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Source: Melky Cabrera To Join White Sox

Dec 14, 2014 12:22 PM

The White Sox have found an upgrade in left field by agreeing with free agent Melky Cabrera, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com. 

News of the agreement was first reported by Chicago sports talk station WSCR 670-AM.

The 30-year old Cabrera batted .301 with 81 runs scored in 139 games for the Blue Jays last season, hitting 16 home runs with 73 RBIs.

ESPN.com

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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White Sox Acquire Both Samardzija, Robertson

Dec 9, 2014 1:57 AM

The White Sox pulled off a major shake-up to their pitching staff Monday night, as sources confirmed they acquired both starter Jeff Samardzija in a trade with the A's and former Yankees closer David Robertson via free agency, according to an ESPN.com report.

ESPN.com

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

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White Sox In Serious Talks To Acquire Samardzija

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 AM

The Chicago White Sox are believed to be the front-runner to acquire Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics.

The two clubs have engaged in serious talks regarding the pitcher.

Samardzija, who will turn 30 in January, had a 3.14 ERA, 0.931 WHIP and 99 strikeouts in 111.2 innings for the Athletics after he was dealt from the Chicago Cubs.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Jeff Samardzija May Be Traded Next

Nov 29, 2014 3:29 PM

Less than 24 hours after parting with Josh Donaldson, shipped to the Blue Jays on Friday evening for four players in a blockbuster trade, the A's appear ready to continue dealing.

Jeff Smardzija has been at the forefront of continuing trade rumors involving the A's, with reports linking the pitcher to both the White Sox and Braves.

 

 

MLB.com

Tags: Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Sources: White Sox, LaRoche Agree To Two-Year Deal

Nov 22, 2014 2:31 AM

The White Sox have agreed to a two-year, $25 million deal with Adam LaRoche on Friday, sources confirmed to ESPN.

USA Today earlier reported the deal, which the White Sox have yet to confirm.

ESPN.com

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Washington Nationals, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

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White Sox Want A Lot For Alexei Ramirez

Nov 21, 2014 7:49 AM

Rival teams say the Chicago White Sox have placed a steep asking price on acquiring Alexei Ramirez in a trade.

Ramirez, 33, is a career .277/.314/.405 hitter in 4,377 plate appearances.

He is signed through 2015 with a team option for $10 million in 2016.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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White Sox Considering Pursuit Of Melky Cabrera

Nov 20, 2014 3:03 PM

The Chicago White Sox are considering a run at free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera.

The Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles might also make sense for Cabrera.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Marlins Showing Strong Interest In LaRoche

Nov 18, 2014 5:11 PM

The Miami Marlins have shown "aggressive interest" in Adam LaRoche.

Miami is looking to add a power bat to the middle of their order alongside Giancarlo Stanton.

The Chicago White Sox and San Diego Padres also have interest in LaRoche.

Jayson Stark/ESPN

Tags: Miami Marlins, Chicago White Sox, San Diego Padres, Washington Nationals, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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White Sox Sign Duke To Three-Year, $15M Deal

Nov 18, 2014 5:08 PM

The Chicago White Sox have signed Zach Duke to a three-year, $15 million deal.

Duke, a former starter who has pitched mostly in relief the last four seasons, was effective out of the bullpen for the Milwaukee Brewers this past season.

The left-hander had a 2.45 ERA over 58 2/3 innings. His 74 strikeouts were nearly double what he had recorded the past three seasons combined.

Doug Padilla/ESPN

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Padres Have Interest In Pablo Sandoval

Nov 17, 2014 10:34 AM

The San Diego Padres are one of five teams interested in Pablo Sandoval.

The San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox and Toronto Blue Jays have also been linked to the third baseman.

Sandoval is due to visit Boston this week, though no exact day has been set yet.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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White Sox Getting Calls About Alexei Ramirez
The Yankees, Dodgers and Mets are interested in Ramirez.

Bruce Levine/CBS Chicago

A's Claim Taylor Thompson Off Waivers From White Sox
The A's have claimed RHP Taylor Thompson off waivers from the White Sox.

San Jose Mercury News

Major Individual Award Finalists Announced
The BWAA has revealed the top three finalists for the American League and National League for Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player.

MLB

Royals Claim Moises Sierra Off Waivers From White Sox
The Royals have claimed Moises Sierra off waivers from the White Sox and have desingnated Liam Hendricks for assignment.

Press Release

Royals Back To The Postseason
The Royals clinched a AL playoff spot on Friday night for the first time in 29 years.

ESPN.com

Manager Defends Sale Against Accusations
Robin Ventura has defended Chris Sale against accusations that the pitcher conducted himself improperly during a game one day earlier against the Tigers.

Doug Padilla/ESPN

Konerko Eyes Return Next Week
Paul Konerko hopes to return next week from a broken bone in his left hand.

Associated Press

Dunn Joins Athletics, Plan To Retire After Season
The slugger made the announcement on the same day the White Sox traded him to the Athletics.

Doug Padilla/ESPN

A's Complete Trade For Adam Dunn
The White Sox received A's minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn and cash considerations.

ESPN.com

Orioles Acquire Alejandro De Anza, Kelly Johnson
The Orioles sent two minor-league right-handers to the White Sox for Alejandro De Anza.

ESPN.com

White Sox Trade Beckham To Angels
The White Sox have traded Gordon Beckham to the Angels to a player to be named later.

Doug Padilla/ESPN

Carlos Rodon Promoted To Triple-A Charlotte
Carlos Rodon was the third overall pick back in June.

Paul Sullivan/Chicago Tribune

Chicago-Area LL Team Gets Better Ratings Than Cubs, White Sox
The 2014 Little League World Series opened play on Thursday with the Jackie Robinson West team from Chicago beating the team from Lynwood, Washington.

Mike Axisa/CBS Sports

White Sox Could Give Rodon Look In September
There is a chance that the Carlos Rodon, the third pick in June's First-Year Player Draft, could receive a September call-up to the White Sox.

Scott Merkin/MLB

Jose Abreu Named Both 'Player' And 'Rookie' Of The Month
White Sox first baseman has received his third rookie of the month award this season.

ESPN.com

Marlins, White Sox Talking About John Danks
John Danks is owed $28.5 million over the next two seasons under an extension signed before the 2012 season.

Jon Morosi/FOX Sports

Yankees Still Pursuing John Danks
The Yankees are still discussing a deal with the White Sox for John Danks, but a gap in compensation remains.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

MLB Trade Deadline Resources
The deadline, which is 4:00 PM EST on Thursday, could come and go without fireworks -- or it could include big names like Jon Lester, David Price and John Lackey.

RealGM Staff Report

Six Legends Join 2014 Hall Of Fame Class
Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre, and Tony La Russa were inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday.

ESPN.com

Jerry Reinsdorf Feeling Better After Fainting
Jerry Reinsdorf's fainting spell on Friday night was brought on by a combination of exhaustion and dehydration.

ESPN.com