| Sep 7, 2008
| 7:39 PM
Could lightning strike twice?
Less than 24 hours after rallying against the redoubtable Francisco Rodriguez, the White Sox tried to pull another victory out of their caps Sunday.
But this time Paul Konerko's single was all they could muster off...
| Sep 11, 2008
| 11:00 PM
There was a mild sigh of relief Thursday night from the White Sox, even after they had failed to expand their narrow lead in the American League Central.
They had the temporary satisfaction of no longer having to deal with Toronto for the remaining 16...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 10:15 PM
Chicago's monsoon season ended and the baseball season resumed Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field, with oars being replaced for bats.
It was a successful, if somewhat bumpy, landfall for the White Sox, who swept a doubleheader from the Tigers 4-2 and 11-7...
| Sep 17, 2008
| 7:27 PM
The volatile state of the first-place White Sox had manager Ozzie Guillen placing more faith Wednesday night in rookie left-hander Clayton Richard than in his inconsistent offense or struggling bullpen.
Unfortunately for the Sox, Richard's sterling...
| Sep 20, 2008
| 10:18 PM
Just another game off the schedule.
That's all the White Sox achieved Saturday night in their quest to win the American League Central, as a listless performance cost them a chance to move closer to the division title in a 5-2 loss to Kansas City.
| Sep 22, 2008
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The magic number is five.
The dream number is three.
An American League Central title came into clearer focus Sunday for the White Sox after they earned a crisp 3-0 victory over the Royals.
The Sox maintained their 21/2-game...
| Sep 24, 2008
| 9:42 PM
After allowing Minnesota to creep to within a half-game of first place, pitcher Mark Buehrle believes the Twins and the noisy Metrodome elements might be gnawing deeper into the minds of the White Sox.
"I think it does a little bit," Buehrle said after a...
| Sep 26, 2008
| 9:53 PM
The White Sox returned home Friday night, and so did their offense as they tried to seize an opportunity to move into first place in the American League Central.
But the ineffectiveness of the White Sox's pitching staff resembled the September chill of a...
| Sep 28, 2008
| 8:30 PM
After fading near the finish line, the White Sox believe they might have found their second wind.
Thanks to a hitting revival by Paul Konerko and Jermaine Dye and Mark Buehrle's ability to pitch on three days' rest, the Sox kept their playoff hopes alive...
| Apr 4, 2008
| 1:17 PM
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Well hello. Long time no write. How's the family? OK, pleasantries done. Let's get down to business.
I was in Detroit last Sunday for my annual "Try to find the Arby's in Albion, Michigan" pilgrimage. I found it, but after waiting...
| Apr 4, 2008
| 8:20 PM
If A.J. Pierzynski had started this hot last year, he would have had a better chance of making the American League All-Star team and being grilled in San Francisco.
"That's OK," Pierzynski said through a smirk Friday when asked about missing a chance...