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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

White Sox agree to terms with relief pitcher Steve Cishek; designate pitcher Dylan Covey for assignment

January 14, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a one-year, $6-million contract with right-handed reliever Steve Cishek, which includes a club option for 2021. Under terms of the agreement, Cishek will receive $5.25 million in 2020, while the White Sox hold a $6.75-million option for 2021 with

White Sox Single-Game Tickets On Sale January 15

White Sox Mobile-Ticket Entry Continues for 2020 Season
January 13, 2020

CHICAGO – Single-game tickets to 2020 Chicago White Sox home games at Guaranteed Rate Field will be on sale to the public, beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15. Fans can purchase their tickets by visiting whitesox.com. The White Sox schedule and promotional dates are available at whitesox.com/promos. Returning

White Sox announce 2020 player development staff

January 13, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have announced their player development staff and assignments for the 2020 season under Chris Getz, who is entering his fourth year as the organization’s director of player development. Wes Helms (Class AAA Charlotte), Justin Jirschele (Class AA Birmingham), Ryan Newman (Class A Winston-Salem), Guillermo

White Sox agree to terms with five players, avoiding arbitration

January 10, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with the following five players, avoiding arbitration:

  • Right-handed pitchers Alex Colomé ($10,532,500 million) and Evan Marshall ($1.1 million);
  • Infielder Leury García ($3.250 million);
  • Outfielder Nomar Mazara ($5.560 million);
  • Left-hander Carlos Rodón ($4.450 million). Following the signings,

White Sox announce additional players and special guests scheduled to attend SoxFest 2020 at McCormick Place West

January 10, 2020

CHICAGO – New additions to the 2020 White Sox roster, pitcher Dallas Keuchel and outfielder Nomar Mazara, as well as prospects Gavin Sheets and Jonathan Stiever, join the lineup of White Sox players and prospects scheduled to appear at McCormick Place West on January 24-25 for SoxFest 2020 – presented

White Sox agree to terms with Edwin Encarnación; designate Kodi Medeiros for assignment

January 9, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a one-year, $12-million contract with three-time All-Star first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnación, which includes a club option for 2021. Under terms of the agreement, Encarnación will receive $12 million in 2020, while the White Sox hold a $12-million option

White Sox announce Saturday sell-out for SoxFest 2020 at McCormick Place West

Limited Number of Friday-Only Passes Remain for Purchase
January 9, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox today announced two-day and Saturday-only passes have officially sold out for SoxFest 2020, which is presented by Beggars Pizza, Guaranteed Rate, Old Dominion Freight Line, Securian Financial and Wintrust. A limited number of Friday-only SoxFest passes remain available at whitesox.com/SoxFest. SoxFest 2020 promises fun

2020 White Sox Spring Training single-game tickets on sale

January 6, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox announced today that single-game tickets for the 2020 Cactus League season at Camelback Ranch – Glendale (CR-G) are on sale online and by phone. White Sox fans wanting to purchase single-game tickets online can do so by visiting whitesox.com/spring* or camelbackranchbaseball.com*. To order tickets

2020 Camelback Ranch - Glendale single-game tickets on sale Monday

January 3, 2020

Glendale, Arizona — Camelback Ranch-Glendale (CR-G), beginning its twelfth season as the spring home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, announced today that single-game tickets for 2020 Spring Training will go on sale online and by phone at 9:00 a.m. PT on Monday, January 6. To order