On this date in 1991, the White Sox signed Magglio Ordonez as an amateur free agent. Though he's now on the Tigers' DL with right ankle weakness, Ordonez has been consistently productive these past 20 years, posting a .310/.370/.507 line in 15 MLB seasons. Here are today’s White Sox-related links…
- The White Sox released center fielder turned left-handed pitcher Miguel Negron, according to Matt Eddy of Baseball America (on Twitter). The 2000 first rounder struggled through seven relief appearances at Class A, walking more than he struck out and posting a 6.23 ERA.
- Meanwhile, White Sox GM Kenny Williams has ideas for possible moves, but isn't revealing any details just yet, according to MLB.com's Scott Merkin.
- Brett Ballantini of CSNChicago.com responds to Chicago's six-man rotation with some alternative ways for manager Ozzie Guillen to structure his starters' work.