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White Sox agree to terms with five players, avoiding arbitration

White Sox agree to terms with five players, avoiding arbitration

CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with infielder Todd Frazier ($12 million), right-handed pitcher Miguel Gonzalez ($5.9 million), left-hander Dan Jennings ($1.4 million), right-hander Jake Petricka ($825,000) and right-hander Zach Putnam ($1,117,500), avoiding arbitration with all five players Frazier, 30, hit .225 (133-590) with 21 doubles, 40 home…

Frazier agrees to $12 million, 1-year deal with White Sox

Frazier agrees to $12 million, 1-year deal with White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) Third baseman Todd Frazier has agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract with the White Sox after a mixed first season in Chicago. The deal Friday, which avoided salary arbitration, gives Frazier a substantial raise from the $7.5 million he earned last year. He is eligible for free agency after this season. A…

Jennings ($1.4M), Petricka ($825,00) agree with White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) Relief pitcher Dan Jennings agreed to a $1.4 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, and right-hander Jake Petricka struck an $825,000, one-year deal. The agreements Thursday avoided salary arbitration. Jennings made a career-high 64 appearances last season in his second season with the White Sox, going 4-3 with a 2.08 ERA.…

AP source: White Sox, Jennings agree to $1.4 million deal

CHICAGO (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago White Sox and reliever Dan Jennings have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $1.4 million, one-year contract. The person spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. FanRag sports first reported the deal. Jennings made a career-high 64 appearances…

Triple-A battery? Giovanni Soto to Geovany Soto for Chisox

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox could have quite a Triple-A battery next season: Giovanni Soto pitching to Geovany Soto. Geovany Soto, the NL Rookie of the Year with the Chicago Cubs in 2008, has reached a minor league deal with the White Sox, according to several media reports Friday. The catcher could have a…

White Sox designate OF Coats for assignment

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have designated outfielder Jason Coats for assignment. Coats spent most of last season at Triple-A Charlotte. He played 28 games for the White Sox, batting .200 with one homer and four RBIs. The White Sox also claimed minor league outfielder Willy Garcia off waivers from Pittsburgh on Friday.

Derek Holland agrees to $6M, 1-year contract with White Sox

Derek Holland agrees to $6M, 1-year contract with White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) The White Sox added to their starting rotation, agreeing to a $6 million, one-year contract with left-hander Derek Holland. Holland can make $2 million in performance bonuses: $1 million each for 150 and 200 innings. The 30-year-old played on World Series teams with Texas in 2010 and 2011 but missed significant time the…

Eaton to Nats, Sox acquire Luis Giolito and two others

Eaton to Nats, Sox acquire Luis Giolito and two others

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The Chicago White Sox have acquired right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito, the top-ranked pitching prospect in baseball and No. 3 prospect overall, and right-handers Reynaldo Lopez and Dane Dunning from the Washington Nationals in exchange for outfielder Adam Eaton.   “An important part of the process we are pursuing is acquiring quality…

Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) The Washington Nationals acquired center fielder Adam Eaton from the Chicago White Sox for three young pitchers, including top prospect Lucas Giolito and hard-throwing Reynaldo Lopez, who made the team’s postseason roster in 2016. The trade was made Wednesday, the last full day of the winter meetings outside the nation’s capital,…

Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox for hefty package

Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox for hefty package

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) No surprise that Chris Sale got traded, it was time to go. The real shocker? That the Boston Red Sox swooped in to snag him. The reloading Red Sox pulled off the biggest deal yet at the winter meetings, acquiring the dominant ace from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday for…

Sold! Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

Sold! Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) No surprise that Chris Sale got traded. The real shocker? That the Boston Red Sox swooped in to snag him. The reloading Red Sox pulled off the biggest deal yet at the winter meetings, acquiring the dominant ace from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday for a hefty package of four…

Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) All-Star ace Chris Sale is joining the reloading Boston Red Sox, leaving behind his shredded reputation with the Chicago White Sox. Boston acquired Sale on Tuesday for a package of four prospects, including high-priced Yoan Moncada. Sale was a top trade target at the winter meetings and the AL East champion…

AP source: Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

AP source: Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) A person familiar with the trade tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox have gotten star pitcher Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the trade hadn’t been announced. Sale was a top trade target at the baseball winter meetings…

Sale Sets Sail To Bean Town

Sale Sets Sail To Bean Town

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM News (CHICAGO) Several media reports say the Chicago White Sox have traded Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox in a deal that lands INF Yoan Moncada and RHP Michael Kopech who was drafted by  the Red Sox in the first round in June 2014. He has yet to make his Major…

WHITE SOX AGREE TO TERMS WITH AVISAIL GARCIA AND BRETT LAWRIE

WHITE SOX AGREE TO TERMS WITH AVISAIL GARCIA AND BRETT LAWRIE

    CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a one-year, $3.5-million contract with second baseman Brett Lawrie and a one-year, $3.0-million contract with outfielder Avisail Garcia. Garcia, 25, batted .245 (101-413) with 12 home runs, 51 RBI and 59 runs scored over 120 games with the White Sox in 2016. …

White Sox agree to 1-year deals with OF Garcia, 2B Lawrie

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with outfielder Avisail Garcia and a $3.5-million, one-year deal with second baseman Brett Lawrie. The 25-year-old Garcia hit .245 with 12 home runs, 51 RBIs and 59 runs over 120 games last season. Lawrie, 26, missed the final 10 weeks because…

Cespedes, Abreu on US witness list in Cuban smuggling case

MIAMI (AP) New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes and Chicago White Sox star Jose Abreu are among the Major League Baseball figures on a U.S. witness list for an upcoming Cuban ballplayer smuggling trial. Documents filed Monday in Miami federal court also list former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and several MLB executives as possible…

Shields keeps deal with White Sox rather than go free

CHICAGO (AP) James Shields is keeping his contract with the Chicago White Sox rather than become a free agent after tying for the big league lead in losses. The 32-year-old right-hander was acquired from San Diego on June 4 for pitcher Erik Johnson and shortstop prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. An All-Star in 2011, Shields was…

White Sox decline option on reliever Albers

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox declined a $3 million club option on reliever Matt Albers and exercised a $250,000 buyout, making the right-hander a free agent. The club also released right-hander Daniel Webb, reinstated third baseman Matt Davidson and reliever Jake Petricka from the 60-day disabled list, and outrighted outfielder J.B. Shuck to Triple-A…