Found August 12, 2012 on
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Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
CHICAGO - Lanky left-hander Chris Sale continued his quest toward his first 20-win season, striking out 11 and scattered six hits as the Chicago White Sox topped the visiting Oakland A's 7-3 on Sunday. In his third outing of 10 or more strikeouts this season, Sale (14-3) once again was nothing short of outstanding, giving up just two solo home runs while not allowing a walk to the A's (61-53). The White Sox, meanwhile, remained in first place in the American League Central, improving to 62-51. Sale gave up just three hits while striking out nine batters in the first five innings, while protecting a close 1-0 lead. In the first, Josh Reddick struck out swinging, but was able to reach base when Sale was charged with a wild pitch. But the next batter, Yoenis Cespedes, struck out swinging to end the inning. In the third, Cliff Pennington led off with a single, only to be subsequently erased when he was tagged out in a run down after leading off first base too far. ...
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To say that the Chicago White Sox depend on the long ball for victories is an understatement. This hit-or-miss strategy paid off Friday night as the White Sox hit four solo home runs to defeat the Oakland Athletics 4-3.
With Gavin Floyd on the mound, the Athletics jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the second inning. In recent Floyd fashion, he settled down after this early deficit...
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Chicago White Sox Alexei Ramirez grounded out 6-3 yesterday against the A's. A.J. Pierzynski was running with the pitch. And he just kept running all the way home. Your browser does not support... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
CHICAGO - Lanky left-hander Chris Sale continued his quest toward his first 20-win season, striking out 11 and scattered six hits as the Chicago White Sox topped the visiting Oakland A's 7-3 on Sunday. In his third outing of 10 or more strikeouts this season, Sale (14-3) once again was nothing short of outstanding, giving up just two solo home runs while not allowing a walk...
Chicago White Sox star Paul Konerko, on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion, is taking it easy this weekend and then will be re-evaluated by doctors.
Konerko will have to pass certain tests and then be cleared by an MLB medical director.
The 36-year-old Konerko has been feeling concussion symptoms since Tuesday when he was elbowed in the head by Kansas City's Jarrod...
Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski scored on a groundout from first base after the Oakland A's infield left some bases unconvered during the seventh inning of Sunday's MLB game at U.S. Cellular Field.
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With Pierzynski on first, White Sox batter Alexei Ramirez hit a routine grounder to A's shortstop Cliff Pennington. ...
Chris Sale struck out 11 in 6 2-3 innings, A.J. Pierzynski had a two-run home run in a five-run sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Sunday.
Sale (14-3) reached double digits in strikeouts for the third time this season. He had 10 strikeouts through the first five innings, allowed two runs on solo homer and walked none.
Oakland starter Bartolo...
As we have noted before, sometimes celebrating plays can go horribly wrong and the latest victim is White Sox slugger Kevin Youkilis. After hitting a home run in the fifth inning in Saturday's game against the Oakland Athletics, Youkilis was celebrating in the dugout with his teammate when one of them decided to high five him in the head: Your browser does not support iframes.
The Chicago White Sox called up outfielder Dewayne Wise from Class AAA Charlotte on Saturday and placed right-handed starting pitcher John Danks on the 60-day disabled list, the Chicago Tribune reported. Wise takes the roster spot of first baseman Paul Konerko, who was put on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion on Friday. Danks had season-ending shoulder surgery on...
The Chicago White Sox's lineup just doesn't look the same when the team captain is out of it. That was evident once again Monday night, as Chicago struggled to score runs in the 3-2, 11-inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. That meant Adam Dunn carrying the load with two solo homers, but having to play first base with Paul Konerko out. That meant catcher A.J. Pierzynski...
The Chicago White Sox have lost 15 of their last 18 games at Rogers Centre.
The AL Central leaders hope to start reversing those woes Monday night in the opener of a four-game set against the injury-plagued Toronto Blue Jays.
Chicago (62-51) has struggled in recent years in Toronto, where it has not captured a series since 2006. Dating to that season, the White Sox's .199 batting...
David Cooper singled home the winning run in the 11th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Monday night.
Rajai Davis popped out to open the 11th before left-hander Leyson Septimo came on to replace Jesse Crain. After Septimo (0-2) walked Johnson on four pitches, White Sox manager Robin Ventura brought in Nate Jones to face Edwin Encarnacion, whose single...
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