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  1. Abreu starts collection of rookie honors

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- In a prelude to what is expected to be the result of the official American League Rookie of the Year award, the Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu was honored Monday for his outstanding debut season. The 27-year-old Abreu was named the Spor...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  2. Frank Thomas: 'This is big-time stuff'

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Frank Thomas came to the plate more than 10,000 times in his career, yet Sunday's march into the spotlight will be the most pressure-packed of his career. Maybe he should wear his spikes and take a bat up to the dais when he m...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  3. Hahn optimistic about Rodon talks

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn already had his poker face on display Monday, saying he doesn't expect there to be any issues in negotiating a contract with first-round draft pick Carlos Rodon. Negotiating a Rodon deal has b...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  4. Sox ready to fit Rodon into puzzle

    Doug Padilla

    A left-hander who could rise quickly through the system probably wasn't the perfect fit for the Chicago White Sox, but the team wasn't about to turn its back on one of the best talents in Thursday's first round of the 2014 first-year player draft. ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  5. Sox won't get comfortable picking No. 3

    Doug Padilla

    Thank you for the No. 3 pick in Thursday night's draft. Hope to never see you here again. That would be the Chicago White Sox's sentiment heading into Major League Baseball's First-Year Amateur Draft on Thursday night. Their high selection spot is...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  6. White Sox's draft focus has narrowed

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With Thursday's Major League Baseball first-year player draft fast approaching, Chicago White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams tried to play it coy when it came to the club's first-round pick. Three highly regarded pitchers a...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  7. Sox OK with Garcia playing winter ball

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox are prepared to let injured outfielder Avisail Garcia play in winter ball this year, even though the outfielder isn't expected to play in a major league game before the end of this season. "He'll be ready to play i...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  8. Abreu hit by pitch in simulated game

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - If everybody in the Chicago White Sox organization wasn't familiar with the name of minor league pitcher Bradley Salgado, they are now after Saturday's simulated game at U.S. Cellular Field. Salgado sent a chill down everybody's spine wh...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Prior moves lessen Tanaka sting

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Even though the Chicago White Sox failed to land the biggest prize on the free-agent market this winter, the events surrounding the pursuit of pitcher Masahiro Tanaka seemed to have left more optimism than disappointment. Both manager R...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  11. Sox meet with Masahiro Tanaka in L.A.

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Whether it was former general manager Kenny Williams or current GM Rick Hahn, the main Chicago White Sox player-personnel decision makers have always been willing to kick the tires on the biggest of baseball deals. And so it was again T...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  12. White Sox-Abreu linked in multiple rumors

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It seems that Chicago White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams was only playing coy when he acted lukewarm on Cuban free-agent slugger Jose Dariel Abreu. Abreu, who had better production than both Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespede...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  13. Sox set to host Civil Rights Game Saturday

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox will bring racial equality to the forefront this weekend, capped by Saturday's seventh installment of the Civil Rights Game. Started as an exhibition contest in 2007 in a minor league ballpark in Memphis, Saturday ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  14. Bad 2013 won't deter Kenny Williams

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams talked at length about the team's disappointing season Tuesday, while also remaining optimistic about the near future. Williams stepped upstairs this past offseason, handing the ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  15. Williams doesn't see Konerko trade

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Amid reports that Paul Konerko was placed on trade waivers, Chicago White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams said the team captain isn't going anywhere. "Assuming all natural things, yeah, I would be surprised (if he wasn't her...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  16. 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