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11/25/2014 | White Sox plan for contention a work in progress

General manager Rick Hahn made clear during Tuesday's conference call to announce a two-year, $25 million deal with first baseman/designated hitter Adam LaRoche that the White Sox are still an offseason work in progress.

11/25/2014 | Family adversity didn't deter prospect Danish

His father's incarceration and death in prison did not stop White Sox prospect Tyler Danish from chasing his dreams of playing pro ball.

11/24/2014 | With money to spend, White Sox investing wisely

If the White Sox agreed to terms with every player they were rumored to have interest in during this present offseason, then their overall budget would fly well past the expected $90 million or so target for this upcoming campaign.

11/24/2014 | A look back at the careers of first-timers on Hall ballot

Most of the first-timers on the latest Hall of Fame ballot don't have a legitimate chance of making it to Cooperstown, but they nonetheless had impressive big league careers worthy of another look.

11/24/2014 | Dawson believes Raines is sure Hall of Famer

Tim Raines has a chance to join former Expos teammates Gary Carter and Andre Dawson in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, but an election into the Hall has stalled for Raines recently. In 2014, the switch-hitting outfielder received 46.1 percent of the vote, down from the 52.2 percent he received the previous year.

11/21/2014 | Abreu will benefit from LaRoche's presence

Jose Abreu had a great first season in North America, winning American League Rookie of the Year Award honors. He's likely to be an even more impressive hitter for the White Sox next season. He just might make an even stronger run to be the MVP in the AL than last season, when he finished fourth. One way or another, he'll thank general manager Rick Hahn for giving him the gift of Adam LaRoche.

11/21/2014 | Sources: White Sox land LaRoche with two-year deal

The White Sox added a veteran power bat to mix with their young sluggers Friday evening, agreeing to a two-year, $25-million contract with first baseman Adam LaRoche, sources have told

11/21/2014 | Down year doesn't derail White Sox hopes for Johnson

Erik Johnson was penciled into the four-spot of the 2014 starting five, but his effort almost immediately didn't look anything like what the White Sox envisioned. Johnson made it through five starts with a 6.46 ERA before being moved back to Triple-A Charlotte, where his ERA checked in at 6.73 over 20 starts. So where do these pronounced struggles leave Johnson moving into '15 and beyond? Down, but not out in the mind of the organization.

11/21/2014 | White Sox reportedly asking about catcher Montero

The White Sox are one of three teams inquiring about D-backs catcher Miguel Montero, according to a report Thursday in The Arizona Republic. Montero, 31, is a two-time All-Star who has drawn interest from the crosstown-rival Cubs and Dodgers, as well as the South Siders.

11/20/2014 | Sox protect four from Rule 5 Draft

The White Sox made a host of roster moves Thursday afternoon in preparation for the upcoming Rule 5 Draft, maxing their 40-man roster. Right-hander Frankie Montas, infielders Rangel Ravelo and Tyler Saladino and catcher Kevan Smith all had their contracts purchased, while Chicago also claimed left-hander Onelki Garcia off waivers from the Dodgers.

11/20/2014 | White Sox Charities continue to make positive impact

It was a banner year for White Sox Charities, from club icon Paul Konerko's final season to Jackie Robinson West Little League's captivating run and the continued success of the organization's ACE (Amateur City Elite) program.

11/20/2014 | Ranking the top 25 prospects from the Arizona Fall League

The 23rd edition of the Arizona Fall League wrapped up with Salt River's win in the championship game over Peoria on Saturday. Once again, the AFL was jam packed with elite-level prospects. That made putting together a top prospects list fairly easy. There were so many good players, it was decided to expand the list to a Top 25, up from the typical 20.

11/19/2014 | Saladino brings singular focus to recovery

Tyler Saladino sees the possibility of a big league opportunity ahead of him, but the White Sox prospect is putting all of his attention into his recovery from Tommy John surgery.

11/18/2014 | Williams: We want White Sox fans to 'dream again'

Ken Williams expects a very active and interesting Winter Meetings beginning on Dec. 8 in San Diego, based on the conversations he's already heard during Hot Stove talk getting increasingly warmer by the day.

11/18/2014 | White Sox proud to take part in ACE signing day

One by one, the six players seated at the front of the U.S. Cellular Field Conference and Learning Center on Tuesday night spoke about what the White Sox Amateur City Elite program has meant to them.

11/18/2014 | Five more things White Sox need to do for 2015

Signing Zach Duke to be an eighth-inning lefty in the bullpen was a good start for White Sox GM Rick Hahn. Here's what needs to happen next.

11/18/2014 | Left-hander Duke joins White Sox with three-year deal

The White Sox and free-agent left-handed reliever Zach Duke have agreed to a three-year, $15 million contract.

11/15/2014 | Top performances, prospects from 2014 Fall League

The Arizona Fall League is known as baseball's finishing school because it has graduated a ton of talent to the Major Leagues since it began play in 1992. Here are the development highlights from the AFL's 23rd season for all 30 big league organizations.

11/14/2014 | Coming off huge first season, Abreu won't rest on laurels

White Sox slugger and AL Rookie of Year Jose Abreu better understands the duress of a 162-game schedule after seeing it up close and personal for the first time in his baseball career. But don't think those extra games will reduce the time and energy put in by Abreu, including his preparation during this offseason.

11/13/2014 | White Sox rookie Abreu fourth in AL MVP balloting

White Sox rookie slugger Jose Abreu finished fourth in the Baseball Writers' Association of America 2014 American League Most Valuable Player Award voting, as announced Thursday evening.

11/13/2014 | Dick Allen deserves a spot in the Hall of Fame

Dick Allen is one of 10 candidates on this year's Golden Era ballot for the Hall of Fame, and according to veteran baseball scribe Hal Bodley, Allen is the most deserving player on that ballot.

11/13/2014 | Patience key to Adolfo's development with White Sox

The White Sox knew Micker Adolfo's transition to professional baseball would take time when they signed the young Dominican outfielder in 2013, but the 18-year-old showed tremendous progress during his first season this year.

11/13/2014 | Fall League observations: Montas brings heat but hits bumps

White Sox prospect Francellis Montas hit 98 mph three times in his final Arizona Fall League start on Wednesday, but he turned in his worst outing of the season while being outdueled by Astros top pitching prospect Mark Appel, who had little trouble outside of facing Dodgers outfield prospect Scott Schebler.

11/12/2014 | Sale finishes third in AL Cy Young Award voting

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale finished third -- the highest finish of his career -- in voting for the 2014 American League Cy Young Award. Cleveland's Corey Kluber beat out Seattle's Felix Hernandez in a very tight race.

11/12/2014 | Prospect values rise thanks to AFL play

Every fall, Minor Leaguers raise their stock with their performances in the Arizona Fall League. The caveats that are typically thrown out when discussing such matters: it's a small sample size and the AFL is always very hitter-friendly. But it's also true that every year, expectations around some prospects are heightened based on what they did during six weeks in the desert.

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