A look at five possible free agent destinations for Justin Upton, yet don't be surprised if Upton provides his own surprise with his decision.
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Alex Avila, a seven-year major league veteran, figures to split time with Tyler Flowers.
Erik Johnson will get another chance to make the White Sox starting rotation this spring with Jeff Samardzija set to move on via free agency.
Alex Avila has agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the White Sox, who are looking to improve a catching position that finished ninth in the AL in batting average this past season.
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The Chicago White Sox have acquired right-hander Tommy Kahnle from the Colorado Rockies for minor league pitcher Yency Almonte.
Tweaks needed in Chicago
The White Sox are currently trending downward, but that could change if the team retools its position player group, Jim Bowden writes. MLB status check (Insider)
Aaron Rowand is bringing his infectious energy back to the Sox, this time as the organization's minor league outfield and baserunning instructor.
Jose Quintana for Yasiel Puig?
White Sox fans might cringe at the thought of dealing baseball's most underrated starter. But Puig would boost Chicago's walks and OBP, plus Los Angeles would probably have to throw in another player to sweeten the pot. Other possible destinations
Former 19th-round draft pick Adam Engel led the AFL with a .403 batting average and also had nine doubles and 10 stolen bases in his 19 games.
The White Sox added Brandon Brennan and J.B. Wendelken to the 40-man roster to protect the right-handers from exposure to the Rule 5 draft in December.
White Sox listening to offers on Garcia?
Chicago is reportedly open to moving Avisail Garcia in the right deal. Why would the White Sox want to trade the 24-year-old outfielder? MLB rumors roundup
Will Todd Frazier land in Chicago?
The White Sox are definitely looking to upgrade at 3B, so could Frazier be the fit? This would more likely have to be a prospect trade, so maybe somebody like hard-throwing right-hander Frankie Montas would grab the Reds' attention. Potential trade destinations for Todd Frazier
Scott Hairston, 35, is a career .242 hitter with a .296 on-base percentage over 11 major league seasons.
White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams says the team still could pursue multiple directions to retool its roster for 2016.
The Chicago White Sox's ACE program, which aims to get kids in the city of Chicago interested in baseball, saw 15 high schoolers receive scholarships.
Adam Engel, a 19th-round pick in 2013, was known mostly for his speed but has shown a much-improved approach at the plate in the Arizona Fall League.
How much will Samardzija get in FA?
Jeff Samardzija had a stellar 2014, posting a 2.99 ERA. But will interested teams be afraid of his subpar performance in 2015? What are top free agents worth? (Insider)
White Sox pass on Yoenis Cespedes?
According to a report from CBS Sports, Cespedes' agent made a presentation to the White Sox, among other teams. But with more pressing holes in other areas of the diamond, Chicago wasn't about to bite. MLB rumors roundup
Greg Sparks, who was once a White Sox batboy, was hired as a hitting coach.
Big Apple not only possibility for CÚspedes
Sure, the Yankees and Mets are expected to pursue Yoenis CÚspedes, but they're not the only ones that could use a power-hitting OF. Longtime GM and ESPN Insider Jim Bowden expects his payday to exceed $100M. Top 50 FA projections (Insider)
New White Sox bench coach Rick Renteria said there are no hard feelings between himself and the Cubs after his former team fired him 12 months ago.
Bowden: Angels best fit for Wieters
Longtime GM and ESPN Insider Jim Bowden explains why catcher Matt Wieters could be one of the best free-agent signings of the offseason. Are you listening, Angels, White Sox and Braves? Top 50 FA projections (Insider)
New bench coach Rick Renteria says he felt comfortable during interviews with White Sox manager Robin Ventura.