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Pair of White Sox prospects listed as top 50 by Baseball prospectus

Baseball Prospectus updated its MLB prospect list which is loaded with Cubs prospects near the top. But the White Sox weren't shut out and had a nice showing in the top 50. Both Tim Anderson (No. 39) and Carlos Rodon (No. 41) earned top 50 rankings by the baseball publication. In January, BP listed Anderson as the White Sox #1 prospect ahead of Rodon. Anderson had a nice year in 2014 despite missing some ti ...

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Chicago White Sox sign Gordon Beckham

  Gordon Beckham is returning to Chicago. The White Sox announced on Wednesday that they have brought back the infielder on a one-year, $2 million deal. The infielder was traded to the Los Angeles Angels on Aug 21. after hitting .226 with nine homers and 44 RBI's for the White Sox. The former first-round pick out of Georgia in 2008 will provide some infield depth for the White Sox likely fitting into t ...

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Keith Law ranks Chicago Cubs farm system #1 in baseball

ESPN's Keith Law has released his annual MLB farm system rankings for all 30 MLB teams and there's a familiar face at the top. Law ranks the Cubs system #1 in baseball led by star prospects Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Jorge Soler and Kyle Schwarber. It's not really a surprise the Cubs have the #1 system, especially after acquiring shortstop prospect Russell last season from Oakland. Chicago has already se ...

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White Sox sign Geovany Soto, Jesse Crain to minor-league deals

The Chicago White Sox made a pair of moves on Thursday as they have signed catcher Geovany Soto and pitcher Jesse Crain to minor-league deals. Crain returns to the White Sox after being traded to the Tampa Bay Rays in 2013. Crain hasn't pitched since the trade after posting a 0.74 ERA in 37 innings in 2013. He didn't pitch for Astros last season after signing a 1-year-deal. Soto returns to Chicago as a non- ...

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Chicago White Sox to retire Paul Konerko’s number

Circle May 23rd on your calendar White Sox fans because you will want to be in attendance at U.S. Cellular Field that day. The White Sox announced they will honor longtime White Sox player Paul Konerko by retiring his number and giving away replica statues. Konerko retired last season after spending 16 seasons with the White Sox. https://twitter.com/ChrisRongey/status/555757828368257025 ...

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Chicago sports Halloween costume roundup!

It's Halloween and that means we will get our fair share of some awesome Chicago sports-themed costumes. With many storylines involving Chicago sports this year, we are expecting some interesting options. Lets take a look at what we have spotted so far: Marc Trestman alert! Extra points for being creative with the Gatorade! https://twitter.com/_mISS_sANDY_/status/528236117498552320 The Long brothers! https: ...

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Early Chicago Baseball lines on Bovada

With the World Series ending last night, the early odds for next year have already released. Bovada's future odds have been updated today and there has already been some movement within minutes for one Chicago team. The Cubs were at 50/1 odds earlier this morning but have since moved to 33/1. Those odd's have to be impacted by the news of Joe Maddon yesterday. Meanwhile, the White Sox open at 40/1 today. Th ...

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White Sox trade Adam Dunn to A’s

The Adam Dunn era is officially over in Chicago. Today the White Sox traded the 34-year-old first baseman/designated hitter to the Oakland Athletics for minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn. Dunn will now have a shot at making the playoffs for the first time in his career. Dunn hit 20 home runs with a .220 average this season for the White Sox and is expected to be slotted into the middle of the A's order. Th ...

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White Sox promote Carlos Rodon to Triple-A

Will we see first round pick Carlos Rodon at the major league level with the White Sox this season? It's very possible. The White Sox announced they have promoted the left-hander to Triple-A Charlotte, which gets him one step close to the major leagues. Rodon was selected No. 3 overall by the White Sox in the June draft and pitched in both Rookie League and Single-A. He joins Charlotte in a starting role. W ...

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Frank Thomas Enshrined as One of Baseball’s Immortals

The date was May 15th, 2004 and I was 10 years old. My dad and I walked through the underpass just past parking lot G to experience US Cellular Field emerge from the cold, damp surrounding that enclosed us, as if there was an actual light at the end of the tunnel. Soon, shouts of “Peanuts!”  “Hot Dogs!” and “Cubs Suck T-Shirts!” quickly passed in and out of my head. “Today” I thought to myself, “Is going to ...

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