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  • Flowers could help usher in new era

    Flowers could help usher in new era
    There were two outs in the ninth inning with the White Sox down two runs and nothing going on. Tyler Flowers stepped to the plate and the game did not end. Flowers worked a walk from Royals closer Greg Holland as he smartly took a 3-1 pitch that...
  • Cubs, Sox hard to watch, but here are 9 reasons it's worth it

    Cubs, Sox hard to watch, but here are 9 reasons it's worth it
    Remember the summer of 1986? Gas cost 89 cents a gallon. The blockbuster "Top Gun'' made teenage boys want to be as cool as Tom Cruise. A Bears Super Bowl celebration that has lasted 27 years began in earnest. Collectively, Chicago baseball seldom was...
  • Konerko — right decision for right reasons

    Konerko — right decision for right reasons
    Unwinding in Arizona after a 99-loss season hardly provided White Sox slugger Paul Konerko the tranquil southwest setting many imagined as the backdrop for deciding whether to return to the South Side. "When you have three kids who are 8, 5 and 2, you...
  • Who's best Sox position player? (Trick question)

    Who's best Sox position player? (Trick question)
    For those of you scoring at home, that was eight runs, seven hits, two walks and two errors. In just the fourth inning. Leave it to the White Sox to out-disaster this season’s disaster. The Sox waited through a long rain delay, then took to...
  • Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play

    Cubs, Sox pull off the bad-to-stupid-to-inert double play
    Taking a quick break from the Stanley Cup Final to vent about the Cubs and White Sox: The Sox are a joke, but rookie General Manager Rick Hahn is doing nothing to stop the losing. In fact, he’s doing nothing, period. I think he got the idea...
  • The Sox are done, so Williams had better get started

    It doesn’t do any good to fire Ozzie Guillen. It doesn’t do any good because he’s not to blame. The White Sox players are. Blame them. Trade them. This Sox season is o-vuh. Sox management shoved “All In,’’...
  • Balls and strikes from Cubs and Sox

    Balls and strikes from Cubs and Sox
    What we learned from City Series, Part One: A.J. Pierzynski is good on triples until 2013. Pierzynski is good on (bleeping) off teammates until then, too. Starlin Castro is money. Mark Buehrle remains an Interleague Hall-of-Famer. Brent Morel knows...
  • Rios stinks, but still starts, and that stinks, too

      There are so many White Sox players to rip thse days --- jeez, all year --- after they dumped three of four to a Twins team that is worse than the Sox, which followed dumping two of three against a Royals team that is worse than everybody in the...
  • Congratulations, Sox: You've made Edwin Jackson untouchable

    Congratulations, Sox: You've made Edwin Jackson untouchable
    As the White Sox come out of the All-Star break, two things seem certain: One, Ozzie Guillen’s teams will play under .500, and two, Kenny Williams will play toy soldiers. In Guillen’s seven previous seasons, the Sox are a combined 13 games...
  • Cubs, Sox can have success without winning

    Cubs, Sox can have success without winning
    More than most Aprils in the city, baseball's opening day arrives open for interpretation. Baseball romantics see the rebirth of something wonderful on both sides of town and anticipate a rush of summer babies named Robin or Theo. Baseball realists...
  • Sox manager remains in character — unflappable

    Sox manager remains in character — unflappable
    ARLINGTON, Texas — It wasn't worse than a noogie from Nolan Ryan, but losing his first game as White Sox manager to Ryan's Rangers hurt Robin Ventura. Not that Ventura showed it. There are Mandarin dictionaries easier to read than Ventura. "I...