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  1. Robin Ventura, Chicago White Sox a good fit

    Jon Greenberg

    Robin Ventura's deal shows he's in it for the long haul and the White Sox are happy to have him.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014
  2. Chicago White Sox pick up Matt Lindstrom option, hire hitting coa...

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox have exercised a club option for next season on reliever Matt Lindstrom and hired Todd Steverson as hitting coach.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  3. Jaramillo open to a Sox interview

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox will be looking for a new hitting coach and iconic batting instructor Rudy Jaramillo will be paying attention. After firing hitting coach Jeff Manto on Saturday, Sox general manager Rick Hahn said he would do an ...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  4. Chicago White Sox fire hitting coach Jeff Manto

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto was fired Saturday after two seasons on the job.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2013
  5. Robin Ventura hopes for no staff changes

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- For the second consecutive day, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura said that if any changes to his coaching staff are to occur after the season, it won't be because he wants them. Speculation continued Saturday that at least one Wh...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  6. Hitting coach Manto unsure about future

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have had a disappointing season to say the least. A major part of this season's failure falls on an offense that has been one of the least productive in baseball. The White Sox have scored 536 runs, second lowest i...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  7. Greenberg: Manto trying to keep up morale

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- It wasn't that long ago that the White Sox were respectable in terms of record, if not performance. On May 27, the Sox were newly .500, thanks to a weekend sweep of the Miami Marlins, the pitching was solid and the hitters, well, one co...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  8. Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto searching for answers

    Jon Greenberg

    White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto can't find answers to team's anemic offense.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  9. Viciedo, Flowers into swing of things

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Forget the late-season slump and the struggles against right-handed pitching, the Chicago White Sox remain supremely confident that Dayan Viciedo will emerge as a powerful force in the American League. The latest to pick up the cause fo...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  10. Hitting coach trusts Konerko to bounce back

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto never worries about how Paul Konerko is batting. Even as Konerko's average has slowly slid from .376 at the beginning of June to its current season-low of .297, Manto has remained confident Kon...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  11. Video played role in Dunn's big HRs

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto has mixed feeling about the use of video in his instruction. Manto knows video can be useful -- it was in improving Adam Dunn's swing Monday, leading to two home runs in the White Sox's win ov...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  12. Sox focused on hitting in clutch situations

    Bruce Levine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The lack of hitting with men in scoring position has Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto working overtime to come up with a solution. The Sox were hitting.192 with men in scoring position over the last 13 games heading i...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  13. Manto quick to make his mark with Sox

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto was put in a strange situation replacing veteran hitting coach Greg Walker in 2012. Walker, who at times took heat for the White Sox's struggles at the plate, announced his resignation from h...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  14. Dunn on recent Ks: I'm 'swinging too hard'

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO - Going without a home run in four games would go unnoticed among most players. But when it's Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn who has been shut out for four consecutive games, it's notable. He just hasn't had many home run slum...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  15. White Sox following Ventura's steady lead

    Chris Silva

    CHICAGO -- There is more to Robin Ventura than meets the eye. Yes, his even-keeled demeanor has been there since the very start of his tenure as Chicago White Sox manager. "He hasn't wavered one bit," hitting coach Jeff Manto said. "He's a very...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  16. Robin Ventura and the trial by fire

    Diane Firstman

    Robin Ventura succeeds Ozzie Guillen as manager of the White Sox, having never managed (or coached) at any level in pro ball. Just what has he gotten himself into? Distinguished Playing Career Although he will be hard-pressed to make as vivid a...

    Blog | March 04, 2012