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Gordon Beckham left Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Twins with a right quad strain. Beckham, 26, figures to be re-evaluated on Friday. After Beckham left the game, Jeff Keppinger took over at third base. Gordon Beckham left the game with a right quad strain. #WhiteSox — Dan Hayes (@DanHayesCSN) August 16, 2013   This season Beckham is hitting .308/.360/.418 with three home runs and 17 RBI.

White Sox Gordon Beckham leaves with hamstring strain

The Chicago White Sox will evaluate Gordon Beckham further today, but the team is hopeful that the injury is not serious.  In fact, Beckham continued to play after feeling his hamstring tighten up on him.  He was pulled in the fourth inning as a precautionary measure. Kelly Erickson of says Beckham has been playing through the hamstring tightness on and off for a while...

Beckham leaves game in 4th with quad strain

Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham has left the game on Thursday night against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning because of a strained right quadriceps. Beckham went 1 for 2 with a single and a run scored before experiencing tightness in his quad. The White Sox say he was pulled for precautionary reasons and will be evaluated on Friday. Beckham is hitting .310...

Alexei Ramirez and the Not So Golden Glove

Last year there were many people in and around the game of baseball, myself included, who felt like Alexei Ramirez should have won the Gold Glove at shortstop in the American League.  Ramirez had the best defensive year of his career, making both the spectacular and routine plays on a regular basis.  He posted the best fielding percentage of his career and was the best fielder...

Quintana pitches White Sox past Twins 5-2

Jose Quintana was strong yet again and the White Sox rediscovered the long ball on Friday night. Jeff Keppinger and Adam Dunn homered and Quintana delivered 6 2/3 well-pitched innings as the White Sox snapped a 10-game road losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Dayan Viciedo also singled in two runs in his return to the lineup as the White Sox...

Getting to Know the Future: Leury Garcia

Continuing our 'Getting to Know the Future' series with another infielder, we're ready keep the discussion going with another infielder. This time, it's new acquisition, Leury Garcia. Garcia, 22, was recently sent over from the Texas Rangers in the Alex Rios trade. So let's take a closer look at Rick Hahn's newest toy ... Leury has the most...

A Logical Lineup Suggestion for Manager Robin Ventura

Whether it’s deserved or not, Manager Robin Ventura has been a lightning rod for criticism for White Sox fans this season. One of the things called into questions frequently in terms of Robin’s decision making has been the batting order. Whether it be Jeff Keppinger seemingly never hitting below seventh, Gordon Beckham batting eighth for so long, or something else...

Prospect Stock Watch: Scott Snodgress

Prior to the 2013 season, the White Sox system got a lot of grief for being one of the worst systems in baseball. It definitely has some glaring holes but there are some intriguing prospects that probably don’t get enough press — such as the southpaw below. Scott Snodgress, LHP, White Sox: The Stanford alum […]

White Sox 5, Twins 2

Adam Dunn hit his 28th home run and Jose Quintana tossed six sharp innings to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Quintana (7-4) scattered six hits over 6 2-3 innings, giving up two runs and striking out seven. Jeff Keppinger also homered to help Chicago snap its season-worst, 10-game road losing streak. Joe Mauer homered in the first...

Twins try to keep White Sox down

Thanks in part to a power surge at the plate, the Minnesota Twins are enjoying a successful run against the Chicago White Sox. Their offense certainly hasn't been lacking when they've faced Jose Quintana. The Twins look for their eighth win in nine games versus the White Sox on Friday night while handing Chicago its 11th straight road loss overall. Minnesota (54-65) has...

Alex Rodriguez Scores Season High

Alex Rodriguez seems to be all over the news and people can’t get enough of him.  Sports is entertainment and there’s no figure in sports now who is more entertaining than Alex Rodriguez.  Like him or not, he is moving the needle. And the guys sitting in the pinstripe suits in high rise buildings that sell advertising are liking Alex Rodriguez. That fact is underscored by the...

Someone Tell Us What These Southside Fans Were Doing During Extra-Innings

We are open to suggestions as to what is going on with these two fans who got a little weird with each other in the eleventh inning at U.S. Cellular field in Chicago on Tuesday.  The fact they are sitting in separate rows leads us to question whether they even know each other.  If they are White Sox fans in the mist of this dreadful season, you got to believe one is putting the...

Series Preview 40: White Sox at Twins

The White Sox start a two-city road trip this weekend with a four game series against the Twins at Target Field. They went 6-4 on the last homestand, winning five out of six games against the Yankees and Tigers, but losing three out of four to Minnesota. As usual, baseball makes perfect sense.  Minnesota is in the midst of an eight-game homestand and dropped two of three...

Sports three kings: horse racing, boxing, baseball now becoming irrelevant

If you live in the Chicago area, or even just pay attention to what goes on there in the sports world, a collision of irrelevant sports are going to be on the calendar the weekend of Aug. 16-17. Think about this: On Friday night there will be the first professional boxing event at a Chicago baseball stadium since Sonny Liston fought Floyd Patterson on Sept. 25, 1962 at the old Comiskey...
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