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White Sox, Leury García finalize $16.5 million, 3-year deal

Dec. 01, 2021 15:39 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox and versatile Leury García have finalized a $16.5 million, three-year contract. The deal announced Wednesday calls for the 30-year-old Garcia to earn $5.5 million each of the next three years. He helped the White Sox win the AL...

White Sox sign reliever Graveman to $24 million, 3-year deal

Nov. 30, 2021 21:14 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Kendall Graveman talked to Lance Lynn and Dallas Keuchel, and he exchanged text messages with Liam Hendriks. All that homework led him to the Chicago White Sox. Graveman agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with Chicago on...

Bauer, Arenado, Blackmon, Profar keep deals, don't go free

Nov. 07, 2021 10:58 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Bauer, third baseman Nolan Arenado, outfielder Charlie Blackmon and infielder-outfielder Jurickson Profar declined to opt out of their contracts to become free agents. Bauer agreed to a $102 million, three-year deal with the Los...

White Sox pick up Craig Kimbrel's $16 million option

Nov. 06, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have exercised their $16 million club option for reliever Craig Kimbrel and declined their option on infielder César Hernández. The team announced the moves on Saturday. The 33-year-old Kimbrel struggled after...

After another early exit, White Sox shift focus to future

Oct. 13, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox star José Abreu would have loved nothing more than to be gearing up for another game and a chance to keep Chicago's playoff hopes alive. He wasn't about to let a bitter ending sour an otherwise sweet season. “It just...

García, Grandal star as White Sox beat Astros 12-6 in ALDS

Oct. 11, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two big swings by pint-sized Leury García. A rule-testing run by Yasmani Grandal. Solid relief work from Liam Hendriks and company. Right when the Chicago White Sox got in big trouble, they found a way. García and Grandal homered,...

Correa, Alvarez help Astros take 2-0 lead over Sox in ALDS

Oct. 08, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa was aggressive at the plate. Same for Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker. Jose Altuve turned in a couple of gems in the field. The Houston Astros are relentless — especially in the playoffs. Correa hit a two-run double...

A look at the 16 potential World Series matchups

Oct. 07, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

If the first two days are any indication, this is going to be quite a postseason. Four of baseball's most storied franchises played in the wild-card games, with the Red Sox beating the Yankees and then the Dodgers eliminating the Cardinals on Chris Taylor's ninth-inning...

A capsule look at the White Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 05, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Houston, 4:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Friday, at Houston, 2:07 p.m. (MLB); Game 3,...

Lynn, Abreu lift White Sox over Tigers for 5th straight win

Oct. 02, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched one-run ball over five innings, José Abreu homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 Friday night for their fifth straight win. Tim Anderson added four hits for the AL Central champions as...