Thursday Dec 5
Maybe this won't be the worst thing ever
I tweeted, blogged and even dragged my writing staff through a prolonged offseason planning session , and none of it stopped the White Sox from their sentimental reunion.
Oh. Konerko is back.
I've spent so much time and energy being mad about the very idea and proposal of this move that it's completion is almost empty.
Lincoln Daily News
White Sox agree to 1-yr. contract with catcher Flowers
Flowers hit .195 with a career-high 10 homers and 24 RBIs in 84 games this year.
Sox must make decision on Flowers, 3 others
The Chicago White Sox have until 11 p.m. Monday to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible outfielders Dayan Viciedo and Alejandro De Aza, second baseman Gordon Beckham and catcher Tyler Flowers.
Erisbel Arruebarruena: Cuban Shortstop Defects, Hopes to Join MLB
Cuban national team shortstop Erisel Arruebarruena has defected from the island country in hopes of signing a Major League baseball contract, Baseball America reported.
South Side Sox
Jerry Reinsdorf offers clues about the 2014 White Sox payroll
White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf gave 10 minutes of his time to Ben Finfer and Bruce Levine on 670 The Score Saturday morning , during which he gave us a little bit of information about the White Sox' offseason budget.
More Bats Rumored To Be Available In Trade
I feel a bit like a broken record, but the staff here at Southside Showdown is constantly on the lookout for any way that the White Sox can improve their offense.
What Paul Konerko Is Owed
The Paul Konerko debate began quickly after the 2013 season concluded. It was a series of murmurs prior to that, dating back to early in the season when the aging first baseman's slow start turned into his worst showing in a decade.
Sox face decisions on De Aza, other arbitration-eligible players
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn recognizes that outfielder Alejandro De Aza made some cover-your-eyes, groan-out-loud mistakes on the basepaths and in the field in 2013.
South Side Sox
Robin Ventura: Extreme manager
The 2014 Bill James Handbook came out. With two seasons under his belt, where does Robin Ventura stand with manager statistics? Also, since it's the offseason, what suggestions might we have for next year? While the hot stove is barely warm, The Bill James Handbook for 2014 came just over a week ago.