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  1. Sox to take a look at Brad Penny in camp

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- A source confirmed earlier reports that veteran right-hander Brad Penny has been signed by the Chicago White Sox to a minor league contract with an invite to big league camp at spring training. The 36-year old has 14 years of experience...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Guerra optioned as closer choice looms

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox still aren't saying who their closer will be, but the situation became at least a little clearer Friday when right-hander Javy Guerra was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte. The White Sox had claimed Guerra off waivers ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  3. Sox's system is loaded at second base

    Doug Padilla

    Say what you want about the level of talent in the Chicago White Sox's farm system -- and many baseball analysts have taken their shots -- but second base is where the organization has no shortage of rising young players. Guys like Micah Johnson, ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  4. Sale gets the opener ... obviously

    Doug Padilla

    Like the result from a study group formed to determine the color of the sky, or data showing how this is one of the coldest Chicago winters on record, the Chicago White Sox also went ahead Monday and stated the obvious. Chris Sale will be the team...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  5. GMs give White Sox tip of the cap

    Doug Padilla

    Time will tell if the Chicago White Sox's roster remodel will be a success, but it already is proving to be a nice bet financially. When the club announced this past weekend that it had come to terms with the remaining unsigned players on its 40-m...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Beckham has eyes on No. 2 hole

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Gordon Beckham doesn't mind hitting in the No. 8 spot this spring, but it doesn't sound as if he wants to build a permanent residence in that neighborhood. Manager Robin Ventura already has said that he isn't fixed on a No. 2 h...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  8. White Sox catch breath before opener

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- One day before their Cactus League schedule began, the Chicago White Sox took an abbreviated work day on Thursday. After a short morning meeting, the players took the field for an hour-long batting practice session and were free...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  9. Belisario situation remains in limbo

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- As new Chicago White Sox reliever Ronald Belisario remains stuck in his native Venezuela with visa issues, the club will have to start considering alternate bullpen plans if the situation isn't resolved soon. The White Sox will ...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  10. Intimidation reigns in live BP

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago White Sox hitters faced White Sox pitchers for the first time in live batting practice Wednesday and neither side appeared very comfortable. Chris Sale squared off against Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia among others, and ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  11. Abreu: 'Expectations for me are clear'

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Replacing a legend like Paul Konerko at first base won't come easy, so Jose Abreu is making sure he is doing everything he can to make the transition as smooth as possible. First and foremost, the Chicago White Sox's biggest off...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  12. Belisario has more visa issues

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- When is news not really news? When it is news that right-hander Ronald Belisario will report late to spring training because of visa issues. Belisario, who signed with the White Sox this winter, will be a late arrival to camp ac...

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  13. White Sox 9, Dodgers 0

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Chicago White Sox had their way with the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 9-0 victory Saturday in the Cactus League opener for both teams. THE GOOD: Dylan Axelrod showed that he is intent on earning a roster spot as he opened spring ...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  14. Axelrod makes an early statement

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Chicago White Sox pitcher Dylan Axelrod made about as big of a statement as possible for somebody who has made just one spring training appearance. Getting a chance to start the Cactus League opener, while the projected rotation ...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  15. Flowers lowers boom in opener

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - There was no boasting, and Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers certainly wasn't puffing out his chest, despite scorching a line-drive home run in the Cactus League opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was only a spring ...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  16. 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