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  • Dye's dramatic blast in ninth lifts White Sox

    Dye's dramatic blast in ninth lifts White Sox
    After hitting one of the most dramatic game-winning home runs of the season, Jermaine Dye summed up the White Sox's latest conquest Friday night. "I think we stole one," Dye said after his two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning gave the Sox a...
  • Twins fans, then White Sox fall apart in seventh inning

    Twins fans, then White Sox fall apart in seventh inning
    The White Sox's trouble Thursday night started with ballcaps and debris thrown onto the Metrodome turf. Two innings later, the Sox's bullpen suffered the brunt of the damage Minnesota's offense inflicted in a 10-6 loss at the Metrodome. "We're still...
  • White Sox one in a series of dominoes for Glendale

    White Sox one in a series of dominoes for Glendale
    White Sox reliever Matt Thornton gets to stay at home for an extra seven weeks this spring. "How great is that?" Thornton said Tuesday after the Pima County board of supervisors allowed the White Sox to break their lease at the Tucson Electric Park and...
  • Broxton, Hunter are All-Stars; Strasburg, Weaver not selected

     
    Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg was not selected to the All-Star Game by his fellow players, or by National League Manager Charlie Manuel. Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton was selected to the NL pitching staff, with Angels center fielder...
  • Swisher shot gives White Sox marathon victory over Tigers

    Swisher shot gives White Sox marathon victory over Tigers
    The White Sox's best cure for shaky starting pitching Tuesday night was power, relief pitching and defense. But the best remedy was Nick Swisher's two-out, three-run home run off Joel Zumaya to give the Sox a wild 10-8 win over Detroit in 14 innings....
  • Danks start a relief for White Sox, on verge of sweeping Detroit Tigers

    Danks start a relief for White Sox, on verge of sweeping Detroit Tigers
    John Danks provided the White Sox with a victory and a well-earned save. That is he saved most of his fatigued bullpen Wednesday night with 62/3 innings of four-hit ball as the Sox earned a 5-1 victory over Detroit before a crowd of 34,124 at U.S....
  • Chicago Cubs rally to win 6-5

    Chicago Cubs rally to win 6-5
    What happened Thursday at Wrigley Field was one of the most dramatic games in Cubs- White Sox history, and certainly one of the most improbable given the recent ineptitude of the Cubs' offense. And it came from two implausible heroes who changed...
  • Chicago White Sox hoping to reverse trend visiting Minnesota Twins

    Chicago White Sox hoping to reverse trend visiting Minnesota Twins
    The White Sox didn't need a wake-up call to get ready for this weekend's series at American League Central rival Minnesota. The Sox players, young and old, are aware of the troubles they have faced at the Metrodome as they meet the Twins on the road...
  • White Sox beat Rays 4-3

    White Sox beat Rays 4-3
    Carlos Quentin rejoined a White Sox offense that didn't skip a beat Monday night. Leadoff batter Scott Podsednik reached base safely four times and scored twice, and Paul Konerko hit a three-run home run in the third inning to increase his RBI total to...
  • Chicago White Sox's Scott Podsednik drives in game-winner in 9th for 5-4 victory

    Chicago White Sox's Scott Podsednik drives in game-winner in 9th for 5-4 victory
    The White Sox reached deep into their bag of resources Tuesday night to pull out a remarkable victory and move one game behind the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers. Scott Podsednik's single to right-center field past a drawn-in outfield...
  • AL Central: It should be a wide-open race

    AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL CLEVELAND INDIANS (81-81, 3rd) MANAGER: Eric Wedge (7th season) PAYROLL: $80 million X-FACTOR: Matt LaPorta, the key piece in last summer's CC Sabathia deal, could be up early in the year to claim left field. BEST CASE: Carl...