| Jun 10, 2015
As ugly as the numbers looked for Chris Young over his previous two starts, the big right-hander felt he was just a couple of pitches away in each of those from breaking through.
He was probably only one pitch away from doing something really special...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 8:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS Chris Young sauntered through the clamor of the Royals clubhouse, pantomiming his delivery hours before taking the mound. He pronated his right elbow as he crossed the room. At his locker, he raised his left leg and mimicked his follow-...
| Jun 10, 2015
Trevor Plouffe broke up Kansas City pitcher Chris Young's no-hit bid with a triple to right field with one out in the seventh inning. Young was relieved by Franklin Morales as the Royals led 1-0.
Young was the American League Comeback Player of the...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 7:44 PM
BOSTON — The losses heaped on losses, oh, they have taken thousands of words and so much radio air time to dissect. The Red Sox wins? Sometimes they need only one word.
After he had become the first pitcher since 1900 to go at least seven...
| May 26, 2015
| 3:40 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night.
After rain delayed the...
| May 25, 2015
| 2:22 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.
Nolasco (5-1) gave up two runs on seven hits to...
| May 23, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Chris Sale insisted the delayed start to Saturday's game for Paul Konerko's number retirement ceremony did not affect his preparation.
"Tell me when to be ready by and that's when I was going to be ready," Sale said.
Unfortunately, it took Sale a...
| May 22, 2015
| 8:46 PM
A popular narrative entering this season for the White Sox was whether Jeff Samardzija could emerge as a clubhouse leader, even though he takes the mound only once every five days as a starting pitcher.
The confident and outgoing Samardzija readily...
| May 2, 2015
| 6:54 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox right-hander Hector Noesi woke up with a sore neck Saturday morning, the first of several sore spots in his day.
Limited a bit by the discomfort, he said, he was charged with five runs on five hits — including two...
| May 2, 2015
| 4:44 PM
White Sox right-hander Hector Noesi was charged with five runs on five hits in 41/3 innings Saturday at Target Field on the way to a 5-3 loss to the Twins, the Sox's fourth setback in a row.
At the plate
Avisail Garcia was 2-for-4 with...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:09 PM
Chris Sale abandoned his celebratory postgame beverage on a counter in the White Sox clubhouse Sunday before he talked about how he had just put his best foot forward in his season debut.
His right foot has been a hot topic since he suffered an avulsion...