White Sox

Thu, 04/19/2012
As Gordon Beckham's grounder skipped through the left side of the infield and into left field Wednesday night, a large majority of a crowd of 13,818 voiced their approval. But that cheer paled in comparison to the positive reaction after Adam Dunn hit an opposite-field, three-run double later that reinforced manager Robin Ventura's theme of...
Thu, 04/19/2012
As Gordon Beckham's grounder skipped through the left side of the infield and into left field Wednesday night, a large majority of a crowd of 13,818 voiced their approval. But that cheer paled in comparison to the positive reaction after Adam Dunn hit an opposite-field, three-run double later that reinforced manager Robin Ventura's theme of...
Fri, 04/06/2012
All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Tied 4-4 in 2011. Friday: 1:05 p.m., CSN. LH John Danks (8-12, 4.33 ERA in 2011) vs. RH Colby Lewis (14-10, 4.40). Saturday: 7:05 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9. RH Jake Peavy (7-7, 4.92...
Wed, 04/04/2012
HOUSTON - Manager Robin Ventura's criteria for selecting a closer involves throwing more than one pitch for strikes and limiting walks. Ventura could have somewhat of a diliemma as he declines to publicly reveal who his closer will be when the regular season starts Friday...
Fri, 03/23/2012
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Brian Bruney knows there's the assumption he's old, essentially because he has pitched in the major leagues since 2004. But to enhance his chances of returning to the majors, Bruney had to turn a page back to his youth...
Tue, 03/20/2012
Chris Sale showed no signs Monday of a virus that had nagged him the last few days. More impressive was that Sale handled a veteran Reds lineup with ease, limiting them to two hits over six innings while striking out six and walking none...
Thu, 02/23/2012
GLENDALE, Ariz. — New manager, open battles. That's what Robin Ventura was claiming Wednesday on the eve of the White Sox's first workout. "There is competition with everything," Ventura said. "As far as guys...
Tue, 02/21/2012
GLENDALE, Ariz. — When the White Sox's front office and coaching staff conduct their daily spring meetings starting Wednesday, their roster scenarios won't be affected largely by whether certain players will be physically ready by Opening Day. For the first time in several Februarys, the Sox enter spring training without major medical...
Fri, 10/07/2011
In a stunning move, the Chicago White Sox named former third baseman Robin Ventura to succeed Ozzie Guillen as their new manager Thursday. "There was a very specific criteria to our search," general manager Ken Williams said in a teleconference. "A passion for the city and the organization, and a drive to win a World Series championship...
Tue, 09/27/2011
Paul Konerko, the White Sox’s captain and clubhouse statesman, offered an on-the-money take on the team’s future Monday following Ozzie Guillen’s departure after eight years and never a dull moment as Sox manager. “It’s going to be a lot quieter around here, that’s for sure,” Konerko said. A soap opera that had run for more than a year on the...