Saturday, April 6, 2019
How they were built: Chicago White Sox
It is interesting to see how rebuilding players acquired their players. Whether they are high draft picks, or were acquired for their team's former stars. The White Sox have players of both categories. This is how they were built.
Castillo signed a two year deal with Chicago on December 1st, 2017.
McCann signed as a free agent in December 2018.
Abreu signed as an amateur free agent in October 2013.
In December 2016, the White Sox acquired Moncada from the Red Sox, along with Michael Kopech, Victor Diaz and Luis Alexander Basabe for Chris Sale.
Anderson was drafted in the first round (17th overall) in 2013.
Sanchez was signed as an amateur free agent in 2009.
Alonso was acquired in December from the Indians for Alex Call.
Rondon was purchased from the Padres in January 2018.
Jimenez was acquired in July 2017 from the Cubs with Dylan Cease, Bryant Flete and Matt Rose for Jose Quintana.
Palka was claimed off waivers from the Twins in November 2017.
In August 2013, the Sox acquired Garcia from the Rangers for Alex Rios.
Engel was drafted in the 19th round of the 2013 draft.
The team acquired Cordell in July 2017 from the Brewers for Anthony Swarzak.
Rodon was drafted in the first round (3rd overall) in 2014.
Lopez was acquired in December 2016 with Lucas Giolito and Dane Dunning for Adam Eaton.
Giolito was acquired in December 2016 with Reynaldo Lopez and Dane Dunning for Adam Eaton.
Nova was acquired from Pittsburgh in December for Yordi Rosario and international bonus pool money.
Burr was acquired from the Diamondbacks for international bonus pool money in August 2017.
Ruiz was claimed off waivers in December 2017 from the Padres.
Banuelos was acquired from the Dodgers for Justin Yurchak.
Frare was acquired in July from the Yankees for international bonus pool money.
Fry was drafted in the 3rd round in 2014.
Jones was drafted in the 5th round of the 2007 draft.
Herrera signed a two year deal with an option for 2021 in January.
The White Sox acquired Colome from the Mariners in November for Omar Narvaez.
Jay signed a one year deal with Chicago in January.