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  1. Felipe Paulino savvy in White Sox debut

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Nearly two years since he last pitched in a major league game, Felipe Paulino was understandably feeling his way around in the dark. The offseason free-agent acquisition, who had Tommy John surgery and a shoulder procedure since his las...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  2. Energetic Eaton humbled by criticism

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- New Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton continues to defend himself from that anonymous Arizona Diamondbacks player who said in the offseason that Eaton was a selfish player. A separate report in the Arizona Republic sai...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. Keppinger yanked from 2 spot

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- After six weeks of patience, manager Robin Ventura decided it was the appropriate time to drop the struggling Jeff Keppinger in the lineup. Installed as the No. 2 hitter after arriving as a free agent in the offseason, Keppinger was mov...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  4. No room for LaHair, this year or next

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Bryan LaHair was expected to be trade bait in the offseason and Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum's comments Monday did little to alter that perception. LaHair started the year as the Cubs' first baseman and earned an All-Star Game nod by...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  5. Sappelt's recovery was Jackson inspired

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The addition of outfielder Dave Sappelt to the Chicago Cubs' roster Saturday gives them two active players from the offseason trade that sent reliever Sean Marshall to the Cincinnati Reds. Travis Wood, the main piece in the Marshall tra...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  6. Q&A: Marshall hoping for Wrigley welcome

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- As part of the offseason purge when the Cubs were looking to add starting pitching, Sean Marshall said Monday he has no hard feelings about being traded to the Cincinnati Reds. He eventually embraced his new organization by signing ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  7. Sveum speaks highly of DeWitt

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- So far, Blake DeWitt looks unfazed by the setback he was dealt late in the offseason. Outrighted off the 40-man roster when the Cubs claimed infielder Adrian Cardenas off waivers, DeWitt admitted that he didn't know what to think w...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  8. No answers for Dunn just a routine change

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- Just because Adam Dunn has avoided swinging a bat in the offseason doesn't mean he's a couch potato in the winter. General manager Kenny Williams clarified a misconception Tuesday when it comes to a player that was completely disappoi...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  9. Hitting coach Walker will weigh his options

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Hitting coach Greg Walker has said that he will once again use the early part of the offseason to decide whether or not he wants to return to the Chicago White Sox. Walker did the same last season and ended up agreeing to another one-ye...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  10. Jenks, Guillen put an end to their feud

    Doug Padilla

    BOSTON - The verbal sparring between Bobby Jenks and the White Sox appears to be over. Now with the Boston Red Sox, Jenks came off the disabled list Tuesday and took time to address the offseason feud that started when he was critical of manager O...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  11. White Sox's Dunn gets into swing of things

    Doug Padilla

    Most notably a slugger, Adam Dunn can also be a hitter, and presently the White Sox's DH has been both. The reasons Dunn could command a four-year, $56 million contract over the offseason have rarely been on display this season, but during the jus...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  12. Chicago White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said he thought of reb...

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said his first instinct in the offseason was to rebuild, but after determining his tradeable pieces wouldn't bring enough back to improve the talent level moving forward, Reinsdorf decided to spend.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  13. Predicting the Sox's 25-man roster

    Doug Padilla

    Among the many things the White Sox have going for them this spring training will be a lack of roster drama. The offseason legwork done by general manager Kenny Williams and company addressed many potential holes on the roster. With that, there mi...

    Blog | February 12, 2011
  14. White Sox holding pattern continues

    Doug Padilla

    One week to go before the winter meetings and while the White Sox certainly have a game plan for the offseason, all has been quiet. Operating in a self-described holding pattern, general manager Kenny Williams said he is he is waiting for the mark...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  15. Konerko sees dubious trend developing

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Forget the impressive win streaks this season. The White Sox are doing it all wrong, and if continues this way, the offseason will come early. That assessment came from none other than Paul Konerko when asked about the team's 21-23 recor...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  16. Struggles have Felipe Paulino on notice

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The cruel reality for the Chicago White Sox is that while the offense is now a joy to watch, plenty of issues remain with the pitching staff. That offseason gamble the White Sox took on Felipe Paulino hasn't come close to paying off thu...

    Blog | April 12, 2014