- After 16 seasons as TV voice of the Chicago Cubs, Len Kasper has signed on to become the radio play-by-play announcer of the crosstown White Sox.
- Len Kasper, who spent 16 seasons as the TV voice of the Chicago Cubs, joined the White Sox radio team on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.
- The Chicago White Sox finished at or near the top in the American League in several offensive categories in 2020 during Frank Menechino’s first season as the hitting coach. He returns in the role under new manager Tony La Russa.
- Miguel Cairo played for manager Tony La Russa for parts of four seasons in St. Louis. The two are reunited with Cairo taking over as the new bench coach for the Chicago White Sox.
- The Chicago White Sox declined to tender 2021 contracts to left-handed pitcher Carlos Rodon and outfielder Nomar Mazara. The Sox also agreed to terms on a one-year, $862,500 contract with reliever Jace Fry, avoiding arbitration.
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- The Chicago White Sox on Tuesday announced their 2021 coaching staff, highlighted by the additions of Ethan Katz as pitching coach and Miguel Cairo as bench coach for new manager Tony La Russa.
- A change of plea hearing for Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa’s DUI case has been scheduled for Dec. 21, a Maricopa County Justice Courts spokesman confirmed Tuesday. "The case should be fully adjudicated at that time with a plea of guilty to the charge(s) on the citation or as may be specified in a plea agreement which might be offered,” the spokesman wrote in an email to the Tribune.
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WHAT WILL WHITE SOX LOOK LIKE IN 2021?
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- The Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees are slated to play in the MLB at Field of Dreams game on Aug. 12 in Dyersville, Iowa, in an 8,000-seat temporary ballpark built on the farm where the iconic Oscar-nominated 1989 film “Field of Dreams” was shot.
- Waiting on a call from the Hall of Fame isn’t on Dick Allen’s mind these days: “No. It’s something I’ve never really given any thought to. Period.” That might be true, but it has been on Paul Sullivan’s mind after the Hall of Fame’s decision to cancel the scheduled vote of the Veterans Committee for the Golden Days Era candidates.
- What's next for Michael Kopech? Will Garrett Crochet be part of the rotation? What options are there for right field? The Tribune's LaMond Pope fields questions in a Chicago White Sox mailbag.
- The White Sox purchased the contracts of third baseman Jake Burger, first baseman Gavin Sheets and pitcher Tyler Johnson and claimed pitcher Emilio Vargas off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. With the moves, the Sox 40-man roster stands at 40.
- Marco Paddy, special assistant to the general manager for international operations for the Chicago White Sox, looked back on early discussions surrounding outfielder Luis Robert and provided updates on several prospects.
- The Chicago White Sox are set for the 2021 opener of "Sunday Night Baseball," one of two ESPN appearances set for the season’s first week. The Cubs have none.
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