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Chicago White Sox sign Zach Duke

https://twitter.com/CSNHayes/status/534777630110003200 The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with left-handed reliever Zach Duke according to Dan Hayes. The two parties agreed on a three-year deal worth $15 million. Duke was a product of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization before pitching out of the Milwaukee Brewers bullpen this past season. Duke finished 5-1 with a 2.45 ERA with the Brewers out of th ...

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White Sox’s Jose Abreu wins 2014 AL Rookie of the Year Award

Chicago White Sox rookie first baseman Jose Abreu was announced the winner of the Rookie of the Year Award for 2014. Abreu coming off one of the most impressive hitting starts in years. Abreu was reportedly the winner of the award by unanimous decision according to ESPN, FOXSports and BleacherReport. The news was first broken by the Fox sports MLB twitter account tweeting: 'It's unanimous! The 2014 @officia ...

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White Sox claim OF J.B. Shuck off waivers

The Chicago White Sox claimed J.B. Shuck off waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. The 27-year old outfielder was hitting .320 with nine triples and honing in five home runs with 57 RBI and 64 runs scored in 102 games with the AAA Salt Lake Bees team. Shuck led all American League rookies in 2013 while with the Los Angeles Angels. He had 39 RBIs and 60 runs scored that season, finishing fifth ...

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Chicago Cubs to open up 2015 season vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Chicago Cubs fans will their first chance to see the 2015 team in action at home on April 6, as the team will host the St.Louis Cardinals on Opening Day, according to a release by the team. This will be the first time in a few years the Cubs will open up the season at home. With the future already invading Wrigley Field, 2015 should be a fun year for the Cubs. What better way to open up the season against a ...

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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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