Week 3 in Arizona saw the return of our AL MVP as well as the start to games. Manager Tony La Russa shared the best gameday emotion heading into this week, and the team was looking sharp out on the field. View the pictures below for a glimpse of life this week at Camelback Ranch.
Backed by White Sox Owner Bill Veeck and announcer Harry Caray, Mary Shane made history when she became the first regular female play-by-play announcer in Major League Baseball in 1977.
Earlier this week, we spoke with the players about our approach to spring training games, how we break the month-long spring training season into thirds.
The first third of games are focused on getting into baseball shape and on improving skills. The second third is on mental and physical recovery. For some players that means backing off and letting your body bounce back. For others, it means doing a little extra work to make sure you will be ready to go come Opening Day. …
There were more faces at Camelback Ranch this week as position players officially reported to Spring Training. With the first games beginning this weekend, White Sox fans are on the edge of their seats to get this season started. As manager Tony La Russa said in his recent note, the team has three goals to accomplish this spring, and all are eager to see them come together.
The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with Cuban right-handed pitcher Norge Vera ($1.5-million signing bonus), outfielder/first baseman Darío Borrero, right-handers Adrián Gil and Carlos Hinestroza, catcher Manuel Guarimán, outfielder Carlos Jiménez and third baseman Víctor Quezada.
“I am thrilled with the talent we were able to add to the organization during this international signing period,” said Marco Paddy, White Sox special assistant to the general manager — international operations. “It was highlighted with the signings of Yoelqui Céspedes and Norge Vera — a right-handed pitcher with an outstanding fastball and who has shown promising secondary pitches — and…
As my friend Lt. General Hal Moore always said, “There is always one more thing you can do to influence any situation in your favor. And after that, there’s one more thing. And another.”
Later, because of his relationship with us through the Cardinals, he added, “because three strikes and you’re not out.”
He’s right. It’s the reason we’ve added things to our spring training schedule, like having one field specifically focused on defensive situations or a batting cage designed just for situational hitting … every day.
By the time we leave Glendale, we want every player to have been…
ICYMI, White Sox Spring Training is BACK! Pitchers and catchers reported to Camelback Ranch this week to officially kick-off an exciting season. New White Sox manager Tony La Russa shared his thoughts on beginning this season, saying that his objective is “to leave Arizona having built a closeness within the team and within the clubhouse.”
Check out the first sights from Camelback Ranch to catch a glimpse of old and new faces.
No matter if this is your first spring training or your 34th, pulling on a major league jersey the first day of spring training still gives you an electric charge. Or at least, it better.
Many years ago, when I was just starting my career, a wise baseball man once told me to get involved in the details and planning of spring training. He gave me several reasons, all of which remain true to this day.
His advice led to many late nights spent with the coaching staff organizing schedules down to the very minute, but his rationale remains spot…
Spring Training Games to be Featured on NBC Sports Chicago, ESPN 1000 and Whitesox.com
CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox, NBC Sports Chicago and new radio rightsholder ESPN 1000 have announced the team’s 2021 spring training television, radio and webcast schedule.
The White Sox will have six Cactus League games televised from Arizona on NBC Sports Chicago, the exclusive television home of White Sox baseball, with nine additional webcasts streamed on whitesox.com.
The first televised spring training game is the Cactus League opener on Sunday, February 28 at 2:05 p.m. CST when the White Sox take on the Milwaukee Brewers…
The White Sox have teamed up with Out of the Park Baseball 21 to determine which is the greatest White Sox team of all time! Keep checking back, round-by-round, to whitesox.com, and the White Sox official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as the winner is crowned on February 15!
Check below to see which two teams will advance to the final round:
Standout Player: Rick Reichardt — 22 AB; 11 H; 1 HR; 9 RBI; .500 AVG
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