December 20th, 2014
Inside the White Sox documents the building buzz around the team ahead of the upcoming season.
Friday, December 19, 2014
An Early Christmas for White Sox Fans
As Christmas Day approaches, many Chicagoans are asking, “Haven’t we already celebrated Christmas?”
It’s certainly understandable to feel that way after the White Sox’ three Santas–Jerry Reinsdorf, Rick Hahn and Ken Williams–have demonstrated their generous gift-giving to Sox fans this offseason. The extraordinary “presents” under the proverbial Sox Christmas tree are in the form of pitchers JeffSamardzija, David Robertson, Zach Duke and DanJennings, 1B/DHAdam LaRocheandoutfielderMelky Cabrera. And the impressive haul is being praised throughout baseball as one of the most successful of the Winter Meetings/offseason.
Other fall acquisitions now on the 40-man roster include pitcher Michael Ynoa (obtained in the Samardzija deal) plus catcher Rob Brantly, outfielderJ.B. Shuck and pitcher Onelki Garcia, who were selected on waivers from the Marlins, Indians and Dodgers, respectively.
A Sampling of Positive Industry Reaction
The added bonus…
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