2019 Chicago White Sox
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2019 Chicago White Sox / Franchise: Chicago White Sox / BR Team Page
Managed by Rick Renteria
History, Comments, Contributions
On May 23rd, the 2019 Chicago White Sox pulled off a rare combination of feats in a game against the Houston Astros. In the 3rd inning, they turned a 5-4-3 triple play, their first triple killing since the 2016 season. Then in the 6th inning Charlie Tilson hit a grand slam. That made them only the fourth team in the last 40 years to have combined the two feats in one game. Coincidentally, the last team to have pulled it off was the 2017 Detroit Tigers, and C James McCann had been part of that team as well! The Sox won the game, 9-4.
Awards and Honors
- All-Stars: Jose Abreu, Lucas Giolito and James McCann
- AL Gold Glove: Yolmer Sanchez (2B)
- 2019 Topps All-Star Rookie Team: Eloy Jimenez (OF)
- Scott Merkin: "White Sox are focused on return to postseason: Hahn well aware that club's last World Series title was in 2005", mlb.com, March 10, 2019.