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Philip Humber

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  • Not all no-hitters come from baseball's most dominating pitchers

    They’re rare, though perhaps not as completely rare as you might believe. Josh Beckett’s no-hitter on Sunday was the 283rd thrown in major league history. When you think of the pitchers who have thrown no-nos, fireballers like Sandy Koufax,...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind. I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
  • Not the end of the world, but Sox fatalists can see it from here

    Not the end of the world, but Sox fatalists can see it from here
    If you are a White Sox fatalist -- one of the 30,000 or so who were smart enough not to fill the Cell for Tuesday night’s joke against Minnesota -- then you have good reason to warm up the car and close the garage door on this season. Yeah, the Sox...
  • Michelle Obama: Cubs fan

    Michelle Obama: Cubs fan
    The White House remains a house divided on the subject of Chicago baseball loyalties, the first lady assures you. During an event in Washington on Thursday in recognition of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, one child in attendance quizzed...
  • Everything's Jake with the Sox

    Everything's Jake with the Sox
    During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...
  • White Sox's Humber pitches perfect game

    White Sox's Humber pitches perfect game
    SEATTLE — For only a few seconds Saturday, Philip Humber's perfect game bid was out of his hands. "Go get it," Humber said as catcher A.J. Pierzynski chased down an errant slider that pinch-hitter Brendan Ryan was ruled to have swung at. "Throw him...
  • White Sox pitcher who threw perfect game to deliver David Letterman’s Top Ten List

     
    Letterman also welcomes "How I Met Your Mother" star Jason Segel, author Zach Wahls and musical guest Fun....
  • White Sox pitcher Philip Humber throws perfect game

     
    The 29-year-old Humber is an unlikely member of the perfect-game club -- he's the 21st player to join -- and is a relative unknown, earning a little more than the league minimum of $480,000 a year and playing for his fourth major league team in seven...
  • Angels' Conger making the most of his opportunity

     
    Hank Conger wasn't the only one who figured he'd start this season at Salt Lake City. He hit just .231 in spring training, more than 70 points below Bobby Wilson, his chief competition for the roster spot reserved for a......
  • Sox's Dunn will play right field, bat third

    Sox's Dunn will play right field, bat third
    Adam Dunn replaces Carlos Quentin in right field and will bat third for the White Sox on Saturday in their second game of the weekend City Series against the Cubs atWrigley Field. Quentin is hitting .157 in his last 15 games. White Sox manager Ozzie...
  • Sox lefty Sale wins AL pitcher of month honor

    Sox lefty Sale wins AL pitcher of month honor
    White Sox Chris Sale was named American League pitcher of the month for May, just one month after teammate Jake Peavy won it. Sale was 4-1 with a league-leading 1.71 earned-run average and a third-best opponents batting average of .181. Ironically,...