| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:18 PM
The Chicago White Sox had the bases loaded, with Gordon Beckham at bat. The count was two balls and two strikes. The Detroit Tigers suddenly decided to make a change — not at pitcher, but in center field.
The Tigers were frantic about it. Their...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:06 PM
On the other end of the phone line from Indianapolis, Micah Johnson was taking a 20-minute break from remodeling a kitchen. It was ugly before, he said, so he was replacing the cabinets, floors and counters, learning how to do the work as he went along....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The Angels were in a playful mood before yet another win Friday, 11-3 against the Houston Astros, and why not?
Gordon Beckham salsa danced as he took fielding practice. Children hoping for autographs threw bits of paper at a chuckling Mike Trout, who...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:52 PM
David Freese seemed a little perturbed Thursday when reporters started peppering him with questions about his slump.
"Guys, I didn't get a hit for three or four days," the Angels third baseman said. "Come on."
Actually, Freese went six games without a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:01 PM
AT THE PLATE: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, who leads the major leagues with a .340 average, had a home run, double and two singles for his ninth career four-hit game, and Robbie Grossman had two doubles and a single. Angels third baseman Gordon...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:31 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — A deflating White Sox loss Saturday night turned into a throw-away series Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium.
Hoping to help his team bounce back from the previous night, Sox left-hander Jose Quintana instead lasted a season-low 4...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Sox pitcher Chris Sale says he does not plan any self-promotion to help himself in the Final Vote by fans to make the American League All-Star team.
"I'm definitely not going to vote for myself," said Sale, who is 8-1 with a 2.16 ERA. "That's for my...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:19 PM
On the night Jose Abreu clobbered his 24th and 25th home runs of the season, White Sox manager Robin Ventura marveled at how the ball comes off Abreu's bat.
"When he hits it on the barrel, it just continues to go," Ventura said. "It's like helium...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:06 PM
TORONTO — The crowd at the Rogers Centre roared to life in the sixth inning of the White Sox's 4-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.
Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista had missed the first three games of the series with a right...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:24 PM
An imposing slugger such as Jose Abreu is a viable threat anywhere in the White Sox batting order, any day of the week.
"I wouldn't necessarily bat him leadoff, but other than that, any spot in the lineup would be a good one," manager Robin Ventura...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Robin Ventura has an informed opinion about which White Sox players deserve to participate in the July 15 All-Star Game.
Chris Sale, Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez would be his choices.
"But every year we go through the guys who deserve to make it...