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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Long ball powers White Sox past Red Sox

    Long ball powers White Sox past Red Sox
    The White Sox don't care for style points, as evidenced by Gavin Floyd's newly shaved head after losing a bet to Bobby Jenks. Floyd weaved in and out of trouble through 51/3 innings Sunday, but the resourcefulness that he and his teammates demonstrated...