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  • White Sox beat Rays 4-3

    White Sox beat Rays 4-3
    Carlos Quentin rejoined a White Sox offense that didn't skip a beat Monday night. Leadoff batter Scott Podsednik reached base safely four times and scored twice, and Paul Konerko hit a three-run home run in the third inning to increase his RBI total to...
  • Chicago White Sox's Scott Podsednik drives in game-winner in 9th for 5-4 victory

    Chicago White Sox's Scott Podsednik drives in game-winner in 9th for 5-4 victory
    The White Sox reached deep into their bag of resources Tuesday night to pull out a remarkable victory and move one game behind the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers. Scott Podsednik's single to right-center field past a drawn-in outfield...
  • Guillen irritated at Sox performance, loss to Royals

    Guillen irritated at Sox performance, loss to Royals
    The White Sox wore their uniforms from the "Winning Ugly" era Sunday. The result was an ugly loss. The warts were showing in an 8-7 stinker against Kansas City. The only beauty mark was that the Twins also lost and stayed a half-game behind the Sox in...
  • Dye's dramatic blast in ninth lifts White Sox

    Dye's dramatic blast in ninth lifts White Sox
    After hitting one of the most dramatic game-winning home runs of the season, Jermaine Dye summed up the White Sox's latest conquest Friday night. "I think we stole one," Dye said after his two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning gave the Sox a...
  • Twins fans, then White Sox fall apart in seventh inning

    Twins fans, then White Sox fall apart in seventh inning
    The White Sox's trouble Thursday night started with ballcaps and debris thrown onto the Metrodome turf. Two innings later, the Sox's bullpen suffered the brunt of the damage Minnesota's offense inflicted in a 10-6 loss at the Metrodome. "We're still...
  • Broxton, Hunter are All-Stars; Strasburg, Weaver not selected

     
    Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg was not selected to the All-Star Game by his fellow players, or by National League Manager Charlie Manuel. Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton was selected to the NL pitching staff, with Angels center fielder...
  • AL Central: It should be a wide-open race

    AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL CLEVELAND INDIANS (81-81, 3rd) MANAGER: Eric Wedge (7th season) PAYROLL: $80 million X-FACTOR: Matt LaPorta, the key piece in last summer's CC Sabathia deal, could be up early in the year to claim left field. BEST CASE: Carl...
  • Home Runs Power White Sox Past Mariners

    Home Runs Power White Sox Past Mariners
    Carlos Quentin, Jermaine Dye and A.J. Pierzynski all showed signs of coming out of their slumps. Quentin and Dye hit consecutive home runs in the seventh inning, and Pierzynski also homered Wednesday to lead the Chicago White Sox over the Seattle...
  • 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...
  • N.L. All-Stars Finally Win Midsummer Classic

    N.L. All-Stars Finally Win Midsummer Classic
    One key swing by Brian McCann pulled the National League out of the All-Star shadows. McCann's three-run double in the seventh inning provided the NL all the offense it needed to capture its first Midsummer Classic since 1996 with a 3-1 victory Tuesday...
  • Mariners No Offense, Lose to White Sox 6-1

    Mariners No Offense, Lose to White Sox 6-1
    Alex Rios hit a two-run home run as the Chicago White Sox rebounded from perhaps their toughest defeat of the season to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 ending a three-game losing streak. The White Sox blew a three-run lead in ninth inning of a 7-6 loss...
  • Ichiro Honored; Griffey Hits HR in Loss

    Ichiro Honored; Griffey Hits HR in Loss
    A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run, go-ahead single in the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 on Tuesday night. Shawn Kelley (4-3) gave up a pair of singles to lead off the inning. The White Sox then scored three times...