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Bummer throws sim game: 'He looked good'

@alysonfooter
September 19, 2020

The White Sox remain hopeful that they will be able to add one of their strongest bullpen weapons to their postseason roster, and they were encouraged by the on-field activity on Saturday that indicated there was progress on that front. Left-handed reliever Aaron Bummer threw a 20-pitch simulated game at

Keuchel tweaks back in gem as Sox sweep

LHP exits after 5 IP, day to day with 'nagging' injury
@scottmerkin
September 6, 2020

The White Sox maintained their hold on first place in the American League Central with an 8-2 victory over the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday. They completed a four-game road sweep of Kansas City and finished the season at 9-1 against the last-place team in the division. • Box

LHP Fry (back) to IL; RHP McRae called up

@ladsonbill24
September 5, 2020

The White Sox’s bullpen was hit by the injury bug on Saturday. The team placed left-hander Jace Fry on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to Sept. 3) with back spasms, purchased the contract of right-hander Alex McRae from the Schaumburg, Ill., alternate training site and transferred left-hander Aaron Bummer to

Notes: Bummer, Yolmer, Moncada updates

@scottmerkin
August 31, 2020

The White Sox remain optimistic concerning left-handed reliever Aaron Bummer’s return to the team this season. But there’s a chance Bummer, originally placed on the 10-day injured list on Aug. 8 with a left biceps strain, might not be back in this shortened 2020 campaign. General manager Rick Hahn explained

White Sox place Gio González on IL

@scottmerkin
August 30, 2020

CHICAGO -- Left-handed pitcher Gio González was placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to Aug. 27) with a right groin strain prior to Sunday’s series finale with the Royals. González, 34, has not pitched since Aug. 22 at the Cubs when he threw 3 2/3 scoreless innings in relief

Moncada exits vs. Royals with sore left leg

@scottmerkin
August 29, 2020

CHICAGO -- White Sox third baseman Yoán Moncada left with soreness in the back of his left leg during the ninth inning of Saturday's 9-6 loss to the Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field. Moncada reached base during the three-run ninth when Kansas City reliever Ian Kennedy threw Moncada's one-out tapper

Jiménez tweaks ankle in Giolito celebration

Left fielder walked off field on own power, to be reevaluated Wednesday
@scottmerkin
August 26, 2020

CHICAGO -- Eloy Jiménez twisted his ankle during the on-field postgame celebration following Lucas Giolito’s no-hitter after a 4-0 victory for the White Sox over the Pirates on Tuesday at Guaranteed Rate Field. In the midst of the Zoom-related euphoria attached to Giolito’s gem, there wasn’t much information provided on

Grandal (lower back stiffness) day to day

@scottmerkin
August 18, 2020

CHICAGO -- White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal left with lower back stiffness in the sixth inning of Monday’s 7-2 victory over the Tigers during the series opener at Guaranteed Rate Field. Grandal, who is one of the seven White Sox players to homer in the last two games, fielded an

Leury (thumb) to miss rest of regular season

@scottmerkin
August 15, 2020

CHICAGO -- Leury García severed a ligament in his left thumb diving into first base for an infield hit on Monday in Detroit and will need surgery to correct the issue, per manager Rick Renteria. The veteran utility player was moved to the 45-day injured list prior to Saturday’s doubleheader

Notes: Keuchel 'right'; TA7 returns; Garcia IL

@scottmerkin
August 11, 2020

Dallas Keuchel chastised his White Sox teammates in a Zoom with media following Monday’s lackluster 5-1 loss to the Tigers, specifically referring to some players going through the motions, subpar play overall and the “need to clean a lot of things up.” But these pointed remarks from the veteran southpaw

Notes: Injury updates, roster moves

@scottmerkin
August 9, 2020

CHICAGO -- White Sox manager Rick Renteria provided a series of injury updates for his team prior to Sunday night’s contest against Cleveland. Left-handed reliever Aaron Bummer, on the 10-day injured list with a left biceps strain, will work at the team’s alternate training site in Schaumburg, Ill., while the

Notes: Bummer to IL; Burdi, Anderson arrive

@scottmerkin
August 8, 2020

CHICAGO -- The White Sox placed left-handed reliever Aaron Bummer on the 10-day injured list prior to Saturday afternoon’s contest with Cleveland due to a left biceps strain. Bummer, 26, departed Friday night’s victory in the seventh inning, his second inning of work, after throwing a 95.2 mph sinker to

Madrigal to IL; White Sox roster at 28

@scottmerkin
August 6, 2020

CHICAGO – White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a separated left shoulder. The 23-year-old, the No. 4 White Sox prospect, per MLB Pipeline, spoke Thursday for the first time since sustaining the injury Tuesday at Milwaukee while sliding into third while

Madrigal (separated shoulder) to injured list

White Sox GM Hahn also provides injury updates on Encarnación, Rodón, López and Anderson
@scottmerkin
August 5, 2020

CHICAGO -- White Sox general manager Rick Hahn opened his 30-minute Zoom session Wednesday by updating the recent run of injuries for his team, marking one of the few negatives behind a 7-4 start to the 2020 season. “I guess winning the equivalent of 16.2 in a row comes at

Madrigal, Encarnación depart with injuries

@scottmerkin
August 5, 2020

The White Sox continue to post victories, extending their winning streak to six games via a 3-2 win over the Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park. But they also continue to lose key players to injury. On the same day left-hander Carlos Rodón was placed on the 10-day injured list

White Sox win streak hits 5, but Rodón hurt

@alysonfooter
August 4, 2020

The White Sox extended their win streak to five with a 6-4 victory over the Brewers on Monday night at Miller Park, but it came at a price -- they lost their starting pitcher to injury, with no clear-cut replacements if one is needed. • Box score Six innings before

White Sox place Rodón (shoulder) on IL

@scottmerkin
August 4, 2020

Carlos Rodón was placed on the 10-day injured list with left shoulder soreness prior to Tuesday’s game against the Brewers. Rodón threw two scoreless innings in Monday’s victory before departing after a noticeable velocity dip in the second. “Initially, he looked like he was a little disappointed, like anyone would

Anderson goes on IL with 'mild' groin strain

@scottmerkin
August 1, 2020

White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right groin prior to Saturday night’s contest against the Royals. Anderson was injured on an Adalberto Mondesi infield single during the third inning of the White Sox 3-2 victory at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, when

Notes: Reynaldo López (shoulder) goes on IL

@scottmerkin
July 27, 2020

CHICAGO -- White Sox right-hander Reynaldo López was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday with right shoulder soreness after an MRI performed in Chicago showed inflammation. López left in the first inning of Sunday’s 14-2 loss to the Twins after throwing the seventh pitch of an at-bat to Marwin

White Sox evaluating Eloy, López after exits

@scottmerkin
July 26, 2020

CHICAGO -- Starting pitcher Reynaldo López and left fielder Eloy Jiménez left the White Sox 14-2 loss to the Twins on Sunday afternoon before two innings were complete at Guaranteed Rate Field. López exited with right shoulder tightness with two outs in the first, and Jiménez came off the field

Itch to pitch: Kopech set for return to mound

@scottmerkin
March 8, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Michael Kopech will make his 2020 Cactus League debut on Tuesday, starting and pitching one inning for the White Sox against the Rangers at Camelback Ranch. It’s another major milestone for the right-hander on the long road back following Tommy John surgery in September 2018. He has

Grandal, Giolito set for Cactus League action

@scottmerkin
March 5, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- For the first time this year, Lucas Giolito and Yasmani Grandal will be working together in a White Sox Cactus League contest. The team’s projected Opening Day battery will be paired Friday in a 2:05 p.m. CT game (available on MLB.TV) at Sloan Park in Mesa, the

Cease to undergo MRI on injured left hamstring

White Sox right-hander scratched minutes before Thursday's game
@scottmerkin
September 27, 2019

CHICAGO -- Dylan Cease was four pitches away from completing his warmup prior to his scheduled start for Thursday’s game -- which turned out to be an 8-0 White Sox victory over the Indians at Guaranteed Rate Field -- when he felt his left hamstring “seize up” on a pitch.

Giolito shut down for season with lat strain

@scottmerkin
September 16, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS -- Lucas Giolito was diagnosed Monday with a mild lat strain and the right-handed hurler was shut down by the White Sox for the final two weeks of the 2019 season. Giolito felt the issue when he was warming up for his side session on Sunday in Seattle. He

Eloy scratched due to right hip flexor issue

@scottmerkin
August 22, 2019

CHICAGO -- The pairing of Eloy Jiménez, Yoán Moncada and Tim Anderson in the same White Sox lineup will have to wait at least one more day. While Moncada returned from his injury rehab with Triple-A Charlotte for the series opener against the Rangers, Jimenez was scratched from Thursday’s starting