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What the Luis Robert deal means for the White Sox

The White Sox landed another huge piece for their rebuild over the weekend when they agreed to terms with Cuban outfielder Luis Robert. The 19-year-old was reportedly down to the White Sox and the Cardinals as his teams of choice.  The Sox pitched Robert on their rich Cuban heritage, with some help from manager Rick Renteria, and fellow Cuban players Jose Abreu and Yoan Moncada. It was a big get for the Sox ...

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Matt Davidson’s hot start a nice sign for Sox

Yesterday we took a look at Avisail Garcia’s fantastic start to the season.  Apparently I wasn’t the only one with him in mind because Brian Kenny at MLB Network dove into the same numbers I did with Garcia.  Avi then went out and went 2-2 with a walk, and RBI and two runs scored last night to raise his average to .382 on the year. Today we are going to look at one of the other hot starters for the Sox, Mat ...

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White Sox prospect Michael Kopech earns first minor league win of year

While the biggest prize in the Chris Sale deal to the Boston Red Sox was prospect Yoan Moncada, pitcher Michael Kopech will be a player to watch. The hard-throwing right-handed pitcher is starting his 2017 season in Double-A Birmingham and looking to make his way up to the big leagues as the White Sox are rebuilding. On Tuesday, Kopech had his best performance of the early season. Kopech tossed six scoreles ...

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Kris Bryant has amazing answer as to why he doesn’t flip his bat

Bat flips are just one of those things that you either love or you hate in baseball. It seems as if the more traditional and old school fans hate them, where as the current generation loves them. We've seen some pretty incredible bat flips following big home runs over the years but we have never really seen one come from National League MVP Kris Bryant. The 25-year-old has 67 home runs through 325 games in ...

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Chicago Cubs dominate MLB jersey sales

More fans are buying Chicago Cubs jerseys than any other team in Major League Baseball. Following the team's historic Game 7 win, the Cubs have hosted a few celebrations and have seen a rise in popularity among players. As they open the 2017 season, their popularity among fans has arguably never been higher. That's true for merchandise sales, as well. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, the Cubs have 4 of th ...

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Jacob May looks to be the White Sox starter in CF

With the trading of Peter Bourjos to the Rays, it appears that Jacob May will be the White Sox starting centerfielder when they open the season next Monday.  While there has been no official word on the matter yet, it seems like we are just waiting for the formal announcement. May comes into the season at number 18 on the Sox prospects list according to MLB.com.  The 25-year-old was a third round pick by th ...

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White Sox to retire Mark Buehrle’s number

The White Sox announced today that they will retire Mark Buehrle’s number 56 before the game on June 24th this season.  Buehrle will become the 11th White Sox player to have his number retired by the club. Buehrle was always a fan favorite on the south side and along with Paul Konerko, were the core of the team throughout the first decade of the 2000’s, one of the most successful periods in team history.  I ...

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Chicago White Sox Promotional schedule includes talking Hawk Harrelson alarm clock

The Chicago White Sox are trying their best to help you wake up in the morning, featuring broadcaster Hawk Harrelson. As part of their 2017 promotional schedule, the White Sox will be giving away a Hawk Harrelson talking alarm clock. Yep, you read that right. The club is giving it away to the first 20,000 fans who arrive at Guaranteed Rate Field to watch the White Sox and San Diego Padres on May 13th. Check ...

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Eloy Jimenez takes crown as new Cubs top prospect

The Chicago Cubs farm system has been one of the best over the last few years. They saw prospects like Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and more come up and excel at the major league level. Those players were key pieces in the Cubs 2016 World Series run. Now with the farm system looking a little different, there's a new top prospect No. 1 on the list. Outfielder Eloy Jimenez is now ...

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White Sox sign pitcher Derek Holland

After spending the Winter Meetings making moves to acquire players to help the team down the road, the White Sox made a move for next season on Tuesday afternoon signing pitcher Derek Holland to a one year deal. https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/809091955238076416 Holland is a 30-year-old left hander, who has spent his entire career with the Texas Rangers.  He compiled a 62-50 record with a 4.35 ERA o ...

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