Dan Lozano, Machado’s agent, called out what he deemed “inaccurate and reckless” reports of the White Sox’ interest.
It’s not that the Cubs can’t have it all. It’s that they don’t want to pay for it all. That’s a huge distinction for an outfit worth $2.9 billion.
Wetteland, a former big league closer, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14.
The White Sox announced their minor-league coaching staff for 2019. Former major leaguers Frank Menechino and Wes Helms are two new additions.
Ozzie Guillen will attend his first White Sox fan convention next week since his last season as manager on the South Side in 2011.
This has been Maddon’s slowest offseason as skipper for the Cubs as they haven’t made any big acquisitions this winter.
As expected, troubled shortstop Addison Russell won’t attend Cubs Convention this weekend.
Yasmani Grandal turned down a $17.9 million qualifying offer from the NL champion Los Angeles Dodgers in November.
The 12-year major league veteran was hired to work with the Cubs’ analytics, scouting and player development departments.
Stottlemyre had been living in the Seattle area and had multiple myeloma for nearly 20 years.
MLB’s official Twitter account curiously tweeted about a reported offer to one of its top free agents Monday.
If Phillies are in fact “clear-cut” favorites for Bryce Harper, the White Sox’ chances for landing Manny Machado probably got better Sunday.
With all eyes fixed on Machado’s free-agent status, the White Sox took care of four pressing contracts.
Cubs sign all seven arbitration-eligible players with one-year deals for Bryant, Hendricks, Baez, Schwarber, Montgomery, Edwards and Russell.
The city is on the edge of its seat. And it might be down to the Sox and Phillies for Machado if the Yankees are out.