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February 24, 2012

Chris Sale bulks up. Jake Peavy bulks down. [UPDATE]

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 24, 2012 12:00 am
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UPDATE:

August 8, 2011

Has Jake Peavy turned the corner?

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ August 8, 2011 3:00 pm
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Axisa @ FG:

Injuries and the shift into a tougher park in the tougher league have caused Peavy’s career to stall over the last two years or so, but he’s shown signs of getting back on track over his last four starts. He dominated the weak-hitting Twins yesterday (8 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K) and more than held his own against the Yankees earlier in the week (7 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 4 K), and the good news that he’s consistently throwing 100+ pitches without showing signs of falling off in the later innings. He had a problem once his pitch count got past 75-80 earlier in the year and last season as well.

Seems like Peavy is slowly getting his strength back after last season’s injury.

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August 5, 2011

Brian Bruney DFA’d; Zach Stewart to start tomorrow

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ August 5, 2011 10:10 pm
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Stewart made 1 start after being traded, Sunday with Charlotte:

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stewart (L, 0-1) 6.1 10 3 3 0 5 0 4.26
Reed 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.45

May 30, 2011

Brian Bruney and Jeff Marquez up. Dallas McPherson, Lucas Harrell down

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ May 30, 2011 6:00 pm
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Brian Bruney and Jeff Marquez. Season’s over.

January 19, 2011

White Sox invite 14 players to Spring Training

whitesox.com:

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.

December 13, 2010

White Sox sign RHRP Brian Bruney

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ December 13, 2010 6:29 pm
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Merkin:

Brian Bruney and the White Sox agreed to a Minor League contract and the right-handed reliever received a non-roster invitation to Spring Training as part of the deal.

Donny Lucy also re-signed via a Minor League deal with the White Sox and received a non-roster invite to Spring Training.

November 17, 2010

White Sox sign RHRP Brian Bruney and IF Dallas McPherson

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 17, 2010 8:38 pm
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Levine @ ESPN:

The Chicago White Sox have signed free-agent right-handed pitcher Brian Bruney and infielder Dallas McPherson to minor-league contracts with invitations to major-league spring training, according to two agents. Bruney pitched for the Washington Nationals in 2010, and he was a reliever on the 2009 world champion New York Yankees. McPherson was a No. 1 pick of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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