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  • The more saves for Santos, the more what-ifs for the Sox

    The more saves for Santos, the more what-ifs for the Sox
    Sergio Santos came on to get a four-out save against the Cubs on Tuesday night, and you couldn’t help but play what-if. The save was Santos’ 13th in 15 tries. He faced the 4-5-6-7 hitters and struck out three of them. And you couldn’t...
  • Sox could use some relief after wild loss

    Sox could use some relief after wild loss
    In the end, Sunday's scheduled starter Philip Humber was warming up, ready to pitch the 15th inning if needed. Yes, it was that kind of night for the Chicago White Sox. Humber wasn’t needed because four unearned runs, caused by a throwing error by...
  • Many worthy, but few chosen

    Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies. General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
  • Isn't it time someone important became alarmed over Cubs' arm injuries?

    Isn't it time someone important became alarmed over Cubs' arm injuries?
    It wasn’t that Carlos Marmol threw a wild pitch to lose Monday’s game inWashington. It wasn’t that Marmol had no idea there was a runner on base and did nothing to stop Jayson Werth from stealing third to set up the aggravating ending....
  • White Sox GM Williams: No trades expected

    White Sox GM Williams: No trades expected
    Despite a tweet suggesting Matt Thornton and John Danks might be traded, White Sox general manager said Saturday afternoon that "I expect this to be the team that takes the field Monday." The non-waiver trading deadline passes on Sunday afternoon....
  • Hardy's homer doesn't hold up, as White Sox beat O's 7-6

    Hardy's homer doesn't hold up, as White Sox beat O's 7-6
    The momentum that shifted over to the home team when J.J. Hardy's go-ahead three-run homer sailed into the left-field seats in the bottom of the seventh inning lasted all of a couple of minutes before the Orioles reminded everyone why they have the...
  • Ozzie just wants cash, Kenny just wants silence, Sox fans should want smarter decisions

    The Ozzie Guillen-Kenny Williams relationship is irretrievably broken. Again. This is a recording. This is another recording. But there's a problem with this regularly scheduled noise that is local baseball's version of elementary school concerts that...
  • The bigger the game, the smaller the Sox

    The bigger the game, the smaller the Sox
    That’s three times in three years that the White Sox have faced the team they were battling for the AL Central in the second half and three times they got pantsed. In 2009, the Sox lost five of six to the Twins from Aug. 31 on. Last year, the Twins...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag
    Do you think Sox overpaid for Brett Myers? The player to be named later is most likely a high 2011 draft pick, which is why they have to wait. Jim F., Denver Jim, thanks for your patience. I realize you submitted this question before the player to be...
  • Protesting Cubs-Sox

    Protesting Cubs-Sox
    Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters, If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field. If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
  • Sox need Peavy to pull a Sale

    Sox need Peavy to pull a Sale
    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...