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White Sox Update: Reinsdorf meets lawmakers, Getz takes questions

by Tim Moran

The South Siders’ second full-squad workout of the spring was generally a quiet one for the players, save for some tough injury news for minor-league pitcher Edgar Navarro.

Tuesday’s most interesting tidbits came from the organization and general manager Chris Getz. In conjunction with Related Midwest, the White Sox released a statement regarding legislation necessary for the construction of a potential ballpark in “The 78”. Getz, meanwhile, empathized with fans’ scorn for an internal GM hire and touched on the right field situation.

White Sox meet with lawmakers, release statement on new park

After reports a few days ago about the need for public money to construct a stadium in “The 78”, Jerry Reinsdorf and property owners Related Midwest met with Springfield lawmakers today.

Regarding the matter, the tandem shared some general comments supporting the project and thanking legislators.

Getz empathizes with skeptical fans, praises Dominic Fletcher

Promoted from within the organization in August, Chris Getz heard the negativity of Sox supporters towards an internal hire. Today, the general manager got candid on the matter, understanding the disapproval.

Michael Kopech, Chris Flexen get stretched out

Kopech pitched to top prospect Colson Montgomery and mustered a whiff alongside a couple of takes.

Kevin Pillar, Andrew Benintendi discuss 2024 season outlook

Luis Robert Jr., Andrew Vaughn, Yoan Moncada get loose

Navarro needs season-ending surgery

The 26-year-old from Venezuela sported a 3.59 ERA last year through 46 appearances between Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte.

Sights and sounds

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Featured Photo: via MLB.com

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