Prior to tonight's game at Boston, the Chicago White Sox placed right-handed pitcher Zach Putnam on the 15-day disabled list with ulnar neuritis in his right elbow and recalled right-hander Chris Beck from Class AAA Charlotte.
The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with nine of their Top 10 selections from the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, including one of their two first-round picks, right-handed pitcher Zack Burdi (26th overall).
The Chicago White Sox have partnered with Illinois Sports Facilities Authority (ISFA), Northern Illinois University and the University of Toledo to offer fans special pre-sale opportunities for the "Huskie Chi-Town Showdown" football game at U.S. Cellular Field. The game on November 9 marks the first time a football game will be played in the ballpark's 25-year history.
The Chicago White Sox today completed the second day (rounds 3-10) of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, selecting two pitchers (one left-hander and one right-hander), one catcher, three infielders and two outfielders.
Prior to tonight's game vs. Kansas City, the Chicago White Sox placed outfielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a medial meniscus tear in his left knee and recalled outfielder Jason Coats from Class AAA Charlotte.
The Chicago White Sox today announced cumulative charitable donations of $2 million over the past calendar year. Donations include $778,000 in grants to 29 Chicagoland non-profit organizations through the White Sox Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund. In addition, Chicago White Sox Charities (CWSC) awarded grants totaling $359,500 to 12 agencies providing services throughout the community. The Chicago White Sox Community Fund is supported through a major grant from CWSC and matching funds provided by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.
Former White Sox Amateur City Elite (ACE) outfielder Corey Ray was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers with the fifth overall pick out of the University of Louisville in tonight's Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with first baseman Justin Morneau on a one-year, $1-million contract, plus incentives, and have placed the former Most Valuable Player and four-time American League All-Star on the 15-day disabled list to continue his recovery from offseason surgery to repair the primary flexor in his left elbow.
Prior to tonight's game vs. Washington, the Chicago White Sox designated right-handed pitcher Mat Latos for assignment and purchased the contract of right-hander Tyler Danish ("DAY-nish") from Class AA Birmingham.
Shields, 34, is 2-7 with a 4.28 ERA (32 ER/67.1 IP) and 57 strikeouts over 11 starts with San Diego this season, his second with the club. He entered his last start on May 29 at Seattle with a 3.06 ERA before allowing a career-high tying 10 runs.
Coats, 26, takes the roster spot of right-handed pitcher Tommy Kahnle, who was optioned to Charlotte following last night's game. He is batting .335 (55-164) with 13 doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 24 RBI and 26 runs scored over 43 games with Charlotte this season.
The Chicago White Sox will celebrate Sox Serve Week, the organization's eighth annual community outreach and fundraising campaign benefitting Chicago White Sox Charities (CWSC), from Monday, June 6, through Sunday, June 12. Sox Serve Week engages Sox fans and the Chicagoland community through outreach events with current players and special fundraising opportunities.
Preparing for the release of his upcoming grill guide, The Big Hurt's Guide to BBQ and Grilling, White Sox legend and Hall-of-Fame slugger Frank Thomas will compete against celebrity chef Jeff Mauro, the "Sandwich King," in a BBQ Battle before the White Sox take on the Kansas City Royals on Friday, June 10 at U.S. Cellular Field.