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  • Noesi sharp as White Sox blank Mariners

    Noesi sharp as White Sox blank Mariners
    White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper altered the release point for Hector Noesi, then he tinkered with his follow through, and ultimately he has rebuilt his confidence. The 27-year-old right-hander joined the Sox off waivers from the Rangers on April...
  • Robin Ventura: Feeling not as dire as last July

    Robin Ventura: Feeling not as dire as last July
    Rumors automatically increase in July in anticipation of the trade deadline at the end of the month, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he knows his team won't be exempt. "It's natural for every team to have those kind of things," Ventura said....
  • Konerko's final season living up to expectations

    Konerko's final season living up to expectations
    TORONTO — White Sox captain Paul Konerko passed the midway point of his final season Saturday, and he said Sunday his last year has lived up to the expectations he had in December when he decided to return in a part-time role. "From a team...
  • Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well

     Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well
    On the night Jose Abreu clobbered his 24th and 25th home runs of the season, White Sox manager Robin Ventura marveled at how the ball comes off Abreu's bat. "When he hits it on the barrel, it just continues to go," Ventura said. "It's like helium...
  • White Sox's Chris Sale not focused on All-Star Game

     White Sox's Chris Sale not focused on All-Star Game
    Chris Sale continues to keep his focus on the next batter, not whether he will be selected to the American League All-Star team. "If it happens, awesome," Sale said Friday after improving to 8-1 with a 2.16 ERA with a complete-game victory over the...
  • Robin Ventura says trade-deadline talk can wear on players

     Robin Ventura says trade-deadline talk can wear on players
    As the trade deadline looms, White Sox manager Robin Ventura and Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon are reminded of the business side of baseball. "I don't know if you become accustomed to that stuff as a player. It's always there," Ventura said. "You see...
  • Robin Ventura: Mike Trout 'the guy' to build with

    Robin Ventura: Mike Trout 'the guy' to build with
    No offense to the players considered building blocks for a White Sox future, but if manager Robin Ventura had to build a franchise with a young all-around player, he would start with the guy sitting in the visitors' dugout this week. Angels center...
  • White Sox bullpen blows lead in ninth in 14-inning loss to Mariners

     White Sox bullpen blows lead in ninth in 14-inning loss to Mariners
    Finding a reliable closer must be at the top of the White Sox shopping list. Another blown save Saturday spoiled a masterful performance by starter Jose Quintana and left the Sox on the short end of a 3-2, 14-inning decision against the Mariners....
  • Jose Abreu won't make predictions about 2nd half

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu wasn't about to predict Monday whether he could keep up his torrid start to the season in the second half. The Sox tried to temper expectations for the Cuban rookie before the season, but he entered Monday tied for the...
  • Ventura on Sox closer: 'Don't really have one'

    Ventura on Sox closer: 'Don't really have one'
    TORONTO — White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed the obvious Saturday in examining the club’s closer situation. “We don’t really have one,” Ventura said. “We’re going to use whoever we need to use depending...
  • Jose Abreu hits 27th homer in White Sox win over Mariners

     Jose Abreu hits 27th homer in White Sox win over Mariners
    An imposing slugger such as Jose Abreu is a viable threat anywhere in the White Sox batting order, any day of the week. "I wouldn't necessarily bat him leadoff, but other than that, any spot in the lineup would be a good one," manager Robin Ventura...