| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer and Hector Santiago won in his first major league start as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Monday night.
After falling out of sole possession of first place in the AL Central on Sunday night...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:03 AM
If you are a White Sox fatalist -- one of the 30,000 or so who were smart enough not to fill the Cell for Tuesday night’s joke against Minnesota -- then you have good reason to warm up the car and close the garage door on this season.
Yeah, the Sox...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Chris Sale tried to be like a sponge whenever Mark Buehrle was around, soaking up pitching knowledge. It was the same way Buehrle had learned from David Wells, sitting next to him in the White Sox dugout during games in his first full season.
| Sep 11, 2012
Jose Quintana does not tiptoe into a room. He opens the door and waltzes right in, sometimes to stick around, sometimes to be promptly escorted out.
It's a direct approach, one built around challenging hitters with strikes, and the White Sox prefer it to...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner.
If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:32 AM
White Sox manager Robin Ventura has an easy task while filling out his lineup card, because the entire lineup, top to bottom, is clicking.
So Ventura will use the same nine Saturday behind Gavin Floyd as the Sox face the Mariners in a 3:10 p.m. game...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Welcome to the most important days of the Cubs’ season.
Welcome to the most unsatisfying days of the Cubs’ season.
The amateur draft begins Monday and continues into Tuesday and Wednesday until, I believe, every graduating high...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Don’t look now, but first place could become second place for the White Sox by Thursday night.
They have lost the first two games of their home series to the vexing, dastardly Blue Jays, who seem to beat the Sox as regularly as the Indians seem...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Paul Konerko will be back at first base for the first time since having particles flushed from a socket in his left wrist, as the White Sox host the Astros Friday.
Konerko missed three games because of the wrist and was a DH Thursday night. The rest of...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Can a playoff team vote an opponent a playoff share?
Can it tip the schedule maker?
We might find out this season if the White Sox edge the Indians for the American League Central title or finish just ahead of the Orioles for one of the two wild-card...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:18 PM
On a Monday night flight that originated in Barranquilla, Colombia, Abel Quintana landed in Chicago and the new world of opportunity created suddenly by his son's baseball career.
Out of nowhere over the weekend, Jose Quintana arrived as a major league...