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The 2016 Chicago White Sox season was the club's 117th season in Chicago and 116th in the American League. The White Sox wore a black diamond patch on the uniform in honor of the late Eddie Einhorn, minority owner of the team. They finished the season in fourth place in the AL Central.

2016 Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record78–84 (.481)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Jerry Reinsdorf
General manager(s)Rick Hahn
Manager(s)Robin Ventura
Local televisionCSN Chicago
CSN+
WGN-TV
WPWR-TV[1]
(Ken Harrelson, Steve Stone, Jason Benetti, Chuck Swirsky)
Local radioWLS
Chicago White Sox Radio Network
(Ed Farmer, Darrin Jackson)
WRTO-AM (Spanish)
(Hector Molina, Billy Russo)
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The White Sox tied a major league record for most home runs by a losing team when they hit seven homers in a 10–8 defeat to Toronto on June 25.[2]

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

American League CentralEdit

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 94 67 0.584 53–28 41–39
Detroit Tigers 86 75 0.534 8 45–35 41–40
Kansas City Royals 81 81 0.500 13½ 47–34 34–47
Chicago White Sox 78 84 0.481 16½ 45–36 33–48
Minnesota Twins 59 103 0.364 35½ 30–51 29–52


American League Wild CardEdit

Division Leaders W L Pct.
Texas Rangers 95 67 0.586
Cleveland Indians 94 67 0.584
Boston Red Sox 93 69 0.574


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 0.549
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 0.549
Detroit Tigers 86 75 0.534
Seattle Mariners 86 76 0.531 3
New York Yankees 84 78 0.519 5
Houston Astros 84 78 0.519 5
Kansas City Royals 81 81 0.500 8
Chicago White Sox 78 84 0.481 11
Los Angeles Angels 74 88 0.457 15
Oakland Athletics 69 93 0.426 20
Tampa Bay Rays 68 94 0.420 21
Minnesota Twins 59 103 0.364 30


Record against opponentsEdit

2016 American League 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 8–11 4–3 5–1 5–2 1–6 4–2 4–2 5–1 10–9 3–4 1–6 13–6 3–4 9–10 14–6
Boston 11–8 3–4 4–2 2–5 5–2 2–4 4–3 4–3 11–8 5–1 4–3 12–7 3–3 9–10 14–6
Chicago 3–4 4–3 8–11 7–12 3–3 5–14 2–5 12–7 3–3 5–2 4–3 4–3 4–2 5–1 9–11
Cleveland 1–5 2–4 11–8 14–4 3–4 14–5 6–1 10–9 2–5 4–2 3–4 5–1 2–5 4–3 13–7
Detroit 2–5 5–2 12–7 4–14 4–2 7–12 2–4 15–4 3–3 4–3 4–3 6–1 2–4 3–4 13–7
Houston 6–1 2–5 3–3 4–3 2–4 3–4 13–6 5–2 2–4 13–6 11–8 3–3 4–15 2–5 11–9
Kansas City 2–4 4–2 14–5 5–14 12–7 4–3 1–5 15–4 2–5 1–6 3–4 5–2 1–6 2–4 10–10
Los Angeles 2–4 3–4 5–2 1–6 4–2 6–13 5–1 2–4 1–6 12–7 8–11 3–4 9–10 4–3 9–11
Minnesota 1–5 3–4 7–12 9–10 4–15 2–5 4–15 4–2 2–5 2–4 4–2 3–4 5–2 1–6 8–12
New York 9–10 8–11 3–3 5–2 3–3 4–2 5–2 6–1 5–2 4–3 3–3 11–8 3–4 7–12 8–12
Oakland 4–3 1–5 2–5 2–4 3–4 6–13 6–1 7–12 4–2 3–4 7–12 5–2 9–10 3–3 7–13
Seattle 6–1 3–4 3–4 4–3 3–4 8–11 4–3 11–8 2–4 3–3 12–7 4–2 7–12 3–3 13–7
Tampa Bay 6–13 7–12 3–4 1–5 1–6 3–3 2–5 4–3 4–3 8–11 2–5 2–4 4–2 11–8 10–10
Texas 4–3 3–3 2–4 5–2 4–2 15–4 6–1 10–9 2–5 4–3 10–9 12–7 2–4 3–4 13–7
Toronto 10–9 10–9 1–5 3–4 4–3 5–2 4–2 3–4 6–1 12–7 3–3 3–3 8–11 4–3 13–7


Game logEdit

Legend
  White Sox win
  White Sox loss
  Postponement
Bold White Sox team member
2016 White Sox Game Log: 78–84 (Home: 45–36; Away: 32–45)

PersonnelEdit

RosterEdit

StatisticsEdit

BattingEdit

(final statistics)

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Walks; SO = Strikeouts; Avg. = Batting average; OBP = On Base Percentage; SLG = Slugging Percentage; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG OBP SLG SB
José Abreu 159 624 67 183 32 1 25 100 .293 .353 .468 0
Matt Albers 58 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 0
Tim Anderson 99 410 57 116 22 6 9 30 .283 .306 .432 10
Alex Avila 57 169 19 36 6 0 7 11 .213 .359 .373 0
Melky Cabrera 151 591 70 175 42 5 14 86 .296 .345 .455 2
Jason Coats 28 50 8 10 4 0 1 4 .200 .298 .340 1
Matt Davidson 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 0
Adam Eaton 157 619 91 176 29 9 14 59 .284 .362 .428 14
Todd Frazier 158 590 89 133 21 0 40 98 .225 .302 .464 15
Avisail García 120 413 59 101 18 2 12 51 .245 .307 .385 4
Leury García 18 48 6 11 1 1 1 5 .229 .260 .354 2
Miguel González 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0
Austin Jackson 54 181 24 46 12 2 0 18 .254 .318 .343 2
Mat Latos 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0
Brett Lawrie 94 351 35 87 22 0 12 36 .248 .310 .413 7
Justin Morneau 58 203 16 53 14 1 6 25 .261 .303 .429 0
Omar Narváez 34 101 13 27 4 0 1 10 .267 .350 .337 0
Dioner Navarro 85 271 25 57 13 2 6 32 .210 .267 .339 1
José Quintana 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0
Anthony Ranaudo 7 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 1.333 0
Carlos Rodon 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0
Jimmy Rollins 41 149 25 33 8 1 2 8 .221 .295 .329 5
Tyler Saladino 93 298 33 84 14 0 8 38 .282 .315 .409 11
Chris Sale 32 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 0
Carlos Sánchez 53 154 15 32 9 1 4 21 .208 .236 .357 0
Héctor Sánchez 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 0
Jerry Sands 24 55 2 13 0 0 1 7 .236 .276 .291 0
James Shields 22 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 0
J. B. Shuck 81 224 27 46 5 2 4 14 .205 .248 .299 0
Kevan Smith 7 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 0
Charlie Tilson 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0

PitchingEdit

(final statistics)

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER BB K
Matt Albers 2 6 6.31 58 1 0 51.1 67 44 36 19 30
Chris Beck 2 2 6.39 25 0 0 25.1 31 18 18 17 20
Scott Carroll 0 0 11.57 3 0 0 2.1 2 3 3 1 2
Tyler Danish 0 0 10.80 3 0 0 1.2 6 2 2 3 0
John Danks 0 4 7.25 4 4 0 22.1 28 20 18 11 16
Zach Duke 2 0 2.63 53 0 1 27.2 31 11 11 16 42
Carson Fulmer 0 2 8.49 8 0 0 11.2 12 11 11 7 10
Miguel González 5 8 3.73 24 23 0 135.0 132 61 56 35 95
Dan Jennings 4 3 2.08 64 0 1 60.2 57 18 14 28 46
Erik Johnson 0 2 6.94 2 2 0 11.2 14 9 9 6 11
Nate Jones 5 3 2.29 71 0 3 70.2 48 20 18 15 80
Tommy Kahnle 0 1 2.63 29 0 1 27.1 21 8 8 20 25
Mat Latos 6 2 4.62 11 11 0 60.1 63 33 31 25 32
Juan Minaya 1 0 4.35 11 0 0 10.1 10 6 5 5 6
Jake Petricka 0 0 4.50 9 0 0 8.0 8 5 4 8 7
Matt Purke 0 1 5.50 12 0 0 18.0 20 12 11 12 15
Zach Putnam 1 0 2.30 25 0 0 27.1 25 7 7 11 30
José Quintana 13 12 3.20 32 32 0 208.0 192 76 74 50 181
Anthony Ranaudo 0 1 8.46 7 5 0 27.2 34 26 26 12 16
David Robertson 5 3 3.47 62 0 48 62.1 53 24 24 32 75
Carlos Rodon 9 10 4.04 28 28 0 165.0 176 82 74 54 168
Chris Sale 17 10 3.34 32 32 0 226.2 190 88 84 45 233
James Shields 4 12 6.77 22 22 0 114.1 139 89 86 55 78
J. B. Shuck 0 0 9.00 1 1 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0
Blake Smith 0 0 6.23 5 0 0 4.1 7 3 3 0 1
Jacob Turner 1 2 7.58 18 2 0 24.2 33 27 18 16 18
Daniel Webb 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 1 3
Michael Ynoa 1 0 3.00 23 0 0 30.0 20 11 10 17 30

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Just, David. "White Sox release 2015 broadcast schedule". Chicago Sun-Times. Sun-Times Media. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "Team Batting Game Finder: From 1908 to 2018, Team Lost, (requiring HR>=7), sorted by greatest HR". Baseball Reference. Retrieved July 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "2016 White Sox Batting Orders". Baseball Reference. Sport Reference. Retrieved April 5, 2017.

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