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  1. Stock watch: Beckham making his move

    Doug Padilla

    RISING Gordon Beckham, 2B: After an oblique injury this spring and a slow start upon his return, Beckham is hot at the plate now. He had two more hits Sunday and has hit safely in 11 of his past 12 games. He is batting .393 (11-for-28) with two home...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. De Aza strikes first in LF battle

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Perhaps the Chicago White Sox won't have much of a left-field platoon after all following the first ever multi-home run game of Alejandro De Aza's career. De Aza not only earned the start after a solid spring training, the left-handed h...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  3. Beane: Steverson 'perfect' for Sox

    Doug Padilla

    The start of Cactus League play has brought a mixed bag of results from the new-look Chicago White Sox offense, not that anybody is ready to put too much stock into early spring games. New hitting coach Todd Steverson appears to be working closest...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  4. Jose Abreu has hard-working debut

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - After a lineout to left field and a groundout to second base in his first spring-training game with the Chicago White Sox on Friday, Jose Abreu's work day was far from done. Abreu exited the contest and was already in the weight ...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  5. Konerko likes roster's size, drive

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- On a field with a bunch of kids, some nearly half his age, old man Paul Konerko showed he can still deliver. It might have only been the Chicago White Sox's first intrasquad game of the spring, but the soon-to-be 38-year-old Kon...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  6. Lineup has Opening Day flavor

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Set to contest their first intrasquad game of the spring Tuesday, the Chicago White Sox are rolling out one lineup that could be fairly similar to one that will be used on Opening Day. Broken up as Team Vinas and Team Skinner --...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  7. Intrasquad game marks camp's progress

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Chicago White Sox will take another step forward in their preparations for the regular season Tuesday with the first intrasquad game of spring training. While the position players are expected to come from the major league r...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  8. Danks' rehab on to next stage

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Although he didn't know the details, John Danks still got the word he had been waiting to hear. After nearly a month of pitching at extended spring training, the rehabbing Danks will make his next outing in a minor league game. Danks...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  9. White Sox winning the injury game

    Doug Padilla

    The numbers game only appears to be catching up to the Chicago White Sox, an organization that has witnessed an extremely low number of injuries over the last decade-plus when compared to other teams. The latest spring injury nuisance is with reli...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  10. First spring lineup has new look

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The first of what is expected to be many different lineup looks was posted in the Chicago White Sox clubhouse wall in advance of the team's first Cactus League games of the spring. Alejandro De Aza will lead off and play center ...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  11. Ventura's lineup ideas are guarded

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Spring training games are just five days away, which means Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura can start to experiment with lineups. Ventura has yet to talk about a preferred lineup for the season, only offering hints like t...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  12. The skinny on Thornton's new look

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Resembling his high-school yearbook photo more than the guy who set up games for the Chicago White Sox last season, Matt Thornton has been sporting an entirely new look this spring. It's not the way he has been dressing or even ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  13. Travis Wood shows he's a new guy now

    Doug Padilla

    HOUSTON -- For a pitcher who struggled with the mental side of the game this spring, starting Tuesday's game by allowing a home run and a ground-rule double appeared to be a recipe for disaster. But Travis Wood proved that he is a different pitche...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  14. Garza goes four scoreless in final tuneup

    Doug Padilla

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Matt Garza became the second Chicago Cubs starting pitcher to complete his spring training workload when he pitched in a minor-league game Sunday. Garza went four innings in his final tuneup, throwing 51 pitches. He added a handful...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  15. Dempster owns up to rough outing

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Ryan Dempster could have brushed aside his struggles in a minor-league game Sunday, but he owned up to them, saying his execution should have been better. The Chicago Cubs starter got in his second-to-last spring outing against Sing...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  16. Kerry Wood, Marcos Meteo miss time

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Questions continue to build around the Chicago Cubs' bullpen as Kerry Wood and Marcos Mateo miss time with injuries. Wood, who had been healthy all spring, hasn't pitched in a Cactus League game since Sunday and on Saturday manager...

    Blog | March 24, 2012