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For the White Sox, it’s now or never

This is it for the Chicago White Sox. I know it’s not even the last week of June but there is no way to avoid it.  They have already given back all the wiggle room they banked at the start of the season with a tremendously bad 10-26 stretch heading into this week’s series in Boston. They have until the All-Star break to prove to their front office, their fans, and to themselves that they will be a factor fo ...

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Chicago Cubs: Dexter Fowler goes to DL

Another Chicago Cubs outfielder is headed for the disabled list. On Monday, the Cubs put center fielder Dexter Fowler on the disabled list and recalled reliever Carl Edwards Jr. from Triple A Iowa. Fowler injured himself running to first base during the first inning of Saturday's win over the Pirates. Your browser does not support iframes. The good news, if there's any, is that the Cubs don't think the inju ...

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Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez ‘not a trade chip’

Chicago Cubs utility infielder Javier Baez can probably rest easy. According to a report by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal on Monday states that the Cubs likely won't include Javier Baez in any future trades. The Cubs have been linked to a few different relievers with Baez, Jorge Soler and even Kyle Schwarber as names being mentioned as trade assets. But not so fast. Rosenthal writes: Javier Baez is not as matur ...

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Report: Chicago Cubs to call up Willson Contreras

Wilson Contreras promoted to Chicago Cubs Another prospect will make his debut with the Chicago Cubs. According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, catcher Willson Contreras is being promoted to the Cubs and will join the team on Friday. The corresponding move is likely Tim Federowicz being designated for assignment. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/743481087196815360 https://twitter.com/MDGonzales/status ...

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Chicago White Sox draft breakdown

The MLB draft held its first two rounds on Thursday night and the White Sox had three picks in the top 49, including two in the first round. The Sox first pick was at number 10 overall, their third straight year with a top-10 pick.  After taking college pitchers the last two seasons in Carlos Rodon and Carson Fulmer, the Sox went college bat this year with Zack Collins from Miami (FL).  Collins is a 6-foot, ...

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Not all change is bad when it comes to Wrigleyville updates

The area around Wrigley Field is getting a makeover beginning next week Wrigleyville has long been a sort of quasi-destination in Chicago, its crown jewel obviously being Wrigley Field. The local restaurants, shops and hangouts gave (and continue to give) the neighborhood character and keep visitors, as well as locals, coming back for more. The scene is changing in Wrigleyville though, as the drawn-out proc ...

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Chris Coghlan returns to Chicago Cubs

Chris Coghlan is officially back with the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs re-acquired the outfielder from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for prospect Arismendy Alcantara on Thursday. Coghlan was traded to Oakland from Chicago back in February in exchange for Aaron Brooks. Coghlan spent the 2014 and 2015 season with the Cubs, hitting .265 with 25 home runs and 82 RBI's. He's brought back for depth as outfielder Jo ...

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The White Sox are making a few moves

The White Sox announced a variety of moves this afternoon, none of them earth-shattering, but notable none the less. The first move was that Mat Latos was designated for assignment. Latos was 6-2 with a 4.62 ERA in 11 starts for the Sox.  But after starting out 4-0 with a 0.74 ERA in his first four games, he was 2-2 with a 7.25 ERA over his last seven games.  Much like Danks earlier in the season, the White ...

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Chicago Cubs, David Ross launch All-Star Game campaign

By now you've probably heard that it is David Ross' final season in Major League Baseball. The Chicago Cubs catcher revealed during Spring Training that the 2016 season would be his last, giving him one more shot at another ring. The team has had some fun with Ross as Jason Heyward is paying for a hotel suite on every road trip, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo have created a "Grandpa Rossy" Instagram and now ...

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Report: Chicago Cubs call up Albert Almora Jr.

Another prospect is coming up for the Chicago Cubs. Outfielder Albert Almora Jr. is expected to be called up to the big leagues if Jorge Soler is required to go on the disabled list. Soler injured his hamstring in the Cubs win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night. Comcast Sports Net Chicago's David Kaplan reported the news on Tuesday: https://twitter.com/thekapman/status/740193763272822784 The 22- ...

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