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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:45:17 EDTWhite Sox ace Chris Sale will make the start Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field in the season finale against the Twins, as announced by manager Robin Ventura Thursday.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:25:42 EDTNumerous names already have been thrown around in regard to potential White Sox starting catching candidates for 2017.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:50:49 EDTNeither rain nor more rain again could keep Miguel Gonzalez from his appointed rounds during a 1-0 White Sox victory over the Rays on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:58:44 EDTIs Adam Eaton the year's Best Defensive Player? Vote now to help Eaton win big in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:30:45 EDTTodd Frazier made no secret of the fact that a 40-home run season meant a great deal to him during his first year playing on Chicago's South Side.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:58:24 EDTRobin Ventura's contract as manager of the White Sox ends Sunday with his team's last pitch against the Twins.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:43:27 EDTChris Sale matched his single-season career-high by picking up victory No. 17 Tuesday night during a 13-6 White Sox win over the Rays at U.S. Cellular Field. It marked the White Sox fourth straight win and kept that outside hope of reaching .500 alive at 76-81.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:24:12 EDTIf Chris Sale's final 2017 start came Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field, then the American League Cy Young candidate went out in style during a 13-6 victory over the Rays.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:18:18 EDTWho do the White Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:30:21 EDTJacob Turner has a pretty easy and extraordinarily complimentary way to describe the baseball presence that was Jose Fernandez, his rotation mate with the Marlins in 2013 and teammate for part of '14, who tragically passed away Sunday morning in a boating accident.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:31:58 EDTThe direction of the White Sox moving into the 2017 season, in terms of rebuild or replenish, might not be known for a few months, let alone a few weeks. But count leadoff man and right fielder Adam Eaton as one player who believes this group could turn things around next season if the same basic core is kept together.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:23:18 EDTJames Shields will not lose 20 games this season, and the White Sox (75-81) still have a chance to finish at .500 by virtue of their 7-1 victory over the Rays Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:58:54 EDTWhen James Shields last picked up a victory on July 26, the White Sox stood at .500 and had hopes for postseason contention.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:02:24 EDTAdam Eaton felt better Monday after crashing into the center-field wall in Cleveland on Friday and taking extra bases away from Roberto Perez with his great catch.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:11:56 EDTMore than 45,000 people attended Chance the Rapper's Magnificent Coloring Day, a music festival taking place this past Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:00:00 EDTWhite Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon delayed the Indians' party on Sunday afternoon. With a brilliant eight-inning performance at Progressive Field, Rodon led Chicago to a 3-0 win over the American League Central-leading Tribe, which could have clinched the division outright in its final home game of the season.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:00:00 EDTCarlos Rodon's eight innings of dominance during a 3-0 White Sox victory over the Indians Sunday at Progressive Field marked the team's last road game of 2016 and the 50th start of Rodon's career.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:10:00 EDTTodd Frazier was one of the many players around Major League Baseball, let alone in the White Sox clubhouse Sunday morning, sharing their memories and trying to find the right words to describe the immense influence of 24-year-old Jose Fernandez who tragically died Saturday in a boating accident.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:47:06 EDTTodd Frazier hit his 39th home run, and Jose Quintana settled down after a rocky start as the White Sox edged the Indians. Despite the loss, Cleveland trimmed its magic number to clinch the AL Central to two games. Rajai Davis knocked in the Indians lone run.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:38:23 EDTSeveral Sox players have reached -- or are close to -- personal milestones, like pitcher Jose Quintana, who surpassed the 200-inning mark for the fourth straight season.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:44:18 EDTTeammates Chris Sale and Jose Quintana could pitch against either during this upcoming Spring Training -- in the World Baseball Classic.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:13:56 EDTCoco Crisp pulled into second base, flexed his arms and gave an emphatic salute in the direction of the Indians' dugout. His two-out double in the fifth inning on Friday night put the Tribe ahead for good in a 10-4 romp over the White Sox and moved Cleveland one step closer to a clinching celebration.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:00:05 EDTKen "Hawk" Harrelson regularly made a two-hour journey to Granger, Ind., after night games at U.S. Cellular Field when the iconic television voice of the White Sox was working both home and road games. But Harrelson often had company on those long journeys, even if nobody was in the car with him. He would pick up Vin Scully broadcasting from the West Coast on Dodgers games through his radio.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:26:44 EDTJose Abreu started game No. 143 at first base Friday in the opener of the White Sox final 2016 road set at Progressive Field, extending his single-season career-high in the field.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:44:09 EDTWill it be Tyler Saladino or Brett Lawrie at second next year? Beat reporter Scott Merkin answers this question and others in the latest Inbox.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:42:07 EDTThe Phillies hit White Sox starter Chris Sale hard in a 8-3 victory at Citizens Bank Park, hammering seven hits and six runs against him in just four innings. It was the second-shortest start of the season for Sale, who lasted just 3 1/3 innings May 24 against the Indians.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:33:23 EDTMelky Cabrera lurked behind the media scrum meeting with manager Robin Ventura before the White Sox 8-3 loss to the Phillies on Wednesday as the skipper was asked who he thought offered the best competition for Chris Sale in the American League Cy Young Award race.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:26:42 EDTPhillies center fielder Odubel Herrera might want to extend the season a little longer. Herrera has been one of the hottest hitters on the planet for the past week, and his torrid hitting continued in Tuesday night's 7-6 victory over the White Sox at Citizens Bank Park. He went 3-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs, three runs scored and two stolen bases. He is hitting .536 (15-for-28) with four doubles, two home runs, six RBIs and four stolen bases in his last seven games.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:14:55 EDTAfter the White Sox dropped their 14th of 19 games against Kansas City this season, Jose Abreu credited the Royals' "hunger" and "desire to win." Abreu clarified Tuesday that he was speaking only of himself -- not the team.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:52:09 EDTSay the words "instructional league," and the name Tim Tebow probably follows close behind. While the former NFL quarterback begins his baseball career with the Mets in Florida amid much hoopla, 50 White Sox prospects went to work across the country Monday at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:47:19 EDTJose Abreu credited the Royals' "desire to win" and their "hunger to win games and to be good" as important traits setting them apart during three years of dominance while Abreu has been part of the White Sox.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:22:33 EDTThere's a little life left yet in the defending World Series champions. After dropping five straight games to open a crucial homestand, pushing them to the brink of postseason contention, the Royals have bounced back with three straight wins, the latest an 8-3 triumph over the White Sox on Monday in a makeup game at Kauffman Stadium.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:15:56 EDTWith Sunday's 10-3 loss to the Royals, the White Sox officially were eliminated from American League Central title contention.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:08:48 EDTThe White Sox and Royals had a rare double challenge during a play at second base in the second inning of Kansas City's 10-3 victory Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:44:48 EDTDanny Duffy has 12 victories during his breakout 2016 campaign as part of the Royals rotation. Exactly one quarter of them have come against the White Sox.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:19:46 EDTThe goal for Tyler Saladino is to have one primary position as an everyday starter.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:26:13 EDTNed Yost had to wait almost one week, but the Royals manager now is the proud owner of 1,000 career victories. The historic win came on Saturday night, as the Royals held on for a 3-2 victory over the White Sox before 34,805 at Kauffman Stadium.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:55:18 EDTTodd Frazier had a little extra motivation when facing Kelvin Herrera in the eighth inning of an eventual 7-4 White Sox victory over the Royals on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 00:35:25 EDTKauffman Stadium is the home of the defending World Series champion Royals. For the visiting White Sox, it's also referred to as the venue of the gut-punch loss. See a three-game sweep here on May 27-29 as an example.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 01:55:54 EDTRoyals reliever Kelvin Herrera promptly gave up four runs -- three on Carlos Sanchez's first homer this season -- in the eighth inning of a 7-4 loss to the White Sox on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:20:02 EDTZack Collins' first year in professional baseball continues through a short stint at the upcoming White Sox Instructional League in Arizona and then by being part of Glendale's taxi squad in the Arizona Fall League.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:05:00 EDTJose Abreu met with 11-year-old Shane Callaghan, who is undergoing treatment for bone cancer in his left leg, before Thursday's game. "I promised him I will try to hit a homer, and I did," Abreu said.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:50:00 EDTThe White Sox sat seventh overall in the American League with 1,155 strikeouts from their hitters entering Thursday afternoon's series finale with the Indians. But the problem for Chicago is the club doesn't have the power component to balance the swing-and-miss factor, ranking tied for 13th with the Angels at 146 home runs.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:04:15 EDTTodd Frazier was named the White Sox recipient of the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award, presented by the MLB Players Alumni Association.