Latest Chicago White Sox News

Orioles cut Alberto, sign 4 players to 1-year deals

Dec. 3, 2020 2:15 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Starting second baseman Hanser Alberto was let go Wednesday by the Baltimore Orioles, who agreed to one-year contracts with catcher Pedro Severino and infielder Yolmer Sánchez. Severino gets $1,825,000, and Sánchez $1 million. Baltimore also reached one-year deals that avoided...

FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2020 file photo, Chicago White Sox's Nomar Mazara heads out of the dugout for a spring training baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Glendale, Ariz. The Chicago White Sox declined to offer 2021 contracts to right fielder Nomar Mazara and pitcher Carlos Rodón on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, sending the pair into free agency.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

White Sox decline to offer contracts to RF Mazara, LHP Rodón

Dec. 2, 2020 5:53 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox declined to offer 2021 contracts to right fielder Nomar Mazara and pitcher Carlos Rodón on Wednesday, sending the pair into free agency. The White Sox also announced they had reached a one-year deal with reliever Jace Fry worth $862,500. The 27-year-old Fry went...

Oakland Athletics' Chad Pinder rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of Game 3 of a baseball American League Division Series in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Pinder ($2,275,000), Smith ($705,000) reach deals with A's

Dec. 1, 2020 7:49 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Utilityman Chad Pinder reached a $2,275,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics a day before Wednesday's deadline for teams to offer deals to unsigned players on their rosters. In addition, right-hander Burch Smith agreed to a $705,000, one-year deal. Pinder returned from a...

FILE - In this April 19, 2019, file photo, Tony La Russa, left, talks before a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox in St. Petersburg, Fla. La Russa, now the manager of the Chicago White Sox, is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix. The Hall of Fame manager, who had previously pleaded not guilty to the two drunken driving charges, is scheduled to change his plea on Dec. 21 in Maricopa County Justice Court. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

La Russa scheduled to change plea in drunken driving case

Dec. 1, 2020 6:43 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix. The Hall of Fame manager, who had previously pleaded not guilty to the two drunken driving charges, is scheduled to...

White Sox to host Yankees in Field of Dreams game on Aug. 12

Nov. 23, 2020 1:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago White Sox will host the New York Yankees in the rescheduled Field of Dreams game at Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 12. MLB said Monday the plan is tentative, contingent on the status of public health next summer. The teams had been scheduled to play at the 8,000-capacity temporary...

In this photo provided by the Miami Marlins, new Miami Marlins general manager Kim Ng poses for a photo at Marlins Park stadium before being introduced during a virtual news conference, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Miami. Ng discussed her climb to become the first female GM in the four major North American professional sports leagues. (Joseph Guzy/Miami Marlins via AP)

Column: A woman in charge, and it's about time

Nov. 16, 2020 5:00 PM EST

On the day she officially became a trailblazer in Major League Baseball, Kim Ng remembered the little girl who played stickball on the streets of Queens. At the time her gender wasn’t nearly as big of an issue as knowing the layout of the field. ``First base would be the red car on the right, second base...

Schilling, Clemens, Bonds leading candidates on Hall ballot

Nov. 16, 2020 12:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds are the leading candidates returning to baseball’s Hall of Fame ballot in a year without any favorites among the new names. Schilling was third behind Derek Jeter and Larry Walker with 278 of 397 votes last year, finishing at 70% and 20...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2007 file photo,  Los Angeles Dodgers assistant general manager Kim Ng walks through the hotel lobby during the first day of Major League Baseball annual general managers meetings in Orlando, Fla.   Ng has become the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations in the major leagues. She was hired Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, as general manager of the Miami Marlins.  (AP Photo/John Raoux, file)

Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM

Nov. 13, 2020 4:28 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise while shattering ceilings. Ng became the majors' highest-ranking woman in baseball operations when she was hired Friday as general manager of the Miami Marlins. She is believed to be...

FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman celebrates as he crosses home plate after hitting a grand slam to center field during the fourth inning of the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the Washington Nationals in Atlanta. Freeman easily won the NL MVP award Thursday, Nov. 12, topping off a trying year that saw him become so ill with COVID-19 he prayed “please don’t take me.” (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Braves' Freeman wins NL MVP, White Sox slugger Abreu gets AL

Nov. 12, 2020 9:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As opening day finally approached, Freddie Freeman had far bigger concerns than perfecting his swing and practicing his scoops. Just being able to walk a few steps was hard enough. “It wasn't the way I wanted to start, with COVID,” the Atlanta Braves first baseman said....

Chicago White Sox first baseman José Abreu wins AL MVP award.

Nov. 12, 2020 6:23 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox first baseman José Abreu wins AL MVP award.