Scott Merkin

Scott Merkin White Sox beat writer for 14 years. Go Blue! The Eagles are rock n' roll legends. RIP Glenn Frey. Predicted Harbaugh BCS titles--5.

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McEwing on the White Sox CF: "Luis Robert is a special individual, a special talent. There’s nothing on the field that he can’t do."

Jose Abreu with a blast to right-center. His first Intrasquad RBI, after leading the AL in 2019.

Colome said he's not 100 percent where he needs to be quite yet, but if the season started tomorrow he would still be ready to go.

Rick Hahn's statement: "Michael Kopech has informed us of his decision to not participate in the 2020 season. We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive..

More from Hahn: "... We will work with Michael to assure his development continues throughout 2020, and we look forward to welcoming him back into our clubhouse for the 2021 season.”


Source: White Sox working on a deal to send Adam Eaton to the Nationals.

Kopech's first four pitches: 100, 101, 100, 101

Here's an amazingly uplifting story: Danny Farquhar is expected to throw out a first pitch prior to the June 1 game against the Brewers:

Kopech has UCL tear. Recommendation is Tommy John

Davidson home run the longest at Wrigley this season, 3rd-longest there since Statcast started tracking

Jimenez will be the team's Opening Day left fielder in Kansas City. It's more a question of where he hits in the lineup

Walton on why he wouldn't be a good catcher: "I'm much better at getting high than getting low."