Tag: Rick Hahn

White Sox Update – January 12, 2019

With the Manny Machado sweepstakes heating up, here's the latest news and rumors pertaining to the Chicago White Sox. The only direct White Sox news that came on Friday was the announcement that the team avoided arbitration with the four following players: Jose Abreu - $16 million Alex Colome - $7.325 million Yolmer Sanchez - ...

White Sox using more than just money in pursuit of Manny Machado?

The old phrase, "money talks," usually holds true when it comes down to making a significant business transaction. In the case of Manny Machado, however, the White Sox might be using a little more than just dollar signs to sway the superstar infielder. In mid-December, fringe prospect Alex Call was traded to the Cleveland Indians ...

White Sox Update – December 13, 2018

The Winter Meetings came to a close on Thursday. Here's a look at the rumors and news from the final day in Las Vegas. RUMORS: Jon Morosi of MLB Network continues to link the White Sox with relief pitcher Adam Ottavino. Morosi first reported the team's interest in the reliever yesterday before releasing the tweet below after ...

White Sox Update – December 12, 2018

Wednesday was a wild day of news and rumors for the White Sox. Here's a breakdown of what happened. RUMORS: Bob Nightengale of USA Today started off the day with a report saying the White Sox believed they were on the outside looking in on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. The Chicago #WhiteSox have meetings with ...

White Sox Address Starting Pitching, Acquire Ivan Nova from Pittsburgh Pirates

The White Sox filled one of their needs during day two of the Winter Meetings. The team acquired right-handed starting pitcher Ivan Nova from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for minor league pitcher Yordi Rosario and international signing bonus pool money. The deal was first reported by Robert Murray and Ken Rosenthal and was made ...

White Sox Update – December 10, 2018

The Winter Meetings are in full swing. Let's start with some of the rumors and news that have relevance towards the White Sox. RUMORS:  Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the White Sox appear to be the team most interested in free agent Manny Machado Is Manny the next South Side superstar? pic.twitter.com/EP8fA8UycJ — MLB ...

Despite Postseason Antics, the White Sox Should Still Heavily Pursue Manny Machado

It is no secret that Manny Machado is one of the best baseball players in Major League Baseball. It is also no secret that he had somewhat of a controversial 2018 Postseason. With free agency in full swing and Machado on the market, his 2018 playoff behavior should be the least of White Sox fans ...

“Ricky Don’t Quit” – White Sox Extend Rick Renteria

What does Ricky's extension mean for him and his boys?

No matter who the White Sox sign, success still relies on young talent

After trading away many players of value this past season, the White Sox finished the second year of the rebuild with the MLB’s second-lowest payroll. Now, the team is in a position where they are finally ready to spend big on premium talent. Before the rebuild, the White Sox were exclusively only going after free ...

Still Many Reasons for Optimism Towards Rebuild

First came Jake Burger's Achilles tear. Not long after, forearm soreness sidelined Alec Hansen for two months. In May, Burger tore the Achilles again. Prior to the All-Star Break, the White Sox appeared to be one of the worst teams in baseball. Not only that, but top prospects Lucas Giolito and Yoan Moncada were underwhelming in the ...