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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Mariners Select Ackley With Second Pick in MLB Draft

    Mariners Select Ackley With Second Pick in MLB Draft
    SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Seattle Mariners selected infielder/outfielder Dustin Ackley from the University of North Carolina with their first selection (2nd overall pick) in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced...
  • 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...
  • 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....