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“Players won’t be strong-armed”; Workplace safety, unfair compensation emerge as concerns among MLB players

May 12, 2020

MLB owners approved a plan Monday to restart the suspended MLB season by early July. However, concerns...

MLB to eliminate 25% of minor league baseball franchises

MLB to eliminate 25% of minor league baseball franchises

April 21, 2020

Update 5:00 p.m.: Represenatives of Minor League Baseball dispute the accuracy of the initial report...

Obamacare architect warns sporting events, concerts won't return until 2021

Obamacare architect warns sporting events, concerts won’t return until 2021

April 13, 2020

Amid growing concern surrounding the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, a prominent healthcare expert w...

BREAKING: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker recommends canceling all large summer events

BREAKING: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker recommends canceling all large summer events

April 9, 2020

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker recommended Tuesday that event organizers consider canceling all large event...

PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 11, 2015)  Sailors from Navy Recruiting District Philadelphia greet players at halftime during a Veteran's Day game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Toronto Raptors at Wells Fargo Center.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Felicito Rustique/Released)

Christian Wood tests positive for coronavirus, Rudy Gobert issues apology

March 12, 2020

Update 9:06 p.m.: Christian Wood of the Detroit Pistons tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19, accord...

Yoan Moncada vs. Javier Báez

Yoan Moncada vs. Javier Báez

February 13, 2020

Following an underwhelming 2018 campaign from Yoan Moncada, fans of Major League Baseball began floating...

White Sox reportedly agree to deal with Gio Gonzalez

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2019

The White Sox have reportedly agreed to a contract with two-time All-Star pitcher Gio Gonzalez, according to Jon Heyman of the MLB Network. Gonzalez, a former Sox first-round draft pick who was traded alongside Aaron Rowand in exchange for Jim Thome,  posted a 3.50 ERA and a 1.294 WHIP over 87.1 innings pitched with the...

White Sox ink All-Star Yasmani Grandal to four-year deal

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2019

The Chicago White Sox signed All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal to a four-year, $73 million  contract, the team announced Thursday. The contract is the largest in franchise history from a monetary standpoint.  Grandal, 30, is coming off an All-Star 2019 campaign which saw him .246 with 28 home runs and 77 for the Milwaukee...

White Sox retain Jose Abreu on three-year contract

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2019

Can Jose Abreu keep up his torrid pace under a new deal?

White Sox of the future: right field

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2019

Who stays, who goes for the Chicago White Sox?

Eloy snubbed as Rookie of the Year finalist

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

An impressive rookie campaign positioned White Sox’ left fielder Eloy Jimenez as an A.L. Rookie of the Year (ROY) favorite heading into the MLB’s award season. Instead, he finished in fourth place after being omitted from the finalist shortlist. Jimenez, who MLB Pipeline had ranked as the No. 3 overall prospect heading into...

Joe Maddon heads to the Los Angeles Angels | Photo by: Gene J. Puskar

Investigating his inheritance: Joe Maddon’s move to the Angels

October 22, 2019

The Los Angeles Angels hired former Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon to replace recently fired Brad Aus...

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