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Don Cooper

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  • White Sox's Conor Gillaspie just going with flow

    White Sox's Conor Gillaspie just going with flow
    DETROIT — For a hitter boasting a .321 batting average through the first four months of the season, White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie has stayed relatively under the radar. He figures that's understandable given the seasons of some of his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Preview: Royals at White Sox

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Royals at White Sox The Kansas City Royals are hoping a one-night offensive surge leads the way to a sustained stretch of decent play. The Royals attempt to string two wins together when they visit the Chicago White Sox for...
  • Frank Thomas impressed Jerry Reinsdorf early

    Frank Thomas impressed Jerry Reinsdorf early
    When White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf first saw Frank Thomas play, he didn't know he would become the player Reinsdorf will watch be inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend. Before the Sox game against the Royals on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field,...
  • Back spasm of little concern to Alexei Ramirez

     Back spasm of little concern to Alexei Ramirez
    CLEVELAND — White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez doesn't miss many games, so it was a take-notice moment when manager Robin Ventura pulled him from Saturday's 6-2 victory over the Indians in the fourth inning because of injury. Ramirez has played in...
  • Paul Konerko advises young White Sox players on trade rumors

     Paul Konerko advises young White Sox players on trade rumors
    White Sox captain Paul Konerko can empathize with young players this time of year who might be the target of trades. As a 22-year-old in 1998, Konerko was traded twice, from the Dodgers to the Reds to the White Sox. He said the first move, away from the...
  • Erik Johnson having some troubles along the way

     Erik Johnson having some troubles along the way
    White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said he can think of many pitchers who didn't get it right in their first trial in the major leagues, and he believes right-hander Erik Johnson is one of those who can turn it around for another shot. Johnson is 10...
  • White Sox Sore Four report

    White Sox Sore Four report
    A look at how the White Sox's "Sore Four" injured players are progressing in their rehab efforts: Avisail Garcia, right fielder Injury: Torn labrum and avulsion fracture in his left shoulder. Update: After April 15 surgery, Garcia is in Chicago...