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La Russa on easy W: 'A pleasure to watch'

Romy, back in box, helps Sox trim magic number to 5 to clinch AL Central
11:50 PM CDT

ARLINGTON -- The last image of Romy Gonzalez prior to an 8-0 White Sox victory over the Rangers Friday night at Globe Life Field was the rookie infielder/outfielder being called upon to record the final ninth-inning out as a pitcher in Thursday's loss to the Angels. Gonzalez struck out Max

Here's 1 way Robert is already making history

White Sox star is on pace for biggest whiff rate drop on record
@mattkellyMLB
11:45 PM CDT

The White Sox have dominated the American League Central, allowing them to rest stars Tim Anderson, Lucas Giolito and Lance Lynn. But that's not the biggest late-summer development on Chicago's South Side. Luis Robert has been scalding hot, entering Friday with a .372/.404/.612 line and 178 wRC+ (eighth among qualified

Stat of the Day: Moncada on a roll

September 17, 2021

MLB.com is keeping track of a Stat of the Day for the White Sox this season, highlighting a unique, interesting or fun nugget from each game. • Chicago White Sox Stat of the Day, August 2021

White Sox happy with impact from farm

September 17, 2021

ARLINGTON -- Names such as Jake Burger, Gavin Sheets, Seby Zavala and Ryan Burr won’t be at the forefront when the story of the 2021 White Sox eventually is told. But there’s little doubt this group, along with other Minor League additions over the course of the season, have made

Injuries & Roster Moves: Engel, Marshall

September 15, 2021

Keep track of the White Sox recent transactions and injury updates throughout the season.

No. 6 prospect fires 5 innings of 1-hit ball

@Steph_Sheehan and @TrujilloReports
11:24 PM CDT

Here's a look at Friday’s top Minor League performers from each team's Top 30 Prospects list:

Hendriks: Clemente nomination 'huge honor'

September 16, 2021

CHICAGO -- Being the White Sox nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award is really an honor Liam Hendriks can share with his wife, Kristi. Liam and Kristi have been giving back pretty much since Day 1, after the All-Star closer agreed to a three-year, $54 million free-agent deal to

Classic White Sox card: Big Hurt's RC

September 15, 2021

As part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of Topps baseball cards, we've asked fans (as well as our staff) to submit their all-time favorite baseball cards, and we've broken them down by team. We'll be revealing submissions regularly throughout the season, ranging from the famous to the weird,

Kimbrel meets fan who imitated his delivery

September 15, 2021

CHICAGO -- Chase Boykin, a 10-year-old White Sox fan from the South Side of Chicago, had a plan in mind when he stood in the aisle and perfectly mimicked reliever Craig Kimbrel during the eighth inning of Friday’s 4-3 victory over the Red Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. “Well, I

La Russa: No intent in Ohtani plunking

Manager, reliever Wright tossed over incident two days after Angels hit 3 White Sox
September 16, 2021

CHICAGO -- Mike Wright Jr. was the fifth of six relievers employed by the White Sox during a 9-3 loss to the Angels on Thursday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field. But the veteran right-hander ended up garnering the most attention.

1 late-blooming prospect for each org.

@SamDykstraMiLB and @JonathanMayo
September 16, 2021

It’s a phrase worth repeating often in these parts. Player development is not always linear. While we tend to get excited about prospects who climb quickly through the Minor League ranks, many talents need more time to hone their skills and build the foundations for future Major League careers. Those

Marshall pushing his elbow to the 'limit'

September 15, 2021

CHICAGO -- White Sox reliever Evan Marshall has not pitched in a big league game since June 29, when he allowed two runs over two-thirds of an inning in a 7-6 victory over the Twins. It was at that point when a decent-sized tear of the flexor muscle in his

White Sox can't cash in late against Halos

Keuchel rebounds from rough stretch for first quality start since August
September 16, 2021

CHICAGO -- The White Sox hit a milestone in their 3-2 loss to the Angels on Wednesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. But it had nothing to do with clinching the American League Central, as their magic number stayed at seven with Cleveland’s blowout win in Minnesota. The White Sox

Sheets' big night leads White Sox in rout

South Siders reduce AL Central magic number to 7
September 15, 2021

CHICAGO -- Gavin Sheets came to the plate in the seventh inning of a 9-3 White Sox victory over the Angels Tuesday at Guaranteed Rate Field needing a triple for the cycle. He also carried with him specific instructions from manager Tony La Russa. “Skip said, 'If you hit one

Notes: Vaughn, Tepera to 10-day IL

September 14, 2021

CHICAGO – There was good news and bad news on the injury front for the White Sox on Tuesday. Having the good news, though, represents a step ahead for an American League Central-leading squad which has battled physical maladies across its lineup all season. The good news: Shortstop Tim Anderson

'The last hero': Leury's walk-off HR wins it 

September 12, 2021

CHICAGO -- White Sox manager Tony La Russa made one point abundantly clear following his team’s thrilling 2-1 walk-off victory over the Red Sox on Sunday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field. Leury García, who hit the two-out walk-off home run on an 0-2 fastball from Garrett Whitlock (8-4), should never

The most overlooked player on each club

@williamfleitch
September 12, 2021

Every team, whether it’s a good one or a bad one or whatever comes in between, has an unsung hero. Call them a glue guy, a secret weapon, the X-factor: He’s the player who is key to everything his team is doing -- and is generally underpublicized at doing so.

Here are 2021's most improved players

@AndrewSimonMLB
September 12, 2021

Every season offers an opportunity for improvement. This season perhaps has offered greater opportunity than most, coming on the heels of a shortened 2020 campaign that was anything but typical. Many players have taken advantage. Using Baseball Savant’s year-to-year changes leaderboard, here are 11 players -- seven hitters and four

Dynamic Robert hoping to join 30-30 club

September 12, 2021

CHICAGO -- Luis Robert had a 2021 goal of 30 home runs and 30 stolen bases for 2021, a statistical target no White Sox player has ever achieved. That goal was derailed by a right hip flexor tear suffered on May 2. But a player possessing as much talent and