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  1. Sale has fifth best Cy Young odds

    Doug Padilla

    Chris Sale finished sixth in the Cy Young Award voting in 2012 and fifth in 2013, and according to the betting odds this year, he isn't projected to move any higher. According to the betting website, the Chicago White Sox's Opening Day ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  2. 'Excited' Danks putting up zeroes

    Doug Padilla

    Quick, who is the highest paid player on the Chicago White Sox this season? If you said John Danks at $15.75 million, you'd be right on the money. And if you have been asking what a pitcher 18 months removed from shoulder surgery will capable of i...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. Paulino struggles in spring debut

    Doug Padilla

    Eager to show his new team what he can do, Chicago White Sox rotation candidate Felipe Paulino had a spring debut to forget Sunday. The right-hander, who was signed to a one-year deal as a free agent in December, lasted just 1 2/3 innings against ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  4. Paulino gets his chance: 'It's big'

    Doug Padilla

    Felipe Paulino gets his first chance to make an impression on the coaching staff Sunday all while knowing that two starting rotation spots are up for grabs. The right-hander, who hasn't pitched in a major league game in nearly two years, will star...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  5. Ventura keeping Opening Day secret

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he has settled on an Opening Day starter, but won't reveal his choice until possibly two weeks from now. Ventura said he might not announce anything until members of the regular-season...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  6. A.J. Pierzynski returns ... sort of

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A.J. Pierzynski paid a visit to Chicago White Sox spring training camp Sunday, but he wasn't there to play baseball or ask for his old job back. Pierzynski, who is now a member of the Texas Rangers, was on the White Sox's side o...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  7. 'Bittersweet' Pierzynski reports to Rangers

    Doug Padilla

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Not even in full uniform yet, A.J. Pierzynski still looked odd with a royal blue and red Texas Rangers logo plastered across the front of his brand-new T-shirt. A new day has dawned as Pierzynski reported to spring training Tues...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  8. Sox spring training preview: Catchers

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla previews the White Sox by position in the days leading up to pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training on Tuesday. The A.J. Pierzynski departure has become somewhat of a hot button issue around the Chicago White Sox front of...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  9. Marmol returns with a scoreless inning

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol proved what last week's MRI showed, that his hand is just fine. Ultimately diagnosed with a cramp in his right hand after leaving a game on Tuesday against the Texas Rangers, Marmol was held out of ...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  10. Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer impressed with Jeff Samard...

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer has been impressed with Jeff Samardzija.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  11. All signs point to Dempster for opener

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- It's only a matter of days now before the Chicago Cubs announce that Ryan Dempster will be their Opening Day starter. Dale Sveum has refused to reveal the identity of the pitcher who'll go in his first regular-season game as Cubs ma...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  12. Carlos Marmol exits with hand cramp

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Carlos Marmol was believed to only have a cramp in his pitching hand when he was removed from his outing Tuesday. The Chicago Cubs' closer was pitching to the Texas Rangers' Mike Olt with two outs in the seventh inning when he began...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  13. Campana finally gets first hit of spring

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Tony Campana is fast, he just wasn't very quick when it came to getting his first hit of the spring. The speedy Chicago Cubs outfielder snapped an 0-for-16 start to the Cactus League schedule when he singled to left-center field in ...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  14. White Sox's spring schedule opens March 5

    Doug Padilla

    DALLAS -- The Chicago White Sox announced Monday the spring training schedule will kick off March 5 with a game in Glendale, Ariz., against the Los Angeles Dodgers and conclude April 4 with a game at Houston against the Astros. The White Sox will ...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  15. 2011 spring training: Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo (thumb) o...

    Doug Padilla

    The fractured right thumb suffered by Chicago White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo earlier in spring training appears to be healing right on schedule.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  16. 2011 spring training: Chicago White Sox are Major League Baseball...

    Doug Padilla

    Over the past nine seasons, the Chicago White Sox have used the disabled list the least of any team in baseball. How do they do it, and what does it all mean in the long run?

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011