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White Sox name Scott Coolbaugh assistant hitting coach

5:05 PM CST

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have named Scott Coolbaugh as the club’s assistant hitting coach. He will work with hitting coach Frank Menechino, who was named to the position on October 10. Coolbaugh, 53, served as the hitting coach for Class AAA Oklahoma City in the Los Angeles Dodgers

White Sox 2020 Holiday Packs on sale today

Holiday Offering Includes Opening Day Tickets and Exclusive Sox-Themed Holiday Blanket
November 4, 2019

CHICAGO – Spreading joy and Sox spirit this holiday season, the White Sox 2020 Holiday Packs are available for purchase beginning today, November 4. In addition to offering four ticket vouchers for the upcoming 2020 season, the limited-time only packs include an exclusive White Sox holiday blanket, as well as

Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson named 2020 Ford C. Frick Award finalist

November 1, 2019

CHICAGO -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today that legendary Chicago White Sox television play-by-play announcer Ken “Hawk” Harrelson is one of eight finalists for the Hall of Fame’s 2020 Ford C. Frick Award, which is presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting. Harrelson, 78, joins

White Sox announce roster moves

October 31, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have announced the following roster moves:

  • Acquired INF/OF Jonah McReynolds from the Texas Rangers in exchange for C Welington Castillo and an international signing bonus pool slot;
  • Reinstated RHPs Ryan Burr and Michael Kopech, LHP Carlos Rodón and OF Jon Jay from

White Sox outright four players to Triple-A Charlotte

October 28, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have outrighted left-handed pitcher Manny Bañuelos, outfielder Ryan Cordell, and infielders Ryan Goins and Matt Skole to Class AAA Charlotte. All four players will become minor-league free agents following the conclusion of the 2019 World Series. Following the moves, the White Sox 40-man roster

White Sox Name Frank Menechino Hitting Coach

October 10, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have named Frank Menechino as the club’s new hitting coach. Menechino, 48, spent last season in the same capacity with Class AAA Charlotte, his first as a coach in the organization. Under his guidance in 2019, the Knights led the International League in runs

Eloy Jiménez named American League Rookie of the Month

September 30, 2019

CHICAGO – Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez has been named American League Rookie of the Month for September. Jiménez, 22, batted .340/.383/.710 (34-100) with eight doubles, nine home runs, 25 RBI and 19 runs scored over 24 games in September to garner his first career monthly honor. He tied

Today's White Sox-Tigers doubleheader postponed due to rain

Straight doubleheader scheduled for tomorrow starting at 2:40
September 27, 2019

CHICAGO – Today’s doubleheader between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers has been postponed due to rain. The clubs will play a straight doubleheader tomorrow, Saturday, September 28, beginning at 2:40 p.m. CT. Only one of today’s games will be made up as part of tomorrow’s doubleheader, while the

Start of Friday's straight doubleheader moved up to 3:10 p.m.

September 26, 2019

CHICAGO -- Due to the forecast of rain, the start of tomorrow’s straight doubleheader between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers has been moved up to 3:10 p.m. CT. Gates to the ballpark will open at 2:10 p.m, and parking lots will open at 1:10 p.m. Both games will

Single-Day Passes for Soxfest 2020 on Sale Monday

Friday and Saturday Passes to SoxFest 2020 On Sale September 23; New “Breakfast with the Sox” Experience Offered January 25 of SoxFest
September 19, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have announced single-day passes for SoxFest 2020, the 28th annual fan gathering, will go on sale this Monday, September 23 at 10 a.m. at whitesox.com/soxfest. The two-day event held on January 24-25 at McCormick Place West is sponsored by Beggars Pizza, Guaranteed Rate, Old

Eloy Jiménez Named American League Player Of The Week

September 16, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – Chicago White Sox rookie outfielder Eloy Jiménez has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period of September 9-15. Jiménez, 22, went 10-23 (.435) with one double, three home runs, 11 RBI, three walks, six runs scored, three multihit efforts and a 1.370 OPS

White Sox promote Mike Shirley to director of amateur scouting

September 6, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have promoted long-time talent evaluator Mike Shirley to director of amateur scouting. Shirley, 49, replaces Nick Hostetler, who was promoted to special assistant to the general manager in July. In his new role, Shirley will oversee all aspects of the amateur scouting department, including

White Sox and Michael Kopech team up to launch 'Kopech's Big Kut' Charity Sweepstakes

White Sox Pitcher to Grow Out Hair to Donate to Childhood Cancer Patients
September 6, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox today announced that pitcher Michael Kopech, in partnership with Chicago White Sox Charities (CWSC), will launch “Kopech’s Big Kut,” a charity sweepstakes supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana and CWSC. As part of the effort launched in honor of

Yermín Mercedes and Jonathan Stiever named August/September White Sox Minor League Players of the Month

September 4, 2019

CHICAGO – Class AAA Charlotte catcher Yermín Mercedes has been named the Chicago White Sox Minor League Player of the Month for August/September, and Class A Winston-Salem right-handed pitcher Jonathan Stiever has been named Pitcher of the Month as voted by a panel of Chicago-area media members. Mercedes, 26, batted

White Sox recall José Ruiz from Class AAA Charlotte

September 4, 2019

CLEVELAND – Prior to tonight’s game at Cleveland, the Chicago White Sox recalled right-handed pitcher José Ruiz from Class AAA Charlotte. Ruiz, 24, has gone 1-2 with a 5.24 ERA (20 ER/34.1 IP), 32 strikeouts and one hold in 35 relief appearances over five stints with the White Sox this

White Sox Make Five Roster Moves

September 3, 2019

CLEVELAND – Prior to tonight’s game at Cleveland, the Chicago White Sox transferred outfielder Jon Jay to the 60-day injured list, purchased the contract of infielder Danny Mendick from Class AAA Charlotte and recalled right-handed pitcher Dylan Covey, catcher Zack Collins and outfielder Daniel Palka from Charlotte. Mendick, 25, batted

White Sox announce two roster moves

September 1, 2019

ATLANTA -- Prior to tonight’s series finale at Atlanta, the Chicago White Sox announced the following two roster moves:

  • Returned left-hander Manny Bañuelos from his injury rehabilitation assignment at Class AAA Charlotte and reinstated him from the 60-day injured list.
  • Returned right-hander Carson Fulmer from his injury rehabilitation

White Sox place Jon Jay on injured list; recall Ryan Cordell from Triple-A Charlotte

August 30, 2019

ATLANTA – Prior to tonight’s game at Atlanta, the Chicago White Sox placed outfielder Jon Jay on the 10-day injured list with a right hip strain and recalled outfielder Ryan Cordell from Class AAA Charlotte. Cordell, 27, is batting .227 (44-194) with seven doubles, six home runs, 20 RBI and

White Sox reinstate Jace Fry from paternity list

August 25, 2019

CHICAGO -- Prior to today’s game vs. Texas, the Chicago White Sox reinstated left-handed pitcher Jace Fry from the paternity list. Fry, 26, takes the roster spot of right-hander José Ruiz, who was optioned to Class AAA Charlotte following last night’s game. He has gone 2-4 with a 5.01 ERA

White Sox option Jose Ruiz to Class AAA Charlotte

August 24, 2019

CHICAGO – Following tonight’s game vs. the Texas Rangers, the Chicago White Sox optioned right-handed pitcher José Ruiz to Class AAA Charlotte. Ruiz, 24, is 1-2 with a 5.24 ERA (20 ER/34.1 IP), 32 strikeouts and one hold in 35 relief appearances over five stints with the White Sox this

White Sox Place Jace Fry On Paternity List; Recall Jose Ruiz From Triple-A Charlotte

August 23, 2019

CHICAGO – Prior to tonight’s game vs. Texas, the Chicago White Sox placed left-handed pitcher Jace Fry on the paternity list and recalled right-hander José Ruiz from Class AAA Charlotte. Ruiz, 24, is 1-2 with a 5.45 ERA (20 ER/33.0 IP), 28 strikeouts and one hold in 34 relief appearances

White Sox reinstate Yoán Moncada from injured list

August 22, 2019

CHICAGO – Prior to tonight’s series opener vs. the Texas Rangers, the Chicago White Sox returned third baseman Yoán Moncada from his injury rehabilitation assignment at Class AAA Charlotte and reinstated him from the 10-day injured list. Moncada, 24, was placed on the injured list on August 1 (retroactive to

White Sox option Ryan Cordell to Class AAA Charlotte

August 21, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – Following today’s game at Minnesota, the Chicago White Sox optioned outfielder Ryan Cordell to Class AAA Charlotte. Cordell, 26, is batting .227 (44-194) with seven doubles, six home runs, 20 RBI and 18 runs scored over 81 games this season. The White Sox will make a corresponding move

White Sox announce 2020 Spring Training schedule

August 19, 2019

The Chicago White Sox will begin the 2020 Cactus League season, the team's 12th at Camelback Ranch - Glendale, on Saturday, February 22 vs. the Los Angeles Angels. This marks the first time since 2010 that the White Sox do not open spring play against their co-tenant in Glendale, the

White Sox return José Ruiz to Class AAA Charlotte

August 13, 2019

Following the second game of today’s straight doubleheader vs. Houston, the Chicago White Sox returned right-handed pitcher José Ruiz to Class AAA Charlotte. Ruiz, 24, is 1-2 with a 5.45 ERA (20 ER/33.0 IP), 28 strikeouts and one hold in 34 relief appearances with the White Sox this season. With