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1990 Chicago White Sox

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1989 / 1991

94-68, Finished 2nd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jeff Torborg (94-68)
GM: Larry Himes, Scouting Dir: Allen Goldis
Scored 682 runs, Allowed 633 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-75

Ballparks: Comiskey Park I · Attendance: 2,002,357 (9th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 102

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1989 / 1991 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 2, 1989

Released Jerry Hairston.

October 15, 1989

Billy Jo Robidoux granted Free Agency.

Rick Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Jeff Schaefer granted Free Agency.

Steve Springer granted Free Agency.

Eddie Williams granted Free Agency.

October 22, 1989

Jim Morris granted Free Agency.

November 9, 1989

Traded Jeff Bittiger to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Tracy Woodson.

November 13, 1989

Richard Dotson granted Free Agency.

November 20, 1989

Released Russ Morman.

November 22, 1989

Traded Chuck Mount (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Rich Scheid.

December 4, 1989

Brent Knackert drafted by the New York Mets in the 1989 rule 5 draft.

December 5, 1989

Drafted Jeff Fassero from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1989 minor league draft.

January 23, 1990

Signed Matt Stark as a free agent.

January 25, 1990

Signed Luis Andujar as an amateur free agent.

February 2, 1990

Signed Nerio Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

March, 1990

Signed Jerry Reuss as a free agent.

March 30, 1990

Released Tracy Woodson.

April 2, 1990 (Standings)

Released John Davis.

April 3, 1990 (Standings)

Released Jeff Fassero.

Released Jerry Reuss.

April 5, 1990 (Standings)

Traded Robert Fletcher (minors) to the Montreal Expos. Received Mike Campbell.

April 30, 1990 (Standings)

Released Greg Walker.

Traded Bill Long to the Chicago Cubs. Received Frank Campos (minors).

Daryl Boston selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

May 11, 1990 (Standings)

Signed Olmedo Saenz as an amateur free agent.

June 4, 1990 (Standings)

Drafted Alex Fernandez in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1990.

Drafted Bob Wickman in the 2nd round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed June 6, 1990.

Drafted Robert Ellis in the 3rd round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1990.

Drafted James Baldwin in the 4th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed June 6, 1990.

Drafted Ray Durham in the 5th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1990.

Drafted Jimmy Hurst in the 12th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed May 21, 1991.

Drafted Rod Bolton in the 13th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1990.

Drafted Jason Bere in the 36th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed June 6, 1990.

Drafted Allen Battle in the 45th round of the 1990 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

July 30, 1990 (Standings)

Traded Ron Kittle to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Phil Bradley.

August 1, 1990 (Standings)

Dave Gallagher selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

September 4, 1990 (Standings)

Jose Segura granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1990 (Standings)

Rich Amaral granted Free Agency.

Edgar Caceres granted Free Agency.

Mike Campbell granted Free Agency.

Ravelo Manzanillo granted Free Agency.

Tony Menendez granted Free Agency.

November 5, 1990

Phil Bradley granted Free Agency.

November 30, 1990

Released Jerry Willard.

December 3, 1990

Buddy Groom selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 1990 minor league draft.

December 4, 1990

Traded Shawn Hillegas and Eric King to the Cleveland Indians. Received Lindsay Foster (minors) and Cory Snyder.

December 12, 1990

Signed Charlie Hough as a free agent.

December 23, 1990

Traded Ivan Calderon and Barry Jones to the Montreal Expos. Received a player to be named later, Jeff Carter and Tim Raines. The Montreal Expos sent Mario Brito (minors) (February 15, 1991) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.

January 8, 1991

Signed Rob Nelson as a free agent.

January 27, 1991

Signed Chris Howard as a free agent.

February 23, 1991

Carlos Martinez granted Free Agency.

March 12, 1991

Signed Keith Shepherd as a free agent.

March 18, 1991

Signed Ron Coomer as a free agent.

March 31, 1991

Traded Adam Peterson and Steve Rosenberg to the San Diego Padres. Received Kevin Garner (minors), Joey Cora and Warren Newson.

Traded Joe Borowski to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Pete Rose.

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1989 / 1991 Trades and Transactions