Tag: tim anderson

White Sox Update – January 23, 2019

Here's your daily White Sox news and rumors update for January 23rd, 2019. The White Sox reportedly offered catcher Yasmani Grandal a multi-year offer deal earlier in the offseason, per Robert Murray of The Athletic.  Yasmani Grandal received multi-year offers from four teams — the #Mets, #Angels, #MNTwins and #WhiteSox, sources tell The Athletic. He decided ...

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 ...

White Sox Outlook for Crosstown Classic Looked Promising, Then it All Fell Apart

Another season, another year without the most coveted trophy in sports. Over the weekend, the White Sox failed to take back the BP Crosstown Cup versus the North Siders, adding to the long list of disappointments for the 2018 season. The White Sox were never really a threat to take four of six from the ...

Tim Anderson is Playing like an Elite Defensive Shortstop

White Sox Trivia: Which two players started 60+ games at shortstop for the White Sox in 2016? If you guessed Jimmy Rollins and Tyler Saladino, you are not only correct, but 2016 was probably a rough time for you as a Sox fan. Looking back at that season, the argument could be made that Tim ...

Which current players will still be on the White Sox in 2019?

As August begins, the White Sox 25-man roster is not very pretty (by design). While prospects such as Eloy Jimenez, Michael Kopech, Seby Zavala, Ryan Cordell, and Ian Hamilton could certainly see promotions by the end of the season, only players currently on the 25-man roster were included in this list of players who may ...

The Quiet Ascent of Tim Anderson

At the beginning of May, if you were asked who the most valuable position player on the White Sox had been in 2018, the answer would probably be Yoan Moncada. At the start of June, if asked the same question, the answer would probably be Jose Abreu. Now, in early July, the answer may be ...

This Week in White Sox Baseball: June 25-July 1

Week 12 Record: 3-3 (29-54 Overall), 4th in AL Central Congratulations to Nick Madrigal and the Oregon State Beavers for clinching the College World Series Championship this week! While Madrigal was hitless in the CWS, he did hit over .300 in the tournament. Hopefully this was the first of many rings for him..... But now, ...

This Week In White Sox Baseball: June 15-24

Week 11 Record: 2-8 (26-51 Overall), 4th in AL Central Well, rough week White Sox fans. Our AL Central rivals took full advantage of a rebuilding team this week. Let's take a look at some of the events of this week in what has been one of the harder weeks of the rebuild. (Note: I ...

This Week in White Sox Baseball: May 4-11

Week 5 Record: 0-6 (9-26 Overall), 5th in AL Central Sorry this came out a day late, Sox fans, but College Finals aren't fun! Then again, this week wasn't too fun either, but let's recap: Game 30: Former Sox Eduardo Escobar burns White Sox (9-21) in 6-4 Twins' Win Carson Fulmer struggled with the long ...

Verlander Bothered by a Persistent Anderson

Last night, the unwritten rules of baseball came into play during the 5th inning of the game between the White Sox and Astros. First, let's go over the sequence of events. With one out in the bottom of the 5th inning, Tim Anderson singled, breaking up Justin Verlander's no-hitter. Anderson clapped his hands and pointed ...