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Can Avisail Garcia Sustain Success After Fast Start?

Chicago White Sox’s Avisail Garcia, left, and Melky Cabrera celebrate after Garcia hit a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics’ Tyler Clippard in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) The Chicago White Sox struggled to score runs last season even with the debut of Cuban prospect Jose Abreu, who slugged his way to...
Via The Sports Journal
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Lose Game, Series To Cleveland Indians

After coming off the high of sweeping the Athletics in Oakland for the first time since 1997, the White Sox lost the last game of a four game series against the Cleveland Indians tonight 5-2.  After winning six games in a row the White Sox have now lost three straight. Much of the excitement that has been building up over the last two weeks has suddenly vanished.  The White Sox...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Trying to Find Swing

Chicago White Sox’s Melky Cabrera runs to first base after hitting a single off Oakland Athletics’ Jesse Chavez during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) The Chicago White Sox offense has come alive during the team’s recent trend of winning baseball. Although the team failed to get many runs or hits in its 3...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eaton Provides Certain Spark for Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox’s Adam Eaton, left, and Melky Cabrera celebrate after scoring against the Oakland Athletics during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Every team, no matter the sport, needs a gritty player who will do whatever it takes to make a play that will put his or her team above the competition. Sometimes...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox trending the right way

Chicago White Sox’s Avisail Garcia (26) is congratulated upon returning to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics’ Tyler Clippard in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. White Sox’s Melky Cabrera (53) looks on. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Major league teams go through different stretches during an 162-game schedule...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera capitalizes on another error by A's, White Sox win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Melky Cabrera hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning after yet another costly error by Oakland, and the Chicago White Sox rallied for the second straight night to beat the Athletics 4-3 on Saturday. Avisail Garcia hit a tying two-run single in the third to back John Danks (2-3). He struck out six in seven innings and won on the road for the first time in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

More Stats Show The White Sox Have The Worst Players In MLB

So, last week I wrote how the Chicago White Sox were the worst team in MLB and people got pissed off. Yes, I know in the article I said they didn’t have the worst record but having the worst record is different than being the worst team. Luckily for me, Jeff Sullivan of FanGraphs put together an excellent piece on Monday that proves my point. The Chicago White Sox have the worst...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Abreu Playing Third Base? Legitimate Possibility During Interleague Play

Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, left, and left fielder Melky Cabrera, right, talk during batting practice before an interleague baseball game againstthe Cincinnati Reds in Chicago, Friday, May 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes) There was some chatter a few weeks back about White Sox first baseman and slugger Jose Abreu expanding his versatility during Interleague play....
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera vs. Cabrera: Melky jukes Miggy in funny play at first base (VIDEO)

It was a showdown of Cabrera's during Thursday's Tigers-White Sox game and it did not disappoint. It wasn't the most athletic play, but it was surely entertaining to see White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera juke his way around Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera in the fourth inning at US Cellular Field. Melky hit a grounder to second baseman Ian Kinsler, who made a bad throw to first...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lobstein Pitches Tigers Past White Sox

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Kyle Lobstein delivers during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The Chicago White Sox failed to complete their sweep of the Detroit Tigers Thursday afternoon, losing the series finale 4-1. Tigers’ starter Kyle Lobstein threw into the eighth inning...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Fakes Out Miggy With Unathletic Juke

White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera isn’t known for being a burner on the base paths, but he still has some nifty moves up his sleeve when needed. During the fourth inning of the Tigers-White Sox game today, the Melk Man took advantage of a poor throw from Ian Kinsler and sidestepped Miguel Cabrera to awkwardly reach base. As you can see below, it looked like Melky was going to...
Via Busted Coverage
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Dombrowski, Brad Ausmus Keep Setting Tigers’ Bullpen up to Fail

The Tigers led by three, with two outs in the bottom of the eighth, when things unraveled Wednesday night. Joba Chamberlain gave up a single, then another (a line shot Nick Castellanos said he should have caught), followed by a game-tying home run. Inexplicably, Chamberlain stayed out for three more batters. All three singled, driving home the go-ahead run in what became a 7-6 Detroit...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera, White Sox rally for 7-6 win over Tigers

CHICAGO (AP) Melky Cabrera hit a tying homer and drove in four runs, and the Chicago White Sox scored four times in the eighth inning to rally past the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday night. Avisail Garcia's two-out single drove in the go-ahead run on the sixth straight hit off reliever Joba Chamberlain (0-1). All of them came after he retired the first two batters in the inning...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox: April Grades (lots of F’s)

The White Sox officially have the first month of the 2015 season in the books. They survived April and it wasn’t pretty. What went right? Not much. What went wrong? Quite a bit. Let’s grade every part of the Sox and see how they fared in April. The Lineup: Adam Eaton Grade: F Eaton’s job is to jump start the offense, he has completely failed at that. He isn’t even batting...
Via Sports Mockery
24 days ago  |  Discuss

HIGHLIGHT: Melky Cabrera makes crazy catch in left field

The White Sox and Royals players put on quite a show in left field on Sunday. You probably saw the spectacular catch made by Royals outfielder Alex Gordon that sent him flying into the stands -- an early favorite for catch of the year. But Gordon wasn't the only one with a stellar play in Sunday's game. White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera had an excellent leaping grab at the wall...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale banged on Royals clubhouse door after brawl

Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed Friday that pitcher Chris Sale went to the Royals clubhouse after he was ejected Thursday night. Sale was one of five players ejected after a benches-clearing brawl broke out in the seventh inning. Sale was believed to have banged on the visitor’s clubhouse door in the eighth inning. “I didn’t see it, but somebody told...
Via Sports-Glory
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox, Royals benches clear; five ejected

Your browser does not support iframes. The bad blood between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals boiled over again Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field. The benches-clearing incident began at the close of the seventh inning when Adam Eaton grounded the ball back to Royals starter Yordano Ventura. Ventura made the play and appeared to yell something at Eaton before...
Via Sports-Glory
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ball Played: Triumphant return for Indians Carrasco

The last pitch Carlos Carrasco threw before Tuesday night came off of Melky Cabrera’s bat, deflected off his glove, and hit him in the jaw. Somehow, less than a week later, Carrasco took to the mound again to face the same Chicago White Sox team. It is impossible to determine the emotional and mental state that Carlos might be feeling as he took the mound, but it is likely safe...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox Come Back to Beat the Tribe in Exciting 9th Inning Rally

Chicago White Sox Melky Cabrera is mobbed by his teammates after his walk off sacrifice fly ball against the Cleveland Indians in the ninth inning of an baseball game on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago. The White Sox beat the Indians 4-3. (AP Photo/Matt Marton) Chicago, Ill. — It wasn’t the prettiest win but the White Sox will take it as they sneak one by the Indians with...
Via The Sports Journal
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox rally for 4-3 victory over Indians

CHICAGO (AP) Melky Cabrera capped Chicago's four-run ninth inning with an RBI single off Cody Allen, sending the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Six consecutive batters reached safely before Cabrera drove a fastball into left-center for his first game-ending hit since he signed with Chicago over the winter. Alexei Ramirez doubled home two runs...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Signs That the White Sox Are Turning Things Around

The White Sox have not had the greatest start to the season. They kicked things off by getting swept by the Royals. The lineup has been not been hitting and the rotation has been questionable. They have four wins and six losses, which is mediocre. However, certain trends following Royals series have pointed to things turning around. What things are working for the Sox right now...
Via Sports Mockery
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Series Preview: White Sox head to Motown

The White Sox road trip continues with a three game weekend series in Detroit against the red hot Tigers. Detroit comes in with the best record in baseball at 8-1 through their first nine games. They won their first six games of the year and are a perfect 3-0 at home so far. Meanwhile the Sox come in at 3-5 after splitting the two game set in Cleveland. Sox vs. Tigers: By the Numbers...
Via Grab Some Bench
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Carrasco to pitch for Indians on Monday

As Carlos Carrasco laid on the ground and players, coaches, and trainers rushed to his side, all while the rest of us prayed that he would be okay after a Melky Cabrera line drive hit him squarely in the jaw, it would have been unfathomable to suggest that he would be pitching anytime in the near future. However, today the Indians announced that Carlos Carrasco will start on Monday...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Carrasco carted off field after taking line-drive to face (VIDEO)

Even with a swollen face Carlo Carrasco considered himself one lucky dude Tuesday night.The Indians pitcher was struck on the right side of the face with a line drive hit by Chicago's Melky Cabrera in the first inning of Cleveland's 4-1 loss to the White Sox and is grateful it wasn't worse. Carrasco was carted off the field after he was knocked down by the liner that glanced...
Via The Other Paper
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Frustrating? Sure … But Season Opening Sweep No Reason For Panic

The White Sox enter 2015 with high expectations, and with good reason. With a core that consists of young, affordable talent like Chris Sale, Jose Abreu, and Adam Eaton, as well as veteran acquisitions in Melky Cabrera, David Robertson, Jeff Samardzija, and Adam LaRoche, the Southsiders appear to have a nice blend. It’s why multiple baseball “experts” predict the Sox to be...
Via Grab Some Bench
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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