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  1. White Sox place huge bet on Abreu

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- When the Dodgers signed Cuban defector Yasiel Puig to a seven-year, $42 million contract, there were lot of evaluators who thought the deal was reckless, at the very least, and maybe a little insane. And now every team would love to have h...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  2. Homers part of the equation for Sox success

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- When Ken Williams took over as general manager of the Chicago White Sox in 2001, he believed the way to win in a ballpark that played small was to hit home runs and outpitch other clubs. If that equation is still true, then a good portion ...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  3. Williams won't call Dunn a free agent bust

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams admitted that slugger Adam Dunn hasn't always been the player the White Sox thought they were getting three years ago, but he refuses to be a pessimist about it. It was Williams,...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  4. Matthew Berry's blog-style TRUM reacts to fantasy baseball early ...

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry brings back his blog -- The TRUM -- for this week's column, featuring a romp through the box scores and the Talented Mr. Roto's thoughts on everything from Chris Davis to the late Roger Ebert to Michael Carter-Williams.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  5. Viciedo could ultimately be first priority

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -The Chicago White Sox might have a new general manager, but the club's big board that projects lineups into the future isn't expected to go anywhere. Under former general manager, now vice president, Kenny Williams, the big board was ofte...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  6. Bold GM style won't change with Hahn

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Those bold player-personnel moves the Chicago White Sox have become known for over the past decade won't go away, so says the new guy now entrusted to wield one of the more interesting wands in sports. When Rick Hahn was hired as the cl...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  7. Robin Ventura was made to manage

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Long before Robin Ventura even knew he wanted to manage, Chicago White Sox GM Ken Williams had written down his name as a possible candidate, among other names, in a folder that Williams updates and maintains. Ventura is understated and e...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  8. The Chicago White Sox found a manager who fits the modern prototy...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that in Robin Ventura's first season as manager of the Chicago White Sox, he has proved to have all of the necessary qualities a big league skipper needs in the modern game.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  9. Chicago White Sox's Kenny Williams endures back to the top

    Melissa Isaacson

    First-place Sox have surprised thanks to Kenny Williams and his "hybrid rebuild."

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  10. Sox's brass confident as August begins

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The old theory is that when August begins the dog days of summer for competitive baseball clubs also begin. This year's surprising White Sox team will try to hold on to its Central division lead as the last and most grueling part of the...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  11. Chicago White Sox's Jake Peavy open to Zack Greinke if Ken Willia...

    Bruce Levine

    Jake Peavy, whom the Chicago White Sox acquired in a trade deadline blockbuster in 2009, is well aware of Ken Williams' reputation for bold moves, and Peavy wouldn't be opposed to Williams pulling off another one by acquiring Zack Greinke.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  12. Chicago White Sox watching Chris Sale closely

    Jerry Crasnick

    While there's much debate about the Nationals' likely innings limit on Stephen Strasburg, the White Sox are also handling Chris Sale with kid gloves this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  13. Scoop Jackson: Chicago White Sox season rests on shoulders of Ale...

    Scoop Jackson

    Rios is living up to expectations and carrying weight of Sox success.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  14. Chicago White Sox can no longer fly under the radar after first-p...

    Jon Greenberg

    The White Sox can no longer fly under the radar after their first-place first half.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  15. All-Star rosters full of hits and misses

    David Schoenfield

    My favorite All-Star selection in the past decade was reliever Mike Williams of the Pirates in 2003. At the break, he had 25 saves ... but a 6.44 ERA. He was the Pirates' lone representative, of course, although the club did have other worthy options...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  16. Darwin Barney, Gordon Beckham both valuable second basemen last w...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass updates his Top 100 points league rankings, including notes on players trending up or down, and cautions fantasy owners not to get too crazy with unnecessary lineup moves.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012