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  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag
    Do you think Sox overpaid for Brett Myers? The player to be named later is most likely a high 2011 draft pick, which is why they have to wait. Jim F., Denver Jim, thanks for your patience. I realize you submitted this question before the player to be...
  • White Sox beat Detroit 5-2 in home opener

    White Sox beat Detroit 5-2 in home opener
    Paul Konerko acknowledged Friday that the Detroit Tigers are the team to beat in the American League Central, and Miguel Cabrera apparently thought the Sox were pulling out all the stops to slow them down. Before Cabrera's first at-bat, he pointed out...
  • Phil Rogers' All-City team

    Phil Rogers' All-City team
    One relies on power, the other on precision. One predicted a Cy Young season, the other only that he would do the best he could. One is a hulking right-hander from South America, the other a mid-sized left-hander from Middle America. Carlos Zambrano...
  • Detroit Tigers sweep Chicago White Sox with 4-3 victory in nightcap

    DETROIT -- Bartolo Colon answered one of the White Sox's lingering questions by pitching seven innings of three-run ball Friday night. But the Sox came up short numerous times in trying to stop a Detroit rally or getting a clutch hit. Just as high as...
  • White Sox one in a series of dominoes for Glendale

    White Sox one in a series of dominoes for Glendale
    White Sox reliever Matt Thornton gets to stay at home for an extra seven weeks this spring. "How great is that?" Thornton said Tuesday after the Pima County board of supervisors allowed the White Sox to break their lease at the Tucson Electric Park and...
  • Danks start a relief for White Sox, on verge of sweeping Detroit Tigers

    Danks start a relief for White Sox, on verge of sweeping Detroit Tigers
    John Danks provided the White Sox with a victory and a well-earned save. That is he saved most of his fatigued bullpen Wednesday night with 62/3 innings of four-hit ball as the Sox earned a 5-1 victory over Detroit before a crowd of 34,124 at U.S....
  • Long ball powers White Sox past Red Sox

    Long ball powers White Sox past Red Sox
    The White Sox don't care for style points, as evidenced by Gavin Floyd's newly shaved head after losing a bet to Bobby Jenks. Floyd weaved in and out of trouble through 51/3 innings Sunday, but the resourcefulness that he and his teammates demonstrated...
  • John Danks loses no-hitter, White Sox fall to Red Sox

    John Danks loses no-hitter, White Sox fall to Red Sox
    John Danks flirted with perfection Monday night, but he and the White Sox came away with a frustrating lesson in finishing games. Danks' 61/3 no-hit innings quickly transformed into a 5-1 loss to Boston that saw the White Sox fall a half-game behind...
  • White Sox's luck in Oakland continues to be bad

    White Sox's luck in Oakland continues to be bad
    It has become a way of life for the White Sox that no lead at McAfee Coliseum is safe, no matter how large or how early. They proved that Friday night in a manner that reinforced manager Ozzie Guillen's concerns during a pregame scouting meeting. Juan...
  • Danks, Sox bullpen stymies Oakland

    Danks, Sox bullpen stymies Oakland
    John Danks walked a career-high five Saturday. The White Sox were 2-for-13 with runners in scoring position and stranded 13 runners. Nick Swisher went 0-for-4 and dropped a fly ball. But thanks to three scoreless innings by the bullpen, the Sox...
  • Another late Rays rally sinks White Sox

    Another late Rays rally sinks White Sox
    Not only do the White Sox find themselves left out of the playoff puzzle this morning, they also are wondering if the missing piece can be found in time to save the season. With their second straight loss to Tampa Bay, this one 5-3 Saturday, the Sox have...
  • Thome homer ends marathon White Sox victory over Angels

    Thome homer ends marathon White Sox victory over Angels
    Redemption was never so sweet as it was for Jim Thome and the White Sox on Saturday night. After going hitless in five previous at-bats and striking out with the winning run at third base in the 10th inning, Thome launched a home run with one out in...