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  • Many worthy, but few chosen

    Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies. General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
  • Gillaspie, White Sox pound foundering Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Gillaspie, White Sox pound foundering Red Sox BOSTON -- Conor Gillaspie was asked what he was trying to do when he faced Boston Red Sox right-hander Brandon Workman in the sixth inning at Fenway...
  • Gillaspie breaks out of slump in big way

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Connor Gillaspie knows how close he came to being seriously hurt by the Dominic Leone pitch that struck his right knee on Sunday. An inch here, an inch there and the...
  • Carroll continues White Sox's hot starting pitching

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Rookie right-hander Scott Carroll kept the line moving for Chicago White Sox starters Monday night. Carroll, pitching his best game since his first major league start...
  • Noesi sharp as White Sox blank Mariners

    Noesi sharp as White Sox blank Mariners
    White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper altered the release point for Hector Noesi, then he tinkered with his follow through, and ultimately he has rebuilt his confidence. The 27-year-old right-hander joined the Sox off waivers from the Rangers on April...
  • Ramirez, Abreu proud to go to All-Star Game together

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- For Alexei Ramirez, going to the All-Star Game for the first time is special, but what really had the Cuban shortstop excited on Sunday was the fact that he'll share the...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    Since Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf decided to re-sign John Danks rather than Mark Buehrle several years ago how do they compare statistically? Also, what was the difference in the salaries the two sought?  (I recollect their contracts both ended...
  • Sox's Quintana, 2 relievers blank Blue Jays

    Sox's Quintana, 2 relievers blank Blue Jays
    TORONTO — The crowd at the Rogers Centre roared to life in the sixth inning of the White Sox's 4-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon. Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista had missed the first three games of the series with a right...
  • White Sox beat Blue Jays behind Quintana

    The Sports Xchange By Dhiren Mahiban, The Sports Xchange White Sox beat Blue Jays behind Quintana TORONTO -- According to Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura, left-hander Jose Quintana was on his game Sunday at the Rogers Centre. Quintana...
  • White Sox power past Blue Jays despite shaky relief

    White Sox power past Blue Jays despite shaky relief
    TORONTO — Manager Robin Ventura aptly described the White Sox's 5-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night as a "thriller." Some of the excitement at the Rogers Centre was less than helpful. First baseman Jose Abreu hit two of four Sox home...
  • 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...
  • Belisario rebounds for Tigers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE -- Manager Robin Ventura didn't want closer Ronald Belisario to sit and stew about blowing a save in the ninth inning Monday night. He brought the right-hander right back...