tony La Russa had one request Saturday night after he threw out a ceremonial first pitch at U.S. Cellular Field prior to the night portion of Saturday's split doubleheader with the Tigers. He wants the fans' passion back on the South Side of Chicago.
The latest stop on the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars Little League World Series celebration tour, with the White Sox honoring this squad prior to the second game of Saturday's split doubleheader with Detroit, instantly became another special moment.
Chris Sale overcame a rocky first inning to fan 13 over seven innings on Saturday, as the White Sox beat the Tigers, 6-3, in Game 1 of a twin bill at U.S. Cellular Field.
White Sox slugger Jose Abreu brushed aside any health concerns by going 3-for-4 and driving in a run during the team's 6-3 win in Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Tigers on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field. Abreu was the designated hitter for Game 1, a position manager Robin Ventura indicated Abreu would man during the nightcap.
The White Sox optioned left-handed reliever Eric Surkamp following Saturday's doubleheader, and traded Alejandro De Aza to the Orioles for a pair of pitching prospects.
A one-run game quickly turned ugly for the White Sox, who committed a pair of errors to fuel the Tigers' five-run fourth-inning outburst en route to a 7-1 loss on Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Scott Carroll was handed the defeat.
Rookie first baseman Jose Abreu's numbers put him in an elite class, but it's his leadership on and off the field that has manager Robin Ventura and the White Sox excited for the future.
Since his return from a four-month absence because of a torn labrum and avulsion fracture in his left shoulder, Avisail Garcia has eight hits in 40 at-bats along with 15 strikeouts and two walks. White Sox hitting coach Todd Steverson is looking at the month of September as a way to gauge the young slugger.
Chris Sale and Jose Quintana still have starts to make over these final two days of August, but going into those mound efforts, the trio of White Sox southpaws, including John Danks, has not won a game this month.
Beloved White Sox TV voice Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, said in a radio interview Thursday that he had considered cutting back on future road games to spend more time with his family. However, the White Sox said on Friday that no plan is yet in place for a reduced travel schedule.
White Sox left fielder Alejandro De Aza and center fielder Adam Eaton converged on Zach Walters' deep fly ball in the second inning, and De Aza tracked it down with a leaping catch at the wall to rob Walter of extra bases.
White Sox left-hander John Danks posted a quality start, allowing two runs over six innings, but took the loss in a 3-2 defeat to the Indians on Thursday night in Chicago. Jose Abreu drove in his 97th run.
Right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt will make his Major League debut for the White Sox as the starter for Saturday's doubleheader nightcap against the Tigers.
The 2014 calendar year has been exceptional for Frank Thomas. At the core of Thomas' good fortune was becoming a first-ballot electee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Jan. 8. Thomas was then inducted on July 27 with a historic Cooperstown class. But on Thursday, the focus fell more on Frank Thomas, businessman and restaurateur, than Frank Thomas, highly accomplished baseball player.
Jose Abreu drove in a pair of runs, including the go-ahead tally in the seventh inning, as the White Sox slipped by the Indians, 3-2, on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
A crew-chief review on a play at the plate during the seventh inning of Wednesday's Indians/White Sox contest at U.S. Cellular Field resulted in the original call by home-plate umpire Rob Drake being confirmed. Following the short review, Indians pitcher Corey Kluber asked to throw a couple of warmup tosses, but the umpires declined his request.
While honoring the Jackie Robinson West Little League at a rally on Wednesday afternoon in Chicago, White Sox executive vice president Ken Williams pleaded with the local community to condemn the rising violence in the city.
As the final month of the season approaches, retiring White Sox captain Paul Konerko doesn't want anything to change from the manner in which his part-time playing and full-time leadership role has been handled during his 16th and final season with the club.
Jackie Robinson West's run in the Little League World Series culminated Wednesday with a nearly four-hour parade that weaved through roughly 100 blocks of Chicago.