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June 1, 2010

Justin Smoak hits HR #5 (video)

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ June 1, 2010 11:35 pm

http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=8592129 (0:45)

Kenny says he will add pieces if the White Sox improve

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ June 1, 2010 6:56 pm


Kenny did say he’s be willing to make some additions if the Sox take advantage of a relatively easy June schedule and get back in the race.

UPDATE: Gregor:

“I don’t have a deadline,” Williams said. “I just hope we put together something that resembles a streak of some sort. But I don’t have a date; I don’t have a deadline.

“I still believe in these guys and the ability that they have. We just need to play better and be more consistent.”

Trayce Thompson goes to the DL

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ June 1, 2010 1:34 pm
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The Winston-Salem Dash today announced that outfielder Jordan Cheatham has been re-assigned to low-A Kannapolis. He will replace Intimidators outfielder Trayce Thompson, who was placed on the disabled list Monday.

UPDATE: FutureSox:

Trayce Thompson to have surgery on his right thumb, out for a number of weeks.

White Sox promote 3B Brent Morel to AAA-Charlotte

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ June 1, 2010 12:42 pm
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Morel was promoted Tuesday to Triple-A Charlotte, a source told the Tribune. Morel, a third-round pick in the 2008 draft, batted .324 with 12 doubles and 30 RBIs for Double-A Birmingham.

Second baseman C.J. Retherford was demoted to the Barons after batting .201 in 44 games with Charlotte.

Joe Cowley says season’s over; but he has a plan!

Cowley says replace Mark Buehrle and Gavin Floyd with Cliff Lee and Daniel Hudson, re-sign Freddy Garcia, trade Bobby Jenks, re-sign J.J. Putz, pickup Matt Thornton’s option, say goodbye to Paul Konerko, A.J. Pierzynski, Carlos Quentin, promote Dayan Viciedo and Tyler Flowers, sign Carl Crawford or Adam Dunn, and sign the one and only Juan Uribe.

I say forget free-agents and the money in the draft and international scouting.

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