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Jeff Bagwell Reveals What Drew Astros To Jose Abreu

The Houston Astros got their man on Monday when they signed free agent slugger Jose Abreu to a three-year contract. With Yuli Gurriel a free agent, Houston had a void to fill at first base and thus chose the former Chicago White Sox slugger. The 35-year-old spent the first nine...
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Guardians Offseason Is Just Getting Started

After a few weeks of radio silence out of the Guardians' front office, the hot stove is finally heating up and some smoke is starting to clear on Cleveland's intentions this offseason. It all stems back to a former Chicago White Sox member, Jose Abreu. Abreu left his club of...
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Podcast: 2023 White Sox ZiPS Projections with Dan Szymborski

Josh helps catch up on the White Sox news, including who will be part of Pedro Grifol’s coaching staff. Dan Szymborski joins the show to discuss the 2023 ZiPS projections. What the White Sox ceiling and floors are for next year. Which free agents and trade targets make a...
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White Sox announce Pedro Grifol's coaching staff for 2023 season

The White Sox have finalized their coaches under first-year skipper Pedro Grifol. Chicago announced the entire staff on Tuesday afternoon, including the addition of Jose Castro as hitting coach. Eddie Rodríguez, who had spent the past three seasons working with Grifol as the Royals’ minor league field coordinator, joins Chicago as third base coach. Mike Tosar and Geoff Head join the big league staff as major league field coordinator and senior director of sports performance, respectively.
CHICAGO, IL
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FanGraphs’ ZiPS projections reveal clear White Sox holes

Today, FanGraphs released its yearly ZiPS projections for the current White Sox roster, and it’s safe to say that it sees the same holes the White Sox should heading into 2023. ZiPS was created by Dan Szymborski, who describes his work, at a high level, in the following way:
CHICAGO, IL

Rick Hahn discusses Jose Abreu's departure to Astros

On Tuesday, amidst announcing the team's coaching staff for the 2023 season under newly hired manager Pedro Grifol, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn spoke about longtime first baseman Jose Abreu's departure to the Houston Astros. "Obviously, it's always a difficult day from an emotional standpoint or from a fan...
CHICAGO, IL
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Retiring Secretary of State Jesse White reflects on his legacy

SPRINGFIELD (WGEM) - Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will leave office in January after serving 24 years in the role. The Gray TV Illinois Capitol Bureau spoke one-on-one with White while he worked in his Capitol office Tuesday. Secretary White is one of the most well-known political figures in...
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Royals Rumblings - News for November 30, 2022

At The Athletic, Jayson Jenks gathered rankings from experts on who would have the most trade value for the Royals:. • Let’s run down the consensus top five. Witt isn’t going anywhere. Singer is 26, and it seems more likely the Royals sign him to an extension than move him. Trading Lynch would be selling low. And if the Royals were one move away from contention, you could make a case to part with Cross, the team’s 2022 first-round pick. But the Royals are not one move away. You might have noticed I skipped one name …
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Red Sox targeted José Abreu in free agency before veteran slugger signed with Astros, per report

The Red Sox apparently made an attempt to sign Jose Abreu before the veteran slugger inked a three-year deal with the Astros earlier this week. Around the same time Abreu was introduced to the Houston media at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday, Jon Heyman of The New York Post reported that the soon-to-be 36-year-old first base baseman and designated hitter was “Boston’s No. 1 outside target” in free agency.
BOSTON, MA
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White Sox announce 2023 major league coaching staff

Given what the White Sox had mentioned above overhauling their staff, it should come as no surprise that Katz, Hasler, and Boston are the only carryovers from the previous staff. Tosar and Rodríguez have joined new manager Pedro Grifol from Kansas City. Here is a breakdown of the turnover...
CHICAGO, IL

MLB Free Agency Tracker: Carlos Santana to Pirates

Inside the Rangers keeps up with all of the MLB free agency news as the hot stove league of the 2022 offseason unfolds. The Pittsburgh Pirates formally announced the signing of first baseman and designated hitter Carlos Santana, who played for the Seattle Mariners last year. The one-year deal is...
PITTSBURGH, PA
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Grading the White Sox: José Abreu

At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from head of the class Dylan Cease all the way down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab.
CHICAGO, IL

‘Fan of the Game’ drinks out of her own prosthetic leg during Lakers loss

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Annika Hutsler took off her prosthetic leg and chugged a beer out of it at the Lakers-Pacers game on Monday – and the crowd went wild. The now-viral stunt was captured on the Jumbotron at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, where Hutsler was named “Fan of the Game.” She also received a $100 gift card. “I won the fan of the game for drinking out of my leg,” Hutsler wrote on her Instagram Story, including a photo of an envelope containing the award. In video footage, which was shared by ESPN Los Angeles, Hutsler can be seen holding...
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White Sox re-sign outfielder Mark Payton to minor league deal

A familiar name appears to be back in the organization for the 2023 season. According to the transactions list on MLB.com , outfielder Mark Payton agreed to a new minor league deal with the White Sox on November 21 and has since been assigned to Triple-A Charlotte. The move comes after Payton was non-tendered by the club a few days earlier on November 18 and became a free agent.
CHICAGO, IL
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White Sox Officially Announce Coaching Staff For 2023

In the wake of losing star first baseman and slugger Jose Abreu to the Houston Astros, the Chicago White Sox have made the final additions to their coaching staff for the 2023 season. Almost a month after hiring former Kansas City Royals bench coach Pedro Grifol as their new manager...
CHICAGO, IL
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