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  • White Sox, Jeff Samardzija struggle in opening-day rout

    White Sox, Jeff Samardzija struggle in opening-day rout
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A roaring Royals crowd served an early reminder to the White Sox on Monday afternoon that winter buzz quickly can be drowned out. The Sox took the field at Kauffman Stadium with 12 newly acquired players on the roster for what...
  • Wisconsin a slight favorite to win NCAA title, plus MLB odds as the season begins

    Wisconsin a slight favorite to win NCAA title, plus MLB odds as the season begins
    Big day today. The national championship gameĀ  in the NCAA tournament and the full rollout of Major League Baseball for 2015. Yes, there was a game on Sunday night in Chicago, but this is really Opening Day. From RJ Bell of Pregame.com, here's the...
  • Robin Ventura finally has a team he really can manage

    Robin Ventura finally has a team he really can manage
    This figures to be a defining year for Robin Ventura, whose first three seasons managing the White Sox featured an end-of-the-year collapse in 2012, a total disaster in '13 and a series of gut-wrenching bullpen implosions last year. After it ended,...
  • Despite marked improvement, neither White Sox nor Cubs will make playoffs

    Despite marked improvement, neither White Sox nor Cubs will make playoffs
    How nice that the arrival of baseball season in Chicago doesn't mark the beginning of a race to 95 losses and "Play ball!'' no longer sounds like a threat. For the first time since President Theo Epstein took over, the Cubs believe they can compete...
  • White Sox thankful to be breaking spring camp mostly in good health

    White Sox thankful to be breaking spring camp mostly in good health
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox stumbled to the spring finish line with a 10-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Thursday, but in manager Robin Ventura's mind, the important thing is they weren't limping there. "Get out healthy" has been the spring...
  • Detroit Tigers poised to win AL Central, again

    Detroit Tigers poised to win AL Central, again
    CENTRAL DIVISION 1. Detroit Tigers 2014: 90-72, first place. Last year in playoffs: 2014. Justin Verlander's move to the disabled list because of a triceps strain at the end of spring training was bad news for the Tigers, who need the right-hander...
  • AL Central rivals on their heels, but Tigers still have swagger

    AL Central rivals on their heels, but Tigers still have swagger
    LAKELAND, Fla. — Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was playing pingpong against a teammate in the cramped home clubhouse at Joker Marchant Stadium on Saturday when he hit a ball so hard it bounced off the table and sailed across the room....
  • 'Duck Dynasty' star loves the Sox—and shopping

    'Duck Dynasty' star loves the Sox—and shopping
    No historian has ever described the White Sox as a dynasty, but they will have the Duck Dynasty in their corner this season. Willie Robertson, star of the reality series "Duck Dynasty," is close friends with Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche. With...
  • Astros reliever's baseball odyssey includes 8 teams

    Astros reliever's baseball odyssey includes 8 teams
    KISSIMMEE — Chad Qualls has played with Craig Biggio and Randy Johnson, two members of the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class. Qualls, a right-handed reliever, has watched Derek Jeter field groundballs behind him. He has shared a clubhouse with...
  • White Sox prospect Tyler Danish in 'way better state of mind' in 1st spring start

    White Sox prospect Tyler Danish in 'way better state of mind' in 1st spring start
    SURPRISE, Ariz. – White Sox prospect Tyler Danish felt a rush when looking over the Royals lineup for the teams’ Cactus League game at Surprise Stadium. Just a few months ago, he had watched some of the hitters he would be facing Tuesday...
  • Don't overthink it, White Sox: Put Carlos Rodon in rotation

    Don't overthink it, White Sox: Put Carlos Rodon in rotation
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — With Chris Sale likely out of the White Sox rotation for the start of the season with a broken foot, rookie Carlos Rodon's chances of making the rotation have seemingly increased. Or at least that's what one would surmise when...