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Reynaldo Lopez saw the success Lucas Giolito had after adopting a more focused approach to pitching for the White Sox. He wants to find a similar solution.
After three years of rebuilding and the offseason additions of All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal and former Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel, the White Sox think this can be the year they take the big jump into postseason contention.
Want to win the winter? Landing an MVP or a $300 million ace will do it. But what went wrong for the teams that lost the hot stove season -- and what should they have done instead?
Eric and Tristan breakdown all of the infield positions: who to target, who to avoid and who to reach for?
As players start reporting to spring training this week, the fans of every team have something or somebody to focus on.
Adding four teams? Picking opponents? Our experts weigh in on possible changes to the postseason, and they suggest a few fixes.
The White Sox have agreed with Cuban right-handed pitcher Norge Carlos Vera on a deal that the sides expect to make official when the new international signing period opens July 2, a source told ESPN.
Baseball is a numbers game. So we dig into the stats from 2019 that will make (or break) each AL team's upcoming season.
Which teams have the mightiest batting orders? Our answers will surprise you as we rank them all, 1 through 30.
Former Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel apologized on Friday, becoming the first member of the 2017 World Series championship team to say he was sorry for using electronics to steal signs. Keuchel said everyone on the team should apologize.
Former White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell, who never played for Tony La Russa, said a camera-aided sign-stealing system was set up by the Hall of Fame manager prior to his being fired, and that was used after McDowell made his debut in 1987.
Major League Baseball has no hold on banned players after they die, a source told ESPN, which could be significant when it comes to Hall of Fame consideration for "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and others who were banned for life and have since died.
Check out updates for teams in Florida and Arizona for spring training, including the defending champion Nationals.
The White Sox will have new managers at Triple-A Charlotte and Double-A Birmingham next season as well as new hitting and pitching coordinators.
Edwin Encarnación saw the young players the Chicago White Sox have and a bright future for a team eyeing a run at the AL Central championship after seven straight losing seasons. That's why he chose to be a part of it.
Closer Alex Colome agreed to a one-year contract for $10,532,500 with the White Sox, who reached deals with all five of their arbitration-eligible players on Friday.
Friday was the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to agree on salaries or exchange desired numbers for 2020. Recapping a hectic day of contract decisions.
With the big wave of winter moves settling down, we stack up the rosters as spring training approaches.
From superstars to fading prospects, here's who could be on the move this year.
The White Sox continued their free-agency spending, agreeing to a one-year, $6M deal with sidearming reliever Steve Cishek.
Before analyzing the changing nature of the catcher position with Padres front office assistant AJ Ellis (16:10), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss sneaky Nationals signings, the Josh Donaldson market and how the White Sox's moves will affect the 2020 AL Central race. Plus, ESPN's Eduardo Perez explains how Juan Soto can get even better (29:44) before Buster asks Hembo a very tough question (41:46).
With young stars and winter reinforcements, a new generation of clubs is primed to make a deep run in October.
We project, speculate and fantasize about what we'll see in the next decade. (Spoiler alert: Mike Trout will still be pretty good.)