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  • Scott Carroll fall guy for Chris Sale call prank

    Scott Carroll fall guy for Chris Sale call prank
    MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox rookie Scott Carroll was debating whether to change his phone number Thursday after he said he received "hundreds" of calls after a Chris Sale prank. Sale wore a hat with Carroll's number written on the front during his...
  • Twins rally late for 4-2 win over Sox

    Twins rally late for 4-2 win over Sox
    MINNEAPOLIS – Standing in his office late Thursday afternoon, Robin Ventura gazed down at the green blob on his computer screen. “This does not look good,” he said. “Looks like an avocado.” It was not an avocado, but an...
  • Jose Abreu hits 20th homer in White Sox's 7-6 victory over Giants

     Jose Abreu hits 20th homer in White Sox's 7-6 victory over Giants
    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu copped to a mistake born out of frustration Wednesday morning at U.S. Cellular Field. About three hours later, he proved he's not one to dwell on mistakes or frustration. The 27-year-old rookie took a scolding from Sox...
  • Abreu says he will listen to Sox lecture on hustle

    Abreu says he will listen to Sox lecture on hustle
    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu said he made a “mistake” against the Giants on Tuesday night when he didn’t run on a dropped third strike, but he vowed to correct the issue Wednesday. “The manager and the team have talked to...
  • Ozzie Guillen returns to U.S. Cellular Field as fan

    Ozzie Guillen returns to U.S. Cellular Field as fan
    Ozzie Guillen sat in the scout seats behind home plate Wednesday, watching his first game at U.S. Cellular Field since he left the White Sox in 2011 after eight years as manager. “It feels weird, but it feels kind of nice,” Guillen said...
  • Sox hope latest win is beginning of surge

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Red Sox avoided a four-game sweep against the Oakland A's thanks to some heroics from a familiar source Sunday at the O.co Coliseum. Designated hitter David Ortiz...
  • White Sox players hoping team can stay together

     White Sox players hoping team can stay together
    There's a certain uneasiness around many baseball clubhouses this time of year: Is this team a possible late-season contender, or is it necessary to dismantle soon and go in another direction? The White Sox have been teetering on that precipice this...
  • Simple fix in mind for slumping Tyler Flowers

     Simple fix in mind for slumping Tyler Flowers
    Catcher Tyler Flowers, who was off to an auspicious start offensively this season, is hitless in his last 22 at-bats, dropping his average to .250. "Anytime a guy goes through (what) Tyler's going through, just make it as simple as possible," manager...
  • Offense and defense fail White Sox in 9-1 setback

    Offense and defense fail White Sox in 9-1 setback
    Now is one of those inevitable down times in the White Sox season that Paul Konerko signed up for when he agreed to a final year as a part-time player/mentor/philosopher. The Sox have dropped three in a row and six of their last eight yet still find...
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  • White Sox need more from Noesi, Rienzo in back of rotation

     White Sox need more from Noesi, Rienzo in back of rotation
    White Sox manager Robin Ventura realizes his team will need contributions from more than its front-line players to contend in the American League Central. That includes pitchers in the back of the rotation. Right-handers Hector Noesi and Andre Rienzo...
  • White Sox's momentum deflated by Royals' 3-game sweep

    White Sox's momentum deflated by Royals' 3-game sweep
    Cautious optimism surrounded the White Sox as they entered the weekend just 31/2 games out of first place. But getting swept in three games at home against the Royals has tempered enthusiasm, at least temporarily. The red-hot Royals have won seven...