Category: Chicago White Sox

White Sox agree to one-year deal with free agent OF Jon Jay

The White Sox continue to remain active in the free agent market by making a very interesting signing. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the organization and free agent outfielder Jon Jay have agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal pending a physical. The two sides were originally rumored to be in serious discussions ...

White Sox agree to 2-year deal with free agent reliever Kelvin Herrera

The Chicago White Sox made another addition to fortify their bullpen on Monday afternoon. Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports that the team and veteran relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera have agreed to a two-year deal worth $18-million. The deal also reportedly includes a third-year vesting option worth $9 million, per Bruce Levine of 670 The Score. Reliever ...

Rick Renteria discusses White Sox offseason on MLB Network’s Hot Stove

On Monday morning, White Sox manager Rick Renteria was a guest on MLB Network's Hot Stove with Harold Reynolds and Matt Vasgersian. The skipper discussed the White Sox offseason plans, Yoan Moncada's development, the two superstar free agents, and more.  In case you weren't able to watch the segment, here's a recap with quotes. The ...

Screensaver Sunday – Volume 1

"Podsednik hits one to deep right center field, back at the wall... THIS BALL IS GONE!" This call from Joe Buck still sticks with many Sox fans today. Scott Podsednik, a key member of the 2005 World Series team and fan favorite because of his perfect fit to the "Ozzieball" style of play, is our ...

Sox On 35th Podcast: Bob Nightengale discusses latest Harper/Machado rumors, Hall of Fame ballot, and more

The Sox On 35th Podcast crew was joined by Bob Nightengale on Friday afternoon, baseball columnist for USA Today Sports. He discussed the following topics: White Sox pursuit of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. Likely contracts for each free agent superstar. Moves the White Sox may make if they don't land Harper or Machado. The ...

Report: White Sox make official offer to free agent Manny Machado

Some big news regarding free agent Manny Machado was released early Thursday afternoon. Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweeted that the White Sox are currently "more engaged" with Machado and have extended an official offer to him. The Chicago #WhiteSox are more engaged with Manny Machado than Bryce Harper at the moment, and have officially made ...

Machado/Harper: Interpreting the Latest Rumors

The past few weeks have featured plenty of leaks and reports regarding the potential suitors for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, and it is necessary to repeat the old adage that almost every leak is strategically sent out from either the player's camp or a team, usually for negotiation purposes. Despite the long, grueling nature ...

White Sox Update – January 2, 2019

On behalf of the entire Sox On 35th crew, I would like to start off this article by saying Happy New Year to all of our loyal followers and readers. Since the start of 2019, there have been some news and rumors that pertain to the White Sox in one way or another so here's a look ...

Have the White Sox Missed Their Chance at Free Agency Plan B?

The White Sox have made it very clear what their plan A was this offseason. Sign one, if not both, of Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. They have been aggressive, reportedly willing to offer huge sums of money to both players, and are still major contenders for the generational superstars. The idea is that with ...

Regardless of Harper and Machado, White Sox Fans Should Expect World Series Team

Seemingly all White Sox fans' eyes are on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado right now, as the two stars, both pursued by the South Siders, are preparing to sign mammoth contracts with new teams. In that free agent frenzy, it's easy to lose sight of the big picture. A few days ago, I was thinking ...