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  • Orioles' rally in bottom of ninth falls short in 4-2 loss to White Sox on Tuesday

    Orioles' rally in bottom of ninth falls short in 4-2 loss to White Sox on Tuesday
    Chris Davis’ ninth-inning heroics Monday night masked the reality of just how bad the Orioles had been with runners in scoring position in that game. Their offense Tuesday wasn’t afforded a similar bailout -- although it came close -- in a...
  • White Sox drop 5-4 decision in 12 innings

    White Sox drop 5-4 decision in 12 innings
    BALTIMORE — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said during spring training he expected the Sox to face their share of difficulties this season as the organization builds for the future. This week, Hahn acknowledged this is one of those rocky...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • Orioles beat Chicago White Sox, 5-4, in series finale on wild pitch in 12th inning

    Orioles beat Chicago White Sox, 5-4, in series finale on wild pitch in 12th inning
    The Orioles didn’t need a game-ending three-run homer Wednesday night to complete their second dramatic comeback victory in three games against the Chicago White Sox. A walk-off wild pitch in the early hours of Thursday morning was enough....
  • White Sox drop lefty Downs in bullpen shake-up

    TORONTO — The White Sox bullpen took four losses in the first seven games of the team's ongoing road trip, and management responded with a shake-up Thursday. Left-hander Scott Downs, 38, who signed a one-year, $4 million contract in the offseason,...
  • Angels beat Twins, 6-4, on strong outing by Jered Weaver

    KEY MOMENT: A five-run cushion in the ninth was almost not enough for deposed closer Ernesto Frieri. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs on a single and two walks. Joe Smith gave up a three-run double to Joe Mauer to make it 6-4 and raise Frieri's...
  • White Sox's Jose Abreu isn't into nickname game

    MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson has coined several memorable nicknames to players over the years, including "Big Hurt" for Frank Thomas, "One Dog" for Lance Johnson and "El Caballo" for Carlos Lee. Harrelson's latest...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    I was curious. In your opinion, had the Sox kept their closer, Addison Reed, would they be leading the Central division this season? -- Mark P., Crestwood Sorry, but no. It's easy to look at the ups and downs of the bullpen and place the blame there,...
  • Tailspin infectious for White Sox relievers

    Tailspin infectious for White Sox relievers
    SEATTLE — White Sox bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen said he knows from experience what it can be like to be a part of a relief staff that collectively is "snowballing in a bad way." Entering Friday night's game against the Mariners at Safeco Field,...
  • It's quite the turnaround for Angels and General Manager Jerry Dipoto

    It's quite the turnaround for Angels and General Manager Jerry Dipoto
    In every week of spring training, from every corner of the Angels clubhouse, the mantra was the same: We can't afford another slow start. We can't bury ourselves for the third consecutive April. Three weeks into the season, the Angels had fallen five...
  • White Sox break it open late to top Cubs 5-1

    White Sox break it open late to top Cubs 5-1
    The Cubs and White Sox are in varying states of development, harboring eclectic groups of transient veterans and emerging young players. In the cases of many of these players, it will be: Now you see them, now you don't. In the meantime, the work-in-...