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  • 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...
  • White Sox stop the bleeding against Angels

    White Sox stop the bleeding against Angels
    Robin Ventura has an informed opinion about which White Sox players deserve to participate in the July 15 All-Star Game. Chris Sale, Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez would be his choices. "But every year we go through the guys who deserve to make it...
  • White Sox win 7-4 as Tigers complete big trade

    DETROIT — As the White Sox loaded the bases in the seventh inning Thursday at Comerica Park, the Tigers had bigger things brewing off the field. The Tigers interrupted Gordon Beckham's at-bat during the Sox's run to pull center fielder Austin...
  • White Sox beat Twins 10-8 with 17-hit barrage

     White Sox beat Twins 10-8 with 17-hit barrage
    The White Sox still don't seem to know if they are coming or going with regard to challenging in the American League Central. Chances are they will be on the outside come crunch time in late September. Barring possible significant personnel moves...
  • Abreu's 21-game hitting streak ends in loss to Twins

    Abreu's 21-game hitting streak ends in loss to Twins
    There's no getting around him. Jose Abreu is the indomitable force in the middle of the White Sox lineup who enhances the opportunities for his teammates in the batting order. Opposing pitchers have tried enticing Abreu to offer at pitches off the...
  • Frank Thomas was larger than life in Chicago

     Frank Thomas was larger than life in Chicago
    Frank Thomas was a slugger, not a fighter. But Thomas did have one brief moment of rage, in the summer of 1996 in the visitors' dugout of old Yankee Stadium, where he shoved White Sox teammate Robin Ventura in the chest after Ventura tried to stop him...
  • Frank Thomas impressed Jerry Reinsdorf early

    Frank Thomas impressed Jerry Reinsdorf early
    When White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf first saw Frank Thomas play, he didn't know he would become the player Reinsdorf will watch be inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend. Before the Sox game against the Royals on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field,...
  • Back spasm of little concern to Alexei Ramirez

    CLEVELAND — White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez doesn't miss many games, so it was a take-notice moment when manager Robin Ventura pulled him from Saturday's 6-2 victory over the Indians in the fourth inning because of injury. Ramirez has played in...