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  • No good reason to pull Quintana

    No good reason to pull Quintana
    There was no reason to mess with success. But Robin Ventura did. There was no reason to changes pitchers. But Robin Ventura did. There was no reason to lift rookie Jose Quintana after he threw a shockingly efficient 77 pitches in eight shutout...
  • Sale's All-Star experience? Take a seat, kid

    Sale's All-Star experience? Take a seat, kid
    Chris Sale was named to the All-Star team. Deserved. Sale has been talked about as the American League starter. Deserved. Sale should not pick up so much as the rosin bag a week from today in Kansas City. Preserved. Sale is important. TheĀ  All-...
  • 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...
  • Vargas Struggles; Mariners Swept by White Sox

    Vargas Struggles; Mariners Swept by White Sox
    The Mariners have gotten a lot of mileage out of their rookies this season, but the tables turned Sunday as Seattle was undone by a pair of White Sox newcomers in a 9-3 loss at Safeco Field. Rookie catcher Tyler Flowers ripped his first career grand slam...
  • 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...
  • Rosenbloom: Here's the deal: Williams needs to make a trade

    Rosenbloom: Here's the deal: Williams needs to make a trade
    There is a rumor the White Sox are interested in trading for Milwaukee starter Zach Greinke. I believe the rumor was started by Gavin Floyd’s right forearm, the one with tendinitis that likely will land him on the disabled list and scream for the...
  • 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...
  • White Sox beat Detroit 5-2 in home opener

    White Sox beat Detroit 5-2 in home opener
    Paul Konerko acknowledged Friday that the Detroit Tigers are the team to beat in the American League Central, and Miguel Cabrera apparently thought the Sox were pulling out all the stops to slow them down. Before Cabrera's first at-bat, he pointed out...
  • 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...