| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Addison Reed learned quickly that most major-league closers are expendable in this day and age.
With so many power pitchers working in relief and so little year-to-year consistency in the job, only the Mariano Riveras of the world are deemed...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn took a seat in a hotel suite crowded with team executives and reporters Monday afternoon and didn't even wait for the question before addressing the rumors.
While the Sox signed free-...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The Chicago White Sox agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract Thursday with free agent reliever Ronald Belisario.
Belisario, 30, wasn't tendered a contract Monday night by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Belisario attracted preliminary interest from the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The topic was bound to come up when White Sox pitchers Hector Santiago, Addison Reed and Donnie Veal gathered recently for teammate Matt Lindstrom’s wedding.
In an offseason in which almost any Sox player could be put up for a trade, rumors...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Mercifully, the 2013 baseball season in Chicago will be over in about 120 hours. With the White Sox and Cubs about to finish dead last in their respective divisions, no one blames you if you stopped paying attention after Opening Day.
But before you...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Does Paulie have anything left in the tank? Will he retire or try to play one more year? Would the Sox even want him back or is it better to turn the page and start fresh? -- Irv Kaage, Park Ridge
If you ask his White Sox teammates, Paul Konerko...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 2:48 PM
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said Friday that he was "tired of the soap opera" surrounding the daily travails of his bullpen and that "whoever is there in the ninth inning" will be the closer.
Guillen also tried to build the confidence of his...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:09 AM
What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO - For the Chicago White Sox, this seemed like an appropriate All-Star break send-off - another lousy performance, another loss. For good measure, throw in some extra angst over Jake Peavy's arm, too.
Anthony Swarzak dominated over six innings,...
| Oct 27, 2005
The White Sox completed their incredible conquest Wednesday night, eliminating the final demons that haunted the franchise since their last World Series title in 1917.
They completed their stunning run in a manner that mirrored their amazingly successful...