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  • It's OK to wear your Sox on your sleeve

    There's something about White Sox baseball this year that reminds me of that summer romance where you're on an emotional roller coaster. You're dancing on clouds, feeling like the center of the universe one minute, and singing emo music feeling like...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Don't you think Robin Ventura over-managed a bit (against the Red Sox on Wednesday)?¬†Chris Sale has owned Dustin Pedroia.¬†Should have let him finish the inning. Somebody needs to write that. – Jeff S. Honestly, I wasn’t surprised that...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • White Sox sticking with closer — for now

     White Sox sticking with closer — for now
    BALTIMORE — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Tuesday that he is sticking with closer Ronald Belisario despite some shaky outings recently. Ventura's vote of confidence came the day after Belisario suffered his fourth blown save of the season...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....