The only bat used by "Shoeless" Joe Jackson that has his full signature stamped into the barrel was auctioned off for $583,500.
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Salary arbitration projections: White Sox
All estimates via Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors' projection model:
- Miguel Gonzalez - $2.6 million
- Todd Frazier - $13.5 million
- Brett Lawrie - $5.1 million
- Dan Jennings - $1.2 million
- Avisail Garcia - $3.4 million
- Zach Putnam - $900,000
- J.B. Shuck - $1 million
- Jake Petricka - $900,000
- Daniel Webb - $600,000 MLBTradeRumors.com
Hawkins off to slow start in AFL
Courtney Hawkins, the White Sox's top pick in the 2012 draft, went 0-for-4 with a strikeout for the Glendale Desert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday. The performance dropped his average to .167 through three games. Box score
The Chicago White Sox are sticking within their organization to fill new manager Rick Renteria's staff.
Zack Collins shows patience in AFL debut
Collins, the White Sox's No. 1 pick in this year's draft, walked and scored twice in his first game action for the Glendale Desert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday. Box score
Renteria's hiring a sign of rebuild
Many consider Rick Renteria an elite development-type manager, and his hiring could be a sign that the White Sox will look to get younger. With a thin free-agent pitching market, Chicago could get a major haul for Chris Sale and/or Jose Quintana. Bowden: The GM's office (Insider)
White Sox GM Rick Hahn talks to Carmen & Jurko about the decision to hire Rick Renteria, front office dynamics, Jose Abreu's second half and the state of the farm system.
Hank Aaron Award finalists: AL Central
The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Fans can vote for their selections on MLB.com or on Twitter. Here are the nominees for each AL Central team:
- Chicago White Sox: Jose Abreu
- Cleveland Indians: Jose Ramirez
- Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera
- Kansas City Royals: Eric Hosmer
- Minnesota Twins: Brian Dozier
Rick Rentería se merecía otra oportunidad como manager
Esta segunda oportunidad era lo mínimo que el béisbol le debía al caballeroso y calificado mexicano. Leer y mirar
Baseball's version of Black Monday saw the Diamondbacks, Rockies and White Sox make administrative changes. Here's a breakdown of those moves.
The California-born coach becomes the only Hispanic manager currently in MLB, after a 2016 season stretch that featured none.
White Sox's longest homers of 2016
All distances calculated by ESPN's Home Run Tracker:
- Avisail Garcia - 459 feet (8/2)
- Jose Abreu - 453 feet (9/19)
- Avisail Garcia - 449 feet (4/26)
- Carlos Sanchez - 448 feet (9/19)
- Avisail Garcia - 446 feet (8/4)
White Sox finish in bottom half of rankings
The White Sox entered the year with expectations to compete, looked like they would in the early going but sputtered down the stretch. Now, Robin Ventura is out as manager, and Rick Renteria is taking over. Week 26 Power Rankings
The White Sox named Rick Renteria their new manager on Monday. Renteria replaces Robin Ventura, who said Sunday that he won't return next season.
What's next for the White Sox?
With Chicago missing the postseason yet again, Jim Bowden lays out three objectives for the team this offseason. Among the priorities is taking advantage of a weak free-agent market by considering deals for any veteran player. To-do lists for eliminated teams (Insider)
Robin Ventura announced after the White Sox's season-ending loss Sunday that he will not return as manager next season, saying, "I love this place. At the end, it probably needs a new voice."
Byron Buxton hit the game's first pitch for an inside-the-park home run and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Sunday.
Lineup: White Sox (78-83) vs. Twins (58-103)
- 1. Adam Eaton, RF (L)
- 2. Tim Anderson, SS (R)
- 3. Melky Cabrera, LF (S
- 4. Jose Abreu, 1B (R)
- 5. Justin Morneau, DH (L)
- 6. Todd Frazier, 3B (R)
- 7. Alex Avila, C (L)
- 8. Carlos Sanchez, 2B (S)
- 9. Leury Garcia, CF (S)
- SP: Chris Sale, LHP
Shields, Archer in not-so-great company
The Twins handed James Shields his 19th loss of the season on Saturday. Shields (6-19) and Chris Archer (9-19) become the first pair of pitchers to each lose 19 or more games in the same season since 2003 when a pair of Tigers did it: Mike Maroth (9-21) and Jeremy Bonderman (6-19), per the Elias Sports Bureau.
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
James Shields' place in history: 3rd pitcher ever with 40+ HR allowed & 19+ losses. The others: Phil Niekro 1979 & Robin Roberts 1957. Good names. But not a good way to join them!
Who's making the calls on the South Side, Ken Williams or Rick Hahn? After replacing manager Robin Ventura, the White Sox need to clear that up.
Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura, who is in the last year of his contract, is not expected to return next season and will be replaced by Rick Renteria, according to multiple reports.
White Sox manager Robin Ventura declined to address a Chicago Sun-Times report that he will step down and be replaced by bench coach Rick Renteria next season.