Rick Hahn

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Rick Hahn said : “This is an opportunity for us to speak to individuals with other organizations that have had success and learn from them and get their sort of outsider objective perspective on our organization,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We should be viewed as a very desirable landing spot for potential managers,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re a team that not only gets to play in Chicago and have tremendous support, we’re a team that’s poised to potentially go on an extended run here,” “So we’re looking for that right fit that’s going to be able to take us to that next step” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We talked last year that we were moving into that second stage, finished the talent -accumulation stage for the most part, building a core,” “We wanted to augment that group and ideally transition to a team that’s capable of competing for championships. We have flaws still, we have holes that we’re going to have to hopefully address over the coming weeks and months” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I am humbled by this honor — both because of the list of previous winners but also due to the absence of the names of so many of my co-workers who should join my name on this year’s award,” “I view this award as recognition of excellent work by many across the entire White Sox organization to set us up for a bright future. We don’t win this award without what Kenny Williams has meant to this organization for the past three decades nor without the tireless work and dedication of our scouts, player development personnel, coaches, clubhouse staff and front office personnel to whom I am indebted” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is the first of what should be a number of deserving awards for José following his 2020 season,” “Despite the unprecedented circumstances of the season, José set the tone for our club day after day with his preparation and performance. He was a dominant force in our lineup and deserves recognition from across the baseball world” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn explained : “This is not how we wanted it to end,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

washtimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. ... It became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. ... It became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

click2houston Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "This isn't about any of the decision-making in Game 3 of the wild-card series," "This isn't about anything that happened over the last couple of weeks after we clinched our position into the playoffs. This is based upon where we are as an organization and what we need to do to take that next step" External link

upi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Ultimately, I think the best candidate or the ideal candidate is going to be someone who has experience with a championship organization in recent years,” “Recent October experience with a championship organization would be ideal. But we’re going to keep an open mind. These next weeks, several weeks, we’ll diligently pursue who’s on our list and go from there” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I don’t think I’m going to get into too much detail in terms of specific attributes,” “I don’t want to say anything that’s going to influence what we hear from any candidates when we go through this process. I will say that this is an opportunity for us as an organization” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Thank you to Ricky and Coop for everything they have done for White Sox organization," pitcher Dallas Keuchel tweeted. "I will continue their passion for winning and wish them all the best in their new beginnings!” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Ozzie Guillen ) : “We have tremendous respect and appreciation for Ozzie,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Overcoming the two years of not facing big league hitters is something we’re going to have to work through together,” “And managing the workload and our own expectations. But in terms of his commitment being part of this, no mystery whatsoever” External link

suntimes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I still think he’s going to be a starter long term,” “You saw, in a limited sample, some real nice changeups. Obviously the fastball velo is apparent. You saw some quality sliders for swings and misses. There were only a couple changeups he flashed, maybe in Cleveland, that’s a real pitch for him. So again, a guy with a three-pitch mix, all potentially plus, a couple plus-plus, that’d be a real nice thing to have in your rotation” External link

suntimes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “That said we’re dealing with a player in retrospect who will wind up having thrown like 13 innings between collge and the pros in 2020,” “What is the best path to getting him to fulfilling that ceiling as a starter, we’ll have to talk that through” External link

suntimes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had candid conversations over the last few weeks and months,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have a list and we need to continue to vet and go through,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I don’t necessarily buy that, other than the fact that he doesn’t done that yet,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We know this team is capable of winning the World Series,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We want to see what he has to offer over the course of the next 10 days,” External link

suntimes Friday, September 18, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re talking about human beings trying to play through an unchecked pandemic right now,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You’re talking about a 25-year-old world-class athlete, MVP-caliber talent who got the best medical care that you could’ve had and he’s still feeling the effects of this disease,” “It is no joke. This needs to be taken seriously and the fact that he’s able to provide what he has provided is remarkable and a testament to his inner strength and fortitude. It’s easy to lose sight of that” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s nice being able to get worked up over player performance again, it’s nice to get worked up over bullpen decisions or lineup decisions or the kind of things that are every sports fan’s birth right,” “But what these guys are dealing with deserves a great deal of respect” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We were happy that we were moving into [the stage of being ready to win], and we were looking forward to moving out of it to that next, final stage of winning, of competing for championships,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He got some treatment over the last several days and some medication and I believe will be off a mound again on Monday, if I’m not mistaken,” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a unique season in a lot of different ways,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We were happy that we were moving into it, and we were looking forward to moving out of it to that next, final stage of winning, of competing for championships,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But we won’t know that for sure until he gets back up on the mound here and does his normal between start routine starting early next week,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But it’s our job to sort of take that longer term view and make sure we get everything lined up the way we need lined up for greater success than just a one- or two-start stretch here in September,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We had him on a deliberate slow build throwing program,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I still fully believe he’s capable of taking us to that next step,” “Maybe it won’t be until after this year’s over, I hope he’s able to look back and take some satisfaction in showing he wasn’t a guy who was just here to sort of be the caretaker through the rebuild” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s a great deal of value in winning this year,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The rapidity with which many of these things have happened,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve been able to get those positive moments each day,” “Some of them, like the no-hitter or the four home runs in a row, these momentous events, have perhaps stood out more than others. But all of it has really led us to not only feel good about where we are as an organization now but reinforce where this thing is going to lead us over the better part of the next decade” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We feel confident in what this team is capable of doing over the next several months, but just as importantly we are excited about where this team is headed for the next several years,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “we aren’t quite certain exactly when he’s going to be able to return,” “It really comes down to getting that nerve calmed down, and then as we ramp him up, which we have started to do on a throwing program, how the nerve responds. So it’s quite possible, based on how the throwing program lays out, that you see us at some point put him on the 45-day IL. But that’s simply because the program is very slow and deliberate, and his return is scheduled for the other side of the 45-day absence” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There is no long-term concern with Aaron,” “If for whatever reason this throwing program doesn’t work or he doesn’t return this year, it should be fully behind him when we report to spring training next year” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “we aren’t quite certain exactly when he’s going to be able to return,” “It really comes down to getting that nerve calmed down and then as we ramp him up, which we have started to do on a throwing program, how the nerve responds. So it’s quite possible, based on how the throwing program lays out, that you see us at some point put him on the 45-day IL, but that’s simply because the program is very slow and deliberate and his return is scheduled for the other side of the 45-day absence. The short answer is yes, we are still optimistic that he returns this season, however it is turning out to be a little more involved than originally thought in terms of a muscular strain” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There is no long-term concern with Aaron Bummer,” “If for whatever reason this throwing program doesn’t work, or he doesn’t return this year, it should be fully behind him when we report to spring training next year” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a reminder not to get perhaps too wrapped up in what’s going on on a nightly basis because there’s a lot of challenges associated with just getting them out on the field right now,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Matt Foster ) : “What Matt Foster and Codi Heuer have done has been fantastic in terms of seizing their opportunities and putting themselves in the position to help us for the long term,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Regardless of the player or injury, the first step is calming down and healing the injury and the second step is building back up to game play,” “We are still on that first stage with Aaron in terms of calming down the biceps and after that is officially all behind him, then we will come up with a program” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a reminder not to get perhaps too wrapped up in what’s going on on a nightly basis because there’s a lot of challenges associated with just getting them out on the field right now,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had a lot of challenges,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We wanted to see this team progress, becoming a championship caliber team,” “We’ve shown flashes of that. If we were fully healthy, I would probably feel a little better seeing those flashes on a more consistent basis. But whether it’s a 60 game season or a six month season, we are going to be, our depth will be tested at some point and today and over the last few weeks we’ve had the opportunity for some of the young guys to step up and sort of stake a claim” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “As a result he is being isolated and will return once futher testing is complete,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Major-league baseball was obviously involved, as were our doctors,” “The experts have all determined there is fortunately no additional risk to anyone associated with the club at this time” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I don’t like to announce roster moves in advance of when they happen, certainly not days in advance,” “I think that tempts the baseball gods too much to derail things, and they’ve been kind of cruel to us already this year. But I think we’ll probably have a pretty good pitching matchup going on here Wednesday night between some young guys. I know Detroit’s throwing Casey Mize, which will be fun to see. And we are certainly having conversations about one of our good young arms like Dane Dunning coming to make that start” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The good news is as a reliever, we don’t have to get him quite as stretched out as we would as a starter,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I do think the best is yet to come, I do,” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I do think the best is yet to come, I do,” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Dylan Cease ) : “These young arms that are still coming are going to make things very interesting for us,” “Dylan Cease, you saw the difference between his first and second start. If he puts some more together like that second one and continues to build, there’s a lot more positive there, too” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “For getting back to societal norms, having White Sox Twitter worked up over lineup decisions was a nice slice of normalcy for us all to go back to in the midst of a pandemic,” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If [Mazara is] the same player he’s been for the last couple years at the big league level, having a bat like that against right-handed pitching in the lower third of our order which is where he may well end up, has a lot of value,” External link

suntimes Monday, August 3, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "with a slight cough and nasal congestion," External link

wyff4 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

wyff4 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "with a slight cough and nasal congestion," External link

Koat Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

Koat Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "with a slight cough and nasal congestion," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “After consulting with our team doctors, Ricky underwent precautionary testing today at a Cleveland hospital,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today’s test result,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today’s test result,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “After consulting with our team doctors, Ricky underwent precautionary testing today at a Cleveland hospital,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Carson Fulmer ) : “It’s unfortunate obviously because as you guys know, Carson is a tremendous kid, an extremely hard worker,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “As fine as Eloy was last year, there’s still some growth there,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But boy, he certainly has shown very little signs of having issues with the acclimation process so far,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “And look, the comps are what they are,” “They’re exciting, they’re fun to do, but in the end we just want him to be Luis Robert. We think he’s got a chance to be pretty special” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In a normal [162-game] season, our fate would be somewhat tied to how quickly some of our young guys acclimate themselves to the big leagues,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 24, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “From a selfish White Sox standpoint I’m in favor of it just for the mere fact that it enhances the possibilities this group is going to get exposed to October baseball,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 24, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Perhaps the most remarkable part of this last three weeks here in summer camp is the fact that the players and coaches really did just pick up where they left off in terms of their energy, commitment and focus on playing championship-caliber baseball for a long time,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 24, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have a club with a number of players with high ceilings, and that means that we probably have a fair amount of variance in terms of what we’re capable of doing over the course of the season,” “On the plus end, guys come out of the gate quickly and are reaching their potentials early we could do extremely well in a 60-game sprint” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have a club with a number of players with high ceilings, and that means that we probably have a fair amount of variance in terms of what we’re capable of doing over the course of the season,” “On the plus end, guys come out of the gate quickly and are reaching their potentials early we could do extremely well in a 60-game sprint” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Michael Kopech has informed us of his decision to not participate in the 2020 season,” External link

forbes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It's easy, I suppose, at times, to lose sight of the fact that you're dealing with human beings here,” External link

forbes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

foxnews Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 11, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, July 11, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : "Michael Kopech has informed us of his decision to not participate in the 2020 season," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

wftv Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

click2houston Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s never ideal when any individual is dealing with off-field matters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re living through interesting and trying times right now, but it was fun this morning being back on the field, seeing guys playing catch, hearing baseballs hitting leather,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We realize what we’re dealing with is going to be day to day,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “At this time I do not have a timeline for his return and given the personal nature of the matter he’s tending to I won’t provide updates until we know the actual plan for Michael going forward,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s never ideal when any individual is dealing with off-field matters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Whatever happens tomorrow or over the next two or three months into October, whatever we’ve tried to do here was never about one specific season,” “So any hiccups we have along the way in 2020, which are going to be inevitable, given the time that we’re all experiencing right now, is something that we’re going to be flexible and deal with and hopefully get through flawlessly” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “At this time I do not have a timeline for his return and given the personal nature of the matter he’s tending to I won’t provide updates until we know the actual plan for Michael going forward,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 3, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s never ideal when any individual is dealing with off field matters,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 3, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a little bit of a challenge but it’s not impossible,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’m really of two minds of that,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 29, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We are trusting the experts. We are trusting science. We are trusting data,” “And following the lead of experts in the public health arenas” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a little bit of a challenge,” External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a little bit of a challenge,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 26, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

newswest9 Friday, June 26, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

eagletribune Friday, June 26, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

seattlepi Friday, June 26, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

click2houston Friday, June 26, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

kiro7 Friday, June 26, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The way that team was coming together, we were in a really good place,” “It’s going to be good to see Luis Robert running around center field, it’s going to be good to seeing [Lucas] Giolito continue to build, where [Yoan] Moncada has grown to. ... There’s only so many times I can watch that Eloy [Jimenez] home run at Wrigley last year and not wind up thirsty for more. Let’s go” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Not to mention young pitchers like [Dane] Dunning, [Jimmy] Lambert, [Jonathan] Stiever, who were sort of building their way back,” “Now that we’ve got ourselves down to a 60-game season and all those players are, knock on wood, without restrictions at this point from a health standpoint, you suddenly look around at this team and you see we’re in a decent position from a pitching depth standpoint” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The expanded rosters early on are potentially going to allow us the opportunity to be creative in how we deploy that pitching depth,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He certainly is a consideration for breaking with us and if not immediately then certainly helping us at some point over the course of this summer,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “trusting the experts, trusting science, trusting data. And following the lead of experts in the public health arenas,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I have no answer to that,” “We’re just following the state and city lead on those” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We can objectively sit here today and feel like we have three of arguably the most exciting young players in the American League under control for the next six years,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “None of us are focused right now on any selfish interests or what may be lost in terms of opportunity,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We hope to be back playing games soon,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If, for example, there’s only a modest couple weeks away, certainly we’ve played a decent amount of (spring training) games,” “We got guys with their legs under them. We’ve got guys who are built to a certain level, and it’s a matter of maintaining that and then building off that. So it won’t be extremely long period of games at that point. "Now if things change and for whatever reason people return home and we pick up again at a later date, it’s really going to be a function of how long that hiatus is” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If for whatever reason that changes over the course of [Saturday] or Sunday, we certainly understand,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Spring training is a building process, particularity for starters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “we had a very good conversation about where we sit right now and how to make the best of the situation,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Spring training is a building process, particularity for starters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “It makes sense for the greater good of society as a whole to delay (the start of the season) for a period of time,” External link

forbes Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn added ( about White Sox ) : “We know when we will all get through this. We know there’s another side of this at some point. We know we will be playing baseball games again and we know it’s going to be an exciting era for White Sox baseball in the not too distant future” External link

forbes Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’m guessing on March 26, Luis Robert will be cold, just simply because I’m not sure he’s ever played a game below 60 degrees or so,” “You have to keep that in mind” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Pitching in general, even though you have off days in general and there’s unpredictability with the weather,” “I think in all probability we’ll break [spring camp] with 13 pitchers, just to give us some insulation in the bullpen so we can protect guys and give them the chance to acclimate to regular-season usage” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Early on, with the way the off days are paced, we do have five games in a row at one point, so maybe a bullpen day there,” “We have a couple contingencies in mind, but as we sit here today, both Giolito and Gio Gonzalez are on pace to be part of the Opening Day rotation” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Lucas Giolito ) : “We have a plan in place that assuming [Giolito] hits his milestones, he’ll be fine for Opening Day,” “Absolutely not, not with him or anyone else, we’re not forcing anything, especially with a pitcher. Assuming he hits each of the milestones going forward, we should be fine for Opening Day” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "If it didn’t happen, I would still have my focus on this season, but of course it’s good to have this done ... because as I said before, I have big plans for this season. I’m expecting to have a way better season than I had last year”. The switch-hitter slashed .315/.367/.548 with 34 doubles, five triples, 25 home runs, 79 RBIs, 83 runs and 10 stolen bases in 132 games in 2019. He finished third in the American League in average behind teammate Tim Anderson (.335) and the Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu (.327). He went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored a run Friday in the Sox’s 6-3 victory against the Cubs at Sloan Park. “He’s got a special understanding of the strike zone, one that potentially got him in a little bit of trouble in 2018 and then led to a 2019 where he was a little more aggressive," External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “On our side, it’s about extending this window as long as possible,” “Having what we feel are championship-caliber players who can put us in a position to win on an annual basis here for as long as possible and providing us with some flexibility to build around them. That’s the motivation for us” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have great dialogue, very open,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He always has rationale for why he makes a certain decision,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It certainly is a priority for this organization to keep this group together as long as possible and make all the pieces fit for as long as we can,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It certainly is a priority for this organization to keep this group together as long as possible and make all the pieces fit for as long as we can,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “A portion of his job has changed in that, on a nightly basis, he hopefully has the tools to win with,” “And therefore he’s going to have a few more arrows in his quiver, so to speak. And how he deploys them is going to be more interesting, and if it doesn’t work, obviously subject him to more scrutiny” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We made the assessment at the end of last season that Nick Madrigal wasn’t quite ready for the big leagues,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s way too early for us to assess how we want to break in terms of those final couple, or final one bullpen spot,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He looks good, he looks free and easy,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s now just a matter of getting him in baseball shape and in a position to competitively get big-league hitters out,” “Each small milestone ... brings him a great deal of happiness and gets him one step closer to contributing to the big-league level again” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You can see the entirety of it coming together,” “We are not certain how quickly it’s all going to click on all cylinders the way we want. When we started this process, it was about putting ourselves in position for annual contention” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The coaches and the players, everyone in uniform is focused on, ‘It’s time this year, let’s go,’ ” “That’s fantastic. That’s great. That’s where you want their mind-set” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “Look, Sox fans have certainly paid their dues over the last three years,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Historically he’s had some struggles against lefties, but he’s now going to get the opportunity, at least early on, to show what he’s capable of doing,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, February 14, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Historically he’s had some struggles against lefties, but he’s now going to get the opportunity, at least early on, to show what he’s capable of doing,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, February 14, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Yasmani’s been in the postseason each of the last five years, Keuchel four of the last five years and Edwin each of the last five years,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s got a few more things to prove,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Yasmani’s been in the postseason each of the last five years, Keuchel four of the last five years and Edwin each of the last five years,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “Tim Anderson is going to be a Gold Glove contender at some point during his career at shortstop,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “They treated (Jimenez) like a seasoned vet in terms of setting him up and trying to exploit some weaknesses off the plate with some breaking balls,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, January 26, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had a decent amount of success for the past couple of decades in terms of extending young guys, going back to (Mark) Buehrle and (Paul) Konerko, back when they were arbitration-eligible or pre-arbitration-eligible, going through (Chris) Sale, (Jose) Quintana and (Adam) Eaton and now Tim Anderson and Robert and Eloy,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Winning the off-season so to speak or winning the winter or whatever you want to call it, is well and good, but until it translates into wins on the field, it’s pretty meaningless,” “We’re going to know a lot more in a year about how this young core is coming together” External link

680news Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s viable but he’s got a few more things to prove,” External link

suntimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re going to go in with fresh eyes and a fresh approach in spring training and see where he’s at,” “And in all probability make an assessment there” External link

suntimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “They treated (Jimenez) like a seasoned vet in terms of setting him up and trying to exploit some weaknesses off the plate with some breaking balls,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The short answer is that we’re probably done with any major (offseason) acquisitions,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 24, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You set yourself a high standard or a high bar for this offseason,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re probably done with any major acquisitions,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “but quite candidly, we haven’t accomplished anything yet, we haven’t won yet,” “This whole process was about winning championships, was about finishing with a parade at the end of October down Michigan Avenue. Until that happens, I don’t think any of us are really in a position to feel satisfied or feel like we’ve accomplished anything. We’ve had a nice winter” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Given the [contract] control of a couple of years and the price points that he comes with, we think it’s a nice fit within the other things that we wanted to accomplish on that roster,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Steve Cishek ) : “We believe Steve is a solid addition to our bullpen,” “He complements our other relievers well, provides a different look to opposing hitters later in games, and has consistently proven to be both durable and successful throughout his career” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “That's obviously a tremendous track record for each of them, but also speaks in part to what we're trying to accomplish not just on the field but in terms of taking that next step in our clubhouse, and this young core not only growing together but learning how to win and learning what it takes to be successful not only over the course of the summer but well into October as well,” “Edwin's another piece in trying to accomplish that” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We needed to improve, as a whole, our ability to get on base and our power,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 10, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He is certainly someone who we feel can play a role on a championship club,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 10, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 10, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “That's obviously a tremendous track record for each of them, but also speaks in part to what we're trying to accomplish not just on the field but in terms of taking that next step in our clubhouse, and this young core not only growing together but learning how to win and learning what it takes to be successful not only over the course of the summer but well into October as well,” “Edwin's another piece in trying to accomplish that” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 10, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “That's obviously a tremendous track record for each of them, but also speaks in part to what we're trying to accomplish not just on the field but in terms of taking that next step in our clubhouse, and this young core not only growing together but learning how to win and learning what it takes to be successful not only over the course of the summer but well into October as well,” “Edwin's another piece in trying to accomplish that” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

cleveland Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

kiro7 Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

click2houston Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We made it clear going into this offseason that adding a couple of starters was important, improving right field, improving our DH situation and our left-handed/right-handed balance in the lineup were our main priorities, and we feel good about the progress we’ve made along all those fronts,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, January 8, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “People are understandably focused on what this potentially means for our Opening Day roster, but ... the motivation for a deal like this is to put us in position for the long term,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 3, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” “As he showed at three levels in 2019, Luis has the ability to impact a game dramatically with his bat, his speed, his glove and his arm. We see him as a very important part of a talented core of position players who we anticipate will be competing together with the White Sox for many seasons to come” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 3, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” “As he showed at three levels in 2019, Luis has the ability to impact a game dramatically with his bat, his speed, his glove and his arm. We see him as a very important part of a talented core of position players who we anticipate will be competing together with the White Sox for many seasons to come” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 3, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told ( about Jerry Reinsdorf ) : “In the end, any excitement that (Reinsdorf) would have about us signing a premium free agent in a way that people didn’t expect would come far more from adding that talent to our roster than disproving any false narrative that might be out there,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 26, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn told ( about Jerry Reinsdorf ) : “In the end, any excitement that (Reinsdorf) would have about us signing a premium free agent in a way that people didn’t expect would come far more from adding that talent to our roster than disproving any false narrative that might be out there,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 26, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Gio Gonzalez ) : “We view Gio as an important addition to our pitching staff,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 21, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Gio Gonzalez ) : “We view Gio as an important addition to our pitching staff,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have the same motivation [as the fans] in the office,” “If we have three of four needs and we get them all done the way we want with our priority targets in November, fantastic. But you can’t force the pace of this. And certainly if we hit on the right targets, come next June or July, nobody’s going to have any issue with whether we acquired them on Dec. 13 or we acquired them on Jan. 13” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Could there conceivably be prices on guys beyond what the industry originally anticipated? Absolutely, that’s just the nature of free agency,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve got some prospects that are extraordinarily popular,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Kenny and I had dinner (Tuesday) night and talked through some things about where this really fits in terms of what we’re trying to accomplish for the long term and being true to long-term plan,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We were joking (Tuesday) night when we got this thing that was sort of intriguing that, ‘Hey, this is a day early,’ ” “There is a notion that there’s a fever pitch here, an excitement and eagerness for teams to get something done. But as I stated from the start, there’s nothing magical about acquiring somebody today versus a week from today” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : ”There’s going to be moves over the next couple weeks,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I know we are better today than we were at the start of the offseason,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We talked about a couple guys, they just didn’t jump off the page,” “No scouts pounded the table on any of the guys that were available” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I haven’t heard from those fans,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I certainly wouldn’t view him as limited defensively,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We view him, our scouts view him, as someone who has some untapped potential and some upside,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Any guy we target is because we feel strongly that they fit in for the long term,” “There does come a point on any list, whether it’s after the third guy or after the sixth guy or after the 10th guy, where you’re no longer describing that type of player. So it’s up to us to figure out how quickly we drift into that group” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At just 24 years old, Nomar provides us with a left-handed hitting right fielder who fits into our current team’s development arc and who still has untapped potential,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At just 24 years old, Nomar provides us with a left-handed hitting right fielder who fits into our current team’s development arc and who still has untapped potential,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Don’t know about the rumor mill,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We know there’s going to be some growth required at the big league level and there’s probably going to be some struggles in certain cases along the way,” “So being able to augment them is important. It’s part of the reason we did the Grandal deal” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jon Daniels ) : “There’s Jon Daniels if you have any rumors you want to ask him about,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had a lot of conversations again today both on the free agent front and the trade front,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “If I had to say what’s more likely to be announced by the White Sox while we are here, it would be a trade more likely than a free agent signing,” “But again, neither may happen. We’ll have to wait to see” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If there’s an opportunity that makes sense to add someone like that (to slot in near the top of the rotation), we’re going to be all over it,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If there’s an opportunity that makes sense to add someone like that (to slot in near the top of the rotation), we’re going to be all over it,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 10, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “With Rodon on the (injured list) and Kopech coming off (surgery), we feel good about adding potentially two arms to the mix,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, December 9, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Winter Meetings ) : “When we started off on this process [at the 2016 Winter Meetings] I was pretty candid that, in general, these things take about five years,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We don’t want to get too hung up strictly on handedness in the end and sign an inferior, say, left-handed hitter when a better right-handed hitter is available and fits,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 6, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “Part of the gig is you try to be clinical sometimes and look at cost and production and alternatives and make a decision on that,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “Part of the gig is you try to be clinical sometimes and look at cost and production and alternatives and make a decision on that,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In the end it comes down to pricing,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Jose is an important part, again, not just offensively,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He has consistently delivered run production at a historic pace, and with each passing season, his leadership role within our clubhouse — with both American-born and Latin-American players — has repeatedly grown,” External link

suntimes Friday, November 22, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s way too early in the process to decide how we’re going to use that 26th man,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, November 22, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Exciting day for us around here, being able to add one of the elite talents at a premium position," External link

fox13memphis Friday, November 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Having too many guys who are quality big leaguers is a good thing, not something that we necessarily view as a problem," External link

fox13memphis Friday, November 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "I'm going to prognosticate how this plays or how people should interpret it or what this means in terms of what we're going to do next," "Generally, in my experience, people don't want to hear about the labor; they want to see the baby. We had a boy today, I guess. ... My point being the impact this has on future deals, we'll talk about after there's future deals" External link

fox13memphis Friday, November 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Exciting day for us around here, being able to add one of the elite talents at a premium position," External link

wsoctv Friday, November 22, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Having too many guys who are quality big leaguers is a good thing, not something that we necessarily view as a problem," "We want to provide Ricky with enough flexibility and different options to set a quality lineup each day" External link

wsoctv Friday, November 22, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "I'm going to prognosticate how this plays or how people should interpret it or what this means in terms of what we're going to do next," "Generally, in my experience, people don't want to hear about the labor; they want to see the baby. We had a boy today, I guess. ... My point being the impact this has on future deals, we'll talk about after there's future deals" External link

wsoctv Friday, November 22, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse," External link

wsoctv Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Yasmani ranks among the very elite catchers in Major League Baseball today, and we are extremely happy to add a durable and talented player of his caliber to our lineup,” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse,” “We foresee him playing an integral role on both the further development of our young pitchers and the continued improvement of our offense as we reach our championship goals” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In terms of can this roster be above .500, can this roster compete for the playoffs, can this roster compete for a World Series, we’re going to have to wait on that until we see what we have this offseason,” External link

suntimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Expectations are that, look, we’re close to where we want to be, but we also know very clearly we’re not there yet,” “There’s still some internal development, both at the big-league level and some of our premium prospects, that has yet to occur. Not every potential projected core member of what we have going forward is ready for Chicago just yet” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve won the offseason before, we got to take home the offseason championship belt a few times,” “It really doesn’t do you a hell of a lot of good in July if those guys don’t perform. … In reality none of that matters in September if we’re not in the thick of things” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Not just while we’re here [in Scottsdale] but over the course of the season, hearing from some guys in our clubhouse who have heard from other players around the league about what we’ve been building and what the future looks like,” ”We are a logical destination for premium talent” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “And then having [some buzz about the Sox future appearing to have promise] reinforced in these early conversations with some free agents,” “The agents will certainly tell you nice things along the way, but when you hear it directly from some the players, ‘Yeah, I see what you guys have been doing. I see where the future is headed there, and it’s exciting.’ It’s some positive reinforcement” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : ”There’s no great advantage in other teams knowing what flexibility may or may not be there,” “At this point we’re very comfortable with what the payroll target is, and it gives us plenty of latitude to make additions at this time” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Our local fans, being able to see it bear fruit eight miles away, it may have made it easier for them to understand what we were doing and to embrace what we have been doing,” “But in terms of our decision to do it or how we’ve executed it, (that) really hasn’t affected it” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Look, most of this stuff, let’s call it club-on-club crime so to speak, that usually gets handled pretty quietly between the two clubs and the league involved if need be,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In the end, it’s my experience that people aren’t too interested in hearing about the labor, they want to see the baby,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve won offseason championship belts before,” ”Not talking about free agents, not talking about trades we might be doing” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It all comes down to pricing in the end,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We do have some economic flexibility,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We don’t want to get too hung up strictly on handedness in the end and sign an inferior, say, left-handed hitter when a better right-handed hitter is available and fits,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 7, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We don’t want to get too hung up strictly on handedness in the end and sign an inferior, say, left-handed hitter when a better right-handed hitter is available and fits,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’m guessing most every team will tell you they want to get on base more,” “That’s something we need to improve upon. It’s been a priority. This isn’t news, guys know that” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tim Anderson ) : ”If we had 26 guys playing the way Tim Anderson plays, we’d be thrilled,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But you want to make sure everyone is swinging at pitches they can do damage on and not necessarily expanding beyond what they’re capable of doing,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s still young, he’s still going to have some growing pains next year but certainly pleased with what he did this year,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You’re going to see not only the improvement in terms of the mechanical adjustments that we made and you’ve seen over the course of the second half, but also from the approach,” “It’s been a positive year for him, even if the results haven’t been what anyone, including him, were looking for” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Love the way that Ricky handled that,” “Lopey’s going to be better for it” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “When Ricky was put in that role, it wasn’t with the idea that he was just going to be the right guy for the first stage, the stage that is coming toward an end here, or is at an end here,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “His ability to communicate with all 25 or 26 guys on a daily basis, to know where they’re at, to know what they’re capable of doing and putting them in the best position, makes us fairly confident that once that roster is deep enough and strong enough that he’s going to be able to maximize the win potential with that roster when the time comes,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s still a little premature on ‘everyone coming back’ conversations,” “We need to sit down and finish up with Ricky the evaluation of where we’re at. Certainly when we assembled this staff, we wanted it to be filled with guys with roots in player development so that they were able to teach our young players and hold them accountable and set standards. And we’re certainly very pleased with how that’s unfolded. We’ll deal with specific staffing issues once the season’s over” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We are incredibly pleased to be able to promote Mike as the new director of amateur scouting,” External link

suntimes Friday, September 6, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Zack’s ability to fill three spots for us, catcher, first base and DH leads me to suspect there is going to be more opportunities for him here over the next few weeks than the first time around,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve only had that for literally a half-inning since the All-Star break,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, August 24, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve only had that for literally a half-inning since the All-Star break,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 23, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In six weeks, I’ll go down this path a little deeper,” External link

suntimes Friday, August 23, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s a lot to be excited about,” “In terms of putting ourselves in a position to contend, let’s get to the offseason and then set some priorities and see how good we are being able to convert on hitting those priorities before we assess it” External link

suntimes Friday, August 23, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Nobody wants to sit through the losing,” “It’s frustrating. We feel the same frustration any fan probably feels with wanting to get there and wanting it to come sooner, especially in this day and age” External link

suntimes Friday, August 23, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I had mentioned ... having him at age 21, 22, having a successful season at Double A or spending the bulk of the season in the Southern League would have been a great success for having him on the right path of being a dominant major-leaguer,” “The fact he started at A-ball, dominated that level, blew through Double A and is now doing very well at Triple A is even beyond what we had originally anticipated in terms of defining what would be a great season for him. Whether we decide to add a fourth level to that (is yet to be determined)” External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 23, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Other than perhaps a little coarse language slip there at the end, I didn’t really view any of it as particularly newsworthy or different from what we’ve heard in the past,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 23, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “His ball-to-bat skills are virtually unparalleled in the organization, and it’s rare throughout the game to see a guy who can handle the bat the way he can,” “He remains a plus defensive presence at second base and a valuable member of each of the clubhouses he’s been in. Versus perhaps your normal 2018 draftee, he’s on a fast pace, but it’s not really one that is unanticipated based upon the skills” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Given where we’re at in terms of this rebuild, it made more sense to only move if there was something that made sense for the long term and that did not present itself,” “It was a matter of were we getting what we felt made enough sense to potentially put a hole in next year’s roster and how were we going to go about filling that hole? We just didn’t get to the point where we were motivated by what was coming back to potentially weaken the 2020 roster” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously, everyone knows the backstory on Danny,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re obviously moving away from the player-accumulation standpoint in terms of these veterans or short-term assets for long-term-play moves,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s not something that we’re necessarily proactively out there driving on,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The slow start is obviously extremely frustrating, and we’ve probably had a couple of our worst games here in the first five since we’ve been back, but in terms of assessing where we are for the long term, which has really been our focus since spring, it doesn’t really change how we project out,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, July 19, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The slow start is obviously extremely frustrating, and we’ve probably had a couple of our worst games here in the first five since we’ve been back, but in terms of assessing where we are for the long term, which has really been our focus since spring, it doesn’t really change how we project out,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, July 19, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “those those skills will remain important,” “But his ability to put the players in the best position to succeed and to maximize the win potential of our rosters will be moved more towards the forefront” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “those are good problems to have,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s been six games, so let’s keep a little perspective,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s not something we’re necessarily proactively out there driving on,” “It’s something other clubs are going to have to motivate us to get done” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re in a position where we remain committed to the long term,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He will rejoin the team in Tampa to continue his treatment with the team and be reevaluated Monday in Chicago,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “For the first month or so, even though the batting average was low, he was still taking his walks, he was still hitting for power, he was still hitting the ball hard,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, July 12, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s going to come down to market value and balancing it against their potential value going forward,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “Nothing has changed in terms of our view of Jose and his value to this club and how he potentially fits going forward,” “We tend to handle these things in the offseason, so it’s a little premature to worry too much about it right now. But it’s good to hear that he feels as strongly about us as we do about him” External link

suntimes Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Lucas Giolito ) : “Afterward, he came up to us and he was like, ‘Hey, something’s different here. I’ve faced this kid in the past. This is different,’ ” “And he broke down a couple things, specifically what he saw — sort of the transformation of Lucas. That was a great conversation to have” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The two primary goals for him were really, one, get him through the season healthy, and two — ideally, at age 21 — [he’d] acclimate himself well in the Southern League and perform well at that level,” “So let’s take the next logical step in his development, see how [Class AAA] goes and well go from there” External link

suntimes Monday, July 8, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The two primary goals for him were really, one, get him through the season healthy, and two — ideally, at age 21 — [he’d] acclimate himself well in the Southern League and perform well at that level,” “So let’s take the next logical step in his development, see how [Class AAA] goes and well go from there” External link

suntimes Monday, July 8, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “From a big-picture standpoint I think we’re pleased,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In terms of what that means for his future or larger questions about his timeline to Chicago, quite frankly it’s premature to really speculate along those lines,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, July 7, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “Really it does hearken back to the experience with Eloy,” “When he came off the field, needing assistance, it seemed like that was going to be worse as well. These high ankle sprains are serious, and you’ve got to give them time. They’re a different injury, but it’s not dissimilar from an oblique, where you can’t rush. You’ve got to let it heal and then slowly start ramping up activity. So it’s going to take some time” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We remain in Year 3 of this rebuild,” “We still remain focused on trying to build the best possible team for the long run. Even if you’re talking about jumping up and grabbing the second wild card, that’s not what this rebuild was all about. It was about the long term, and we’re not going to compromise that” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s in a good spot right now,” “He’s in a good spot mentally. He’s in a good spot physically right now. He’s getting closer to helping us. We’ve always said that at some point over the course of the 2019 season we envisioned him joining us as a natural progression” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had these conversations with him internally, and we’ll leave it at that,” “But he’s getting awfully close” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “From a standpoint of do we need more starter depth for the long term, absolutely,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s unfortunate for him because certainly in my biased opinion, he belongs in Cleveland in a few weeks as a member of the American League All-Star team,” External link

wishtv Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously a speed player, you want to err on the side of caution,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “From a standpoint of do we need more starter depth for the long term, absolutely,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It remains a high ankle sprain,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll stick with it over the coming weeks, but obviously he’s going to be down for a little bit,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If he continues to do in the Southern League something similar to what he did in [Winston-Salem] and he forces our hand in terms of moving him again this year, that’s just fine,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Carson Fulmer ) : “Carson clearly was disappointed with his performance last season, and to his credit, worked extremely hard on both his conditioning and mechanics,” “Given the type of kid he is, his commitment came as no surprise to any of us that know him. It was great to see him come to camp in a much better position to reach his potential” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Welington Castillo ) : “We’re going to remain open minded about how long Zack will be with us,” “Even if it turns out that his stay is only the few weeks until Castillo returns, we still view this as a good opportunity to advance his development. Having him experience first hand both the prep work and adjustments that goes into game-planning at the Major League level will serve him well for the long run” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : "We’re going to have guys who other teams want, and for our standpoint, it’s always going to be about putting us in the best long term position. We haven’t quite pivoted to just that strictly win now, short term focus," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : "In the end, this is going to be about market value," "It’s going to be about demand for our players and what we’re able to potentially bring back and balancing that off of the value they bring to us in a White Sox uniform in 2020" External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s going to be interesting because not only do teams sort of have to pick a lane in terms of whether they are buyers or sellers, but the sellers basically have to get their work done sooner rather than later," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : "We’re going to have guys who other teams want, and for our standpoint, it’s always going to be about putting us in the best long term position. We haven’t quite pivoted to just that strictly win now, short term focus," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : "In the end, this is going to be about market value," "It’s going to be about demand for our players and what we’re able to potentially bring back and balancing that off of the value they bring to us in a White Sox uniform in 2020" External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s going to be interesting because not only do teams sort of have to pick a lane in terms of whether they are buyers or sellers, but the sellers basically have to get their work done sooner rather than later," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “When you are talking about guys who could potentially play a role on the 2020 White Sox, a year we expect to take yet another step forward in the process and start being in the mix for playing in October,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Because of the removal of August trades, you are going to probably see more activity earlier than you’ve had in the past,” “Not only do teams have to pick a lane in terms of whether they are buyers or sellers, the sellers basically have to get their work done sooner rather than later. It will be interesting to see how it plays out over the course of the next five, six weeks with more activity starting up right around the All-Star break” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Between the (injury list) placement and the bereavement list (for the Baltimore series), he’s been away from live pitching for a while,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “We view it as a division that’s going to be interesting throughout the summer,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “We view it as a division that’s going to be interesting throughout the summer,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits,” “But as will come as no surprise to you, there’s not a great market, not a very fluid market for starting pitching right now” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s been everything we had hoped for in terms of in the clubhouse and from a defensive standpoint and quite frankly more than we had even hoped for offensively,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The adjustments that he made in his delivery, with his arm arc, has had a significant impact on his ability to command both the fastball as well as improvement in his changeup,” “There’s something you can tangibly point to that’s having an effect on how the ball’s coming out of his hand, both from a command standpoint and from a pitch-quality standpoint” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s obviously done a very good job,” “The hamstring injury was an unfortunate setback, but he picked up where he left off. We remain very optimistic about the direction he’s heading” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You can’t say the organization needs pitching — frankly all 30 organizations would say they need pitching — and draft according to that,” “We’re going to take the best guy at No. 3” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see how it goes,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits,” “But as will come as no surprise to you, there’s not a great market, not a very fluid market for starting pitching right now” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think he is at peace with it in terms of the road ahead of him,” “He knows it’s not going to be an easy rehab, but at the same time, it’s one that has a very, very high likelihood of success and one that should put him in a position to continue on and have a very, very promising career once he returns” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “When we look at the loss of someone like that, it’s more about how does it impact everything for the long term, not just the wins and losses right now,” “Staying focused on that big picture, you look at the breadth and the depth of quality arms that we have and how they’re progressing and wanting to see how that comes together before getting frustrated or disappointed in terms of one individual loss” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits, but there’s not a great market, not a very fluid market for starting pitching right now,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Nate Jones ) : “There’s been a decent number of very fine relievers in the last several years who have had this and been able to be productive into their mid, late 30s,” “Certainly there’s no reason to think Nate can’t be one as well. Get this behind him, get him healthy and see where it goes” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think he is at peace with it in terms of the road ahead of him,” “He knows it’s not going to be an easy rehab but at the same time it’s one that has a very, very high likelihood of success and one that should put him in a position to continue on and have a very, very promising career once he returns” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see how it goes,” “He’s going to DH [Tuesday] for Charlotte. After that he’ll play part of the game in the field and then nine innings in the field and we’ll assess where he’s at then. At the very least he’ll be there Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday before we even consider what’s next for him. It shouldn’t take long” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s been away from live pitching for a while,” “We need to get him his timing back as well” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think he is at peace with it in terms of the road ahead of him,” “He knows it’s not going to be an easy rehab but at the same time it’s one that has a very, very high likelihood of success and one that should put him in a position to continue on and have a very, very promising career once he returns” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see how it goes,” “He’s going to DH [Tuesday] for Charlotte. After that he’ll play part of the game in the field and then nine innings in the field and we’ll assess where he’s at then. At the very least he’ll be there Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday before we even consider what’s next for him. It shouldn’t take long” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll start ramping up his in game activity there over the course of the next 10 to 14 days,” “Hopefully at some point there after he’ll be able to join one of our affiliates and start a true rehab assignment” External link

suntimes Monday, May 6, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll start ramping up his in-game activity there over the course of the next 10 to 14 days,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, May 6, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll start ramping up his in-game activity there over the course of the next 10 to 14 days,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He was walking in his backyard and took a step and unfortunately felt a pop,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 3, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we’ll come up with a specific plan,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, May 3, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we’ll come up with a specific plan,” External link

seattletimes Friday, May 3, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

good4utah Friday, May 3, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we’ll come up with a specific plan,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, May 3, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

wrcbtv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, May 3, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At this point, I can just say everything is on the table,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We ordered some studies that revealed some edema in the flexor mass, which essentially is some blood in the muscle,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Dylan Cease ) : “To stem off the inevitable Dylan Cease question,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The hope is perhaps in the next week or so we might be able to get him out on a rehab assignment and have him return soon thereafter,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : “Following his outing (Wednesday), Carlos reported feeling a little tightness in his elbow and forearm area,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At this point, I can just say everything is on the table,” “I can’t rule anything out. I don’t want to speak for any doctors. We have to get everybody involved and understand exactly what we are dealing with and come up with consensus for the best course” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “That’s obviously not a good thing,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 3, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “Jose knows how we feel about him and we know how he feels about us,” “There’s a time when the business side of this thing takes a little more focus than the playing side. We will wait until things are appropriate and deal with everything then in all probability” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Frankly, we weren't quite getting what we were hoping for out of that spot in terms of consistency and we decided to make a change,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He was a guy who had a very fine 2017,” “He had some injury issues last year and our hope was that, for the most part, that was going to be behind him. Unfortunately he still isn't quite performing at the level that we had hoped, back at the 2017 level” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He's a pro, he's a guy who we thought was going to be a positive in the clubhouse, which he was,” “Unfortunately we didn't quite get that veteran innings-eater type out of him in that rotation spot” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In the end, more often than not the fastball was a little too true, a little too elevated in terms of missing his spots, and he paid the price for it,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The money's a secondary issue in terms of what our ultimate commitment is to him,” “He's been designated, so let's wait a few days before we assess that final cost of having Ervin” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Frankly, we weren't quite getting what we were hoping for out of that spot in terms of consistency and we decided to make a change," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The record’s not what we want it to be,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Some of the more veteran-type players haven’t performed at the level they’ve historically shown,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There are definitely some things to be excited about,” “And that certainly begins with how some of our young players are performing, which is, in the end, of the utmost importance for our long-term success” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Let's say we win more than we lose, let's go with that,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 6, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He obviously had a pretty good night last night, so people are ready for him to be here next week,” External link

suntimes Friday, April 5, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s a lot of rust involved in that, not to mention the transition to a new culture,” External link

suntimes Friday, April 5, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Welington Castillo ) : “Or is it more on the backs of veteran type guys: Iván Nova and Welington Castillo, and older players doing their job and doing a nice job and as a result we won more than we did?” “Those two paths put us in a very different position at the end of the 2019 season. Ideally it’s contributions from everybody, young and old, we win more than we lose and it’s a great summer and it’s also one that puts us in a position, entering 2020, feeling very good about how this young core is coming together and what we’re capable of doing over the next couple of seasons” External link

suntimes Friday, April 5, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s going to have to make some adjustments along the way and if he does get off to a hot start, they are going to quickly adjust to him and then the game of cat and mouse is going to be on,” “His baseball acumen and physical skill set are both extremely high, and he’s very well-equipped to make those adjustments when the time comes” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 31, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s going to have to make some adjustments along the way and if he does get off to a hot start, they are going to quickly adjust to him and then the game of cat and mouse is going to be on,” “His baseball acumen and physical skill set are both extremely high, and he’s very well-equipped to make those adjustments when the time comes” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve tried to do everything in our power to put ourselves in the best long-term position,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “His patience is still the same,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We are looking to win every ballgame, and ideally win a heck of a lot more than we lose over the course of the ’19 season,” “But in terms of where we are as we enter Year 3 of a rebuild, how we get to that win total is more important than the actual number” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We did beef up the roster [in the offseason] for what we were trying to accomplish,” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Look, if things go well, we would love to be in the situation in July where we are making tough decisions about prioritizing the long term vs. feeding this season and putting us in a better position to win now,” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s one of the hazards of opening in the Midwest,” “I understand the forecast in Chicago is 60 and sunny but unfortunately neither one of us are there” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s one of the hazards of opening in the Midwest,” “I understand the forecast in Chicago is 60 and sunny but unfortunately neither one of us are there. Hopefully we will be able to get this one in today, get going on the year. We are all very optimistic and excited to get going” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s a very polished offensive talent, and we saw it a little bit early in camp when he was pressing a little bit,” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “It shows the addition of another potential cornerstone-type player for us,” “He’s not alone. We saw the excitement when Moncada came up. We saw the excitement when Kopech came up last year. There will be other debuts over the course of this summer and over the next year-plus that will have similar type of excitement behind them, a deserved excitement behind them. For what it means to White Sox fans at large, I think they see another potential core piece that they can embrace and see grow and have reason to be excited about” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “One of the hazards opening in the Midwest,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, March 28, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “So we were pretty optimistic about what we were getting,” “But it wasn’t really until we had him with Winston(-Salem in 2017) and saw the way he treated his teammates, saw the way he acted as a leader, saw the way he made adjustments and took instruction and put himself in the best positions to succeed that we really felt our guys really hit this one on the nose in terms of not just having a quality player but a quality human being with tremendous makeup” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s important to keep in mind that with as much talent and as much upside as we all know this man has, he is just one guy,” “And there is still going to be some development occurring at the major-league level. So there are going to be ups and downs over the course of the next several months. That’s only normal with a young player. … So while certainly there will be expectations and excitement and anticipation, this is about the long term and not just about the next few weeks or how the major-league debut goes” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Both of us are looking forward to opening day and Eloy getting started in his White Sox career,” “It’s a very happy day for us in the organization” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s going to be ups and downs over the course of the next several months,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “That decision as to the final 25-man roster influences a lot of people, not just (Eloy),” “We’d like to have those conversations face to face. But I know both of us are certainly looking forward to Opening Day and Eloy getting started in his White Sox career” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We view him as someone who is going to play a very important role going forward and has the makeup and leadership capability and all of the intangibles that makes him as good of a bet as you can hope for in these types of situations,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously the talent is first and foremost,” “The fact we view him as a very important piece of what we are putting together here over the next several years and a player capable of playing a very important role on multiple championship clubs. But it does extend beyond that. Throughout the years whenever we have attempted to do this, it has always been with a player whose makeup and work ethic is one that we’ve trusted, one that we felt was not going to change with the security that a long term contract brings” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We view him as an important member of the core we are building over the coming years,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tommy John ) : “Everything is on the table including a potential Tommy John surgery,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We do feel good about where he’s at right now,” “He’s climbing. . . . Just this morning he was explaining how good he feels. We have got him on a very precise program. You will see him in a game in the next week or so and build from there” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tommy John ) : “Everything is on the table including a potential Tommy John surgery,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We do feel good about where he’s at right now,” “He’s climbing. … Just this morning he was explaining how good he feels. We have got him on a very precise program. You will see him in a game in the next week or so and build from there” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I give him a lot of credit for being not only fully aware of where he’s at with his timing being off but being honest with himself and honest with everyone else about how he felt at the plate,” “That’s only going to improve with repetition” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “We’re still extremely bullish on his future,” “We think he’s going to be an impactful White Sox for a long time and sending him out really doesn’t change our long-term view of him” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Let’s get this kid the chance to play on a regular basis, knock on wood stay healthy,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’ll take 25 guys like that,” “In terms of guys who play with intensity and passion and joy for the game, that’s wonderful” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Given his personality, openness and desire to connect with people honestly, I certainly see that potential,” “People gravitate to Michael. He has that type of personality. He’s a bright kid. I suspect that as his performance and exposure grows, his platform for doing good will grow” External link

chicagotribune Monday, February 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see. It’s Day 1 today,” “We’ll have a better answer on that around March 10 or so” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 24, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This isn’t money sitting around waiting to accumulate interest,” “It’s money to be deployed to put us in the best position to win some championships” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “A year from now, we will be in a better position to know more about our own guys and what’s available and where specific needs may lie and what we may have addressed,” “When we have that knowledge, that’s where this money is going to go. It’s going to serve us well in the long term to have this economic flexibility and might to make ourselves better” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “I think obviously we’re going to see a fair amount of Eloy over the course of the summer, and that’s going to be a lot of fun for everybody,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Trying really hard and failing isn't sufficient," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Manny Machado ) : "I can certainly look at our offer and say in some elements it's superior," "So I don't know what the trigger was in terms of (Machado making the final) decision. I do not want to say this came only down to money. We will continue to pursue premium talent" External link

wsau Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In terms of a magic cap of a number that doesn’t exist, there are certain things in the deal that aren’t going to work for us, for various reasons,” “We weren’t able to get this deal done” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Do we have no limits? No,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 19, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This isn’t the last time we’re going to be pursuing premium talent, and we’re not going to convert on all of them,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 19, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Michael is exactly where he should be right now,” “He needs to be on one of those mounds a year from today, and he’s well on his way to doing that. There is no need to accelerate the thing whatsoever. … The biggest challenge is going to be the mental side of it and perhaps boredom, for lack of a better description” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “We want everyone in camp to approach each day as if they have a chance to make the big-league club,” “Eloy is someone who is right on the doorstep of making an impact in Chicago. Whether that starts opening day or at some point during the season remains to be seen. He looks like he’s in great shape; he took his physical training very seriously this past offseason” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We know we’re entering Year 3, have really been at it in earnest for 26 or 27 months. But you are starting to see the fruit of the hardship and labors on the scouting and trade side. Our coaches have done a tremendous job creating this winning-type culture” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “We’re just going to see how he looks and line it up over the course of the next couple weeks,” “He is going to be, in our opinion, a tremendous player for the Chicago White Sox for a long time. We all think he’s going to make a significant impact on the field on this team this year and spend the bulk, if not all the season, in Chicago. When, exactly, that time starts remains to be seen. He looks real good today” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Physically, he’s in a very good spot. Mentally, we have to keep him in a good spot,” “There is no need to accelerate the thing whatsoever. From time to time, we might need to remind Michael of what the actual goal is. He’s eager to get back” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He could fall out of bed and hit,” “That was always the case with Jake Burger. He’s got a compact, powerful stroke that we really didn’t think he was going to lose because of the time off because of the Achilles” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn replied : “I’m not going to get into any conversations whatsoever about where things sit with any free agent,” “It doesn’t serve us any good to send messages through the media. We talk directly” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Michael is exactly where he should be right now,” “He needs to be on one of those mounds a year from today, and he’s well on his way to doing that. There is no need to accelerate the thing whatsoever. … The biggest challenge is going to be the mental side of it and perhaps boredom, for lack of a better description” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “We want everyone in camp to approach each day as if they have a chance to make the big-league club,” “Eloy is someone who is right on the doorstep of making an impact in Chicago. Whether that starts opening day or at some point during the season remains to be seen. He looks like he’s in great shape; he took his physical training very seriously this past offseason” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We know we’re entering Year 3, have really been at it in earnest for 26 or 27 months. But you are starting to see the fruit of the hardship and labors on the scouting and trade side. Our coaches have done a tremendous job creating this winning-type culture” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re just going to see how he looks and line it up over the course of the next couple weeks,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Physically he’s in a very good spot, mentally we have to keep him in a good spot,” “There is no need to accelerate the thing whatsoever. From time to time we might need to remind Michael of what the actual goal is. He’s eager to get back” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He could fall out of bed and hit,” “That was always the case with Jake Burger. He’s got a compact, powerful stroke that we really didn’t think he was going to lose because of the time off because of the Achilles” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re very cognizant of fact of where we are in this rebuild,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It seems that moves drifting into spring training is becoming a bit of the new normal,” “We try to be disciplined in terms of our focus. Certainly we don’t want to spend any time negotiating through the media or talking about where things sit publicly until there’s some finality” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, February 14, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Do we have no limits? No. Everyone has a limit on how far you’re willing to go on something. You also have to keep in mind that there are at times, depending on the player, other elements besides simply economics” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Do we have no limits? No. Everyone has a limit on how far you’re willing to go on something. You also have to keep in mind that there are at times, depending on the player, other elements besides simply economics. So if I stood up here and said, as (the Phillies) said, ‘We’re going to spend stupid money this offseason,’ that doesn’t guarantee you’re going to get the guy” External link

chicagotribune Monday, February 11, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If the guys carrying the water are veterans in their free-agent year and they’re the ones putting up big numbers and helping us win ballgames, it’d make for an enjoyable summer,” “But it means a little bit less toward our long-term health than if it’s the young guys taking a step forward and putting themselves in a position to be part of that core of rebuilding” External link

chicagotribune Monday, February 11, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re trying to build something that’s going to win 95 (games) on an annual basis,” “The win total this year we expect to improve. Whether it’s 80 or 80-plus or under 80, it’s going to be almost more important how we get to that total. If the guys carrying the water are guys who are veterans in their free agent year and they’re the ones putting up big numbers and helping us win ballgames, (it might) make for an enjoyable summer. But it means a little bit less toward our long-term health than if it’s the young guys taking a step forward and putting themselves in a position to be part of that core we’re building” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, February 7, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Our job is to put the best team together possible under the current rules," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Our job is to put the best team together possible under the current rules,” External link

baltimoresun Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Our job is to put the best team together possible under the current rules,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Do we have no limits? No. Everyone has a limit on how far you’re willing to go on something. You also have to keep in mind that there are at times, depending on the player, other elements besides simply economics. So if I stood up here and said, as (the Phillies) said, ‘We’re going to spend stupid money this offseason,’ that doesn’t guarantee you’re going to get the guy” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Do we have no limits? No. Everyone has a limit on how far you’re willing to go on something. You also have to keep in mind that there are at times, depending on the player, other elements besides simply economics. So if I stood up here and said, as (the Phillies) said, ‘We’re going to spend stupid money this offseason,’ that doesn’t guarantee you’re going to get the guy” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, January 30, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Do we have no limits? No. Everyone has a limit on how far you’re willing to go on something. You also have to keep in mind that there are at times, depending on the player, other elements besides simply economics. So if I stood up here and said, as (the Phillies) said, ‘We’re going to spend stupid money this offseason,’ that doesn’t guarantee you’re going to get the guy” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "These are obviously not the last two free agents that we intend to add in the future," External link

ibtimes Monday, January 28, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "These are obviously not the last two free agents that we intend to add in the future," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Rick Renteria ) : "The main theme is essentially the chance to be part of something special over an extended period of time in a great city," "That's a big part of it. Now, we have to back that up in showing what we have coming and why we believe in this future and the resources behind it, the support we provide our players and the environment and culture that (manager Rick Renteria) has helped cultivate and where we are as an organization. But the gist of it is we're getting poised to go on a long-term run here, and you've got a chance to be part of something special with a great organization" External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "These are obviously not the last two free agents that we intend to add in the future," External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Rick Renteria ) : "The main theme is essentially the chance to be part of something special over an extended period of time in a great city," "That's a big part of it. Now, we have to back that up in showing what we have coming and why we believe in this future and the resources behind it, the support we provide our players and the environment and culture that (manager Rick Renteria) has helped cultivate and where we are as an organization. But the gist of it is we're getting poised to go on a long-term run here, and you've got a chance to be part of something special with a great organization" External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve prepared for this, from the economic standpoint,” “We expect at the very least to go down swinging if we don’t convert” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think when you’re involved in premium-type guys, where there’s a lot of spotlight and spectacle around them, stuff gets out,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn replied : “Well, more often than not there’s not one,” “So I guess I can say we were the mystery team on one of the six guys that we didn’t even talk to” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve prepared for this, from the economic standpoint,” “We expect at the very least to go down swinging if we don’t convert” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think when you’re involved in premium-type guys, where they’re a lot of spotlight and spectacle around them, stuff gets out,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn replied : “Well, more often than not there’s not one,” “So I guess I can say we were the mystery team on one of the six guys that we didn’t even talk to” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “We think the world of Eloy. We think the world of his future,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : "We think the world of Eloy. We think the world of his future," External link

wsoctv Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Dylan Cease ) : “The good ones have a way of forcing your hand,” “And it won’t shock me if some point over the course of the summer we’ll be getting repeated ‘When is Dylan Cease coming up?’ questions” External link

suntimes Saturday, January 26, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “When this offseason began, I think most people viewed us as a long shot to land either of these premium free agents,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 26, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "The fact that we are now sitting here in a potential position or at least in a position where if we don't convert people are going to be disappointed I think is an important step forward for this organization," External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, January 26, 2019 3:29:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I realize it’s part of the business,” External link

suntimes Monday, January 14, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I realize it’s part of the business,” External link

suntimes Monday, January 14, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Let’s wait until we get to the point where we know what’s up exactly with that, and we can talk about how we’re responding and how we feel,” “At this point, it’s just speculative” External link

ibtimes Friday, January 11, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously much has been made about his relationships with other players and other potential free-agent targets,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 11, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve re-signed Leury Garcia, who has the versatility to play center as well as the infield,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 11, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Jon is a veteran major-leaguer who can help a team win in any number of ways,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 11, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn told : "It's good to have a seat at the table for some long, impactful moves," External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 21, 2018 8:11:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Fundamentally, this is a baseball deal," External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 21, 2018 8:11:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “It’s good to have a seat at the table for some long, impactful moves,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 21, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Fundamentally, this is a baseball deal,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 21, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Long term, we’re still very optimistic on how Zack Collins and/or Seby Zavala will fit in for us,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s more versatility, and it’s something we intend to explore here in the coming months with both Zack and Seby,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "I hate to disappoint you, but I have not read every story that has mentioned his brother-in-law," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "fundamentally this is a baseball deal" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “fundamentally this is a baseball deal” External link

chicagotribune Monday, December 17, 2018 10:12:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Fundamentally, this is a baseball deal,” External link

suntimes Monday, December 17, 2018 9:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We certainly feel like it improves us in 2019 and like the potential of having him around in 2020 as well," External link

kiro7 Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:32:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We certainly feel like it improves us in 2019 and like the potential of having him around in 2020 as well," External link

fox13memphis Sunday, December 16, 2018 11:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We certainly feel like it improves us in 2019 and like the potential of having him around in 2020 as well," External link

cjonline Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “We’ve had a number of conversations on a number of different fronts,” “All you have to do is type White Sox into Twitter or White Sox rumors and you see all sorts of interesting ideas being floated about, some of which are more accurate than others but we are approaching this with a wide-open frame of mind and a number of interesting conversations” External link

forbes Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Top prospects are certainly highly valued,” External link

forbes Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s been a lot of positive feedback on long-term free agents,” External link

forbes Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We certainly feel like it improves us in 2019 and like the potential of having him around in 2020 as well," External link

kiro7 Saturday, December 15, 2018 9:17:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Alonso provides a proven offensive performer from the left side of the plate and he also brings a veteran presence both on and off the field,” “Yonder has a solid reputation around the league as a professional and a great teammate” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We made some progress on different fronts,” External link

suntimes Friday, December 14, 2018 12:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You can’t really force the timing of it,” “Sometimes it happens here and sometimes it takes a little bit deeper into the offseason” External link

suntimes Friday, December 14, 2018 12:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jerry Reinsdorf ) : “Those of you who know Jerry know how competitive he is,” “He was on board with our long-term plan. At same there is a competitiveness where you want to reinforce what we’ve done. You don’t want the suffering [95 and 100 losses in the last two seasons] to be for naught. There has to be a pot of gold at the end of this” External link

suntimes Friday, December 14, 2018 12:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There is a competitiveness where you want to reinforce what we’ve done,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Contracts have gotten more complicated in recent years with the opt-outs, various deferrals and other mechanisms that it’s very possible that in the end, we’ll see something that we haven’t seen before in terms of structure,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We also know we’ve got a lot of work to do to get to that level of being able to win a championship,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a balance between what’s available out there, and how you protect their role over the next few years and our internal options,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:25:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s more than just dollars times years,” “There’s multiple layers from trade protection, opt-outs, deferral structures. There are a lot of moving pieces involved” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We got Wely (Wellington Castillo) coming back, and he’s capable of being the everyday catcher, whether in this day and age it means 100 games, 110 games,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “in the end, the most logical one is on paper is more of a backup type, catch-and-throw (catcher), can handle a staff, complement Wely and give Zack Collins more time (to develop),” “But we’re not ruling anything else out” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Let the market unfold if you don’t like the price,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There are a couple of flaws that might need to be cleaned up here, which is not shocking,” “At the same time, it’s mostly stuff we’ve had success with in the past and stuff we can manage” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We got Wely (Wellington Castillo) coming back, and he’s capable of being the everyday catcher, whether in this day and age it means 100 games, 110 games,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 4:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “in the end, the most logical one is on paper is more of a backup type, catch-and-throw (catcher), can handle a staff, complement Wely and give Zack Collins more time (to develop),” “But we’re not ruling anything else out” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 4:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Let the market unfold if you don’t like the price,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 4:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There are a couple of flaws that might need to be cleaned up here, which is not shocking,” “At the same time, it’s mostly stuff we’ve had success with in the past and stuff we can manage” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 4:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “White Sox fans have suffered a little bit over the last couple years, but we do not want to do anything at this point that’s going to make that suffering for naught,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 5:07:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The conversations we’re having aren’t about the past,” “They’re about the future, and everyone who follows the game closely knows where we’re headed and what we’re trying to accomplish over the past couple years and will continue to build for” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We want to balance the fact there are some unique opportunities out there on the market,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “he knows how we feel about him,” “I don’t think it troubles him” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s conceivable it could factor in,” “We’ve had a lot of conversations” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The conversations we’re having aren’t about the past,” “They’re about the future, and everyone who follows the game closely knows where we’re headed and what we’re trying to accomplish over the past couple years and will continue to build for” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We want to balance the fact there are some unique opportunities out there on the market,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “he knows how we feel about him,” “I don’t think it troubles him” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s conceivable it could factor in,” “We’ve had a lot of conversations” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “We don’t want to do anything short-sighted at this point,” “Anything that’s just necessarily going to make us have a short-term band-aid so to speak and potentially put us in a difficult situation for the long term when in fact we are then in a position to contend on an annual basis. In other words, yes, there are top of the market premium players that we’ve made no secret about potentially fitting our long-term vision for this organization. However, if for whatever reason anyone along those lines doesn’t wind up in the White Sox organization, that doesn’t mean then we are going to scurry around and look for short-term fixes to get modest improvements” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:28:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Mike is going to be one of the architects of those programs going forward, while Brian, James and Brett have done terrific jobs in their current roles,” “Each deserves to assume even more responsibility as we ensure that we continue to provide the high-level of care players are accustomed to with the White Sox” External link

suntimes Friday, December 7, 2018 10:55:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It was truly the first truly clandestine terror organization that we confronted and we had no clue as to how to approach this," External link

npr Sunday, January 15, 2017 4:51:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We got comfortable with what led up to the background and the back story behind him," "There is still a fair amount of development left for him given the missed time and where he finished the season, but he did perform extremely well in the Arizona Fall League, which sort of reinforced those projections we have for him" External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 9, 2016 11:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “That's been a nonissue ever since,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 9, 2016 12:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Long term he has starter potential and we’ll just have to wait and see how he looks when he gets to Glendale,” “But interesting arm and we’re interested in adding as much talent as we can to the organization” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 9, 2016 12:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Chris Sale ) : "Yeah, we traded Chris Sale — that's not something you feel great about," External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 8, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We view all three of them, actually, as having the potential to become front-end of the rotation fixtures for us over an extended period of time," External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 8, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "These are guys who came quick and got to the highest level at a young age," "They're not finished products. We are very optimistic about their ceilings and their ability to force the issue and get themselves to Chicago quickly, but we're going to do that on the timeline that their performance dictates as opposed to potentially a need in Chicago immediately" External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 8, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We cannot thank Chris enough for all he has done and what he has meant for the White Sox organization since we drafted him in 2010," "We certainly wish he and his family all the best" External link

upi Wednesday, December 7, 2016 7:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We cannot thank Chris enough for all he has done and what he has meant for the White Sox organization since we drafted him in 2010," "We certainly wish he and his family all the best" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, December 7, 2016 6:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I know from the fans I hear from, the middle of the night voicemails I get and letters I receive, that people are ready for there to be a change in approach in how we’re doing things,” “We’re trying to do this for the long term, and if in the short term there’s potentially some hardship along the way, we know that’s the natural price you pay” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 7, 2016 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We cannot thank Chris enough for all he has done and what he has meant for the White Sox organization since we drafted him in 2010," "We certainly wish (him) and his family all the best" External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 7, 2016 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We cannot thank Chris enough for all he has done and what he has meant for the White Sox organization since we drafted him in 2010," "We certainly wish he and his family all the best" External link

afp-en Wednesday, December 7, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I know from the fans I hear from, the middle of the night voicemails I get and letters I receive, that people are ready for there to be a change in approach in how we’re doing things,” “We’re trying to do this for the long term, and if in the short term there’s potentially some hardship along the way, we know that’s the natural price you pay” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 6, 2016 11:58:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "To clarify any confusion regarding our stance on possible trading partners, we want to once again make it clear that our primary goal is to make our club better," External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 1, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Adam Engel and Jacob May are guys who have experience at Triple A and could conceivably play big-league center field at this point,” “They certainly can defensively. It’s more about where their bats are” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, November 19, 2016 3:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "But I think he also would benefit from getting off his feet a little more than he did last year," External link

chicagotribune Friday, November 11, 2016 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "You did see better at-bats in more crucial situations from him," "We need to see that level of commitment for 550 plate appearances He has it in there, works hard. It's not about that. It's about when he gets in the box, staying focused on what he's trying to do in that at-bat" External link

chicagotribune Friday, November 11, 2016 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "As a speed player, he's going to have to build up trust to let it go," External link

chicagotribune Friday, November 11, 2016 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Omar Narvaez ) : "Omar did a real nice job not just with his receiving but giving you tough at-bats," "But he's a young kid (25 in February) who jumped pretty quickly because of necessity" External link

chicagotribune Friday, November 11, 2016 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "You can't say you're going to trade Player X before we do anything else because it might not be the right time to get proper value on a given player," "We're in a position right now where we have a few players who are under control only for another year, so there's a bit of a clock on them. Guys who are controllable longer than that, there's not necessarily any urgency to make a move until you feel like you have peaked out on value and it makes the most sense for the long-term benefit of the club" External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It's a matter of taking this premium core and being able to fill in around them both at the big-league level as well as from a depth standpoint," External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "How much does that cost? How available is such talent either via trade or free agency? Or, (are we) taking a step back and using that premium talent to build a more balanced and sustainable, successful roster?" External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "They all are teachers at heart," "We felt that was important regardless of the type of roster we have. Guys come to the big leagues so quickly that they tend not to be finished products. Adding guys who are used to continuing development at the big-league level, who have that teaching background, we think benefits any type of roster" External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think our goal is to put ourselves in a position to win on a sustainable basis,” “We’ve been focused on a short-term benefit. We’ve gotten to the point when we have had our conversations internally with Jerry and Kenny where we realize a better position for the long term is a more prudent path” External link

japantimes Wednesday, November 9, 2016 5:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "I think our goal is to put ourselves in a position to win on a sustainable basis," "We've been focused on a short-term benefit. We've gotten to the point when we have had our conversations internally with Jerry and Kenny where we realize a better position for the long term is a more prudent path" External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, November 9, 2016 11:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He is extremely well-regarded throughout the game,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Rick is incredibly well respected within the game as one of the top baseball men," "He is a knowledgeable teacher of the game who loves to develop players and spends hours watching video looking for any nuance that gives us an edge" External link

daytondailynews Monday, October 3, 2016 6:39:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Rick Hahn ) : “Rick is incredibly well respected within the game as one of the top baseball men,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, October 3, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We felt enough was enough for him," "He squarely put himself on the map for the not-too-distant future for us. We wanted him to finish the year on a positive note" External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We didn't want to continue to move him back and forth between roles," External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "He throws strikes, keeps the ball down (and) has a plus curveball," "We wanted to give him the chance to show what he can do here" External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "The frustrating thing is it seems like every few months we need to have this same conversation," External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 26, 2016 7:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "None of us would be here doing what we do if we didn't feel we were set up to have the potential for success," External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 26, 2016 7:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jerry Reinsdorf ) : "But there is a level of frustration with the way things have played out over the last couple of years," "I'm not saying (a rebuild) is the route we're going to go, but I assure you there is absolute openness from Jerry, Kenny, myself. Everyone in that front office is looking for the best path to get us on an extended period of success, even if that involves a short-term step-back" External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 26, 2016 7:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : "He has put himself on the map for the next several years of playing some sort of role on this club, not just with the at-bats he has given you but the way he has handled some of our pitchers, including Carlos (Rodon)," "He has opened some eyes around here" External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 26, 2016 7:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Walt Jocketty ) : "On the off day after the All-Star Game, I called Walt and I said, 'After all that, you're not moving (Frazier) this year, are you?'" External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It has been a bit of a black hole for us in recent years, probably going back to Joe Crede or perhaps even arguably Robin (Ventura) in his playing days," External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Reggie Jackson ) : "I think they credit Reggie Jackson with this saying — 'If you're going to stand on the corner, you have to lean on the pole' — and that fits for Todd," "That more traditional power-hitting third baseman, corner guy with solid defense, is what you're looking for. Having that addressed for the foreseeable future is real nice spot to be in" External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Where we are right now, essentially in the middle of the pack, is not acceptable and not where we want to be," External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "A player the clubs were willing to relinquish over the last few weeks may well be different this offseason," "We certainly expect a different dynamic at that point, and given there was nothing at this point that led to us wanting to move, we felt better about continuing to retain our valuable, premium talent that is controllable and could help us conceivably win over the next several years" External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "He has a chance to potentially be an everyday guy out there in center, but it will come down to how that bat progresses," "There is certainly a power element that is the one tool behind the others. In time, we feel he could play an important role on a very good team. The extent of that role, we'll figure out together in the coming months as he gets an opportunity" External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jerry Reinsdorf ) : "We did not get to the point we felt strongly enough about anything to bring to Jerry (Reinsdorf)," External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Where we are at right now, essentially in the middle of the pack, is not acceptable and not where we want to be,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 2:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “A player the clubs were willing to relinquish over the last few weeks may well be different this offseason,” “We certainly expect a different dynamic at that point, and given there was nothing at this point that led to us wanting to move, we felt better about continuing to retain our valuable, premium talent that is controllable and could help us conceivably win over the next several years” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 2:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He has a chance to potentially be an everyday guy out there in center, but it will come down to how that bat progresses,” “There is certainly a power element that is the one tool behind the others. In time, we feel he could play an important role on a very good team. The extent of that role, we’ll figure out together in the coming months as he gets an opportunity” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 1:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In terms of getting fair value at this point in time, you are dealing with a limited supply of potential players coming back, in that it’s primarily teams in contention that are looking to add at this point … and they don’t want to touch their big-league clubs so you’re dealing with just their prospects,” “Could someone conceivably put together something that moves us? Absolutely. But we know how special some of the players we have under control are and we have in our mind what arguably is appropriate coming back. And the fact is, no one may meet that price at this point in time” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:28:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Charlie is a left-handed-hitting outfielder whose speed and defensive ability enable him to do a number of things well to help his team win ballgames," External link

chicagotribune Monday, August 1, 2016 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Charlie is a left-handed hitting outfielder whose speed and defensive ability enable him to do a number of things well to help his team win ball games," External link

chicagotribune Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Charlie is a left-handed hitting outfielder whose speed and defensive ability enable him to do a number of things well to help his team win ball games," External link

chicagotribune Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:11:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Charlie is a left-handed hitting outfielder whose speed and defensive ability enable him to do a number of things well to help his team win ball games," External link

chicagotribune Sunday, July 31, 2016 6:34:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Obviously we're all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris' perspective," "It's unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we're trying to accomplish on the field" External link

messenger-inquirer Monday, July 25, 2016 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "The actions or behaviors of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships," "It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events" External link

messenger-inquirer Monday, July 25, 2016 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Chris has been suspended for violating team rules, for insubordination and for destroying team equipment," External link

krcrtv Monday, July 25, 2016 7:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn dijo ( about Chris Sale ) : “Las acciones o conductas de las últimas 24 horas no alteran en ningún aspecto, de ninguna manera, nuestra convicción de que Chris Sale puede aportar a que este club gane un campeonato, ganar múltiples campeonatos” “No afecta para nada en cuanto a su valor para este club, su valor para otro club interesado en sus servicios o la posibilidad que sea canjeado o que siga aquí. Nada de eso se ve afectado por lo ocurrido” External link

diariolibre-en Monday, July 25, 2016 5:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously we're all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris' perspective,” “It's unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we're trying to accomplish on the field” External link

triblive Monday, July 25, 2016 5:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The actions or behaviors of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships,” “It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events” External link

triblive Monday, July 25, 2016 5:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Chris Sale ) : “Obviously we're all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris' perspective,” “It's unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we're trying to accomplish on the field” External link

triblive Monday, July 25, 2016 4:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Chris Sale ) : “The actions or behaviors of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships,” “It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events” External link

triblive Monday, July 25, 2016 4:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Chris Sale ) : "Obviously we're all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris' perspective," "It's unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we're trying to accomplish on the field" External link

timescolonist Monday, July 25, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Chris Sale ) : "The actions or behaviours of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships," "It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events" External link

timescolonist Monday, July 25, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Part of the element of being in position to win a championship is the revenue side of the operation and respect for their reasonable requests to increase revenue," External link

timescolonist Monday, July 25, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "At that point last night Chris stood by his actions," "Part of what makes Chris great, part of what makes him elite, is his passion and commitment. We've seen that sometimes spill out from between the white lines. Yesterday was one of those instances and it unfortunately led to events that required discipline" External link

timescolonist Monday, July 25, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "We both expressed remorse that it got to this point," "At that point last night Chris stood by his actions. Part of what makes Chris great, part of what makes him elite, is his passion and commitment. We've seen that sometimes spill out from between the white lines. (Saturday) was one of those instances and it unfortunately led to events that required discipline" External link

chicagotribune Monday, July 25, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Could there have been better communication before he took the actions he did … would that have changed anything? I don't know," External link

chicagotribune Monday, July 25, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "When he believes he's in the right, he goes full bore after it," External link

chicagotribune Monday, July 25, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "we both expressed remorse that it got to that point" External link

chicagotribune Monday, July 25, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Part of what makes Chris elite is his passion and commitment," "We've seen that sometimes spill out from between the white lines. (Saturday) was one of those instances" External link

chicagotribune Monday, July 25, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Obviously we're all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris' perspective," "It's unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we're trying to accomplish on the field" External link

foxnews Sunday, July 24, 2016 10:43:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "The actions or behaviors of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships," "It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events" External link

foxnews Sunday, July 24, 2016 10:43:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : "The White Sox will have no additional comment until the investigation is completed," External link

upi Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:34:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Chris Sale ) : "Obviously we're all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris' perspective," "It's unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we're trying to accomplish on the field" External link

7online Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:22:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Chris Sale ) : "The actions or behaviors of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships," "It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events" External link

7online Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:22:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously we’re all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris’ perspective,” “It’s unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we’re trying to accomplish on the field” External link

seattletimes Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:19:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The actions or behaviors of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships,” “It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events” External link

seattletimes Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:19:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Obviously we're all extremely disappointed that we have to deal with this issue at this time both from the standpoint of the club as well as Chris' perspective," "It's unfortunate that it has become this level of an issue and potential distraction taking away from what we're trying to accomplish on the field" External link

daytondailynews Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:04:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "The actions or behaviors of the last 24 hours does not change in any aspect, any respect, our belief that Chris Sale can help this club win a championship and win multiple championships," "It does not move the needle one iota in terms of his value to this club, his value to any other club that may be interested in his services or the likelihood of him being moved or kept whatsoever. None of that stuff is impacted at all by these events" External link

daytondailynews Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:04:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The incident, which was non-physical in nature, currently is under further investigation by the club,” External link

bostonherald Sunday, July 24, 2016 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "The incident, which was non-physical in nature, currently is under further investigation by the club," External link

sltrib Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:57:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "The incident, which was non-physical in nature, currently is under further investigation by the club," External link

7online Sunday, July 24, 2016 5:20:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The incident, which was non-physical in nature, currently is under further investigation by the club,” External link

japantimes Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT



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Rick Hahn said : “This is an opportunity for us to speak to individuals with other organizations that have had success and learn from them and get their sort of outsider objective perspective on our organization,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We should be viewed as a very desirable landing spot for potential managers,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re a team that not only gets to play in Chicago and have tremendous support, we’re a team that’s poised to potentially go on an extended run here,” “So we’re looking for that right fit that’s going to be able to take us to that next step” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We talked last year that we were moving into that second stage, finished the talent -accumulation stage for the most part, building a core,” “We wanted to augment that group and ideally transition to a team that’s capable of competing for championships. We have flaws still, we have holes that we’re going to have to hopefully address over the coming weeks and months” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I am humbled by this honor — both because of the list of previous winners but also due to the absence of the names of so many of my co-workers who should join my name on this year’s award,” “I view this award as recognition of excellent work by many across the entire White Sox organization to set us up for a bright future. We don’t win this award without what Kenny Williams has meant to this organization for the past three decades nor without the tireless work and dedication of our scouts, player development personnel, coaches, clubhouse staff and front office personnel to whom I am indebted” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is the first of what should be a number of deserving awards for José following his 2020 season,” “Despite the unprecedented circumstances of the season, José set the tone for our club day after day with his preparation and performance. He was a dominant force in our lineup and deserves recognition from across the baseball world” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn explained : “This is not how we wanted it to end,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

washtimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. ... It became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. ... It became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

click2houston Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "This isn't about any of the decision-making in Game 3 of the wild-card series," "This isn't about anything that happened over the last couple of weeks after we clinched our position into the playoffs. This is based upon where we are as an organization and what we need to do to take that next step" External link

upi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Ultimately, I think the best candidate or the ideal candidate is going to be someone who has experience with a championship organization in recent years,” “Recent October experience with a championship organization would be ideal. But we’re going to keep an open mind. These next weeks, several weeks, we’ll diligently pursue who’s on our list and go from there” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I don’t think I’m going to get into too much detail in terms of specific attributes,” “I don’t want to say anything that’s going to influence what we hear from any candidates when we go through this process. I will say that this is an opportunity for us as an organization” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Thank you to Ricky and Coop for everything they have done for White Sox organization," pitcher Dallas Keuchel tweeted. "I will continue their passion for winning and wish them all the best in their new beginnings!” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships. That was the intent from the start. Over time, through very candid and quite frankly personal conversations about where this organization is, what our time horizon is, what we need to do to win in October and get to that final, ultimate goal, it became evident that it was time to make a change” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Ozzie Guillen ) : “We have tremendous respect and appreciation for Ozzie,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Overcoming the two years of not facing big league hitters is something we’re going to have to work through together,” “And managing the workload and our own expectations. But in terms of his commitment being part of this, no mystery whatsoever” External link

suntimes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I still think he’s going to be a starter long term,” “You saw, in a limited sample, some real nice changeups. Obviously the fastball velo is apparent. You saw some quality sliders for swings and misses. There were only a couple changeups he flashed, maybe in Cleveland, that’s a real pitch for him. So again, a guy with a three-pitch mix, all potentially plus, a couple plus-plus, that’d be a real nice thing to have in your rotation” External link

suntimes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “That said we’re dealing with a player in retrospect who will wind up having thrown like 13 innings between collge and the pros in 2020,” “What is the best path to getting him to fulfilling that ceiling as a starter, we’ll have to talk that through” External link

suntimes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had candid conversations over the last few weeks and months,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This is not how we wanted this to end,” “We wanted it to end with Ricky leading us to championships” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have a list and we need to continue to vet and go through,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I don’t necessarily buy that, other than the fact that he doesn’t done that yet,” External link

forbes Monday, October 12, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We know this team is capable of winning the World Series,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We want to see what he has to offer over the course of the next 10 days,” External link

suntimes Friday, September 18, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re talking about human beings trying to play through an unchecked pandemic right now,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You’re talking about a 25-year-old world-class athlete, MVP-caliber talent who got the best medical care that you could’ve had and he’s still feeling the effects of this disease,” “It is no joke. This needs to be taken seriously and the fact that he’s able to provide what he has provided is remarkable and a testament to his inner strength and fortitude. It’s easy to lose sight of that” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s nice being able to get worked up over player performance again, it’s nice to get worked up over bullpen decisions or lineup decisions or the kind of things that are every sports fan’s birth right,” “But what these guys are dealing with deserves a great deal of respect” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We were happy that we were moving into [the stage of being ready to win], and we were looking forward to moving out of it to that next, final stage of winning, of competing for championships,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He got some treatment over the last several days and some medication and I believe will be off a mound again on Monday, if I’m not mistaken,” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a unique season in a lot of different ways,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We were happy that we were moving into it, and we were looking forward to moving out of it to that next, final stage of winning, of competing for championships,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But we won’t know that for sure until he gets back up on the mound here and does his normal between start routine starting early next week,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But it’s our job to sort of take that longer term view and make sure we get everything lined up the way we need lined up for greater success than just a one- or two-start stretch here in September,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We had him on a deliberate slow build throwing program,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I still fully believe he’s capable of taking us to that next step,” “Maybe it won’t be until after this year’s over, I hope he’s able to look back and take some satisfaction in showing he wasn’t a guy who was just here to sort of be the caretaker through the rebuild” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s a great deal of value in winning this year,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The rapidity with which many of these things have happened,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve been able to get those positive moments each day,” “Some of them, like the no-hitter or the four home runs in a row, these momentous events, have perhaps stood out more than others. But all of it has really led us to not only feel good about where we are as an organization now but reinforce where this thing is going to lead us over the better part of the next decade” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We feel confident in what this team is capable of doing over the next several months, but just as importantly we are excited about where this team is headed for the next several years,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “we aren’t quite certain exactly when he’s going to be able to return,” “It really comes down to getting that nerve calmed down, and then as we ramp him up, which we have started to do on a throwing program, how the nerve responds. So it’s quite possible, based on how the throwing program lays out, that you see us at some point put him on the 45-day IL. But that’s simply because the program is very slow and deliberate, and his return is scheduled for the other side of the 45-day absence” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There is no long-term concern with Aaron,” “If for whatever reason this throwing program doesn’t work or he doesn’t return this year, it should be fully behind him when we report to spring training next year” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “we aren’t quite certain exactly when he’s going to be able to return,” “It really comes down to getting that nerve calmed down and then as we ramp him up, which we have started to do on a throwing program, how the nerve responds. So it’s quite possible, based on how the throwing program lays out, that you see us at some point put him on the 45-day IL, but that’s simply because the program is very slow and deliberate and his return is scheduled for the other side of the 45-day absence. The short answer is yes, we are still optimistic that he returns this season, however it is turning out to be a little more involved than originally thought in terms of a muscular strain” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There is no long-term concern with Aaron Bummer,” “If for whatever reason this throwing program doesn’t work, or he doesn’t return this year, it should be fully behind him when we report to spring training next year” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a reminder not to get perhaps too wrapped up in what’s going on on a nightly basis because there’s a lot of challenges associated with just getting them out on the field right now,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Matt Foster ) : “What Matt Foster and Codi Heuer have done has been fantastic in terms of seizing their opportunities and putting themselves in the position to help us for the long term,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Regardless of the player or injury, the first step is calming down and healing the injury and the second step is building back up to game play,” “We are still on that first stage with Aaron in terms of calming down the biceps and after that is officially all behind him, then we will come up with a program” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a reminder not to get perhaps too wrapped up in what’s going on on a nightly basis because there’s a lot of challenges associated with just getting them out on the field right now,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had a lot of challenges,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We wanted to see this team progress, becoming a championship caliber team,” “We’ve shown flashes of that. If we were fully healthy, I would probably feel a little better seeing those flashes on a more consistent basis. But whether it’s a 60 game season or a six month season, we are going to be, our depth will be tested at some point and today and over the last few weeks we’ve had the opportunity for some of the young guys to step up and sort of stake a claim” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “As a result he is being isolated and will return once futher testing is complete,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Major-league baseball was obviously involved, as were our doctors,” “The experts have all determined there is fortunately no additional risk to anyone associated with the club at this time” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I don’t like to announce roster moves in advance of when they happen, certainly not days in advance,” “I think that tempts the baseball gods too much to derail things, and they’ve been kind of cruel to us already this year. But I think we’ll probably have a pretty good pitching matchup going on here Wednesday night between some young guys. I know Detroit’s throwing Casey Mize, which will be fun to see. And we are certainly having conversations about one of our good young arms like Dane Dunning coming to make that start” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The good news is as a reliever, we don’t have to get him quite as stretched out as we would as a starter,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I do think the best is yet to come, I do,” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I do think the best is yet to come, I do,” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Dylan Cease ) : “These young arms that are still coming are going to make things very interesting for us,” “Dylan Cease, you saw the difference between his first and second start. If he puts some more together like that second one and continues to build, there’s a lot more positive there, too” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “For getting back to societal norms, having White Sox Twitter worked up over lineup decisions was a nice slice of normalcy for us all to go back to in the midst of a pandemic,” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If [Mazara is] the same player he’s been for the last couple years at the big league level, having a bat like that against right-handed pitching in the lower third of our order which is where he may well end up, has a lot of value,” External link

suntimes Monday, August 3, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "with a slight cough and nasal congestion," External link

wyff4 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

wyff4 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "with a slight cough and nasal congestion," External link

Koat Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

Koat Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "with a slight cough and nasal congestion," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today's test result," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “After consulting with our team doctors, Ricky underwent precautionary testing today at a Cleveland hospital,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today’s test result,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Out of an abundance of caution, Ricky will remain at the team hotel and not manage until we receive confirmation of today’s test result,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “After consulting with our team doctors, Ricky underwent precautionary testing today at a Cleveland hospital,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Carson Fulmer ) : “It’s unfortunate obviously because as you guys know, Carson is a tremendous kid, an extremely hard worker,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “As fine as Eloy was last year, there’s still some growth there,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But boy, he certainly has shown very little signs of having issues with the acclimation process so far,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “And look, the comps are what they are,” “They’re exciting, they’re fun to do, but in the end we just want him to be Luis Robert. We think he’s got a chance to be pretty special” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In a normal [162-game] season, our fate would be somewhat tied to how quickly some of our young guys acclimate themselves to the big leagues,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 24, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “From a selfish White Sox standpoint I’m in favor of it just for the mere fact that it enhances the possibilities this group is going to get exposed to October baseball,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 24, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Perhaps the most remarkable part of this last three weeks here in summer camp is the fact that the players and coaches really did just pick up where they left off in terms of their energy, commitment and focus on playing championship-caliber baseball for a long time,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 24, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have a club with a number of players with high ceilings, and that means that we probably have a fair amount of variance in terms of what we’re capable of doing over the course of the season,” “On the plus end, guys come out of the gate quickly and are reaching their potentials early we could do extremely well in a 60-game sprint” External link

southernminn Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have a club with a number of players with high ceilings, and that means that we probably have a fair amount of variance in terms of what we’re capable of doing over the course of the season,” “On the plus end, guys come out of the gate quickly and are reaching their potentials early we could do extremely well in a 60-game sprint” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Michael Kopech has informed us of his decision to not participate in the 2020 season,” External link

forbes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It's easy, I suppose, at times, to lose sight of the fact that you're dealing with human beings here,” External link

forbes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

foxnews Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 11, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, July 11, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : "Michael Kopech has informed us of his decision to not participate in the 2020 season," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

seattlepi Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

wftv Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

click2houston Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We recognize that reaching this decision is incredibly difficult for any competitive athlete, and our organization is understanding and supportive,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Given the time we're living through together I will try to answer the question that's probably now at the top of everybody's mind and just share the fact that currently Michael is healthy,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s never ideal when any individual is dealing with off-field matters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re living through interesting and trying times right now, but it was fun this morning being back on the field, seeing guys playing catch, hearing baseballs hitting leather,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We realize what we’re dealing with is going to be day to day,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “At this time I do not have a timeline for his return and given the personal nature of the matter he’s tending to I won’t provide updates until we know the actual plan for Michael going forward,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s never ideal when any individual is dealing with off-field matters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Whatever happens tomorrow or over the next two or three months into October, whatever we’ve tried to do here was never about one specific season,” “So any hiccups we have along the way in 2020, which are going to be inevitable, given the time that we’re all experiencing right now, is something that we’re going to be flexible and deal with and hopefully get through flawlessly” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “At this time I do not have a timeline for his return and given the personal nature of the matter he’s tending to I won’t provide updates until we know the actual plan for Michael going forward,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 3, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s never ideal when any individual is dealing with off field matters,” External link

suntimes Friday, July 3, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a little bit of a challenge but it’s not impossible,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’m really of two minds of that,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 29, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We are trusting the experts. We are trusting science. We are trusting data,” “And following the lead of experts in the public health arenas” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a little bit of a challenge,” External link

southernminn Friday, June 26, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s a little bit of a challenge,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 26, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

newswest9 Friday, June 26, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

eagletribune Friday, June 26, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

seattlepi Friday, June 26, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

click2houston Friday, June 26, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s a little bit of a challenge," External link

kiro7 Friday, June 26, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The way that team was coming together, we were in a really good place,” “It’s going to be good to see Luis Robert running around center field, it’s going to be good to seeing [Lucas] Giolito continue to build, where [Yoan] Moncada has grown to. ... There’s only so many times I can watch that Eloy [Jimenez] home run at Wrigley last year and not wind up thirsty for more. Let’s go” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Not to mention young pitchers like [Dane] Dunning, [Jimmy] Lambert, [Jonathan] Stiever, who were sort of building their way back,” “Now that we’ve got ourselves down to a 60-game season and all those players are, knock on wood, without restrictions at this point from a health standpoint, you suddenly look around at this team and you see we’re in a decent position from a pitching depth standpoint” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The expanded rosters early on are potentially going to allow us the opportunity to be creative in how we deploy that pitching depth,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He certainly is a consideration for breaking with us and if not immediately then certainly helping us at some point over the course of this summer,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “trusting the experts, trusting science, trusting data. And following the lead of experts in the public health arenas,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I have no answer to that,” “We’re just following the state and city lead on those” External link

suntimes Friday, June 26, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We can objectively sit here today and feel like we have three of arguably the most exciting young players in the American League under control for the next six years,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “None of us are focused right now on any selfish interests or what may be lost in terms of opportunity,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We hope to be back playing games soon,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If, for example, there’s only a modest couple weeks away, certainly we’ve played a decent amount of (spring training) games,” “We got guys with their legs under them. We’ve got guys who are built to a certain level, and it’s a matter of maintaining that and then building off that. So it won’t be extremely long period of games at that point. "Now if things change and for whatever reason people return home and we pick up again at a later date, it’s really going to be a function of how long that hiatus is” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If for whatever reason that changes over the course of [Saturday] or Sunday, we certainly understand,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Spring training is a building process, particularity for starters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “we had a very good conversation about where we sit right now and how to make the best of the situation,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Spring training is a building process, particularity for starters,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “It makes sense for the greater good of society as a whole to delay (the start of the season) for a period of time,” External link

forbes Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn added ( about White Sox ) : “We know when we will all get through this. We know there’s another side of this at some point. We know we will be playing baseball games again and we know it’s going to be an exciting era for White Sox baseball in the not too distant future” External link

forbes Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’m guessing on March 26, Luis Robert will be cold, just simply because I’m not sure he’s ever played a game below 60 degrees or so,” “You have to keep that in mind” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Pitching in general, even though you have off days in general and there’s unpredictability with the weather,” “I think in all probability we’ll break [spring camp] with 13 pitchers, just to give us some insulation in the bullpen so we can protect guys and give them the chance to acclimate to regular-season usage” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Early on, with the way the off days are paced, we do have five games in a row at one point, so maybe a bullpen day there,” “We have a couple contingencies in mind, but as we sit here today, both Giolito and Gio Gonzalez are on pace to be part of the Opening Day rotation” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Lucas Giolito ) : “We have a plan in place that assuming [Giolito] hits his milestones, he’ll be fine for Opening Day,” “Absolutely not, not with him or anyone else, we’re not forcing anything, especially with a pitcher. Assuming he hits each of the milestones going forward, we should be fine for Opening Day” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "If it didn’t happen, I would still have my focus on this season, but of course it’s good to have this done ... because as I said before, I have big plans for this season. I’m expecting to have a way better season than I had last year”. The switch-hitter slashed .315/.367/.548 with 34 doubles, five triples, 25 home runs, 79 RBIs, 83 runs and 10 stolen bases in 132 games in 2019. He finished third in the American League in average behind teammate Tim Anderson (.335) and the Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu (.327). He went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored a run Friday in the Sox’s 6-3 victory against the Cubs at Sloan Park. “He’s got a special understanding of the strike zone, one that potentially got him in a little bit of trouble in 2018 and then led to a 2019 where he was a little more aggressive," External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “On our side, it’s about extending this window as long as possible,” “Having what we feel are championship-caliber players who can put us in a position to win on an annual basis here for as long as possible and providing us with some flexibility to build around them. That’s the motivation for us” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have great dialogue, very open,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He always has rationale for why he makes a certain decision,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It certainly is a priority for this organization to keep this group together as long as possible and make all the pieces fit for as long as we can,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It certainly is a priority for this organization to keep this group together as long as possible and make all the pieces fit for as long as we can,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “A portion of his job has changed in that, on a nightly basis, he hopefully has the tools to win with,” “And therefore he’s going to have a few more arrows in his quiver, so to speak. And how he deploys them is going to be more interesting, and if it doesn’t work, obviously subject him to more scrutiny” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We made the assessment at the end of last season that Nick Madrigal wasn’t quite ready for the big leagues,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s way too early for us to assess how we want to break in terms of those final couple, or final one bullpen spot,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He looks good, he looks free and easy,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s now just a matter of getting him in baseball shape and in a position to competitively get big-league hitters out,” “Each small milestone ... brings him a great deal of happiness and gets him one step closer to contributing to the big-league level again” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You can see the entirety of it coming together,” “We are not certain how quickly it’s all going to click on all cylinders the way we want. When we started this process, it was about putting ourselves in position for annual contention” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The coaches and the players, everyone in uniform is focused on, ‘It’s time this year, let’s go,’ ” “That’s fantastic. That’s great. That’s where you want their mind-set” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “Look, Sox fans have certainly paid their dues over the last three years,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Historically he’s had some struggles against lefties, but he’s now going to get the opportunity, at least early on, to show what he’s capable of doing,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, February 14, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Historically he’s had some struggles against lefties, but he’s now going to get the opportunity, at least early on, to show what he’s capable of doing,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, February 14, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Yasmani’s been in the postseason each of the last five years, Keuchel four of the last five years and Edwin each of the last five years,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s got a few more things to prove,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Yasmani’s been in the postseason each of the last five years, Keuchel four of the last five years and Edwin each of the last five years,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “Tim Anderson is going to be a Gold Glove contender at some point during his career at shortstop,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “They treated (Jimenez) like a seasoned vet in terms of setting him up and trying to exploit some weaknesses off the plate with some breaking balls,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, January 26, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had a decent amount of success for the past couple of decades in terms of extending young guys, going back to (Mark) Buehrle and (Paul) Konerko, back when they were arbitration-eligible or pre-arbitration-eligible, going through (Chris) Sale, (Jose) Quintana and (Adam) Eaton and now Tim Anderson and Robert and Eloy,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Winning the off-season so to speak or winning the winter or whatever you want to call it, is well and good, but until it translates into wins on the field, it’s pretty meaningless,” “We’re going to know a lot more in a year about how this young core is coming together” External link

680news Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s viable but he’s got a few more things to prove,” External link

suntimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re going to go in with fresh eyes and a fresh approach in spring training and see where he’s at,” “And in all probability make an assessment there” External link

suntimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “They treated (Jimenez) like a seasoned vet in terms of setting him up and trying to exploit some weaknesses off the plate with some breaking balls,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The short answer is that we’re probably done with any major (offseason) acquisitions,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 24, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You set yourself a high standard or a high bar for this offseason,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re probably done with any major acquisitions,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “but quite candidly, we haven’t accomplished anything yet, we haven’t won yet,” “This whole process was about winning championships, was about finishing with a parade at the end of October down Michigan Avenue. Until that happens, I don’t think any of us are really in a position to feel satisfied or feel like we’ve accomplished anything. We’ve had a nice winter” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Given the [contract] control of a couple of years and the price points that he comes with, we think it’s a nice fit within the other things that we wanted to accomplish on that roster,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 24, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Steve Cishek ) : “We believe Steve is a solid addition to our bullpen,” “He complements our other relievers well, provides a different look to opposing hitters later in games, and has consistently proven to be both durable and successful throughout his career” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “That's obviously a tremendous track record for each of them, but also speaks in part to what we're trying to accomplish not just on the field but in terms of taking that next step in our clubhouse, and this young core not only growing together but learning how to win and learning what it takes to be successful not only over the course of the summer but well into October as well,” “Edwin's another piece in trying to accomplish that” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We needed to improve, as a whole, our ability to get on base and our power,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 10, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He is certainly someone who we feel can play a role on a championship club,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, January 10, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 10, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “That's obviously a tremendous track record for each of them, but also speaks in part to what we're trying to accomplish not just on the field but in terms of taking that next step in our clubhouse, and this young core not only growing together but learning how to win and learning what it takes to be successful not only over the course of the summer but well into October as well,” “Edwin's another piece in trying to accomplish that” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 10, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “That's obviously a tremendous track record for each of them, but also speaks in part to what we're trying to accomplish not just on the field but in terms of taking that next step in our clubhouse, and this young core not only growing together but learning how to win and learning what it takes to be successful not only over the course of the summer but well into October as well,” “Edwin's another piece in trying to accomplish that” External link

usaToday Friday, January 10, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

cleveland Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

kiro7 Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

click2houston Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Edwin Encarnacion ) : “Edwin is a professional hitter, someone who makes each and every at-bat count,” External link

suntimes Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We made it clear going into this offseason that adding a couple of starters was important, improving right field, improving our DH situation and our left-handed/right-handed balance in the lineup were our main priorities, and we feel good about the progress we’ve made along all those fronts,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, January 8, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “People are understandably focused on what this potentially means for our Opening Day roster, but ... the motivation for a deal like this is to put us in position for the long term,” External link

suntimes Friday, January 3, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” “As he showed at three levels in 2019, Luis has the ability to impact a game dramatically with his bat, his speed, his glove and his arm. We see him as a very important part of a talented core of position players who we anticipate will be competing together with the White Sox for many seasons to come” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 3, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” “As he showed at three levels in 2019, Luis has the ability to impact a game dramatically with his bat, his speed, his glove and his arm. We see him as a very important part of a talented core of position players who we anticipate will be competing together with the White Sox for many seasons to come” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 3, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Luis is a hugely talented player who showed his unique set of impressive skills last season and who we believe will be making an impact at the Major League level during the 2020 season,” External link

forbes Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told ( about Jerry Reinsdorf ) : “In the end, any excitement that (Reinsdorf) would have about us signing a premium free agent in a way that people didn’t expect would come far more from adding that talent to our roster than disproving any false narrative that might be out there,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 26, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn told ( about Jerry Reinsdorf ) : “In the end, any excitement that (Reinsdorf) would have about us signing a premium free agent in a way that people didn’t expect would come far more from adding that talent to our roster than disproving any false narrative that might be out there,” External link

forbes Thursday, December 26, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Gio Gonzalez ) : “We view Gio as an important addition to our pitching staff,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 21, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Gio Gonzalez ) : “We view Gio as an important addition to our pitching staff,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have the same motivation [as the fans] in the office,” “If we have three of four needs and we get them all done the way we want with our priority targets in November, fantastic. But you can’t force the pace of this. And certainly if we hit on the right targets, come next June or July, nobody’s going to have any issue with whether we acquired them on Dec. 13 or we acquired them on Jan. 13” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Could there conceivably be prices on guys beyond what the industry originally anticipated? Absolutely, that’s just the nature of free agency,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve got some prospects that are extraordinarily popular,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Kenny and I had dinner (Tuesday) night and talked through some things about where this really fits in terms of what we’re trying to accomplish for the long term and being true to long-term plan,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We were joking (Tuesday) night when we got this thing that was sort of intriguing that, ‘Hey, this is a day early,’ ” “There is a notion that there’s a fever pitch here, an excitement and eagerness for teams to get something done. But as I stated from the start, there’s nothing magical about acquiring somebody today versus a week from today” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 13, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : ”There’s going to be moves over the next couple weeks,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I know we are better today than we were at the start of the offseason,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We talked about a couple guys, they just didn’t jump off the page,” “No scouts pounded the table on any of the guys that were available” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I haven’t heard from those fans,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I certainly wouldn’t view him as limited defensively,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We view him, our scouts view him, as someone who has some untapped potential and some upside,” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Any guy we target is because we feel strongly that they fit in for the long term,” “There does come a point on any list, whether it’s after the third guy or after the sixth guy or after the 10th guy, where you’re no longer describing that type of player. So it’s up to us to figure out how quickly we drift into that group” External link

suntimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At just 24 years old, Nomar provides us with a left-handed hitting right fielder who fits into our current team’s development arc and who still has untapped potential,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At just 24 years old, Nomar provides us with a left-handed hitting right fielder who fits into our current team’s development arc and who still has untapped potential,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Don’t know about the rumor mill,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We know there’s going to be some growth required at the big league level and there’s probably going to be some struggles in certain cases along the way,” “So being able to augment them is important. It’s part of the reason we did the Grandal deal” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jon Daniels ) : “There’s Jon Daniels if you have any rumors you want to ask him about,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had a lot of conversations again today both on the free agent front and the trade front,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “If I had to say what’s more likely to be announced by the White Sox while we are here, it would be a trade more likely than a free agent signing,” “But again, neither may happen. We’ll have to wait to see” External link

suntimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If there’s an opportunity that makes sense to add someone like that (to slot in near the top of the rotation), we’re going to be all over it,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If there’s an opportunity that makes sense to add someone like that (to slot in near the top of the rotation), we’re going to be all over it,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, December 10, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “With Rodon on the (injured list) and Kopech coming off (surgery), we feel good about adding potentially two arms to the mix,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, December 9, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Winter Meetings ) : “When we started off on this process [at the 2016 Winter Meetings] I was pretty candid that, in general, these things take about five years,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We don’t want to get too hung up strictly on handedness in the end and sign an inferior, say, left-handed hitter when a better right-handed hitter is available and fits,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, December 6, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “Part of the gig is you try to be clinical sometimes and look at cost and production and alternatives and make a decision on that,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “Part of the gig is you try to be clinical sometimes and look at cost and production and alternatives and make a decision on that,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In the end it comes down to pricing,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Jose is an important part, again, not just offensively,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He has consistently delivered run production at a historic pace, and with each passing season, his leadership role within our clubhouse — with both American-born and Latin-American players — has repeatedly grown,” External link

suntimes Friday, November 22, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s way too early in the process to decide how we’re going to use that 26th man,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, November 22, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Exciting day for us around here, being able to add one of the elite talents at a premium position," External link

fox13memphis Friday, November 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Having too many guys who are quality big leaguers is a good thing, not something that we necessarily view as a problem," External link

fox13memphis Friday, November 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "I'm going to prognosticate how this plays or how people should interpret it or what this means in terms of what we're going to do next," "Generally, in my experience, people don't want to hear about the labor; they want to see the baby. We had a boy today, I guess. ... My point being the impact this has on future deals, we'll talk about after there's future deals" External link

fox13memphis Friday, November 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Exciting day for us around here, being able to add one of the elite talents at a premium position," External link

wsoctv Friday, November 22, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Having too many guys who are quality big leaguers is a good thing, not something that we necessarily view as a problem," "We want to provide Ricky with enough flexibility and different options to set a quality lineup each day" External link

wsoctv Friday, November 22, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "I'm going to prognosticate how this plays or how people should interpret it or what this means in terms of what we're going to do next," "Generally, in my experience, people don't want to hear about the labor; they want to see the baby. We had a boy today, I guess. ... My point being the impact this has on future deals, we'll talk about after there's future deals" External link

wsoctv Friday, November 22, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse," External link

wsoctv Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Yasmani ranks among the very elite catchers in Major League Baseball today, and we are extremely happy to add a durable and talented player of his caliber to our lineup,” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In addition to what he brings to the field, Yasmani is also a great benefit in the clubhouse,” “We foresee him playing an integral role on both the further development of our young pitchers and the continued improvement of our offense as we reach our championship goals” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In terms of can this roster be above .500, can this roster compete for the playoffs, can this roster compete for a World Series, we’re going to have to wait on that until we see what we have this offseason,” External link

suntimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Expectations are that, look, we’re close to where we want to be, but we also know very clearly we’re not there yet,” “There’s still some internal development, both at the big-league level and some of our premium prospects, that has yet to occur. Not every potential projected core member of what we have going forward is ready for Chicago just yet” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve won the offseason before, we got to take home the offseason championship belt a few times,” “It really doesn’t do you a hell of a lot of good in July if those guys don’t perform. … In reality none of that matters in September if we’re not in the thick of things” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Not just while we’re here [in Scottsdale] but over the course of the season, hearing from some guys in our clubhouse who have heard from other players around the league about what we’ve been building and what the future looks like,” ”We are a logical destination for premium talent” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “And then having [some buzz about the Sox future appearing to have promise] reinforced in these early conversations with some free agents,” “The agents will certainly tell you nice things along the way, but when you hear it directly from some the players, ‘Yeah, I see what you guys have been doing. I see where the future is headed there, and it’s exciting.’ It’s some positive reinforcement” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : ”There’s no great advantage in other teams knowing what flexibility may or may not be there,” “At this point we’re very comfortable with what the payroll target is, and it gives us plenty of latitude to make additions at this time” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Our local fans, being able to see it bear fruit eight miles away, it may have made it easier for them to understand what we were doing and to embrace what we have been doing,” “But in terms of our decision to do it or how we’ve executed it, (that) really hasn’t affected it” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Look, most of this stuff, let’s call it club-on-club crime so to speak, that usually gets handled pretty quietly between the two clubs and the league involved if need be,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In the end, it’s my experience that people aren’t too interested in hearing about the labor, they want to see the baby,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve won offseason championship belts before,” ”Not talking about free agents, not talking about trades we might be doing” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It all comes down to pricing in the end,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We do have some economic flexibility,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:41:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We don’t want to get too hung up strictly on handedness in the end and sign an inferior, say, left-handed hitter when a better right-handed hitter is available and fits,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, November 7, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We don’t want to get too hung up strictly on handedness in the end and sign an inferior, say, left-handed hitter when a better right-handed hitter is available and fits,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’m guessing most every team will tell you they want to get on base more,” “That’s something we need to improve upon. It’s been a priority. This isn’t news, guys know that” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tim Anderson ) : ”If we had 26 guys playing the way Tim Anderson plays, we’d be thrilled,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:49:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “But you want to make sure everyone is swinging at pitches they can do damage on and not necessarily expanding beyond what they’re capable of doing,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s still young, he’s still going to have some growing pains next year but certainly pleased with what he did this year,” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You’re going to see not only the improvement in terms of the mechanical adjustments that we made and you’ve seen over the course of the second half, but also from the approach,” “It’s been a positive year for him, even if the results haven’t been what anyone, including him, were looking for” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Love the way that Ricky handled that,” “Lopey’s going to be better for it” External link

suntimes Sunday, September 29, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “When Ricky was put in that role, it wasn’t with the idea that he was just going to be the right guy for the first stage, the stage that is coming toward an end here, or is at an end here,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “His ability to communicate with all 25 or 26 guys on a daily basis, to know where they’re at, to know what they’re capable of doing and putting them in the best position, makes us fairly confident that once that roster is deep enough and strong enough that he’s going to be able to maximize the win potential with that roster when the time comes,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s still a little premature on ‘everyone coming back’ conversations,” “We need to sit down and finish up with Ricky the evaluation of where we’re at. Certainly when we assembled this staff, we wanted it to be filled with guys with roots in player development so that they were able to teach our young players and hold them accountable and set standards. And we’re certainly very pleased with how that’s unfolded. We’ll deal with specific staffing issues once the season’s over” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We are incredibly pleased to be able to promote Mike as the new director of amateur scouting,” External link

suntimes Friday, September 6, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Zack’s ability to fill three spots for us, catcher, first base and DH leads me to suspect there is going to be more opportunities for him here over the next few weeks than the first time around,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve only had that for literally a half-inning since the All-Star break,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, August 24, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve only had that for literally a half-inning since the All-Star break,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 23, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In six weeks, I’ll go down this path a little deeper,” External link

suntimes Friday, August 23, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s a lot to be excited about,” “In terms of putting ourselves in a position to contend, let’s get to the offseason and then set some priorities and see how good we are being able to convert on hitting those priorities before we assess it” External link

suntimes Friday, August 23, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Nobody wants to sit through the losing,” “It’s frustrating. We feel the same frustration any fan probably feels with wanting to get there and wanting it to come sooner, especially in this day and age” External link

suntimes Friday, August 23, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I had mentioned ... having him at age 21, 22, having a successful season at Double A or spending the bulk of the season in the Southern League would have been a great success for having him on the right path of being a dominant major-leaguer,” “The fact he started at A-ball, dominated that level, blew through Double A and is now doing very well at Triple A is even beyond what we had originally anticipated in terms of defining what would be a great season for him. Whether we decide to add a fourth level to that (is yet to be determined)” External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 23, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Other than perhaps a little coarse language slip there at the end, I didn’t really view any of it as particularly newsworthy or different from what we’ve heard in the past,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, August 23, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “His ball-to-bat skills are virtually unparalleled in the organization, and it’s rare throughout the game to see a guy who can handle the bat the way he can,” “He remains a plus defensive presence at second base and a valuable member of each of the clubhouses he’s been in. Versus perhaps your normal 2018 draftee, he’s on a fast pace, but it’s not really one that is unanticipated based upon the skills” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Given where we’re at in terms of this rebuild, it made more sense to only move if there was something that made sense for the long term and that did not present itself,” “It was a matter of were we getting what we felt made enough sense to potentially put a hole in next year’s roster and how were we going to go about filling that hole? We just didn’t get to the point where we were motivated by what was coming back to potentially weaken the 2020 roster” External link

suntimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously, everyone knows the backstory on Danny,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re obviously moving away from the player-accumulation standpoint in terms of these veterans or short-term assets for long-term-play moves,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:40:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s not something that we’re necessarily proactively out there driving on,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The slow start is obviously extremely frustrating, and we’ve probably had a couple of our worst games here in the first five since we’ve been back, but in terms of assessing where we are for the long term, which has really been our focus since spring, it doesn’t really change how we project out,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, July 19, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The slow start is obviously extremely frustrating, and we’ve probably had a couple of our worst games here in the first five since we’ve been back, but in terms of assessing where we are for the long term, which has really been our focus since spring, it doesn’t really change how we project out,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, July 19, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “those those skills will remain important,” “But his ability to put the players in the best position to succeed and to maximize the win potential of our rosters will be moved more towards the forefront” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “those are good problems to have,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s been six games, so let’s keep a little perspective,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s not something we’re necessarily proactively out there driving on,” “It’s something other clubs are going to have to motivate us to get done” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’re in a position where we remain committed to the long term,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He will rejoin the team in Tampa to continue his treatment with the team and be reevaluated Monday in Chicago,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “For the first month or so, even though the batting average was low, he was still taking his walks, he was still hitting for power, he was still hitting the ball hard,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, July 12, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s going to come down to market value and balancing it against their potential value going forward,” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “Nothing has changed in terms of our view of Jose and his value to this club and how he potentially fits going forward,” “We tend to handle these things in the offseason, so it’s a little premature to worry too much about it right now. But it’s good to hear that he feels as strongly about us as we do about him” External link

suntimes Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Lucas Giolito ) : “Afterward, he came up to us and he was like, ‘Hey, something’s different here. I’ve faced this kid in the past. This is different,’ ” “And he broke down a couple things, specifically what he saw — sort of the transformation of Lucas. That was a great conversation to have” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The two primary goals for him were really, one, get him through the season healthy, and two — ideally, at age 21 — [he’d] acclimate himself well in the Southern League and perform well at that level,” “So let’s take the next logical step in his development, see how [Class AAA] goes and well go from there” External link

suntimes Monday, July 8, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The two primary goals for him were really, one, get him through the season healthy, and two — ideally, at age 21 — [he’d] acclimate himself well in the Southern League and perform well at that level,” “So let’s take the next logical step in his development, see how [Class AAA] goes and well go from there” External link

suntimes Monday, July 8, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “From a big-picture standpoint I think we’re pleased,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, July 7, 2019 7:05:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In terms of what that means for his future or larger questions about his timeline to Chicago, quite frankly it’s premature to really speculate along those lines,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, July 7, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “Really it does hearken back to the experience with Eloy,” “When he came off the field, needing assistance, it seemed like that was going to be worse as well. These high ankle sprains are serious, and you’ve got to give them time. They’re a different injury, but it’s not dissimilar from an oblique, where you can’t rush. You’ve got to let it heal and then slowly start ramping up activity. So it’s going to take some time” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We remain in Year 3 of this rebuild,” “We still remain focused on trying to build the best possible team for the long run. Even if you’re talking about jumping up and grabbing the second wild card, that’s not what this rebuild was all about. It was about the long term, and we’re not going to compromise that” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s in a good spot right now,” “He’s in a good spot mentally. He’s in a good spot physically right now. He’s getting closer to helping us. We’ve always said that at some point over the course of the 2019 season we envisioned him joining us as a natural progression” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve had these conversations with him internally, and we’ll leave it at that,” “But he’s getting awfully close” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “From a standpoint of do we need more starter depth for the long term, absolutely,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s unfortunate for him because certainly in my biased opinion, he belongs in Cleveland in a few weeks as a member of the American League All-Star team,” External link

wishtv Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously a speed player, you want to err on the side of caution,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “From a standpoint of do we need more starter depth for the long term, absolutely,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It remains a high ankle sprain,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll stick with it over the coming weeks, but obviously he’s going to be down for a little bit,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, June 29, 2019 4:01:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “If he continues to do in the Southern League something similar to what he did in [Winston-Salem] and he forces our hand in terms of moving him again this year, that’s just fine,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Carson Fulmer ) : “Carson clearly was disappointed with his performance last season, and to his credit, worked extremely hard on both his conditioning and mechanics,” “Given the type of kid he is, his commitment came as no surprise to any of us that know him. It was great to see him come to camp in a much better position to reach his potential” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Welington Castillo ) : “We’re going to remain open minded about how long Zack will be with us,” “Even if it turns out that his stay is only the few weeks until Castillo returns, we still view this as a good opportunity to advance his development. Having him experience first hand both the prep work and adjustments that goes into game-planning at the Major League level will serve him well for the long run” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : "We’re going to have guys who other teams want, and for our standpoint, it’s always going to be about putting us in the best long term position. We haven’t quite pivoted to just that strictly win now, short term focus," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : "In the end, this is going to be about market value," "It’s going to be about demand for our players and what we’re able to potentially bring back and balancing that off of the value they bring to us in a White Sox uniform in 2020" External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s going to be interesting because not only do teams sort of have to pick a lane in terms of whether they are buyers or sellers, but the sellers basically have to get their work done sooner rather than later," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : "We’re going to have guys who other teams want, and for our standpoint, it’s always going to be about putting us in the best long term position. We haven’t quite pivoted to just that strictly win now, short term focus," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : "In the end, this is going to be about market value," "It’s going to be about demand for our players and what we’re able to potentially bring back and balancing that off of the value they bring to us in a White Sox uniform in 2020" External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "It’s going to be interesting because not only do teams sort of have to pick a lane in terms of whether they are buyers or sellers, but the sellers basically have to get their work done sooner rather than later," External link

forbes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “When you are talking about guys who could potentially play a role on the 2020 White Sox, a year we expect to take yet another step forward in the process and start being in the mix for playing in October,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Because of the removal of August trades, you are going to probably see more activity earlier than you’ve had in the past,” “Not only do teams have to pick a lane in terms of whether they are buyers or sellers, the sellers basically have to get their work done sooner rather than later. It will be interesting to see how it plays out over the course of the next five, six weeks with more activity starting up right around the All-Star break” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Between the (injury list) placement and the bereavement list (for the Baltimore series), he’s been away from live pitching for a while,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “We view it as a division that’s going to be interesting throughout the summer,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn told : “We view it as a division that’s going to be interesting throughout the summer,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits,” “But as will come as no surprise to you, there’s not a great market, not a very fluid market for starting pitching right now” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s been everything we had hoped for in terms of in the clubhouse and from a defensive standpoint and quite frankly more than we had even hoped for offensively,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The adjustments that he made in his delivery, with his arm arc, has had a significant impact on his ability to command both the fastball as well as improvement in his changeup,” “There’s something you can tangibly point to that’s having an effect on how the ball’s coming out of his hand, both from a command standpoint and from a pitch-quality standpoint” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s obviously done a very good job,” “The hamstring injury was an unfortunate setback, but he picked up where he left off. We remain very optimistic about the direction he’s heading” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “You can’t say the organization needs pitching — frankly all 30 organizations would say they need pitching — and draft according to that,” “We’re going to take the best guy at No. 3” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see how it goes,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits,” “But as will come as no surprise to you, there’s not a great market, not a very fluid market for starting pitching right now” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think he is at peace with it in terms of the road ahead of him,” “He knows it’s not going to be an easy rehab, but at the same time, it’s one that has a very, very high likelihood of success and one that should put him in a position to continue on and have a very, very promising career once he returns” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “When we look at the loss of someone like that, it’s more about how does it impact everything for the long term, not just the wins and losses right now,” “Staying focused on that big picture, you look at the breadth and the depth of quality arms that we have and how they’re progressing and wanting to see how that comes together before getting frustrated or disappointed in terms of one individual loss” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We have had some conversations with other clubs about potential fits, but there’s not a great market, not a very fluid market for starting pitching right now,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Nate Jones ) : “There’s been a decent number of very fine relievers in the last several years who have had this and been able to be productive into their mid, late 30s,” “Certainly there’s no reason to think Nate can’t be one as well. Get this behind him, get him healthy and see where it goes” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think he is at peace with it in terms of the road ahead of him,” “He knows it’s not going to be an easy rehab but at the same time it’s one that has a very, very high likelihood of success and one that should put him in a position to continue on and have a very, very promising career once he returns” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see how it goes,” “He’s going to DH [Tuesday] for Charlotte. After that he’ll play part of the game in the field and then nine innings in the field and we’ll assess where he’s at then. At the very least he’ll be there Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday before we even consider what’s next for him. It shouldn’t take long” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s been away from live pitching for a while,” “We need to get him his timing back as well” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I think he is at peace with it in terms of the road ahead of him,” “He knows it’s not going to be an easy rehab but at the same time it’s one that has a very, very high likelihood of success and one that should put him in a position to continue on and have a very, very promising career once he returns” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see how it goes,” “He’s going to DH [Tuesday] for Charlotte. After that he’ll play part of the game in the field and then nine innings in the field and we’ll assess where he’s at then. At the very least he’ll be there Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday before we even consider what’s next for him. It shouldn’t take long” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll start ramping up his in game activity there over the course of the next 10 to 14 days,” “Hopefully at some point there after he’ll be able to join one of our affiliates and start a true rehab assignment” External link

suntimes Monday, May 6, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll start ramping up his in-game activity there over the course of the next 10 to 14 days,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, May 6, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll start ramping up his in-game activity there over the course of the next 10 to 14 days,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He was walking in his backyard and took a step and unfortunately felt a pop,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 3, 2019 9:38:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we’ll come up with a specific plan,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, May 3, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we’ll come up with a specific plan,” External link

seattletimes Friday, May 3, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

good4utah Friday, May 3, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we’ll come up with a specific plan,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, May 3, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

wrcbtv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Over the course of the next several days or week or so, we'll come up with a specific plan," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, May 3, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At this point, I can just say everything is on the table,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We ordered some studies that revealed some edema in the flexor mass, which essentially is some blood in the muscle,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Dylan Cease ) : “To stem off the inevitable Dylan Cease question,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The hope is perhaps in the next week or so we might be able to get him out on a rehab assignment and have him return soon thereafter,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : “Following his outing (Wednesday), Carlos reported feeling a little tightness in his elbow and forearm area,” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “At this point, I can just say everything is on the table,” “I can’t rule anything out. I don’t want to speak for any doctors. We have to get everybody involved and understand exactly what we are dealing with and come up with consensus for the best course” External link

chicagotribune Friday, May 3, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “That’s obviously not a good thing,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 3, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “Jose knows how we feel about him and we know how he feels about us,” “There’s a time when the business side of this thing takes a little more focus than the playing side. We will wait until things are appropriate and deal with everything then in all probability” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Frankly, we weren't quite getting what we were hoping for out of that spot in terms of consistency and we decided to make a change,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He was a guy who had a very fine 2017,” “He had some injury issues last year and our hope was that, for the most part, that was going to be behind him. Unfortunately he still isn't quite performing at the level that we had hoped, back at the 2017 level” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He's a pro, he's a guy who we thought was going to be a positive in the clubhouse, which he was,” “Unfortunately we didn't quite get that veteran innings-eater type out of him in that rotation spot” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In the end, more often than not the fastball was a little too true, a little too elevated in terms of missing his spots, and he paid the price for it,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The money's a secondary issue in terms of what our ultimate commitment is to him,” “He's been designated, so let's wait a few days before we assess that final cost of having Ervin” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Frankly, we weren't quite getting what we were hoping for out of that spot in terms of consistency and we decided to make a change," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “The record’s not what we want it to be,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Some of the more veteran-type players haven’t performed at the level they’ve historically shown,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There are definitely some things to be excited about,” “And that certainly begins with how some of our young players are performing, which is, in the end, of the utmost importance for our long-term success” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Let's say we win more than we lose, let's go with that,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 6, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He obviously had a pretty good night last night, so people are ready for him to be here next week,” External link

suntimes Friday, April 5, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s a lot of rust involved in that, not to mention the transition to a new culture,” External link

suntimes Friday, April 5, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Welington Castillo ) : “Or is it more on the backs of veteran type guys: Iván Nova and Welington Castillo, and older players doing their job and doing a nice job and as a result we won more than we did?” “Those two paths put us in a very different position at the end of the 2019 season. Ideally it’s contributions from everybody, young and old, we win more than we lose and it’s a great summer and it’s also one that puts us in a position, entering 2020, feeling very good about how this young core is coming together and what we’re capable of doing over the next couple of seasons” External link

suntimes Friday, April 5, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s going to have to make some adjustments along the way and if he does get off to a hot start, they are going to quickly adjust to him and then the game of cat and mouse is going to be on,” “His baseball acumen and physical skill set are both extremely high, and he’s very well-equipped to make those adjustments when the time comes” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 31, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s going to have to make some adjustments along the way and if he does get off to a hot start, they are going to quickly adjust to him and then the game of cat and mouse is going to be on,” “His baseball acumen and physical skill set are both extremely high, and he’s very well-equipped to make those adjustments when the time comes” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ve tried to do everything in our power to put ourselves in the best long-term position,” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “His patience is still the same,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We are looking to win every ballgame, and ideally win a heck of a lot more than we lose over the course of the ’19 season,” “But in terms of where we are as we enter Year 3 of a rebuild, how we get to that win total is more important than the actual number” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We did beef up the roster [in the offseason] for what we were trying to accomplish,” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Look, if things go well, we would love to be in the situation in July where we are making tough decisions about prioritizing the long term vs. feeding this season and putting us in a better position to win now,” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s one of the hazards of opening in the Midwest,” “I understand the forecast in Chicago is 60 and sunny but unfortunately neither one of us are there” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s one of the hazards of opening in the Midwest,” “I understand the forecast in Chicago is 60 and sunny but unfortunately neither one of us are there. Hopefully we will be able to get this one in today, get going on the year. We are all very optimistic and excited to get going” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “He’s a very polished offensive talent, and we saw it a little bit early in camp when he was pressing a little bit,” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “It shows the addition of another potential cornerstone-type player for us,” “He’s not alone. We saw the excitement when Moncada came up. We saw the excitement when Kopech came up last year. There will be other debuts over the course of this summer and over the next year-plus that will have similar type of excitement behind them, a deserved excitement behind them. For what it means to White Sox fans at large, I think they see another potential core piece that they can embrace and see grow and have reason to be excited about” External link

suntimes Friday, March 29, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “One of the hazards opening in the Midwest,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, March 28, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “So we were pretty optimistic about what we were getting,” “But it wasn’t really until we had him with Winston(-Salem in 2017) and saw the way he treated his teammates, saw the way he acted as a leader, saw the way he made adjustments and took instruction and put himself in the best positions to succeed that we really felt our guys really hit this one on the nose in terms of not just having a quality player but a quality human being with tremendous makeup” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “It’s important to keep in mind that with as much talent and as much upside as we all know this man has, he is just one guy,” “And there is still going to be some development occurring at the major-league level. So there are going to be ups and downs over the course of the next several months. That’s only normal with a young player. … So while certainly there will be expectations and excitement and anticipation, this is about the long term and not just about the next few weeks or how the major-league debut goes” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Both of us are looking forward to opening day and Eloy getting started in his White Sox career,” “It’s a very happy day for us in the organization” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “There’s going to be ups and downs over the course of the next several months,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “That decision as to the final 25-man roster influences a lot of people, not just (Eloy),” “We’d like to have those conversations face to face. But I know both of us are certainly looking forward to Opening Day and Eloy getting started in his White Sox career” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We view him as someone who is going to play a very important role going forward and has the makeup and leadership capability and all of the intangibles that makes him as good of a bet as you can hope for in these types of situations,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Obviously the talent is first and foremost,” “The fact we view him as a very important piece of what we are putting together here over the next several years and a player capable of playing a very important role on multiple championship clubs. But it does extend beyond that. Throughout the years whenever we have attempted to do this, it has always been with a player whose makeup and work ethic is one that we’ve trusted, one that we felt was not going to change with the security that a long term contract brings” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We view him as an important member of the core we are building over the coming years,” External link

chicagotribune Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tommy John ) : “Everything is on the table including a potential Tommy John surgery,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We do feel good about where he’s at right now,” “He’s climbing. . . . Just this morning he was explaining how good he feels. We have got him on a very precise program. You will see him in a game in the next week or so and build from there” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Tommy John ) : “Everything is on the table including a potential Tommy John surgery,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We do feel good about where he’s at right now,” “He’s climbing. … Just this morning he was explaining how good he feels. We have got him on a very precise program. You will see him in a game in the next week or so and build from there” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I give him a lot of credit for being not only fully aware of where he’s at with his timing being off but being honest with himself and honest with everyone else about how he felt at the plate,” “That’s only going to improve with repetition” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about White Sox ) : “We’re still extremely bullish on his future,” “We think he’s going to be an impactful White Sox for a long time and sending him out really doesn’t change our long-term view of him” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Let’s get this kid the chance to play on a regular basis, knock on wood stay healthy,” External link

suntimes Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “I’ll take 25 guys like that,” “In terms of guys who play with intensity and passion and joy for the game, that’s wonderful” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Given his personality, openness and desire to connect with people honestly, I certainly see that potential,” “People gravitate to Michael. He has that type of personality. He’s a bright kid. I suspect that as his performance and exposure grows, his platform for doing good will grow” External link

chicagotribune Monday, February 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “We’ll see. It’s Day 1 today,” “We’ll have a better answer on that around March 10 or so” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 24, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “This isn’t money sitting around waiting to accumulate interest,” “It’s money to be deployed to put us in the best position to win some championships” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “A year from now, we will be in a better position to know more about our own guys and what’s available and where specific needs may lie and what we may have addressed,” “When we have that knowledge, that’s where this money is going to go. It’s going to serve us well in the long term to have this economic flexibility and might to make ourselves better” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “I think obviously we’re going to see a fair amount of Eloy over the course of the summer, and that’s going to be a lot of fun for everybody,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Rick Hahn said : "Trying really hard and failing isn't sufficient," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said ( about Manny Machado ) : "I can certainly look at our offer and say in some elements it's superior," "So I don't know what the trigger was in terms of (Machado making the final) decision. I do not want to say this came only down to money. We will continue to pursue premium talent" External link

wsau Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “In terms of a magic cap of a number that doesn’t exist, there are certain things in the deal that aren’t going to work for us, for various reasons,” “We weren’t able to get this deal done” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn said : “Do we have no limits? No,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 19, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT