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  • Detroit Tigers sweep Chicago White Sox with 4-3 victory in nightcap

    DETROIT -- Bartolo Colon answered one of the White Sox's lingering questions by pitching seven innings of three-run ball Friday night. But the Sox came up short numerous times in trying to stop a Detroit rally or getting a clutch hit. Just as high as...
  • 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...
  • Thornton becomes the Welcome Matt thanks to 'Pierror' and Guillen

    Blame everybody. Just spread it around like fertilizer after the White Sox choked another home win Monday night. Blame the manager. Ozzie Guillen removed Mark Buehrle from his best start of the season: eight innings of two-hit ball on 99 pitches in a 1-0...
  • Solving Ozzie's closer problem (I'm a pleaser, not a teaser)

    Solving Ozzie's closer problem (I'm a pleaser, not a teaser)
    Chris Sale? Next. Jesse Crain? Not so fast. Matt Thornton? Kill me now. “I don’t have any closer,’’ White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said after his latest three stoogies nyuk-nyuk-nyukked a three-run lead over Oakland into an...
  • Guillen says Sox have A.L.'s best bullpen

    Guillen says Sox have A.L.'s best bullpen
    White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said Friday that he was "tired of the soap opera" surrounding the daily travails of his bullpen and that "whoever is there in the ninth inning" will be the closer. Guillen also tried to build the confidence of his...
  • 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...