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Alexei Ramirez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh, Adam Dunn added his major league leading 36th an inning later and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 9-6 Monday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Ramirez connected with two outs in the seventh off Boone Logan (4-2) for his seventh homer of the season. Brett Myers (2-1) got the win by pitching two-thirds of an inning. Addison Reed worked the ninth for his 22nd save in 25 chances as the White Sox won the opener in a three-game series between two first-place teams.
Dewayne Wise and Gordon Beckham also homered for Chicago.
New York's Derek Jeter homered and had four hits, tying Eddie Murray for 11th place on the career hits list (3,255). He also took over 13th place on the runs scored list (1,845), passing Craig Biggio.
Wise hit a two-run homer for Chicago as the White Sox scored five times in the fifth for a 5-3 lead, but the Yankees quickly went ahead in the top of the sixth on Jeter's solo ...
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People tend to make a bigger deal out of home run balls than they really should. With that in mind, it would be cool to catch a milestone, such as Adam Dunn's 400th career home run, which he hit in Kansas City on Saturday. But would that souvenir be worth a potential night in the slammer? One White Sox fan obviously thought so, as he went tumbling into the Kauffman Stadium fountains...
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The Chicago White Sox placed outfielder and leadoff hitter Alejandro De Aza on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with bruised left ribs and recalled outfielder Jordan Danks from Triple-A Charlotte.
De Aza is hitting .281 with six home runs, 44 RBIs and 21 stolen bases in 111 games this season.
Danks batted .265 with one homer and three RBIs in 29 games with the White Sox from June...
What would you be willing to do for the 400th home run ball from Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn?
As evidenced in the below clip, one White Sox fan decided to jump into a fountain at Kaufman Stadium to retrieve it.
After grabbing the ball, the fan in the Kevin Youkilis jersey was arrested for his actions which broke stadium rules and to add insult to injury, the 400th...
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It was a weekend of milestones for the Chicago White Sox, but not all of them were ones that left the team very excited. The Sox were swept for just the second time this season, as Kansas City beat them 5-2. With the Royals getting the win, it was also the first time in 21 years that Kansas City has now beat the Sox five straight times, and their record at Kauffman Stadium is now...
CHICAGO -- Alexei Ramirez's seventh home run of the season -- a two-run shot in the bottom of the seventh inning -- along with Adam Dunn's 36th homer of the season in the eighth (a solo effort) rallied the Chicago White Sox to a 9-6 win over the visiting New York Yankees on Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Ramirez's 400-foot shot to left field scored A.J. Pierzynski...
Alexei Ramirez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh, Adam Dunn added his major league leading 36th an inning later and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 9-6 on Monday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Ramirez connected with two outs in the seventh off Boone Logan (4-2) for his seventh homer of the season. Brett Myers (2-1) got the win by pitching two...
If you're a Major League Baseball pitcher, you might want to avoid pitching to Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. Because if you do decide to pitch to the guy who's built like a brick outhouse, very bad things can happen to you. You know, things like this. Or this. And this. The decision to give Stanton anything in the strike zone becomes even more insane when you consider...
With twenty-four stolen bases on the year, Kansas City Royals' shortstop Alcides Escobar, makes stealing bases look easy. But on this play, Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers, makes it look even easier. While trying to throw Escobar out at second, Flowers somehow manages to throw the ball backwards. The ball probably slipped due to the rain, just as the White Sox&...
Imagine working the sh*tty mercantile exchange all day trying to keep track of hog prices and answering calls from your annoying wife about your mother-in-law wanting to get together for a family dinner on Saturday night. Yeah, f**k that, right? So you and the boys decide to totally skip dinner at home to catch a White Sox game.
‘Andy’ decides to tie one on and eventually spank...
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-Congrats to Adam Dunn on his 400th career home run. An opposite field shot that landed in the Kauffman Stadium fountain; I find it fitting that this milestone blast came on a Saturday night. Adam Dunn is a Saturday night type of guy. I remember so many of the 400 Dunner. Right down to your first.
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