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White Sox Further Pare Roster; Jerry Owens Waived


The White Sox optioned pitcher Jeff Marquez to Triple-A Charlotte. Marquez started the spring as a potential starter. Outfielder Josh Kroeger and pitcher Randy Williams were reassigned to minor league camp, and pitchers Lance Broadway and Jack Egbert were optioned to Charlotte. Infielder Jayson Nix was placed on the disabled list, retroactive to March 17. [larry: these moves appear to pave the way for mike macdougal to make the opening day bullpen, along with dj carrasco and clayton richard, and for dewayne wise to be the opening day leadoff hitter and CF.]

Getz to start at second


PHOENIX - Rookie Chris Getz was named the White Sox's opening day second baseman. "I'm proud for him," manager Ozzie Guillen said.

White Sox cut 13 from Major League camp, including Viciedo and Armstrong


GLENDALE, Ariz. - Prior to today's spring training game vs. the Los Angeles Angels, the Chicago White Sox made the following 12 13 roster moves: Optioned C Cole Armstrong, RHP Jon Link and 3B Dayan Viciedo to Class AAA Charlotte; Optioned INF Brandon Allen, RHP Jhonny Nunez and RHP Clevelan Santeliz to Class AA Birmingham; RHP Ryan Braun, INF Javier Castillo, C Tyler Flowers, RHP Franklyn German, OF Michael Restovich and RHP John Van Benschoten were reassigned to minor-league camp. With the moves, the White Sox have 41 40 players remaining in camp: 20 19 pitchers, four catchers, 11 infielders and six outfielders. [edit: Kelvin Jimenez was added to the cuts and optioned to AAA]

KW: Beckham, Poreda Possibilities for Opening Day; Viciedo Not


"Since when have we followed a mainstream course?" Williams asked defiantly one day last week. "Definitely [Beckham] could play in the big leagues right now." ... "I would rather [groom young] starting pitchers by first giving them a taste of the [major-league] bullpen," Williams said. "Three-inning stints in the bullpen as opposed to right out-of-the box responsibility for six innings."

Who Will Play Second Base for the White Sox? And, is The Cheat Dying?


The White Sox have 24 candidates for their vacant 2B job.

Viva La Revolucion! White Sox Cubano News with a Bullet


Dayan Viciedo is no longer a teenager as he turns 20 today. Jose Contreras is now officially a Cuban-American as he obtained his US Citizenship today. Due to Conteras' return to Miami for his...

Sunday SSS Spectacular White Sox News & Notes


Recap of the 3/8 game against the Dodgers and other White Sox news and notes.

Attrition in the Battle for the Keystone Sack


Recap of White Sox-Rangers game on 3/7 and other White Sox news.

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