Latest Chicago White Sox News

Tigers agree to minor league deal with Santiago

Jan. 22, 2020 7:27 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a minor league contract with left-hander Héctor Santiago with an invite to major league spring training. The Tigers announced the move Wednesday. Santiago appeared in 19 games — including two starts — last season for the Chicago White Sox...

Jose Altuve signs autographs for young fans during the baseball team's FanFest at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Houston. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Beanballs, boos, lost legacy? Astros, MLB brace for fallout

Jan. 21, 2020 12:08 PM EST

AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltrán lost their jobs in the wake of the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scam, leaving three teams without managers three weeks before the start of spring training. On and off the field, the fallout from one of the biggest scandals in Major League Baseball history is bound to...

Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein speaks to the media during the baseball team's convention, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Epstein understands fan frustration in Cubs' slow offseason

Jan. 18, 2020 5:34 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Theo Epstein understands the fans' frustration. He feels it, too, at times. The Chicago Cubs went from 95 wins in 2018 to 84 last year, finished third in the NL Central behind St. Louis and Milwaukee and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2014. But when it comes to big moves this...

Tigers agree to 1-year deal with right-hander Iván Nova

Jan. 14, 2020 6:12 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms Monday on a $1.5 million, one-year deal with Iván Nova, keeping the right-hander in the AL Central after he spent last season with the Chicago White Sox. Nova, who turned 33 on Sunday, went 11-12 with a 4.72 ERA last season, making a career-high 34...

White Sox, reliever Cishek finalize $6 million contract

Jan. 14, 2020 1:46 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox finalized a $6 million, one-year contract with free agent reliever Steve Cishek on Tuesday. The 33-year-old right-hander will earn $5.25 million next season under the deal reached last week. The White Sox hold a $6.75 million option for 2021 with a $750,000 buyout....

Closer Alex Colomé gets $10.5 million deal with White Sox

Jan. 10, 2020 3:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Closer Alex Colomé agreed to a one-year contract for $10,532,500 with the Chicago White Sox, who reached deals with all five of their arbitration-eligible players on Friday. Chicago acquired the 31-year-old right-hander from Seattle in November 2018, and the former Tampa Bay closer had...

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnación runs down the first base line after hitting a double against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of Game 1 of a baseball American League Division Series in New York. The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract with veteran slugger Encarnación, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. Encarnación is due $11 million in salary next season and a $1 million signing bonus, with the White Sox holding an option for the 2021 season. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Encarnación, White Sox complete $12 million, 1-year contract

Jan. 10, 2020 9:37 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Edwin Encarnación saw the young players the Chicago White Sox have and a bright future for a team eyeing a run at the AL Central championship after seven straight losing seasons. That's why he chose to be a part of it. Encarnación and the White Sox finalized a $12 million,...

Nats-Mets, Tigers-Indians start earliest opening day

Jan. 8, 2020 1:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Series champion Washington Nationals will be at the New York Mets, and Detroit will play at Cleveland on March 26 in the first two games of Major League Baseball's earliest opening day other than international games. Washington's game is part of a nationally televised tripleheader...

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Steve Cishek throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in Pittsburgh. The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with free-agent reliever Steve Cishek. A person with direct knowledge of the deal says it's pending a physical. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the move had not been finalized.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

AP source: Cishek agrees to 1-year deal with White Sox

Jan. 7, 2020 4:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox bolstered their bullpen Tuesday, agreeing to a $6 million, one-year contract with free-agent reliever Steve Cishek. A person with direct knowledge of the deal says it's pending a physical. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the move had not been...

Keuchel 2023 option can become guaranteed based on innings

Jan. 6, 2020 2:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Left-hander Dallas Keuchel's $20 million option for 2023 in his contract with the Chicago White Sox would become guaranteed if he pitches 320 regular-season innings in 2021-22 combined, including at least 160 in 2022, and he passes a physical at the end of the 2022 season. Keuchel's $55.5...