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Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kevin Youkilis, Adam Dunn and Alex Rios homered in the first inning off Roy Oswalt and All-Star Chris Sale won his 10th game Tuesday night and the Chicago White Sox routed the Texas Rangers 19-2.
Playing in his first home game with the White Sox since his trade from Boston on June 24, Youkilis had three hits and drove in four runs in a meeting of division leaders that saw Chicago score its most runs this season.
A.J. Pierzynski, not chosen for the AL All-Star team managed by Texas' skipper Ron Washington, hit a three-run homer off reliever Yoshinori Tateyama-- his 15th of the season -- to cap a nine-run fifth inning and make it 16-0. Seven of the runs in the inning were unearned, thanks to an error on Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler.
Sale (10-2) is 7-0 in his past nine starts and hasn't lost since May 12.
The lanky lefty will likely not pitch again before the break and then be available for the All-Star game in a week. He allowed five hits and was char...
BEST OF MAXIM
Welcome to the American League, Roy Oswalt. For the second straight start, the Texas Rangers right-hander allowed an AL lineup 13 hits. Oswalt managed to escape with a win over the Detroit Tigers on June 27, but Tuesday, he absorbed a 19-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Oswalt is the first pitcher to allow at least 13 hits in consecutive starts since Livan Hernandez did it with...
It was Kevin Youkilis’ first home game in Chicago and he did not disappoint. Youkilis launched a two-run bomb in his first at-bat and that started a Chicago White Sox slugfest against the Texas Rangers.
Youkilis would end up 3-6 with four RBIs. Adam Dunn followed Youkilis’ home run with one of his own, giving the All-Star 25 on the season. The powerful Sox offense got nine earned...
So the Red Sox traded Kevin Youkilis to the White Sox, and last night he gets a walk-off hit, and today he scores the tying run and hits a home run that ends up being the difference in a 2-1 win. Terrific. Meanwhile, Will Middlebrooks is hurt and it’s unclear how bad it is, and the Red Sox are in the midst of a three-game losing streak. I hate sports.
But I don’t hate whatever...
Kevin Youkilis hit a game-ending RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
In the 10th inning, Alejandro De Aza, who fouled a ball off his right knee during the at-bat, led off the inning with a walk against Rangers reliever Mike Adams (1-3) then stole second. On the ninth pitch, Youkilis ended...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kevin Youkilis hit a game-ending RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
In the 10th inning, Alejandro De Aza, who fouled a ball off his right knee during the at-bat, led off the inning with a walk against Rangers reliever Mike Adams (1-3) then stole second. On the ninth pitch...
The Wednesday Takeaway
Seeking an urgent upgrade at third base, White Sox general manager Kenny Williams rolled the dice on Kevin Youkilis, believing that all the former Red Sox infielder needed to get going again was a change of scenery. If the past two days are any indication, Williams was right.
After a 3-for-6 effort with a two-run homer off Roy Oswalt in Chicago’s 19...
Well, after the Kevin Youkilis trade, this is just the application of Murphy's Law, right? After tweaking his hamstring in Sunday afternoon's game in Seattle while sliding in to second, Will Middlebrooks figures to miss a little time. What remains to be seen is just how long the 23-year-old third baseman will be out, but it figures that a few Red Sox armchair general managers...
Kevin Youkilis, Adam Dunn and Alex Rios homered in the first inning off Roy Oswalt and All-Star Chris Sale won his 10th game Tuesday night and the Chicago White Sox routed the Texas Rangers 19-2.
Playing in his first home game with the White Sox since his trade from Boston on June 24, Youkilis had three hits and drove in four runs in a meeting of division leaders that saw Chicago...
Rookie Jose Quintana allowed two hits in eight stellar innings, Kevin Youkilis came through again with a go-ahead homer and the Chicago White Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 2-1 victory Thursday.
On a scorching day at U.S. Cellular Field - with a first-pitch temperature of 99 degrees that hit 102 by the fourth inning - Quintana (4-1) walked one and struck...
The Kevin Youkilis trade was designed to keep the Red Sox lineup consistent and to make filling out the lineup card easier for manager Bobby Valentine. Well, so much for that plan. With Middlebrooks tweaking his hamstring sliding in to second base during Sunday afternoon's game in Seattle, the Red Sox are in a bit of a scrambling mode, playing Monday night with a bench consisting...
We talk at length about Tim Lincecum and Roy Oswalt. Then the Brandon Belt subject hits and I lose my cool with Bruce Bochy. Someone needs to shake some sense into that man’s ginormous head! Why can’t they just give Belt a shot? Did Belt make some crack directed towards Bochy that he couldn’t see the TV like in the movie, So I Married An Axe Murderer? ”Well, that’s...
KEVIN YOUKILIS (INSERT BANAL JOKE ABOUT CHANGING SOX)
“It was an emotional time for everyone, for Kevin and his teammates. He’s been here a long time, he’s been a great player and has played hard every inning he’s been out there.”
—Red Sox GM Ben Cherington on long-time Fenway favorite Kevin Youkilis, who was traded to the Chicago White Sox last Sunday after more...