Hooray! Hooray! First of March... OK, that rhyme won't work. After chasing away the white rabbits, you'll have to find something else to fill your afternoon since there won't be any White Sox baseball today.
Today's game has been cancelled. #SoxSpringTraining— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) March 1, 2014
For those of us who tried to watch the feed yesterday, I hope they use the time today to work out any glitches. Today was also supposed to give us a view of several of the pitchers battling over the depth spots in the White Sox rotation.
Finally, Josh Phegley was listed as the catcher for today's game when the lineup was first posted. This morning, he was replaced in the lineup Adrian Nieto. There's been no information on the lineup switch. Maybe there's an injury. Maybe it was because Phegley grounded out in a one pitch at bat yesterday. Speculate away!
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Based on how injuries have continued to nag players after Spring Training last season, I'm concerned.
A new season, a new beard, and a new stance for Gordon Beckham.
"I'm not even going to start talking about stance and stuff," Beckham said. "I don't want to have to answer 50 different things of why I've done this or done that.
Beckham went 0-2 yesterday and grounded into a double play with runners on first and second and no outs.
Quintana received the biggest contract of the group at $550,000, and reliever Nate Jones followed with a deal for $545,000. The minimum salary for major league players in 2014 is $500,000.
Om nom nom. Value priced WAR.
Finally, Daniel Webb will be out for a while.
Player update: Daniel Webb has returned to his home in Kentucky due to a death in the family.— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) February 28, 2014