The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on minor-league contracts with right-handed pitchers Brian Bruney, Jeff Gray, Josh Kinney, Shane Lindsay and Miguel Socolovich, catchers Donny Lucy and Jared Price and infielder Dallas McPherson. All eight players, in addition to six players within the White Sox system, have received non-roster invites to the club’s spring training camp in Glendale, Ariz.
Right-handed pitchers Kyle Bellamy and Brandon Hynick, left-hander Charlie Leesman, outfielders Jordan Danks and Brandon Short and catcher Josh Phegley all received invites to major-league camp from within the organization. Five of the 14 spring training invitees have major-league experience.
… White Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Thursday, February 17, with physicals and a workout scheduled for the same day. Position players will report and undergo physicals on Tuesday, February 22. The first full-squad workout also will take place at that time.
January 19, 2011
Jake Peavy appears ahead in his lengthy recovery from surgery near his right shoulder. Pitching coach Don Cooper reported that Peavy, who suffered a detatched latissmus dorsi muscle in July, has been throwing off a mound. “It’s going well,” Cooper said. “He’s feeling better about his command.” In conversations and text messages, Peavy has revealed to Cooper that he has felt normal stiffness and rustiness at times. But Peavy originally wasn’t scheduled to start throwing off a mound until the start of spring training. …