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After hitting his 400th career home run this week, is Paul Konerko a Hall of Famer? Probably not. At least, not yet. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked our Twitter followers if a milestone like home run No. 400 still matters in today's MLB, and they had some interesting things to say. See how Red Sox fans weighed in in the video above. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook

Chicago White Sox: Losing ugly

The Chicago White Sox never could quite figure out how to win in Oakland. Today’s game was a tutorial on how to lose a baseball game. As Hawk said during the 13th inning broadcast, this is the White Sox’ 18th game and it is the first one they’ve played badly. The Sox failed to execute on numerous occasions and just when it looked like they would prevail despite their missteps...

Konerko hits No. 400; ChiSox lose in 14

The White Sox head back to the Windy City from a solid road trip with a pair of milestones to celebrate alongside their home fans. They nearly had one more win to take along, too. With two of the American League's top pitching teams dueling it out for a third straight day, Kila Ka'aihue blooped a winning single in the 14th inning soon after Yoenis Cespedes' tying two...

Is There Hope for Gordon Beckham?

Gordon Beckham has not lived up to expectations. After being selected eighth overall by the Chicago White Sox in 2008, Beckham was expected to be one of the team’s future stars. And after a strong rookie season, it looked like Beckham might achieve that goal. Since then, however, Beckham was struggled mightily. For the 25-year-old, 2012 is a make-or-break year. The early signs...

White Sox players used flowers to enhance performance

A new study revealed that the smell of jasmine can actually increase the batting averages of baseball players.  A University of Chicago experiment put jasmine— it's not only a stripper's working name— on the wristbands of some Chicago White Sox players and found out the major leaguers with plain wristbands were outperformed by the ones wearing the scent. Imagine, the...

Yoenis the Truth

I was all set to laud White Sox Paul Konerko for his 400th home run, which tied the game at 2 against the A’s in the ninth inning of yesterday’s game in Oakland. Then Yoenis happened. The power-packed and maybe 26-year-old Cuban rook brought the Oakland Athletics back from a 4-2 deficit in the 14th [...]

Phil Humber Relays A ‘Perfect’ Lesson … That Has Nothing To Do With Baseball

This post originally appeared here at my personal blog, This past Saturday, White Sox pitcher Philip Humber threw the 21st perfect game in MLB history, much to my excitement as a rather dedicated fan of the Pale Hose. Scott Merkin, who does a terrific job covering the White Sox beat for the team’s official website, took the opportunity tell the story of a trip Humber...

White Sox's Crain placed on 15-day disabled list

Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Jesse Crain was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a strained left oblique muscle. Crain was injured during a weight-room conditioning accident a week ago according to reports. Dylan Axelrod was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte and replaces Crain in the bullpen. Alexrod was 2-1 with a 1.08 ERA over 25 innings in his four starts with...

Perfect-Game Humber Near-Perfect Bet To Fail In Next Start

Philip Humber does something tonight that only five pitchers since 1999 have done - start a game on the heels of a perfect game. And if history teaches baseball bettors anything about the Perfect Game Hangover, it's that betting on that pitcher to have a quality start is a money-losing proposition. In those five games, the next outing was a loss for the pitcher who was perfect...

Robin Ventura Walking Fine Line Between Player, Manager in First Season With White Sox (Video)

Robin Ventura was a fiery player during his 17-year MLB career. But the now 44-year-old has changed up his approach and his attitude in his new gig as manager of the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox have gotten off to a 10-8 start to the season and Ventura looks to have full control of the clubhouse, something former manager Ozzie Guillen seemed unable to do in recent years. Ventura...

Athletics 5, White Sox 4(14)

Kila Ka'aihue blooped a winning single in the 14th inning soon after Yoenis Cespedes' tying two-run homer, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday. Cespedes delivered his fifth homer of the season against Hector Santiago (0-1) after Chicago took the lead in the top half. Then Ka'aihue came through in a game that lasted 3 hours, 56...

A's 5, White Sox 4 (14 innings)

OAKLAND -- Yoenis Cespedes crushed a game-tying, two-run home run in the bottom of the 14th inning, and the Oakland A's rallied for a 5-4 victory Wednesday over the Chicago White Sox. After Cespedes homered off White Sox reliever Hector Santiago, the A's strung together singles by Seth Smith, Kurt Suzuki and Kila Ka'aihue, with Ka'aihue's bloop down the left...

Red Sox 10, White Sox 3

CHICAGO - In his first start since tossing the 21st perfect game in Major League history last Saturday at Seattle, White Sox right-hander Philip Humber was anything but perfect Thursday as the Boston Red Sox won their fourth straight game 10-3. Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia feasted on Humber's pitching with a pair of home runs, while teammate Kevin Youkilis had three...

Red Sox Lineup vs. White Sox 4/26/12

Here is tonight's Red Sox lineup vs. the White Sox. Aviles SSSweeney RFPedroia 2BGonzalez 1BOrtiz DHYoukilis 3BSaltalamacchia CAnderson LFByrd CF Doubront SP Game time is at 8:10pm.  Let's hope that Red beats White!!!

Red Sox pound White Sox

By Jerry BonkowskiThe Sports Xchange CHICAGO -- Without question, the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox are heading in significantly different directions. After winning just four of its first 14 games to start the new season, Boston (9-10) has now won its last five games, including Friday night's 10-3 win at U.S. Cellular Field, the second night in a row that the BoSox...
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