| Jul 31, 2011
| 1:05 PM
White Sox captain Paul Konerko was hit in the left calf by a fourth-inning pitch from Boston's Andrew Miller Miller and and was forced out of Sunday's game, forcing Brent Lillibridge to make his major league debut at first base.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:54 AM
I loved the way Olin Kreutz played.
I loved the way players spoke of his leadership.
I hated the way Kreutz left the Bears.
Bad guessing and hamhandedness seem to abound, but look, losing Kreutz doesn’t matter if Mike Martz was still going to...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Paul Konerko returns to the Chicago White Sox lineup Thursday night after missing the first three games -- all losses -- of the series against the New York Yankees with a bruised left calf.
Konerko will serve as DH, with Adam Dunn starting at first base....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:11 PM
The momentum that shifted over to the home team when J.J. Hardy's go-ahead three-run homer sailed into the left-field seats in the bottom of the seventh inning lasted all of a couple of minutes before the Orioles reminded everyone why they have the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The Orioles so badly needed to avoid the sting of another close loss that it wouldn't have mattered who got the game-winning hit. But it was particularly satisfying for them to gather around home plate in the 10th inning Wednesday night, awaiting Nolan...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:22 PM
What's kept right-hander Chris Tillman from sticking in the majors, and what has frustrated everyone who has watched the talented young right-hander in his three seasons with the Orioles, is his maddening inability to maintain consistency from one start...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Omar Vizquel starts at second base and bats second and Tyler Flowers replaces A.J. Pierzynski at catcher for the White Sox as they face the Royals Saturday night, weather permitting.
Vizquel starts for the slumping Gordon Beckham, who has only three hits...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:43 AM
The White Sox finally got over .500.
Happened while you were sleeping.
They beat the Indians on Wednesday morning.
Came on a Juan Pierre single in the bottom of the 14th.
An inning after the Indians loaded the bases with one out but failed to score....
| Aug 20, 2011
| 12:11 PM
The tarp has been removed from U.S. Cellular Field and water is being applied right now to the dirt portion in preparation for Saturday's White Sox game against Texas.
Alejandro De Aza is scheduled to start again in center field in place of Alex Rios and...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 12:00 PM
An MRI of Carlos Quentin's left shoulder on Sunday morning showed "only" a sprain of the AC joint, but it is still questionable when he will be able to fully swing a bat again.
The Sox will make a decision on whether to put Quentin on the disabled list...