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White Sox morning roundup

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White Sox morning roundup

From yesterday:

The White Sox beat Houston 5-1 in an all-around good game, with Chris Sale striking out six in four innings and Adam Dunn belting his sixth home run of the preseason. Spring training probably couldn't have gone much better for either Sale or Dunn, to say the least.

Speaking of Dunn, Robin Ventura hinted he'll hit third -- which he did Tuesday, going 2-4 in the process.

And the last time the White Sox were in Houston, this happened:

Bill Melton joined Mark Schanowski to look ahead to the upcoming White Sox season. Melton will also join Chuck Garfien down in Texas for a one-hour edition of White Sox Pregame Live on Opening Day -- Friday's full TV slate on Comcast SportsNet can be found here.

Luckily, Melton, Garfien and the whole White Sox crew weren't in Texas on Tuesday, because a tornado passed right by Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Rangers catcher Mike Napoli took video of it, with the gusts getting strong enough to whip the tarp around like a plastic bag.

Season preview week rolled on with a look at the White Sox outfield, which has a chance to be great or disappointing.

Around the division: Ubaldo Jimenez is appealing his five-game suspension, Aaron Gleeman previews the Twins, Joakim Soria underwent successful Tommy John surgery and Brandon Inge is actually going to play some second base for the Tigers.

White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb

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White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb

Former White Sox pitcher Daniel Webb died at the age of 28 in an ATV accident on Saturday night, according to Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis.

Davis called it a “tragic accident, and we should rally around the family.”

Webb, a Paducah, Ky. native, was with the White Sox from 2013-16 and went 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA.

The White Sox released this statement:

Daniel left many friends within the Chicago White Sox organization, and we are all shocked and stunned by the news of last night's terrible accident. He was a terrific young man with a full life ahead of him. All thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends as they deal with today's tragic news.

White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox fans take over

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White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox fans take over

To celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the podcast we opened the show up to our listeners to ask all the questions and choose all the topics in this All-Request White Sox Talk Podcast.

We hit a wide variety of topics ranging from possible White Sox trades, Tim Anderson's future, Rick Hahn's best and worst deals, making Carlos Rodon a reliever and many more. Every fan who had his/her question randomly selected wins a prize: everything from a Frank Thomas rookie baseball card to a Hawk Harrelson Alarm Clock.

Listen to the full episode in the embedded player below: