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White Sox's Lopez focuses on matching Giolito's turnaround

Feb. 13, 2020 6:48 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Reynaldo Lopez saw the success Lucas Giolito had after adopting a more focused approach to pitching for the Chicago White Sox. He wants to find a similar solution. “I used to work on my body more,” Lopez said through an interpreter at Camelback Ranch. “I changed...

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2019, file photo, Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito works in the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. Giolito is the ace of the rotation after he went 14-9 with a 3.41 ERA in 29 starts last year, tying for the major league lead with two shutouts and three complete games. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Rebuild nearly over, White Sox say they’re ready to win

Feb. 12, 2020 6:53 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The rebuild may not be quite over yet but the Chicago White Sox hope the fun is already beginning. Three years of rebuilding and overhauling the roster have brought in young players who are developing into stars. The offseason was highlighted by the additions of All-Star catcher...

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game in New York. The Twins enter spring training emboldened by their 101-win season in 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

AL Central teams at the start of spring training

Feb. 7, 2020 1:42 PM EST

A team-by-team look at the American League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad: ___ Minnesota Twins Manager: Rocco Baldelli (second season). 2019: 101-61, first place, lost to Yankees in...

FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers catcher Yasmani Grandal tags out Cincinnati Reds' Scooter Gennett at home during the first inning of a baseball game in Milwaukee. Grandal is among several free agents who signed with the Chicago White Sox. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

White Sox head to spring training with playoffs in mind

Feb. 6, 2020 12:58 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson got more excited as the names started rolling in. Yasmani Grandal behind the plate, and Gio González and Dallas Keuchel for the rotation. Edwin Encarnación for Chicago's lineup, and Steve Cishek for the White Sox bullpen. “It shows you how serious we are,"...

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,...

FILE - In this May 27, 2017, file photo, Luis Robert smiles during a news conferences after signing with the Chicago White Sox before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Detroit Tigers in Chicago. The White Sox and Robert agreed Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, to a $50 million, six-year contract, clearing the way for the prized outfielder to open the season in the majors. The deal, which also includes club options for 2026 and 2027, removes the incentive for the White Sox to keep the 22-year-old Cuban off their opening day roster to limit his service time and delay his eventual free agency.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

White Sox, Robert agree to $50 million, 6-year contract

Jan. 2, 2020 7:53 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Robert is locked in with the Chicago White Sox — for the next six years at least, and possibly for the opening day lineup, too. The White Sox and their prized young outfielder agreed Thursday to a $50 million, six-year contract, clearing the way for Robert start the season in the...

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 file photo, Atlanta Braves pitcher Dallas Keuchel delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in New York. The Chicago White Sox and left-hander Dallas Keuchel have agreed to a $55 million, three-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday night, Dec. 21, 2019 because the agreement had not been announced. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)

White Sox finalize $55.5 million, 3-year deal with Keuchel

Dec. 30, 2019 2:26 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Looking at the Chicago White Sox, Dallas Keuchel saw a team on the rise, a solid catching situation and a clubhouse with a positive reputation. There also was a hidden bonus. “Just being on the South Side, the black and white, really bodes well not only, I think, for my skillset, but...

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)

AP source: White Sox agree to deal with Edwin Encarnación

Dec. 25, 2019 10:09 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract with veteran slugger Edwin 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....

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 file photo, Atlanta Braves pitcher Dallas Keuchel delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in New York. The Chicago White Sox and left-hander Dallas Keuchel have agreed to a $55 million, three-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday night, Dec. 21, 2019 because the agreement had not been announced. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)

AP source: White Sox, Keuchel agree to $55.5M, 3-year deal

Dec. 22, 2019 12:13 AM EST

The Chicago White Sox and left-hander Dallas Keuchel have agreed to a $55.5 million, three-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday night because the agreement had not been announced. Keuchel's deal includes a vesting option...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver. The Chicago White Sox boosted their starting rotation, agreeing to a $5 million, one-year contract with two-time All-Star González that includes a club option for the 2021 season. The deal announced Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, calls for him to earn $4.5 million in salary next season. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

White Sox boost rotation, agree to $5M deal with Gonzalez

Dec. 20, 2019 7:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox boosted their starting rotation, finalizing a $5 million, one-year contract with two-time All-Star Gio González that includes a 2021 club option. The deal announced Friday calls for a $4.5 million salary in 2020 and gives the White Sox a $7 million option for 2021 with a...