White Sox outfielder Trayce Thompson wasn’t in Thursday’s matinee lineup against the Oakland Athletics due to an elbow injury, but his six-week audition nonetheless has vaulted him into bein
Tyler Saladino started on Wednesday night but Mike Olt is expected to get a bunch more playing time before the White Sox season ends.
ST. LOUIS – This is why Joe Maddon wanted Javier Baez on the Opening Day roster. The Cubs manager saw the instinctual feel for the game, the natural athleticism and a rocket-launcher arm.
Hector Noesi was happy to be a member of the White Sox starting rotation earlier this season. He didn’t take his demotion to long man/spot starter nearly as well.
PITTSBURGH -- As he continues to struggle at the plate, the White Sox can’t afford to have second baseman Carlos Sanchez hurt them defensively.