Found June 17, 2012 on
Fox Sports West:
Jerry Hairston jr.
Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
Los Angeles Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Alexei Ramirez opened the scoring with a two-run single and scored the go-ahead run for the Chicago White Sox, who blew a lead to the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight game before coming back to beat them 5-4 on Saturday night.
Philip Humber (3-4) threw 99 pitches over five laborious innings, but got the victory after allowing four runs and nine hits. The right-hander, one of 22 pitchers to throw a perfect game in the majors and the only one to do it after undergoing Tommy John surgery, is 2-4 with a 7.47 ERA in 10 starts since his gem on April 21 at Seattle.
Addison Reed, the sixth Chicago pitcher, posted his eighth save in as many chances with a perfect ninth to help end a three-game skid by the AL Central leaders.
Chad Billingsley (4-5) was charged with five runs and eight hits in six innings before he was lifted for a pinch-hitter. The right-hander was coming off consecutive road victories against Philadelphia and Seattle in which he allowed a ru...
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The Dodgers front office is working diligently to get all of their 40 draft picks signed before the July 13 deadline. The Dodgers officially have 19 out of their 40 picks signed, so with a little less than a month a way, the Dodgers have just a tidbit shy of half of all their picks signed.
The Daily News is reporting that the Dodgers have signed Onelkis Garcia to a contract...
The White Sox' 2012 season has to be considered a surprise. Comebacks by Dunn and Rios (from the dead), a big season by Konerko and Pierzynski and the emergence of Viciendo have been big factors as has the pitching of Peavy and Sale. But perhaps the biggest surprise has been from the guy setting the table at the top of the lineup, Alejandro De Aza. If you are anything like this...
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With the All-Star game right around the corner, we’re almost to the unofficial halfway point of the baseball season. As with any given year, the first half of baseball has given us plenty of thrilling moments, introduced us to some exciting young players, and produced some incredible storylines. The Los Angeles Dodgers are one of those storylines, leading all of baseball in...
On the field, the news continued to be less than positive for the White Sox, as they traveled to Los Angeles on Friday night and lost to the Dodgers, 7-6, Chicago's third consecutive defeat. Starting pitcher Chris Sale had his first big slip-up of the season, allowing a season-high five earned runs in a no-decision, even with Adam Dunn connecting on his 23rd homer of the year...
Clayton Kershaw has had tremendous success so far in his career, especially at home. But Friday night continued a disturbing trend for Kershaw at Dodger Stadium. Kershaw allowed five runs in six innings against the White Sox, his second straight home start in which he has allowed five or more runs. It is the only time in Kershaw's career that he has allowed more than three...
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MWAH has a new writer, Mr. Loren Robb. Allow him to introduce himself.
Loren Robb, an Angels fan since 2000, was born with a baseball in his hand. Somewhere along the line it fell out, to his dismay, but now he remains an avid spectator from Fountain Valley, CA. Loren attends the University of San Diego as a Marketing major and can be reached at his Facebook, Twitter, or email...
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Rumors have been swirling for a few days now that the Dodgers are interested in Ryan Dempster, but it’s a bit of a curious fit because the Dodgers already have Clayton Kershaw, Chris Capuano, Chad Billingsley, Aaron Harang, Ted Lilly, and Nate Eovaldi on staff. All six of those pitchers (assuming Lilly has no structural
No perfect games on Thursday. Man, baseball really is going downhill already.
Let's get to some trots!
Home Run of the Day: Adam Dunn, Chicago White Sox - 24.38 seconds [video]
Adam Dunn was dead in the water in 2011. In roughly 500 plate appearances, he hit only 11 home runs. He hadn't had fewer than 38 since 2003 before that. It was hard to believe that such a powerful...
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What follows is the the third installment of the New Era ballcaps ads featuring actors Nick Offerman and Craig Robinson sporting Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs caps. This one is the funniest by far; as it features Robinson in his Sox cap doing a lounge song version of “Take me out to the Ballgame.”
It’s a viral vid sure to spice up the latest edition of the Red Line Series...