1:38 AM EDT, Wed August 22, 2018
2 hours ago

The weather was the only disappointment in White Sox phenom Michael Kopech's debut

Michael Kopech was stretching in the outfield Tuesday night, with a few hundred onlookers gathered in the left-field corner watching and recording his every move. This was no ordinary night, and this is no ordinary pitcher. The debut of the White Sox’s top pitching prospect was treated like a turning...
4 hours ago

White Sox vs. Twins

Photos from the White Sox's game against the Twins on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 at Guaranteed Rate Field, featuring Michael Kopech's major-league debut.
8 hours ago

Rick Renteria released from hospital but will miss next two White Sox games

Bench coach Joe McEwing will manage the White Sox Tuesday night against the Twins as Rick Renteria continues to undergo tests after experiencing lightheadedness before Monday night’s game. According to the White Sox, Renteria was released from the hospital in Minnesota late Tuesday afternoon but...
9 hours ago

Michael Kopech makes long-awaited White Sox debut; Jose Abreu out of lineup against Twins

Michael Kopech is making his long-awaited White Sox debut Tuesday night against the Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field, but he’ll have to do so without All-Star first baseman Jose Abreu. No explanation has been given for Abreu’s absence. He has been pounding the ball for a month (.350 with nine home...
10 hours ago

White Sox place outfielder Leury Garcia on disabled list with hamstring injury

The White Sox are placing outfielder Leury Garcia on the disabled list, with Ryan LaMarre returning from Triple-A Charlotte to replace him. They also announced Tuesday that reliever Tyler Danish is being optioned to Charlotte to open a spot for Michael Kopech, who makes his major-league debut against...
13 hours ago

Michael Kopech's debut and Yu Darvish's setback

Welcome to the weekly Deep Dish Baseball podcast with Mark Gonzales and Paul Sullivan and other Chicago Tribune writers. Subscribe and listen to Deep Dish Baseball on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play Mark and Paul celebrate #KopechDay for the White Sox ahead of Michael Kopech's debut (:13 mark),...
Aug 20, 2018

Lucas Giolito has solid outing as White Sox top Twins 8-5

Lucas Giolito hasn’t turned things all the way around, but they’re getting better for the White Sox right-hander. Giolito earned his sixth quality start in his last eight outings Monday night in an 8-5 win against the Twins at Target Field in a game that was a makeup from an April 15 postponement....
Aug 20, 2018

White Sox 8, Twins 5

Photos from the White Sox-Twins game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
Aug 20, 2018

White Sox manger Rick Renteria hospitalized with lightheadedness

White Sox manager Rick Renteria was hospitalized before Monday’s game against the Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis after feeling lightheaded in the clubhouse. Renteria, 56, told Sox trainer Herm Schneider he was not feeling well a few hours before game time, so Schneider sent him to the Hennepin...
Aug 20, 2018

Sister Mary Jo — she of the viral ceremonial first pitch — now has her own bobblehead

Nuns are among the most beloved sports figures in Chicago in 2018, and their popularity picked up some serious momentum the last few days. First, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt captured countless hearts during Loyola’s run to the Final Four with her wit and boundless fandom. Then on Saturday, Marian...
Aug 20, 2018

Eloy Jimenez is 'getting very close' — but how close to a White Sox call-up remains to be seen

Whether or not Eloy Jimenez really is close to coming up to the White Sox, a recent comment by director of player development Chris Getz was not any indication a call-up is imminent, the Sox said. Getz told WSCR-AM 670 two weeks ago Jimenez was “getting very close” to being ready, which led to...
Aug 20, 2018

Michael Kopech's Twitter rollout shows how valuable he is to White Sox

It happened at 2 p.m. Sunday as the White Sox were in the early innings of their game with the Royals. Without warning, the Sox announced on Twitter that prized pitching prospect Michael Kopech was being called up from Triple-A Charlotte to start Tuesday night’s game at Guaranteed Rate Field: “ITS...
Aug 20, 2018

Series preview: Twins at White Sox

All games on WGN-AM 720. Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., WGN-9. RH Jose Berrios (11-8, 3.75) vs. RH Michael Kopech (ML debut). Wednesday: 1:10 p.m., NBCSCH. RH Kyle Gibson (7-9, 3.51) vs. LH Carlos Rodon (4-3, 2.69). Paul Sullivan: Michael Kopech's arrival should create much-needed buzz on South Side » White...
Aug 19, 2018

White Sox excited as the team calls up pitcher Michael Kopech to make his major-league debut Tuesday

The White Sox acquired Michael Kopech for Chris Sale. He’s a right-hander, not a lefty, but features the same eye-popping velocity and devastating breaking pitches that make Sale a Cy Young Award candidate every season. Kopech is being promoted from Triple-A Charlotte to face the Twins on Tuesday...
Aug 19, 2018

Michael Kopech's arrival should create much-needed buzz on South Side

You can’t always get what you want, a wise man once sang, but at least White Sox fans had one of their two wishes granted on a lazy Sunday afternoon on the South Side. The White Sox tweeted out the news that Michael Kopech will be in uniform and on the mound Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field,...