Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 3 days ago

Lawrie went 2-for-2 with three walks, a homer, stolen base, three RBI and two runs in the first game of Monday's double-header against the Indians.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Lawrie opened the month with a .290 average, but that had dropped significantly to .247 before Monday's game. He's struck out 59 times this season, the sixth-most in the majors. He's on pace to strike out more than 200 times this season, but on the other hand, Lawrie is also on pace to mash 20-plus homers with 10-plus stolen bases.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 1 week ago

Lawrie is not in the lineup Thursday against the Astros, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

It looks like a routine day off for Lawrie, who's been the usual starter at second base. The Sox will go with Carlos Sanchez on Thursday, and he'll bat second against the Astros' Collin McHugh.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 4 weeks ago

Lawrie went 3-for-3 with a solo homer and two walks Sunday at the Orioles.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Lawrie's fourth homer of the year got the White Sox on the scoreboard in the fourth inning of a game they'd go on to win easily. He's now homered in three straight games, and his slash line sits at .290/.377/.505.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 4 weeks ago

Lawrie went 1-for-3 with a home run, steal, and two runs scored against the

Competitive Edge Analysis

Mark down back-to-back games with a home run for Lawrie. He also attempted four stolen bases in April, and he is back on a double-digit stolen base pace after stealing just seven in the past two seasons combined.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 1 month ago

Lawrie went 1-for-3 with two RBI, a run, a walk and a double Friday against the Rangers.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Lawrie hit a two-run double to break open a close game in the sixth inning of a game the White Sox would go on to win. He's now hit safely in 10 of his last 12 contests, and is batting average sits at.288.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 1 month ago

Lawrie went 2-for-4 in Sunday's loss to the Rays with a double and a run scored.

Competitive Edge Analysis

He extended his hitting streak to seven games and pushed his slash line on the season to .304/.333/.435, but Lawrie's 1:11 BB:K in 46 at-bats is a good sign he'll have trouble maintaining that batting average going forward.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 1 month ago

Lawrie was 2-for-4 with a two-run blast in the loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

He struggled out of the gate, but Lawrie now has a six-game hitting streak. The infielder is hitting .400 with three extra-base hits and three RBI in the last five games.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 2 months ago

Lawrie will open the season as the White Sox's starting second baseman, the Daily Herald reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

There's not much drama to this news, as Lawrie was expected to fill the role when the club traded for him earlier in the offseason. Still, the designation became official Tuesday as the club optioned Carlos Sanchez to Triple-A. He had a solid spring (.880 OPS), and hopefully the move to a hitter-friendly home park will revive Lawrie's once-promising career.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 4 months ago

Lawrie agreed to a one-year, $4.125 million contract with the White Sox on Thursday, avoiding arbitration, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The 25-year-old was traded for the second consecutive offseason, moving from Oakland to Chicago last month. Lawrie's on-base percentage dipped yet again in 2015 -- his OBP has fallen every year since his debut -- but Lawrie hit a career-high 16 homers and drove in 60 runs in Oakland last season. He will play his home games in a much more hitter-friendly environment in 2016 as the White Sox's starting second baseman.

Brett Lawrie 2B/3B CWS 6 months ago

Lawrie was traded to the White Sox on Wednesday in exchange for pitchers Zachary Erwin and J.B. Wendelken.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Lawrie will head to his fourth team after spending last season with the A's. He posted a career-low .706 OPS, but he played in a career-high 149 games and tallied 48 extra-base hits. He will become the White Sox' primary third baseman and figures to hit in the lower portion of the batting order.