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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...
  • Tigers Sweep White Sox; Cabrera Hits Home Run #300

    Tigers Sweep White Sox; Cabrera Hits Home Run #300
    The hits just keep on coming. The Detroit Tigers topped the Chicago White Sox 6-4 today thanks in large part to two large home runs from third baseman Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera's first home run on the day came right after the Tigers took the lead in the...
  • Sox to pit usual lineup vs. Greinke

    Sox to pit usual lineup vs. Greinke
    The White Sox will start a weekend series Friday against the Angels and newly acquired pitcher Zack Greinke with their usual lineup. Alejandro De Aza will be leading off and Adam Dunn will be back at DH, as Paul Konerko returns to first base. Philip...
  • Felix Hernandez achieves perfection

    Felix Hernandez achieves perfection
    Felix Hernandez is no longer, arguably, the Seattle Mariners' best player. He is now their only perfect player. Hernandez tossed a perfect game on Wednesday afternoon, sending all 27 Tampa Bay Rays hitters he faced back to the dugout at Safeco Field....
  • Tillman out-duels Sale as Orioles beat the White Sox, 6-0

    Tillman out-duels Sale as Orioles beat the White Sox, 6-0
    The Orioles knew their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox would come down to pitching. The White Sox's vaunted staff is a major reason why they lead the American League Central, and none of their pitchers has been better than left-hander Chris...
  • 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...
  • 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...