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Chicago Cubs Blog Takes 10 Shots At The White Sox

Posted to Chicago White SoxThe rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox will never die, fans are much too passionate about defending their team and pissing on the other. It’s been that way in Chicago for years. Introducing Cubs101, a simple Cubs blog dedicated to Cubs fans. Recently they released an article entitled “10 Reasons Nobody Likes The White Sox,” so...
Via Sports Mockery
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Injury Update: Matt Lindstrom getting closer to rehab assignment

Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Matt Lindstrom threw a successful bullpen assignment Saturday and will begin a minor league rehab assignment soon if he continues to progress well this week, reports Scott Merkin of / gettyimages.comLindstrom injured his ankle while fielding a bunt on May 19 against the Kansas City Royals, requiring surgery. He will throw another...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Top 10 Career Saves Leaders

Posted to White Sox PitchingThe Chicago White Sox haven’t had many reliable closers in their bullpen over the years. The same holds true this season as injuries took both Nate Jones and Matt Lindstrom out of the equation early for Chicago. Taking a look at the top 10 career saves leaders for the Sox, it’s easy to see that it’s not hard to make the list if someone can just hold...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Call Up Reliever Taylor Thompson

Right before the All-Star break, the White Sox called up prospect Carlos Sanchez to start at short stop for the final game of the unofficial first half. He was always expected to start just the one game, but the team let him stay up for a couple extra in a utility role as the bullpen was well-rested after the break. Right after Saturday’s win over the Astros, Sanchez was indeed...
Via Grab Some Bench
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Avisail Garcia says next step is rehab assignment

Avisail Garcia was supposed to break out and establish himself as one of the American League’s best young players this season. Instead, 2014 has been a season of injury, pain and recovery. But maybe there’s some light at the end of the tunnel for Garcia, who was ruled out for the season after tearing the labrum in his left shoulder April 9. Garcia is taking one-handed swings...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn Robbed Of Home Run After Ball Hits Top Of Wall Twice (Video)

Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn has hit 454 home runs over the course of his 14-year career, and has probably hit the ball to the warning track many times, as well. The power-hitting lefty has never had this happen to him before, though. Dunn drove the ball to deep left field on Saturday at Minute Maid Park, and Houston Astros outfielder L.J. Hoes leaped at the wall...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers powers White Sox past Astros

Paul Konerko was asked before the game Saturday about how different things would be for the White Sox if they hadn’t signed Jose Abreu last fall. Abreu was courted by many suitors, including the Astros, who were willing to invest tens of millions in a rookie who had never played pro baseball. But, as Konerko pointed out, as great as Abreu’s impact has been, a team needs more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Birmingham Barons Outfielder Makes Incredible Leaping Catch

In January, Baseball America named Trayce Thompson as the ‘Best Athlete’ and ‘Best Defensive Outfielder’ in the Chicago White Sox’s farm system. After seeing a play Thompson made Saturday night in the Birmingham Barons’ (White Sox’s Double-A affiliate) game against the Mississippi Braves, you understand why Baseball America recognized his athletic and defensive skills...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adam Dunn robbed of homer that hits top of wall twice

What are the odds of this? On Friday night, Chicago White Sox outfielder Adam Dunn got about as close to hitting a home run as one can get with the ball bouncing off the top of the outfield wall twice while still remaining in play. Your browser does not support iframes. While it’s not completely clear whether or not the ball hit Houston outfielder L.J. Hoes‘ glove, it looks like...
Via The Sideline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn's fly ball bounces twice on top of wall (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A fly ball hit by Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn amazingly took two bounces on the top of the outfield wall before coming back into play during Friday night's game against Houston, and it has to be seen to be believed.In the bottom of the fourth, Astros left fielder L.J. Hoes failed to time his leap properly to make the catch on Dunn...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn's double bounces twice off top of the wall (VIDEO)

Adam Dunn has hit plenty of doubles during his 14-year career — but probably never a two-bagger that looked like this one Friday night.Chicago was trailing Houston 2-0 in the fourth when Dunn laced into a Scott Feldman pitch and sent it deep to left. Astros outfielder L.J. Hoes raced back but missed the ball which landed directly on the top of the wall then bounced up into the...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven “Other” Chicago White Sox Power Hitters

Posted to UncategorizedWhen people think of Chicago White Sox power hitters, they immediately think of Frank Thomas. Fans know plenty of other players but The Big Hurt gets most of the credit, which he deserves. Here’s a look at some of the “other” White Sox power hitters that rank amongst the top 10 in franchise career home runs.   7.) Albert Belle Career Home Runs:  381...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Parents to watch Jose Abreu play in U.S. for first time at ASG

Jose Abreu has been one of the most impressive rookies in the major leagues through 81 games this season. On Tuesday, his parents will finally get the chance to see why. The Chicago White Sox slugger will appear in his first MLB All-Star game on Tuesday night at Target Field after launching a league-best 29 home runs so far this season. Abreu’s parents, Jose Oriol Abreu and Daysi...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: White Sox coach's aggressive crotch adjustment

Chicago White Sox bench coach Mark Parent clearly was in a state of great crotchal discomfort while seated in the dugout during Tuesday’s tilt against the Boston Red Sox. But instead of using some discretion and making a subtle adjustment in order to alleviate it, Parent went all-out, engaging in some serious tugging and jostling […] The post White Sox bench coach Mark Parent’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Teams should never, ever give out white ponchos

KKK rally at the ballpark? Nope — the White Sox just gave out white hooded ponchos on a rainy night. — Paul Lukas (@UniWatch) July 3, 2014 In a perfect example of how the best of intents can result in the most unfortunate and unintended consequences, the Chicago White Sox handed on white rain […] The post White Sox give white rain ponchos to fans...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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