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White Sox | Marcus Semien to play 3B for now

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:00:27 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Marcus Semien will start at third base until 3B Conor Gillaspie (hand) is able to return from his injury.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


White Sox | Dayan Viciedo hot

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:05:28 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo entered the day Thursday, April 24, hitting an American League-best .354 with a .410 average in his last 10 games. Viciedo's on-base percentage of .403 has been especially impressive. Hitting coach Todd Steverson suggested that too many expectations were likely put on Viciedo when he initially arrived in the big leagues.

Fantasy Tip: Viciedo went 3-for-4 and fell a homer short of the cycle Thursday to stay hot. Improved plate discipline and pitch recognition are helping Viciedo in this hot streak. Remember that he's been a streaky hitter in the past, but consistent playing time and his new approach may help him take the next step.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


White Sox | Gordon Beckham to be starter at 2B

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:30 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham will resume the role of the starting second baseman now that he's back from the disabled list. Beckham hit .267 with five home runs and 24 RBIs in 103 games for the team last year. "You don't lose that spot just because you're hurt," manager Robin Ventura said. "So we expect him to be in there." 2B Marcus Semien will go back to a backup role.

Fantasy Tip: Beckham is back in the starting role, but if he doesn't hit, Semien could at least mix in frequently at the keystone. As long as he's starting every day, Beckham is decent middle infield insurance in cavernous mixed setups.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


White Sox | Conor Gillaspie scratched

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:59:14 -0700

Chicago White Sox 3B Conor Gillaspie (hand) was scratched from the lineup Thursday, April 24, after testing his sore left hand with early swings in the batting cage. Gillaspie doesn't think he's dealing with anything worse than a bruise, and rest is probably the best prescription for him right now. "This has been going on for a couple of weeks, gradually," Gillaspie said. "It would get jammed every other game or whatever and then for whatever reason the other night it just got jammed a couple of times on foul balls, and from then on it's been pretty tender."

Fantasy Tip: Gillaspie's injury isn't serious enough to land him on the DL, but there's no telling when he'll be back in the lineup. If you own him in an AL-only league, keep checking on his status daily.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


White Sox | Adam Eaton likely to return Friday

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:52:25 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (hamstring) missed his fifth straight game Thursday, April 24, with a mild strain in his left knee. Eaton is likely to return to the lineup Friday, April 25. Manager Robin Ventura said Eaton is looking much better.

Fantasy Tip: Check back tomorrow evening before inserting Eaton back into your lineup. If he's starting, he should be starting for your squad, too.

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White Sox | Gordon Beckham activated

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:14:45 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham (oblique) was activated from the 15-day disabled list.

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White Sox | Charlie Leesman sent down

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:22:09 -0700

The Chicago White Sox optioned SP Charlie Leesman to Triple-A Charlotte. This makes room for 2B Gordon Beckham's (oblique) return.

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White Sox | More on Adam Eaton's injury

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:57:22 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (hamstring) said he's dealing with more than just a mild strain in the lower part of his left hamstring. "Apparently there's a tendon that is kind of rolling over on the inside back part of my knee. It's been kind of an easier fix," Eaton said. "We're making sure the tendon doesn't move and that equals no pain." He ran some stairs, did lunges and ran on an incline Tuesday, April 22, and everything went well. Eaton declared himself 95 percent healthy.

Fantasy Tip: Eaton could return in a day or two. When he does, return him to your fantasy lineups.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


White Sox | Gordon Beckham on track to return this weekend

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:18:56 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham (oblique) is on track to return to the team this weekend after rehabbing with Double-A Birmingham.

Fantasy Tip: Beckham will steal valuable playing time from Marcus Semien at the keystone when he returns. That'll make Semien mainly a middle infield depth piece in AL-only leagues.

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White Sox | Dayan Viciedo with four hits

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:15:28 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo had a career-high four hits Tuesday, April 22.

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White Sox | Conor Gillaspie sitting out

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:47:11 -0700

Chicago White Sox 3B Conor Gillaspie (hand) is out of the lineup with a sore left hand Tuesday, April 22. He's likely to sit out two games.

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White Sox | Chris Sale not expecting to miss much time

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:16:23 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale (elbow) doesn't expect to miss more than two starts.

Fantasy Tip: We'll temper our optimism until we see Sale get back on a mound. The good news is no structural damage was found in his left arm. Stay patient and keep tabs on his recovery process.

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White Sox | Dayan Viciedo has more controlled approach

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:34:48 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo has been more controlled at the plate and is chasing fewer offspeed pitches on the outer half of the plate. That has helped him get off to a .321 average in 2014, along with the fact that he's driving the ball the other way. He's drawn five walks in 53 at-bats this year, compared to 24 walks in 441 at-bats last season. Viciedo is 10-for-27 with five RBIs in seven games since becoming the everyday right fielder.

Fantasy Tip: Viciedo's poor pitch recognition and lack of plate discipline was the knock on him coming into this year. A more mature approach is the reason for his hot start. With regular playing time, he's a player that could break out, and his raw power plays very well in his home ballpark.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


White Sox | Adam Eaton to test injury

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:31:18 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (hamstring) plans to test his strained left hamstring Tuesday, April 22, and he might return to the lineup Wednesday, April 23, if it feels good. Eaton doesn't think he'll need to go on the disabled list. "We'll be very cautious with him because he's kind of a maniac when he runs around, so you have to be careful," manager Robin Ventura said. "I did explain that to him that because of his personality, we can talk about it, but we're not going to go by everything he says, in a good way, not a bad way."

Fantasy Tip: Continue to check on the availability of Eaton, but expect him to be out at least another day or two.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


White Sox | Andre Rienzo set for Wednesday

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:33:40 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP Andre Rienzo will make the start Wednesday, April 23, against the Detroit Tigers.

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Chicago White Sox Player News

Abreu Jose 1B
Aceves Jonathan C
Allen Wyatt P
Alvarez Tony OF
Anderson Tim SS
Aria Feny P
Arroyo Spencer P
Axelrod Dylan SP
Baisley Jeff INF
Barnum Keon 1B
Bass Kevin INF
Bassitt Chris P
Beck Chris P
Beckham Gordon 2B
Belisario Ronald RP
Bellamy Kyle P
Bentz Chad RP
Bierman Sean P
Blanke Michael C
Brackman Andrew SP
Brooks Richard P
Carroll Scott P
Carter Dexter P
Carter Vernon INF
Cassel Justin SP
Castro Jose SS
Castro Simon P
Causey Marcos OF
Childers Jason P
Chirino Israel P
Cioli Nicholas C
Cleto Maikel RP
Collop Justin P
Cook David OF
Cortez Fernando INF
Danks John SP
Danks Jordan OF
Davidson Matt 3B
Dawkins Gookie 2B
Day Tim P
De Aza Alejandro OF
De Los Santos Frank RP
DeMichele Joey 2B
Dizard Fraser P
Dolsi Freddy RP
Done Victor P
Downs Scott RP
Dransfeldt Kelly INF
Dunn Adam DH
Eaton Adam OF
Espino Damaso C
Flowers Tyler C
Francisco Frank RP
Frazier Parker P
Fritz Ben P
Furnish Brad SP
Gallagher James OF
Garcia Avisail OF
Garcia Leury SS
Gartrell Stefan OF
Gaston Jon OF
German Franklyn RP
Gillaspie Conor 3B
Gimenez Hector C
Griffith Nevin P
Guerra Javy RP
Guillen Ozney OF
Hansen Grant P
Hanson Tommy SP
Hawkins Courtney OF
Heath Deunte RP
Hernandez Francisco C
Hernandez Gorkys OF
Hinton Travis 1B
Honel Kris SP
Hopps Matthew P
Hudson Robby INF
Huffman Royce 3B
Hummel Tim 3B
Hunt Leroy P
Jaye Myles P
Johnson Erik SP
Johnson Garrett P
Johnson Micah 2B
Jones Nate RP
Jordan Daniel C
Kelly Chris OF
Kelly Kenny OF
Keppinger Jeff 2B
King Clinton OF
Kohlmeier Ryan RP
Konerko Paul 1B
Kussmaul Ryan P
Lee Carlos H. C
Leesman Charlie RP
Liddi Alex 3B
Lindsay Shane P
Lindstrom Matt RP
Llanos Alex OF
Long Jonnie P
Long Kyle P
Lorraine Andrew P
Mabee Henry P
Malone Corwin P
Marrero Christian 1B
McDade Mike 1B
Mitchell Jared OF
Moat Michael P
Molina Nestor SP
Montas Francelis P
Montero Agustin P
Moreno Orber P
Morgan Scott OF
Mota Willy P
Murphy Tim P
Mustain Mitch P
Nachreiner Matthew P
Negron Miguel OF
Nieto Adrian C
Nix Michael P
O'Malley Ryan P
Olacio Jefferson P
Omogrosso Brian P
Otano Hanlet OF
Pacheco Enemencio P
Paulino Felipe SP
Pedroza Jaime SS
Pena Jr. Tony RP
Perez Kenny INF
Petricka Jacob RP
Phegley Josh C
Phipps Denis OF
Price Jared C
Puckett Cody INF
Purcey David RP
Putnam Zach RP
Quintana Jose SP
Ramirez Alexei SS
Ramos Luis OF
Rasner Jacob P
Reynoso Paulino P
Rienzo Andre SP
Robles Mauricio P
Rodriguez Derek P
Rodriguez Manuel OF
Rondon Cleuluis INF
Rosario Carlos P
Rote Ryan P
Rouse Mike INF
Royse Thomas SP
Saladino Tyler SS
Sale Chris SP
Sanchez Angel SS
Sanchez Carlos 3B
Sanders Dave P
Sanders Mike P
Segura Wascar P
Semien Marcus 2B
Septimo Leyson P
Short Brandon OF
Sierra Eduardo P
Sierra Luis C
Silverio Juan SS
Skogley Kevin P
Smith Corey 3B
Smith Kevan C
Snodgress Scott P
Squires Steve P
Surkamp Eric SP
Tekotte Blake OF
Thompson Trayce OF
Tonneson Dylan C
Tracy Mark 1B
Ulacia Dennis P
Valdez Robertson 1B
Valenzuela Mario OF
Valido Robert SS
Vance Kevin P
Vasquez Carlos P
Veal Donnie RP
Viciedo Dayan OF
Villacis Eduardo P
Walker Keenyn OF
Watson Brandon OF
Webb Daniel RP
Welker Kris C
Wendelken J.B. P
Whisler Wes P
Wilkins Andy 1B
Winiarski Cody P
Winn Joseph P
Woodson Alexander P
Zaleski Matt SP
Zapata Michael OF

Baines Harold TO
Bell Buddy TO
Boston Daryl TO
Cooper Don PC
Hahn Rick GM
McEwing Joe TO
Parent Mark TO
Steverson Todd TO
Thigpen Bobby TO
Thome Jim TO
Ventura Robin MAN
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