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Pair of Early Homers Pace Tribe to Series Win; Indians 5, White Sox 2

For the first time since the opening series of the season, the Indians won a series–taking three of four from the Chicago White Sox. Thursday evening the Tribe used a pair of first inning homers from Mike Aviles and Nick Swisher to mount a four-run inning. It was enough to take the Tribe to a 5-2 win in the Windy City. Danny Salazar fired six strong innings, allowing just five...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Twins-White Sox Preview

The Minnesota Twins' turnaround can be traced to their series sweep of the Chicago White Sox three weeks ago. The Twins look to continue rolling as they face the White Sox in the opener of this three-game set on the South Side on Friday night. Minnesota (23-17) was three games under .500 before outscoring Chicago 31-8 and winning all four games from April 30-May 3. The Twins had...
Via AP on Fox
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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
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Salazar, Indians power past White Sox 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) -- Danny Salazar tossed six scoreless innings and was backed by first-inning home runs from Nick Swisher and Mike Aviles, leading the Cleveland Indians past the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Thursday night. Salazar was coming off his worst start of the season in which he allowed five earned runs in 4 2/3 innings against Texas on May 16. He recovered to help the Indians take...
Via AP on Fox
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LEADING OFF: Syndergaard, Cole meet up, Jennings tries again

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Friday: --- FUTURES GAME Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard (1-1, 3.18 ERA) makes his third major league start opposite budding Pittsburgh ace Gerrit Cole (5-2, 2.40) in a juicy matchup of hard-throwing youngsters with high expectations. ''I've never spoken to the guy before in my life, but I've heard he's an incredible pitcher...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Offense Fails to Boost Pitching

Chicago White Sox’s Avisail Garcia hits an RBI single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer, scoring Jose Abreu, during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The Chicago White Sox offense has resorted back into its old way in the past two games against the Cleveland Indians. Chicago’s bats have been...
Via The Sports Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen Struggles Hurting Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox’s Zach Duke works against the Oakland Athletics in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 15, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Carlos Rodon left Wednesday’s game against the Cleveland Indians after a good outing. The rookie pitcher threw six innings and gave up one run on four hits with four strikeouts...
Via The Sports Journal
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Are The White Sox So Damn Slow!

What do Billy Hamilton, Jose Altuve, Dee Gordon and about 15 other players have in common? (MLB) They all have more stolen bases than the entire White Sox team does. That includes the Cubs’ own Anthony Rizzo who has nine stolen bases in 2015. The White Sox have seven. (ESPN) SEVEN!!!!!!! We are halfway through May and the Sox as a team have stolen seven bases. It gets worse though...
Via Sports Mockery
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5 Hawk-isms That Need To Go

There is no more polarizing character associated with the White Sox organization that Ken “The Hawk” Harrelson.  If you are a Cubs fan you probably hate him.  If you are a White Sox fans you either love him or think he should retire.  There is no debating his homer-ism and passion for the White Sox.  While consumers can challenge his analysis and commentary, they cannot challenge...
Via Sports Mockery
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White Sox slugger Jose Abreu doesn't think he's reaching his full potential

2014 AL Rookie of the Year Jose Abreu is under a lot pressure to live up to his first year. But that's okay with him. The White Sox first baseman says he likes being under pressure and actually believes he can be a much better player. "I feel good right now," Abreu said via CSN Chicago through an interpreter. "I like the pressure, I like to put pressure on me. … "I know that I...
Via Fox Sports
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Adam Eaton hit his first home run in over a year and everybody went nuts

When Adam Eaton hits home runs, it's cause for a big celebration. The White Sox outfielder doesn't hit home runs often, but when he does, he said a big deal is made by his friends and family. "I feel like I had a child because everyone is texting me congratulating me," Eaton said on Wednesday, after hitting his first home runs in 13 months. "(Jose) Abreu hits two in a week and nobody...
Via Fox Sports
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Fantasy Roundup: Rodon & Hutchison Struggle

I’ve only watched two of Carlos Rodon’s starts (his last two) and he’s obviously a very talented pitcher. The fastball sits 92-94 mph and can touch 97 and the slider will flash as a near-elite pitch. It’s that repertoire that has some scouts saying he’s the best left-handed pitcher prospect in baseball. However, I don’t see it; he looks more like a number three starter...
Via Baseball Professor
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen Costs White Sox in Loss to Cleveland Indians

Chicago White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The Chicago White Sox hit two solo home runs, received a solid pitching performance and staged a late-inning effort to tie the game against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. The effort...
Via The Sports Journal
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Trying to Find a Groove

Chicago White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The Chicago White Sox haven’t been two games above .500 since April 14 of last season – their record was 8-6. Tuesday night was the latest opportunity the team had to achieve this feat...
Via The Sports Journal
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danks tries to buck bad history vs. Tribe

John Danks might be turning around his season following a rough start if his recent results are any indication. He'll try to help the Chicago White Sox salvage a series split with the visiting Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. Danks (2-3, 4.66 ERA) has been lackluster for a few seasons now, going 18-29 with a 4.88 ERA from 2012-2014. This year also began in equally unpromising...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Two Mets writers debating: Marlins’ GM Dan Jennings managing

It occurs to me that there are so many issues in the Mets organization and in baseball that get debated constantly behind the scenes by fans and media, alike. It’s with that mindset serving as a backdrop that we present a conversation between me and Brian Joura. Frank – It seems the desperation level in Miami has reached the critical status. Like nuclear war prep status. If I...
Via Mets360.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Trying to Find a Groove

The Chicago White Sox haven’t been two game above .500 since April 14 of last season – their record was 8-6. Tuesday night was the latest opportunity the team had to achieve this feat again, but they fell to the Cleveland Indians by a score of 3-1, snapping a six-game winning streak. Wednesday night produced the same result, as the White Sox fell to the tribe 4-3. The case of...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jose Quintana, Chicago White Sox Staff Trying to Find Rhythm

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The Chicago White Sox pitching staff was the key component of a team re-tooled during the offseason. Many experts had the staff as the best in the major leagues let alone the American League...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What Should the White Sox Expect out of Carlos Rodon’s Rookie Season?

Chicago White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, May 15, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) While he made his major league debut with much less fanfare than Kris Bryant did on Chicago’s North Side, Carlos Rodon figures to be as significant a component of the future of the Chicago White Sox as...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

D-backs' Hale, La Russa critical of Jennings hiring

The Diamondbacks are in Miami this week just as former Marlins GM Dan Jennings was named the team’s new manager despite a lack of experience in the dugout. Both D-backs manager Chip Hale and the team’s chief baseball officer (and former major league manager) Tony La Russa spoke critically of the move. Per Hardball Talk, Hale said the following regarding Jennings on SiriusXM...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: White Sox stadium puts door knob in unfortunate place on John Danks

A life-sized photo of White Sox pitcher John Danks got an interesting makeover recently.The placement of the photo wasn't very well thought out, because a door knob ended up on an unfortunate place of Danks' body.Whoever is in charge at U.S. Cellular Field might want to re-think that one.(h/t FanSided)
Via Fox Sports
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Rodon Has To Be Better For White Sox To Have A Chance

The White Sox look to get back to their winning ways tonight as they send Carlos Rodon to the bump to face Shaun Marcum and the Cleveland Indians. Last night’s 3-1 loss snapped the White Sox six game win streak.  White Sox bats fell silent against Trevor Bauer, who gave up only four hits all night.  Hits have not been easy to come by in this series.  The White Sox have only...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Lose 3-1, Streak Ends at Six

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana deliver during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) A day after Chris Sale and Corey Kluber each put on a pitching clinic on Monday, the Chicago White Sox’ and Cleveland Indians’ starters tried to match the same intensity Tuesday. Although...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Worst Possible Door Handle Placement At The Cell

It appears a White Sox staff member had a little too much fun putting up a new John Danks poster at The Cell. It’s an interesting handle placement to say the least. Most awkward door handle placement ever? [Photo: @sarahwhit10] pic.twitter.com/8nBfIbJtbY — Eli Langer (@EliLanger) May 19, 2015 I feel bad for anyone that has to walk through that door on a regular basis. Judging...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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