2013 Chicago White Sox season

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2013 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)

Jerry Reinsdorf

Eddie Einhorn
General manager(s) Rick Hahn
Manager(s) Robin Ventura
Local television CSN Chicago
CSN+
WGN-TV and WGN America
WCIU-TV
(Ken Harrelson, Steve Stone)
Local radio WSCR
(Ed Farmer, Darrin Jackson)
WNUA HD-2 (Spanish)
(Hector Molina, Billy Russo)[1]
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The 2013 Chicago White Sox season was the club's 114th season in Chicago and 113th in the American League.

Offseason[edit]

White Sox promoted Kenny Williams to Executive Vice President; Rick Hahn became the team's new General Manager.

Offseason additions and subtractions[edit]

Subtractions Additions
Players RHP Philip Humber (claimed off waivers by Astros)
LHP Francisco Liriano (signed with Pirates)
RHP Brett Myers (signed with Indians)
RHP Brian Bruney (free agent)
C A.J. Pierzynski (signed with Rangers)
1B Dan Johnson (signed with Yankees)
3B Kevin Youkilis (signed with Yankees)
INF Ray Olmedo (signed with Twins)
INF José López (signed with NPB Yomiuri Giants)
INF Orlando Hudson (free agent)
RHP Matt Lindstrom (free agent)
RHP Zach Stewart (claimed off waivers from Pirates)
RHP Jeff Gray** (Minor League free agent)
RHP Tony Peña, Jr.* (Minor League free agent)
1B Randy Ruiz (Minor League free agent)
3B Conor Gillaspie (Traded from Giants)
3B Josh Bell** (Minor League free agent)
INF Jeff Keppinger (free agent)
INF Angel Sanchez (claimed off waivers from Angels)
OF Blake Tekotte (traded from Padres)
OF Stefan Gartrell* (Minor League free agent)
Personnel GM Kenny Williams GM Rick Hahn
First base coach Daryl Boston
Assistant hitting coach Harold Baines
†Player/Personnel promoted following 2012 season
*Player spent entire 2012 season in Minor Leagues
**Player was Non-Roster Invitee to Spring Training (not on 40-man Roster)

2013 Top prospects[edit]

Ranked before 2013 season

# Player Position Top 100 Rank MLB Rank 2013 Starting Team (Level)
1
Courtney Hawkins
Outfielder
55
68
Advanced A
2
Trayce Thompson
Outfielder
-
-
AA
3
Erik Johnson
Right-handed pitcher
-
-
AA
4
Carlos Sánchez
Second baseman/Shortstop
-
-
AAA
5
Jared Mitchell
Outfielder
-
-
AAA
6
Scott Snodgress
Left-handed pitcher
-
-
AA
7
Keon Barnum
First baseman
-
-
Rookie
8
Keenyn Walker
Outfielder
-
-
AA
9
Andre Rienzo
Right-handed pitcher
-
-
AAA
10
Chris Beck
Right-handed pitcher
-
-
Advanced A

* According to Baseball America Top 100 Prospects[2]

* According to 2013 Prospect Watch[3]

* Top 10 White Sox prospects via Baseball America[4]

Regular season[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League Central[edit]

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
(3) Detroit Tigers 93 69 0.574 51–30 42–39
(4) Cleveland Indians 92 70 0.568 1 51–30 41–40
Kansas City Royals 86 76 0.531 7 44–37 42–39
Minnesota Twins 66 96 0.407 27 32–49 34–47
Chicago White Sox 63 99 0.389 30 37–44 26–55


American League Wild Card[edit]

Division Winners W L Pct.
Boston Red Sox 97 65 0.599
Oakland Athletics 96 66 0.593
Detroit Tigers 93 69 0.574


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 92 70 0.568
Tampa Bay Rays 92 71 0.564
Texas Rangers 91 72 0.558 1
Kansas City Royals 86 76 0.531
Baltimore Orioles 85 77 0.525
New York Yankees 85 77 0.525
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 78 84 0.481 13½
Toronto Blue Jays 74 88 0.457 17½
Seattle Mariners 71 91 0.438 20½
Minnesota Twins 66 96 0.407 25½
Chicago White Sox 63 99 0.389 28½
Houston Astros 51 111 0.315 40½


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2013 AL Records
Source: AL Standings Head-to-Head
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET HOU KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL
Baltimore 11–8 4–3 3–4 4–2 4–2 3–4 5–2 3–3 9–10 5–2 2–4 6–13 5–2 10–9 11–9
Boston 8–11 4–2 6–1 3–4 6–1 2–5 3–3 4–3 13–6 3–3 6–1 12–7 2–4 11–8 14–6
Chicago 3–4 2–4 2–17 7–12 3–4 9–10 3–4 8–11 3–3 2–5 3–3 2–5 4–2 4–3 8–12
Cleveland 4–3 1–6 17–2 4–15 6–1 10–9 4–2 13–6 1–6 5–2 5–2 2–4 5–1 4–2 11–9
Detroit 2–4 4–3 12–7 15–4 6–1 9–10 0–6 11–8 3–3 3–4 5–2 3–3 3–4 5–2 12–8
Houston 2–4 1–6 4–3 1–6 1–6 2–4 10–9 1–5 1–5 4–15 9–10 2–5 2–17 3–4 8–12
Kansas City 4–3 5–2 10–9 9–10 10–9 4–2 2–5 15–4 2–5 1–5 4–3 6–1 3–3 2–4 9–11
Los Angeles 2–5 3–3 4–3 2–4 6–0 9–10 5–2 1–5 3–4 8–11 11–8 4–3 4–15 6–1 10–10
Minnesota 3–3 3–4 11–8 6–13 8–11 5–1 4–15 5–1 2–5 1–6 4–3 1–6 4–3 1–5 8–12
New York 10–9 6–13 3–3 6–1 3–3 5–1 5–2 4–3 5–2 1–5 4–3 7–12 3–4 14–5 9–11
Oakland 2–5 3–3 5–2 2–5 4–3 15–4 5–1 11–8 6–1 5–1 8–11 3–3 10–9 4–3 13–7
Seattle 4–2 1–6 3–3 2–5 2–5 10–9 3–4 8–11 3–4 3–4 11–8 3–3 7–12 3–3 8–12
Tampa Bay 13–6 7–12 5–2 4–2 3–3 5–2 1–6 3–4 6–1 12–7 3–3 3–3 3–4 11–8 12–8
Texas 2–5 4–2 2–4 1–5 4–3 17–2 3–3 15–4 3–4 4–3 9–10 12–7 4–3 1–6 10–10
Toronto 9–10 8–11 3–4 2–4 2–5 4–3 4–2 1–6 5–1 5–14 3–4 3–3 8–11 6–1 11–9

Updated for games through September 29, 2013


Detailed records and runs scored/allowed[edit]

Opponent Home Away Total Pct. Runs scored Runs allowed
AL East
Baltimore Orioles 2–1 1–3 3–4 .429 18 21
Boston Red Sox 2–1 0–3 2–4 .333 22 29
New York Yankees 3–0 0–3 3–3 .500 27 29
Tampa Bay Rays 2–2 0–3 2–5 .286 21 38
Toronto Blue Jays 2–1 2–2 4–3 .571 33 25
11–5 3–14 14–19 .424 121 142
AL Central
Cleveland Indians 1–9 1–8 2–17 .105 57 118
Detroit Tigers 4–6 3–6 7–12 .368 76 90
Kansas City Royals 3–7 6–3 9–10 .474 56 57
Minnesota Twins 3–6 5–5 8–11 .421 87 85
11–28 15–22 26–50 .342 276 350
AL West
Houston Astros 2–1 1–3 3–4 .429 30 27
Los Angeles Angels 1–2 2–2 3–4 .429 29 32
Oakland Athletics 2–2 0–3 2–5 .286 18 21
Seattle Mariners 2–1 1–2 3–3 .500 21 25
Texas Rangers 2–1 2–1 4–2 .667 27 28
9–7 6–11 15–18 .455 132 138
Interleague
Atlanta Braves 2–1 0–0 2–1 .667 17 13
Chicago Cubs 0–2 0–2 0–4 .000 8 32
Miami Marlins 3–0 0–0 3–0 1.000 11 7
New York Mets 1–1 1–1 2–2 .500 11 11
Philadelphia Phillies 0–0 1–2 1–2 .333 9 10
Washington Nationals 0–0 0–3 0–3 .000 13 20
6–4 2–8 8–12 .400 69 93

Season summary[edit]