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2006 Chicago White Sox season

2006 Chicago White Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jerry Reinsdorf
Manager(s) Ozzie Guillén
Local television WGN-TV/WCIU-TV
Comcast Sportsnet
(Ken Harrelson, Darrin Jackson)
Local radio WSCR
(Chris Singleton, Ed Farmer)
WRTO (AM)
(Hector Molina)
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The 2006 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 107th season. It was their first season since winning the World Series the season before. They finished with a record 90-72, good enough for 3rd in the American League Central, 6 games behind the champion Minnesota Twins.

Offseason

  • November 25, 2005: Jim Thome was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies with cash to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later, Aaron Rowand, and Daniel Haigwood (minors). The Chicago White Sox sent Gio Gonzalez (minors) (December 8, 2005) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.
  • November 30, 2005: Paul Konerko was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[1]
  • January 19, 2006: Jorge Velandia was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[2]

Regular season

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 96 66 0.593 54–27 42–39
Detroit Tigers 95 67 0.586 1 46–35 49–32
Chicago White Sox 90 72 0.556 6 49–32 41–40
Cleveland Indians 78 84 0.481 18 44–37 34–47
Kansas City Royals 62 100 0.383 34 34–47 28–53


Game log


Transactions

  • April 1, 2006: Ernie Young was signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.[3]
  • July 23, 2006: Sandy Alomar, Jr. was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Chicago White Sox for B. J. LaMura (minors).[4]

Roster

Opening Day Lineup

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Sandy Alomar, Jr., C 19 46 5 10 3 0 1 3 7 35 .217 0
Brian Anderson, CF 134 365 46 82 23 1 8 33 30 90 .225 4
Mark Buehrle, P 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Alex Cintrón, SS,2B 91 288 35 82 10 3 5 41 10 35 .285 10
José Contreras, P 30 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 0
Joe Crede, 3B 150 544 76 154 31 0 30 94 28 58 .283 0
Jermaine Dye, RF 146 539 103 170 27 3 44 120 59 118 .315 7
Josh Fields, 3B,LF 11 20 4 3 2 0 1 2 5 8 .150 0
Freddy García, P 33 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 0
Jon Garland, P 33 5 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .200 0
Ross Gload, OF,1B 77 156 22 51 8 2 3 18 6 15 .327 6
Tadahito Iguchi, 2B 138 555 97 156 24 0 18 67 59 110 .281 11
Paul Konerko, 1B 152 566 97 177 30 0 35 113 60 104 .313 1
Rob Mackowiak, OF,3B 112 255 31 74 12 1 5 23 28 59 .290 5
Brandon McCarthy, P 53 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 0
Jerry Owens, OF 12 9 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .333 1
Pablo Ozuna, OF,2B 79 189 25 62 12 2 2 17 7 16 .328 6
A. J. Pierzynski, C 140 509 65 150 24 0 16 64 22 72 .295 1
Scott Podsednik, LF 139 524 86 137 27 6 3 45 54 96 .261 40
Chris Stewart, C 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0
Ryan Sweeney, OF 18 35 1 8 0 0 0 5 0 7 .229 0
Jim Thome, DH 143 490 108 141 26 0 42 109 107 147 .288 0
Juan Uribe, SS 132 463 53 109 28 2 21 71 13 82 .235 1
Javier Vázquez, P 33 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0
Chris Widger, C 27 76 6 14 3 0 1 7 9 20 .184 0
Team totals
162 5657 868 1586 291 20 236 839 502 1056 .280 93

Pitching

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts
Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Mark Buehrle 12 13 4.99 32 32 0 204.0 247 124 113 36 53 98
José Contreras 13 9 4.27 30 30 0 196.0 194 101 93 20 59 134
Neal Cotts 1 2 5.17 70 0 1 54.0 160 64 33 31 30 43
Freddy García 17 9 4.53 33 33 0 216.1 228 116 109 32 51 135
Jon Garland 18 7 4.51 33 32 0 211.1 247 112 106 26 45 112
Charlie Haeger 1 1 3.44 7 1 1 18.1 12 10 7 0 13 19
Dustin Hermanson 0 0 4.05 6 0 0 6.2 6 3 3 2 2 5
Bobby Jenks 3 4 4.00 67 0 41 69.2 66 32 31 5 41 80
Boone Logan 0 0 8.31 21 0 1 17.1 21 18 16 2 17 15
Mike MacDougal 1 1 1.80 25 0 0 25.0 19 5 5 1 6 19
Brandon McCarthy 4 7 4.68 53 2 0 84.2 77 44 44 17 42 69
Agustín Montero 1 0 5.14 11 0 0 14.0 15 10 8 3 2 7
Jeff Nelson 0 1 3.38 6 0 0 2.2 3 1 1 1 6 2
Cliff Politte 2 2 8.70 30 0 0 30.0 47 30 29 9 22 15
David Riske 1 1 3.93 33 0 0 34.1 32 16 15 4 15 23
Matt Thornton 5 3 3.33 63 0 2 54.0 46 20 20 5 25 49
Sean Tracey 0 0 3.38 7 0 0 8.0 4 3 3 2 5 3
Javier Vázquez 11 12 4.84 33 32 0 202.2 206 116 109 23 58 184
Team totals
90 72 4.61 162 162 46 1449.0 1534 794 743 200 492 1012

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charlotte Knights International League Razor Shines
AA Birmingham Barons Southern League Chris Cron
A Winston-Salem Warthogs Carolina League Rafael Santana
A Kannapolis Intimidators South Atlantic League Omer Muñoz
Rookie Bristol White Sox Appalachian League Nick Leyva
Rookie Great Falls White Sox Pioneer League Bobby Tolan
[5]

References

  • Batting Statistics: Chicago White Sox Batting Stats on ESPN.com
  • Pitching Statistics: Chicago White Sox Pitching Stats on ESPN.com
  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/konerpa01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/v/velanjo01.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/y/younger02.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/a/alomasa02.shtml
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links

  • 2006 Chicago White Sox at Baseball Reference
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