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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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Baez makes debut at Wrigley Field

Fans lined up early outside of Wrigley Field this morning in anticipation of Chicago Cubs prospect Javy Baez's Wrigley debut. Baez's Cubs debut came on Tuesday and he started out with the game winning home run in the 12th inning. Yesterday in Colorado Baez went three-for-four with four RBI's and two home runs. Javy Baez's Wrigley debut... I'm guessing 3 HR's. Maybe 4. — Adam Schro (@AdamTSchro) August 8, 20 ...

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Cubs get Jacob Turner in trade with Marlins

A source told ESPN Insider Keith Law Friday that the Chicago Cubs have acquired right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins. The Cubs are sending a couple of minor league relievers to Miami. The Cubs offense is on its way up but the pitching still needs help. Turner, drafted with the ninth pick in the 2009 draft by the Detroit Tigers and is 4-7 this season with a 5.97 ERA. He is 9-21 with a 4.7 ...

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Cubs Designated Outfielder Nate Schierholtz for Assignment

According to Cubs insider Patrick Mooney, the Chicago Cubs designated outfielder Nate Schierholtz for assignment on Wednesday and activated relief pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa from the disabled list. Schierholtz struggled this year with the Cubs hitting .192 with six home runs and 33 RBI's. Last season he hit a career high 21 home runs with 68 RBI's but just couldn't get it going this season. He is an outstanding ...

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Baez promotion begins new era for Chicago Cubs

8274. That’s how many games Cubs fans have had to watch their beloved North Siders lose since they last won a world series. Pathetic right? Well good news, that number might not climb too much higher, maybe. The news broke on Monday that the Cubs would be calling up top prospect Javier Baez from AAA Iowa. Baez, the Cubs second best rated prospect according to MLB.com, struggled early in the season but earne ...

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Jose Abreu named AL player/rookie of the month (July)

According to the White Sox and MLB official Twitter pages, the standout White Sox rookie Jose Abreu was named AL player of the month for the month of July as well as rookie of the month (July). Jose Abreu already leads the Major League in Homeruns (31) and is setting/breaking White Sox team records already in his rookie season with the team. According to the Sox, Abreu is the first rookie in MLB history to ...

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Could the Cubs Call Up Javier Baez Before the End of 2014?

Now that the trade deadline is in the rear view mirror, the Chicago Cubs have the perfect opportunity to bring up Top 10 Prospect Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa. Baez is waiting patiently in Iowa for his chance to show he belongs at the Friendly Confines. Chicago traded second baseman Darwin Barney to the Los Angles Dodgers last week and then followed that up with trading infielder Emilo Bonifacio to the At ...

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Cubs Have 8 Prospects in MLB.com’s Top 100

MLBPipeline.com, a website affiliated with MLB.com, released another edition of their mid-season prospect rankings on Sunday. The Cubs are proud to own three of the top-ten prospects in baseball as Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, and Addison Russell rank 4, 6, and 7 respectively. Arismendy Alcantara (37), Albert Almora (41), Jorge Soler (54), C.J. Edwards (60), and this year's fourth overall draft pick Kyle Schwa ...

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Jose Abreu wins AL Rookie of the Month

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been named the AL Rookie of the Month for June. In June Abreu hit .313, 10 home runs, 22 RBI and slugged .677 in 25 games. It's the second time the rookie has won the award, as he was named the winner for the month of April. Abreu has been a nice surprise for the White Sox this season, giving them stability at the first base position while being the teams best hitter. ...

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Chicago White Sox sign two international prospects

The Chicago White Sox have signed two prospects to start the international prospects signing period. The White Sox have agreed to terms with Dominican shortstop Amando Nunez, who is ranked No. 26 on the list of international prospects. The 16-year-old has impressed scouts with a nice swing and great offensive potential. Their second signing of the day came when they agreed to terms with Jhoandro Alfaro, a 1 ...

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