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  • Powell: White Sox Rebuild Hits First Hiccup With Jake Burger Injury

    By Kevin Powell It’s tough to sugarcoat the Jake Burger injury, despite the 21-year-old remaining as positive as can be following a devastating Achilles injury. But it’s tough to shrug off an injury of this severity when things were going so well at Camelback Ranch. “I went down, and I kind of immediately knew something was wrong,” the 2017 first-round draft pick said on Tuesday. “You know, there’s nothing really to say. It sucks, but I’ve got to stay positive.” […]

  • Powell: Three Takeaways From White Sox Spring Training

    By Kevin Powell GLENDALE, Ariz. – We’re two weeks into spring training, so I’m not about to break down how specific players have performed in drills, batting practice, etc. But I can give you a good sense of the attitude of the clubhouse and the relationships that are being built at Camelback Ranch. Here are a few takeaways from the early going of Sox camp. SOX PLAYERS BUYING INTO RICKY RENTERIA It’s a young core trying to make it in […]

  • Powell: Another Spring, Another Swing Adjustment For The Cubs’ Jason Heyward

    By Kevin Powell MESA, Ariz. – This time last year, all eyes were on Jason Heyward’s swing. The $184 million dollar man posted a dismal .631 OPS in his first year with the Cubs after signing the nine-figure contract. Fans weren’t happy. An inspiring Game 7 rain delay speech earned Heyward some points with the Cubs’ fan base, but that didn’t mean the baseball world wasn’t keeping a close watch when the team opened camp in 2017. Here are a […]

  • Powell: Sox General Manager Rick Hahn Provides Injury Updates On Micker Adolfo and Carlos Rodon; Other Spring Training Notes

    By Kevin Powell GLENDALE, Ariz. –  On Tuesday, Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert and Micker Adolfo put on a display in batting practice at Camelback Ranch. Three days later White Sox general manager Rick Hahn informed the media that Adolfo, the 21-year-old outfield prospect, has a sprained UCL and a strained flexor tendon in his right throwing arm. “Micker Adolfo reported with some soreness in his arm after some drills the other day,” Hahn said. “We had him examined and unfortunately […]

  • Video: Renteria on start of spring games, Douglas High hats

    White Sox manager Rick Renteria on start of spring games, Douglas High hats

  • Powell: White Sox Spring Training ‘Feels Different’ This Year

    By Kevin Powell GLENDALE, Ariz. – It’s easy to play fantasy general manager when you scan the White Sox roster sheet. It’s a seemingly endless amount of talent that not only has fans dreaming of what could be, but it’s also getting the front office, coaches and players hyped. “People like to read a lot into sidelines and the bullpens and the batting practice,” general manager Rick Hahn said in an interview on WGN’s Sports Central. “But I do feel […]

  • Photos: Cubs Spring Training

  • Photos: White Sox Spring Training

  • Powell: White Sox’ Tim Anderson Is ‘Happier’ After Hitting the ‘Reset Button’ This Offseason

    By Kevin Powell GLENDALE, Ariz. – Bouncing around the White Sox spring training complex, observing the teams young core of rising stars, it’s tough not to notice the difference in Tim Anderson’s attitude. On Saturday, the shortstop was laughing and joking around with Yoan Moncda, Avi Garcia, Jose Abreu and Yolmer Sanchez as they took batting practice. “It’s the most comfortable I’ve been,” Anderson said.  “I’m talking more. I’m smiling more. I’m happier now. I’m in a great position. I’m […]

  • Video: Tom Ricketts on the Cubs upcoming season, Wrigley renovations

    Tom Ricketts on the Cubs upcoming season, Wrigley renovations.