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White Sox announce 2020 regular-season schedule

July 6, 2020

Sox also will play three exhibition games (July 19 and July 21-22) prior to Opening Day

White Sox COVID-19 testing update

July 5, 2020

As part of Major League Baseball’s return to play health protocols, Chicago White Sox players, staff and front office members received COVID-19 testing. Of these, two players tested positive. Both individuals who tested positive are asymptomatic, have been isolated in Chicago, and currently are being monitored by White Sox medical

Veteran broadcaster Andy Masur joins the White Sox radio announcing team for the 2020 season

Masur joins Darrin Jackson on a full-time basis on WGN Radio 720-AM and the White Sox Radio Network
June 30, 2020

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox and WGN Radio 720-AM today announced veteran broadcaster Andy Masur will join Darrin Jackson in the booth for broadcasts on WGN Radio and the White Sox Radio Network during the 2020 season. Masur fills the role following the death on April 1 of longtime

White Sox announce summer camp roster

June 29, 2020

The Chicago White Sox have announced the following 44-man roster for the club’s 2020 Summer Camp, which is scheduled to begin Friday, July 3, at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox will announce additional players who will be invited to join the taxi squad in the near future.

White Sox sign second-round pick Jared Kelley

June 27, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have signed right-handed pitcher Jared Kelley, their second-round pick in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, to a minor-league contract with a $3.0-million signing bonus. Kelley, 18, was named the 2019-2020 National Gatorade Player of the Year for baseball after not allowing

White Sox sign first-round pick Garrett Crochet

June 22, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have signed left-handed pitcher Garrett Crochet (CROW-shay), their first-round pick (11th overall) in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, to a minor-league contract with a $4,547,500-million signing bonus. Crochet, 20, made one start in his junior season with Tennessee, tossing 3.2 scoreless

White Sox complete 2020 Major League Baseball Draft 

June 12, 2020

The Chicago White Sox have completed the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft after selecting right-handed pitchers Jared Kelley (Refugio High School) in the second round, Adisyn Coffey (Wabash Valley College) in the third, Kade Mechals (Grand Canyon University) in the fourth and left-handed pitcher Bailey Horn (Auburn University)

White Sox select left-handed pitcher Garrett Crochet with team's first pick (11th overall) of the 2020 MLB Draft

June 10, 2020

The Chicago White Sox selected left-handed pitcher Garrett Crochet (CROW-shay) from the University of Tennessee with the team’s first pick (11th overall) in tonight’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Limited edition White Sox T-shirts to benefit COVID-19 relief fund on sale May 29

Net proceeds from custom T-shirt designs to support Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund
May 29, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox announced a limited number of White Sox T-Shirts featuring exclusive Chicago-themed designs will be available for purchase, beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 29. Net proceeds from the sale will benefit the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund, which supports nonprofits and agencies offering

Hawk Harrelson Statement

April 29, 2020

Ken “Hawk” Harrelson issued the following statement today in response to the cancellation of 2020 Hall of Fame induction weekend: “This was absolutely the right decision. Everyone’s safety — the fans, the Hall of Famers, their families and friends — is the most important concern. We all need to stay

Mayor Lightfoot Teams Up With Chicago’s Professional Sports Teams To Present The 'We Are Not Playing' Campaign To Combat COVID-19 

Hometown teams join with the City to remind residents to take simple precautions as next step in STAY HOME. SAVE LIVES. campaign
April 6, 2020

CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced a groundbreaking campaign, “We Are Not Playing,” in partnership with Chicago’s professional sports teams to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Each of Chicago’s hometown professional sports teams - including the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs, Fire, Red Stars,

Statement from Darrin Jackson

April 2, 2020

Below is a statement from Darrin Jackson, Ed Farmer’s friend and radio partner since 2009: “My heart is broken, but my mind is at peace knowing my dear friend is no longer suffering. Ed was a competitor who also was everyone’s best friend. I saw first-hand how hard Ed fought

Longtime White Sox radio broadcaster Ed Farmer passes away

April 2, 2020

LOS ANGELES -- Ed Farmer, who worked as a radio broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox for nearly 30 years, played 11 seasons in the major leagues, including three with his hometown White Sox, and was a strong advocate for organ donation, passed away Wednesday night in a Los Angeles-area

White Sox announce additional promotions for 2020 season

Team honors 2020 Ford C. Frick Award winner Hawk Harrelson with talking microphone; exclusive giveaways, themed games and Free T-Shirt Thursday Artist Series added to 2020 schedule
March 11, 2020

CHICAGO -- A talking microphone celebrating 2020 Ford C. Frick Award Winner Hawk Harrelson, two new bobbleheads and the return of a Free T-Shirt Thursday series, featuring the work of six Chicago artists, will welcome fans to Guaranteed Rate Field as premium giveaway items for the 2020 season. The White

White Sox announce 11 roster moves

March 11, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Prior to today’s game at Colorado, the Chicago White Sox made the following 11 roster moves: · Optioned C Seby Zavala to Class AAA Charlotte; · Optioned RHP Zack Burdi, LHP Bernardo Flores Jr. and OFs Micker Adolfo, Luis Basabe and Blake Rutherford to Class AA Birmingham;

White Sox and Yoán Moncada Agree to terms on five-year contract with club option for 2025

March 6, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a five-year, $70-million contract with third baseman Yoán Moncada, plus one club option that could extend the deal through the 2025 season. Under terms of the contract, Moncada will receive a $4-million signing bonus, $1 million in 2020,

White Sox announce seven roster moves

March 6, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Prior to this afternoon’s game against the Chicago Cubs in Mesa, the Chicago White Sox announced the following seven roster moves: · Optioned RHP Matt Foster to Class AAA Charlotte; · Optioned RHPs Dane Dunning and Jimmy Lambert to Class AA Birmingham; · Reassigned RHPs Ryan Burr

White Sox Agree to Terms With 23 Players on 2020 Contracts

February 22, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on 2020 contracts with the following 23 players: Pitchers (14): Zack Burdi, Dylan Cease, Jimmy Cordero, Dane Dunning, Bernardo Flores Jr., Matt Foster, Jace Fry, Carson Fulmer, Lucas Giolito, Ian Hamilton, Michael Kopech, Jimmy Lambert, Reynaldo López and José

White Sox Agree to Terms With Leury García

February 22, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a one-year, $3.5-million contract with infielder Leury García, which includes a club option for 2021. Under terms of the agreement, García will receive $3.25 million in 2020, while the White Sox hold a $3.5-million option for 2021 with

White Sox and Aaron Bummer Agree to Terms on Five-year Contract Plus Two Club Options

February 22, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a five-year, $16-million contract with left-handed pitcher Aaron Bummer, plus two club options that could extend the deal through the 2026 season. Under terms of the contract, Bummer will receive $1 million in 2020, $2 million in 2021,

White Sox announce 2020 broadcast schedule

February 10, 2020

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox, NBC Sports Chicago, WGN Radio AM 720 and WRTO-AM 1200/Univision Radio have announced the team’s television and radio broadcast schedules for the 2020 season. NBC Sports Chicago and the White Sox enter the first year of a multiyear deal that makes NBC Sports Chicago

White Sox invite 27 players to Spring Training

January 21, 2020

The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on minor-league contracts with the following 15 free agents: right-handed pitchers Drew Anderson, Ryan Burr, Brady Lail, Alex McRae and Bryan Mitchell, left-handers Ross Detwiler, Caleb Frare, Jacob Lindgren, Adalberto Mejia and Matt Tomshaw, infielders Cheslor Cuthbert, Andrew Romine and Matt Skole,

White Sox announce 2020 Spring Training broadcast schedule

January 21, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox, NBC Sports Chicago and WGN Radio AM 720 have announced the team’s 2020 spring training television, radio and webcast schedule. The White Sox will have six Cactus League games televised from Arizona on NBC Sports Chicago, the exclusive television home of White Sox baseball,

Chicago White Sox announce 2020 SoxFest schedule and new activations coming to fan event at McCormick place West

Sold-Out Fan Convention to Feature Autograph Opportunities, Hall-of-Fame and All-Star Seminars, Family-Friendly Activities, Live Television Programming and More
January 20, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox today announced the schedule of activities and appearances for SoxFest 2020 – presented by Beggars Pizza, Guaranteed Rate, Old Dominion Freight Line, Securian Financial and Wintrust. The complete schedule (subject to change) is available at whitesox.com/SoxFest. New this year, SoxFest will kick off Friday,

SoxFest 2020 sold out; Chicago White Sox announce sell-out in first year at McCormick Place West

January 17, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox today announced two-day and single-day passes have officially sold out for SoxFest 2020 – presented by Beggars Pizza, Guaranteed Rate, Old Dominion Freight Line, Securian Financial and Wintrust. A schedule of activities for the two-day event, held January 24-25, including a list of new