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  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Should the bullpen be (the White Sox’s) primary focus in the offseason? -- @jhoman29 I think pitching overall should be the primary focus in the offseason, with the White Sox in need of...
  • Sox rookie Bassitt stays composed for first MLB victory

    Sox rookie Bassitt stays composed for first MLB victory
    DETROIT – Chris Bassitt’s assignment Monday night was not easy, even for a starting pitcher who had more than 17 major league innings under his belt. The White Sox rookie right-hander had to take on a Tigers team in the thick of the American...
  • Royals avoid sweep, cut into Tigers' division lead

    Royals avoid sweep, cut into Tigers' division lead
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Norichika Aoki's two-run triple in the fourth inning helped the Kansas City Royals pull a game closer to the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 victory on Sunday. The Royals salvaged the finale of this key three-game series...
  • Orioles suffer 3-2 loss to Red Sox in final home game of regular season

    Orioles suffer 3-2 loss to Red Sox in final home game of regular season
    The Orioles’ regular-season home finale Sunday afternoon ended with a whimper, a 3-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox. But they’ll be back. For just the second time in Camden Yards’ 23-season history, the Orioles ended their home...
  • Looking more closely at Orioles' playoff scenarios heading into final week

    Looking more closely at Orioles' playoff scenarios heading into final week
    The Orioles' games in the next week, for the most part, appear to be meaningless. But there is still something to monitor. The Orioles have to win one of their next seven games -- or have the Detroit Tigers lose once -- to clinch the second seed in...
  • Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit

    Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit
    DETROIT — Two years ago, Avisail Garcia spent his fall helping the Tigers reach the World Series. Before his return to Comerica Park on Monday, Sox manager Robin Ventura said the 23-year-old right fielder might learn something being on the...
  • MLB's second wild card still senseless

    Pointed questions about the implementation of the second wild card don't faze outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig — a fringe benefit one supposes, of Selig being the creator of the wild card as a mode of entry into the MLB...
  • Orioles Tuesday morning thoughts on home-field advantage, Chen and Hardy

    NEW YORK – The Orioles are still chasing the American League’s best record and are 2 1/2 games back of the Los Angeles Angels for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs after both teams lost Monday. Following the Orioles’ 5-0...
  • Jake Petricka part of White Sox bullpen of future

    Jake Petricka part of White Sox bullpen of future
    DETROIT — The White Sox often have preached that experience for young relievers like Jake Petricka is the positive of the bullpen's collectively tough 2014. Pitching in a tie game Tuesday night against the top of the Tigers order and an...
  • Orioles' Chris Tillman will start Game 1 of American League Division Series

    Orioles' Chris Tillman will start Game 1 of American League Division Series
    NEW YORK – Right-hander Chris Tillman will make his postseason debut next week as the Orioles' starting pitcher in Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Camden Yards. It appeared evident that Tillman would start the Oct. 2 playoff...
  • Buck Showalter leaning toward carrying 11 pitchers in ALDS and other notes

    Buck Showalter leaning toward carrying 11 pitchers in ALDS and other notes
    NEW YORK – Orioles manager Buck Showalter will meet with his staff Monday to decide the team’s roster for the American League Division Series. In the meantime, he still wants to get some final looks at players before making those choices....