Tag: starting pitching

Change Scope

Filter By

Freddy Garcia is officially coming back next season


The White Sox exercised the option for next year on veteran right-handed pitcher Freddy Garcia. Garcia, 34, will make a $1 million base salary plus a possible $2 million in incentives.

Jake Peavy ready for first start with White Sox


Jake Peavy passed all the tests Wednesday that pitching coach Don Cooper put him through during a 35-minute bullpen session that resembled a simulated game. This means that Peavy, barring a setback, will make his first start for the White Sox next week in Seattle or even this weekend against the Los Angeles Angels.

Jake Peavy's weekend start in New York now in doubt


About 10 throws into the Wednesday long-toss session, bullpen coach Juan Nieves whistled to the White Sox dugout and gave the throat slash sign. Just like that, Jake Peavy's day was done, and the pitcher's chances of making his debut for the White Sox this weekend in New York in doubt.

Jose Contreras Will Make Next Start


The White Sox kept their rotation intact so that Mark Buehrle will pitch Thursday night agianst Detroit and Jose Contreras will open the Texas series on Friday night. "We talked about [skipping Contreras]," manager Ozzie Guillen said after Wednesday night's game was called nearly 90 minutes after the scheudled start. "We thought about it. We're going to show him another vote of confidence that we believe in him and he can still do it. Hopeuflly he'll notice that. I hope he takes advantage of the sitaution. "I don't want to start moving people around and people miss turns, and all of a sudden have too many days off, too many breaks. Everyone should be the same way, and we'll see what happens."

5 Best Opening Day Starts in White Sox History (Retrosheet Era)


The White Sox best opening day starts since 1950-something.

Mark Buehrle is Your Opening Day Starter, Officially


Ozzie Guillen named Mark Buehrle as the White Sox opening day starter.

White Sox Settle Center Field, Leadoff Mess... for now


Ozzie Guillen names Dewayne Wise his starting center fielder and leadoff man, and Jose Contreras & Bartolo Colon his 4th and 5th starters.

White Sox Still Riddled with Roster Questions


The White Sox Roster remains in flux. At least two rotation spots, leadoff hitter, which is not a position, and center field are still up for grabs.

White Sox Lock Up Gavin Floyd Long-Term


The White Sox signed Gavin Floyd to a contract extension Sunday. Is he worth it?

Contreras, Colon look good in '09 mound debuts


Both [Jose] Contreras and veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon made their 2009 debuts off the mound before the Cactus League game with Seattle, with each impressive in their own way in the bullpen session. Contreras, who is more than three months ahead of schedule after rupturing his left Achilles tendon, was the one opening up more eyes from the simple standpoint of what he was doing. Not only was he throwing all of his pitches, but on several occasions dropped his arm angle down and threw sidearm to test the injury. His fastball had pop on it, leaving pitching coach Don Cooper saying, "The way he looked [Monday], ‘Hey, we could plug him tomorrow.’ But we’re not going to do that.’’

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join South Side Sox

You must be a member of South Side Sox to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at South Side Sox. You should read them.

Join South Side Sox

You must be a member of South Side Sox to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at South Side Sox. You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.