| Aug 24, 2008
| 8:28 PM
Baseball games don't come any more bizarre — or more meaningful — than the White Sox's 10-inning, 6-5 victory Sunday over Tampa Bay.
There's the big picture: The Sox jumped from out of the playoffs to first place in the AL Central by a half-...
| Aug 25, 2008
| 8:50 PM
Jim Thome made history Monday night, and Alexei Ramirez strengthened his case for the future.
Those contributions alleviated the sting of losing the completion of their April 28 suspended game, as the White Sox and Baltimore won their games by 4-3...
| Aug 31, 2008
| 6:16 PM
Jim Thome felt the sense of urgency Sunday from the time he arrived at Fenway Park until left fielder Carlos Quentin squeezed Dustin Pedroia's fly ball with the tying run at second base in the ninth.
"That's why I think this win was so big," said Thome,...
| Sep 4, 2008
Win and survive.
That's the White Sox's theme for the remaining 23 games this season after a patchwork lineup and the pitching of Javier Vazquez and Bobby Jenks produced a 4-2 victory over the Indians on Wednesday and kept them in first place in the...
| Sep 6, 2008
| 10:39 PM
Redemption was never so sweet as it was for Jim Thome and the White Sox on Saturday night.
After going hitless in five previous at-bats and striking out with the winning run at third base in the 10th inning, Thome launched a home run with one out in...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 10:15 PM
Chicago's monsoon season ended and the baseball season resumed Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field, with oars being replaced for bats.
It was a successful, if somewhat bumpy, landfall for the White Sox, who swept a doubleheader from the Tigers 4-2 and 11-7...
| Sep 25, 2008
| 10:24 PM
Manager Ozzie Guillen's short-term remedy might not be enough to erase the toughest loss of the White Sox's season.
"I might take a sleeping pill," Guillen said Thursday night after the Sox had blown a five-run lead and lost 7-6 to Minnesota when Alexi...
| Sep 30, 2008
| 11:32 PM
There's nothing like defending your home turf on a playoff-type stage.
Just ask John Danks, Jim Thome and A.J. Pierzynski, who each stood tall and strong in vaulting the White Sox to the American League Central title Tuesday night in a pulsating 1-0...
| Oct 5, 2008
| 9:09 PM
Juan Uribe knocked on a couple of clubhouse door entrances Sunday and ran.
That was just a sampling of how comfortable the White Sox play in their own environment despite facing long odds and sitting through a 35-minute rain delay.
"Maybe that's just...
| Apr 4, 2008
| 1:17 PM
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Well hello. Long time no write. How's the family? OK, pleasantries done. Let's get down to business.
I was in Detroit last Sunday for my annual "Try to find the Arby's in Albion, Michigan" pilgrimage. I found it, but after waiting...
| Apr 7, 2008
| 4:02 PM
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Who doesn't love a good blender? I totally bedazzled it. I mean, allegedly. Those two. So secretive.
Everyone geeked up for the home opener today? The awesome Bob Vanderberg sure is, and I want what he's on. Fun fact: Vandy, the...