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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2825 on: July 31, 2019, 10:51:31 am »
so is this from next years pool of cash? does that mean we are already giving up on the top guys for next year?

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2826 on: July 31, 2019, 11:16:45 am »
The 19 year old has very good potential


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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2828 on: October 31, 2019, 05:15:06 pm »



White Sox ship Castillo, int'l money to Rangers
Chicago receives Minor League IF/OF Jonah McReynolds in return


https://www.mlb.com/whitesox/news/welington-castillo-traded-from-white-sox-to-rangers

https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/10/rangers-acquire-welington-castillo.html



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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2829 on: October 31, 2019, 05:32:39 pm »


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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2831 on: November 05, 2019, 03:45:49 pm »
If we could get Price/Benintendi for a piece like Lopez, JR should pay up and get it done.

Beni is a lefty bat that plays + defense in the OF. Price would be a nice #2 behind gio. If we can add a Ryu and kendrick in FA that would be gravy.

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2833 on: November 06, 2019, 04:02:26 pm »
Price is really really good. Beni was injured for a lot of the year he'd be our best defensive OF almost immediately. Move Eloy to DH. 3 problems solved with 1 move.

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2834 on: November 07, 2019, 09:57:48 am »



Could Castellanos move across town
to the South Side?


https://www.mlb.com/news/nicholas-castellanos-rumors



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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2835 on: November 07, 2019, 01:22:08 pm »
The literal answer is "Yes, he could".


Chicago sports radio personality Sam Panayotovich reported Wednesday that he was hearing the White Sox were "strongly pursuing" Castellanos, who the club became plenty familiar with during his time with the Tigers.

"Chicago sports radio personality"?  Never heard of this dude.   

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2836 on: November 21, 2019, 12:05:39 pm »
After signing catcher Yasmani Grandal on Wednesday, the White Sox are expected to pursue free agent pitcher Zack Wheeler, according to major league sources.

https://www.sny.tv/yankees/news/sources-white-sox-to-pursue-free-agent-zack-wheeler-after-signing-yasmani-grandal/311953278

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2837 on: November 21, 2019, 01:49:28 pm »
Grandal/Wheeler/Castellano's and a traded for BP arm would be as fantastic off-season.


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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2838 on: November 21, 2019, 02:24:46 pm »
Need 2 SPs

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2839 on: November 21, 2019, 05:01:35 pm »
I liked McCann - a lot.   He had a knack for big plays like Creede  talk me out of being upset.

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2840 on: November 21, 2019, 08:10:50 pm »
Need 2 SPs
2 would be nice but if itís Wheeler only still very good

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2841 on: November 21, 2019, 08:26:04 pm »
I liked McCann - a lot.   He had a knack for big plays like Creede  talk me out of being upset.
I liked him too, but Grandal appears to be the better player. Out of all the qualifier catchers last year (by #innings) Grandal was #2 on pitch framing. McCann was dead last. That is something that truly helps out pitchers, especially young pitchers who do not always get breaks from the umps. Grandal has more power, hit 28 homers last year and in past 4 years is #2 homer run hitter among catchers behind that Sanchez guy on the Yankees. He also walked 109 times to 32 or so for McCann. Therefore, even tho McCann out hit him like .280 something to .240 something, Grandal has the better OBP. Grandal has the most RBIs for catchers in the past 4 years. He is 31, a year or two older than McCann, but keeps himself if good shape. I heard he was a leader that helped turn around that Brewer team last year.

I would keep them both, send Collins back to AAA so he can put up some big numbers and maybe become trade bait or maybe he does well enough we want to keep him and he can take over for McCann. Giolito likes to pitch to McCann so there is that. Plus Grandal played 1B in 20 games last year. When McCann plays as C then Grandal can DH or play 1B and let Jose DH.

C was not a position of need as much as RF or DH, but this can basically help with DH and it improves our defense a lot if he can help our young pitching by stealing strikes. One thing to remember tho, as soon as live umps go away, the edge a framer gives a team basically goes away. So that part of his game only helps us a year or a couple max.

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2842 on: November 21, 2019, 08:27:26 pm »
Need 2 SPs
2 would be nice but if itís Wheeler only still very good
true, but Wheeler can be one and then take a shot at one or two lower level starters and maybe get lucky with one.

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2843 on: November 21, 2019, 08:53:18 pm »
I'm pretty sure they will keep McCann, and that he will catch about 35% of the time.

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2844 on: November 22, 2019, 07:42:54 am »
I'm pretty sure they will keep McCann, and that he will catch about 35% of the time.
Yes, I would. Will he be happy however?

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2845 on: November 22, 2019, 09:03:18 am »
He can DH too


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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2847 on: November 22, 2019, 12:01:39 pm »
I was surprised by the Grandal deal. I thought McCann was a budding star and made the AL Allstar team. I didnt think catching was a major problem

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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2848 on: November 22, 2019, 12:59:08 pm »
Catching isn't a "problem" per se, the problem was the need for a lefty power bat, which they got.   Creating great depth at an important position is a bonus.


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Re: White Sox - Trades and Rumors
« Reply #2849 on: November 22, 2019, 01:28:44 pm »
I was surprised by the Grandal deal. I thought McCann was a budding star and made the AL Allstar team. I didnt think catching was a major problem
McCann hit like his norm of prior years after the All Star break, around .220. Grandal helped drive the Brewers to the playoffs. He was very important to them.

 

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