12:15 PM EDT, Fri April 19, 2019
1 hour ago

Tim Anderson's bat flip and Daniel Descalso's upswing. Plus, a chat with the voice of the Rays on the Deep Dish baseball podcast.

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 | Spotify Stitcher | Google Play Mark and Paul dig in on Tim Anderson's bat flip, Joe West and baseball's "unwritten rules"...
3 hours ago

Ryan Burr and Josh Osich represent two extremes of the White Sox bullpen

White Sox relievers Josh Osich and Ryan Burr suit up next to each other in the clubhouse — but there situations couldn’t be more different. Burr, 24, was a late-summer call-up last season and has 19 2/3 innings of experience on a big-league mound. MLB.com ranked him as the Sox’s 30th best prospect....
19 hours ago

White Sox lose to Tigers 9-7, despite homers by Eloy Jimenez and Ryan Cordell

Nicholas Castellanos had three hits and drove in a pair of runs as the Detroit Tigers ended a five-game losing streak with a 9-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Eloy Jimenez and Ryan Cordell both homered for the White Sox. Tim Anderson went 2-5, lowering his average to .422, which is...
21 hours ago

White Sox at Tigers

Photos from the White Sox-Tigers game at Comerica Park on April 18, 2019.
Apr 18, 2019

Lucas Giolito (strained left hamstring) goes on the injured list; White Sox call up Carson Fulmer and Ryan Cordell

In quite an eventful day for White Sox on Wednesday, a leg injury forced Lucas Giolito from his fourth start and Daniel Palka’s .029 average got him set down to Triple A-Charlotte after a 4-3 loss in extras to the Royals. The Sox found replacements for both Thursday morning, calling up outfielder...
Apr 18, 2019

New Comiskey Park opened on April 18, 1991, and the White Sox have been tweaking it ever since

On April 18, 1991, then-former Gov. James Thompson threw only one pitch — of the ceremonial variety — to christen the opening of new Comiskey Park, but he could’ve been credited with a save. Thompson worked the floor of the Illinois General Assembly to secure 11th-hour funding for a new stadium...
Apr 17, 2019

White Sox outfielder Daniel Palka finally gets a hit but understands his demotion to the minors: 'The numbers speak for themselves'

Wouldn’t it figure? Daniel Palka singled Wednesday after going hitless in 32 at-bats to start the season, and his reward is a trip to Triple-A Charlotte. “The numbers kind of speak for themselves,” said Palka, who’s hitting .029 after going 1-for-3 in the 4-3, 10-inning loss to the Royals. “So...
Apr 17, 2019

Royals 4, White Sox 3 (10 innings)

Photos from the White Sox-Royals game at Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
Apr 17, 2019

Lucas Giolito and the White Sox go for a series sweep of the Royals

The numbers haven’t been pretty in his last two starts, but Lucas Giolito (6.19 ERA) will take a 2-1 record into his matchup against fellow-right hander Brad Heller (2-1, 2.45 ERA) and the Royals on Wednesday afternoon. Against the Yankees on Friday, Giolito exited with two men on and the White...
Apr 17, 2019

4 baseball questions addressing Christian Yelich's value, Tim Anderson's hot hitting and Chris Sale's struggles

The baseball season is in full swing, with new stars emerging, such as the Rays’ Tyler Glasnow and the White Sox’s Tim Anderson, and old stars struggling, such as the Red Sox’s Chris Sale and the Indians’ Jose Ramirez. The defending champion Red Sox, Yankees, Cubs and Rockies are all underachieving....
Apr 16, 2019

White Sox 5, Royals 1

Photos from the White Sox's 5-1 win over the Royals on April 16, 2019, at Guaranteed Rate Field. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune)
Apr 16, 2019

White Sox teammates empathize with Daniel Palka's hitting woes

White Sox outfielder Daniel Palka went into Tuesday’s game with a hitless streak of 29 at-bats since opening day, and was 0-for-31 overall since last season. The longest hitless streak for a Sox position player since expansion (1961) is 41 consecutive at-bats by Robin Ventura in 1990. But manager...
Apr 16, 2019

White Sox managers come and go, but pitching coach Don Cooper manages to stick around

When the White Sox mapped out the rebuild they started by collecting top young pitching prospects like Michael Kopech, Reynaldo Lopez, Lucas Giolito, Dylan Cease and Dane Dunning. Quantity was the key, since not all of them would work out due to injuries or ineffectiveness. But with enough young...
Apr 16, 2019

Daniel Palka is back in the White Sox lineup hoping to end his 0-for-29 hitless streak

Welington Castillo snapped an 0-for-23 hitless streak Monday night with a two-run, eighth-inning home run that sent the White Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Royals. Now the Sox hope Daniel Palka can snap his 0-for-29 skid. Manager Rick Renteria inserted Palka back in right field for Tuesday night’s...
Apr 15, 2019

White Sox 5, Royals 4

Photos from the White Sox's 5-4 win over the Royals on April 15, 2019, at Guaranteed Rate Field. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune)