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  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Any reason for that time to (take Paul Konerko out of his last game)? Thought maybe the ninth inning. -- @kmadderom   It was Paul Konerko’s call to come out at the top of the sixth inning...
  • Sale, Ventura had heated argument last week

    Sale, Ventura had heated argument last week
    Chris Sale left the White Sox clubhouse before Thursday's game against the Royals for reasons the Sox described as "personal." What wasn't known at the time was that Sale and Ventura engaged in a heated shouting match just before Sale's exit....
  • Playoffs Feature Regional Rivals

    From the East Coast to the West Coast and points in between the Major League Baseball postseason starting on Tuesday provides tantalizing possibilities that a regional rivalry could determine the World Series champion. From a possible "Freeway Series" in...
  • Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite

    Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite
    Mike Trout is batting .290 entering the final weekend of the regular season, well off the .323 he hit last season and .326 average as a rookie in 2012. The Angels center fielder leads the American League with 181 strikeouts, far more than the 139 and...
  • Robin Ventura sounds off strong on 'weak' comment

    White Sox manager Robin Ventura isn't always quick to voice displeasure publicly, but he fired back Thursday at Tigers manager Brad Ausmus for calling the actions of Sox pitcher Chris Sale "weak." Ausmus made the comment Wednesday after Sale hit...
  • Sox rookie Bassitt stays composed for first MLB victory

    Sox rookie Bassitt stays composed for first MLB victory
    DETROIT – Chris Bassitt’s assignment Monday night was not easy, even for a starting pitcher who had more than 17 major league innings under his belt. The White Sox rookie right-hander had to take on a Tigers team in the thick of the American...
  • Royals avoid sweep, cut into Tigers' division lead

    Royals avoid sweep, cut into Tigers' division lead
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Norichika Aoki's two-run triple in the fourth inning helped the Kansas City Royals pull a game closer to the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 victory on Sunday. The Royals salvaged the finale of this key three-game series...
  • Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit

    Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit
    DETROIT — Two years ago, Avisail Garcia spent his fall helping the Tigers reach the World Series. Before his return to Comerica Park on Monday, Sox manager Robin Ventura said the 23-year-old right fielder might learn something being on the...
  • Sunday's recap: White Sox 6, Tigers 2

    Sunday's recap: White Sox 6, Tigers 2
    The summary The White Sox had players shuttling in and out of their clubhouse in preparation for Sunday's series finale against the Tigers yet managed to emerge with a 6-2 victory and a series split. Jose Quintana earned the win, and Rick Porcello...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Wednesday's recap: Tigers 6, White Sox 1

    The summary The Tigers scored six unanswered runs after the fifth inning Wednesday to cruise to a 6-1 victory over the White Sox at Comerica Park. The spurt started when Sox left-hander Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez with a pitch in the sixth inning...