Sox Return Home to Take on Struggling Twins

The White Sox return home after a very successful 5-2 road trip which saw them win back to back series for the first time all season.  The Sox are now 53-56 on the year and sit in fourth place in the AL Central.  They are 8-5 post All Star break and have won three of the four series.  The Sox will look to improve upon their 27-24 home record while taking on two last place teams...
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MLB Who's Hot, Who's Not: White Sox, Dodgers flex their muscles

Some have slumped, while others have simmered. Here's our weekly review of who's running hot and cold around Major League Baseball. Stats through July 31 HOT PITCHERS AL -- Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox Sale went 3-0 with a 0.85 ERA in four starts from July 4-26. The left-hander allowed three runs and 22 hits in 31 2/3 innings in the span. He won five consecutive decisions...
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White Sox win 7-4 as Tigers complete big trade

As the White Sox loaded the bases in the seventh inning Thursday at Comerica Park, the Tigers had bigger things brewing off the field. The Tigers interrupted Gordon Beckham's at-bat during the Sox's run to pull center fielder Austin Jackson from the game for a three-team trade with the Rays and Mariners to acquire Rays left-hander David Price. The Sox walked away with the...
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Sox in Enemy Territory – Games 2 and 3

The White Sox took to the field for game two of the series with high hopes after winning game one. Hector Noesi against Max Scherzer was going to be a real pitchers duel. Noesi has been building on some great outings and this one would need to be one of his best for the Sox to have a chance. An hour’s rain delay would be the hiccup that the Sox did not need. the bottom of the first...
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Tigers make big trade, White Sox win game 7-4

DETROIT (AP) -- Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. The game quickly became a secondary concern in the Motor City when the Tigers acquired star left-hander David Price from Tampa Bay in a three-team deal. Joakim Soria (1-4) -- another pitcher Detroit recently...
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Tigers vs. White Sox (7/31) Game Preview: The Tigers look for the series win against the White Sox

Today the Tigers (58-46) look to take 2 of 3 from the White Sox (52-56) in the finale of a 3-game midweek series from Comerica Park. After finally providing their pitching staff with some run support the Tigers will trot out lefty Drew Smyly to face off against 9-game winner John Danks. First pitch is scheduled for 1:08PM ET and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial...
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Marlins, White Sox “have discussed” a John Danks trade

From FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi comes word that the Marlins and White Sox “have discussed a possible trade” involving left-handed starter John Danks. The Marlins have been linked to a range of starters this week — from Jon Lester to John Lackey and now Danks — as they look to beef up their young starting rotation for a run at a playoff spot. Miami lost to the Nationals 4-3...
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White Sox Injury Update: Nate Jones, Avisail Garcia, Matt Lindstrom

Nate Jones was in the running to close for the Chicago White Sox before a back injury derailed his chances at the start of the season. Now he won't pitch again in 2014 after undergoing Tommy John surgery following a setback during his rehab. CSN's Dan Hayes reported the news, along with more encouraging signs for Avisail Garcia and Matt Lindstrom, who will both head on...
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MLB Rumors: Marlins in Trade talks for John Danks

The Miami Marlins have expressed their interests in acquiring Chicago White Sox starting pitcher John Danks, according to recent reports. As I just reported on @FOXSports1, Marlins and White Sox have discussed a possible John Danks trade. #MLBWhipAround — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 31, 2014 Danks, 29, is 9-6 with a 4.40 ERA and a […]
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Game 2014.105: White Sox at Tigers

Baseball Reference Game Preview John Danks vs. Drew Smyly Another hilariously unlikely game last night, one that fell our way this time. What novelty will today bring? The first 5 innings worth of Drew Smyly’s last outing against, oh, who even remembers, because they were invisible, was far and away the most stunningly dominant performance of 2014 for any Tigers starter. Can he...
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Yankees hesitant to trade for John Danks due to remaining salary

The New York Yankees are interested in left handed pitcher John Danks but are hesitant to pull the trigger on a trade for the 29-year-old due to the $28.5 million owed to him over the next two seasons. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports the Yankees have “no real interest” in adding Danks if they will be on the hook for the entire cost of his contract for 2015 and...
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Injury Updates: Garcia, Lindstrom Set To Rehab; Bad News for Jones

The early goings of the 2014 regular season was filled with several injuries for the White Sox, three of the most major of which involved Avisail Garcia, Matt Lindstrom, and Nate Jones. Two of the three were at the time assumed to be season-ending injuries, while the other was thought to me much more short-term. Well, as we head into August it’s actually the two we didn’t think...
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Abreu’s Record Pace Continues in Romp of Tigers

The White Sox have yet to win consecutive series this season, but on Tuesday night, they took a step forward to doing so. Behind 15 hits and three (should have been four) Tiger errors, the Sox rode another  quality start from Jose Quintana en route to an 11-4 series-opening victory at Comerica Park in Detroit. The win moved the Sox to 5-5 against the Tigers and 52-55 on the season...
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Yanks and White Sox talking about Danks, but gap still exists

The Yankees and White Sox are still discussing John Danks as a trade possibility, but the latest word is the sides were still apart in terms of the package New York would send back. Danks, who is 9-6 with a 4.40 ERA, is a lefty the Yankees would like to have, but with two years to go on his $65-million, five-year contract, his trade value may be somewhat limited. The Yankees have...
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Icky Grump Redux: Jack White throws out first pitch before Tigers game (video/pics)

There are few things more American than baseball, apple pie and … a sad Jack White looking like he lost his last friend (at times) at a major league ballpark. For the second time in about a week, the rocker made an appearance at a ballgame — he took in a Chicago Cubs game with […] The post Icky Grump Redux: Jack White throws out first pitch before Tigers game (video/pics) appeared...
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Viciedo’s Numbers Down There With the Worst of ‘Em

Over his last 92 at-bats, the once hot Dayan Viciedo has cooled off mightily, posting a .207 batting average and .598 OPS. And, with Robin Ventura hinting at the possibility of an Avisail Garcia return in September, Viciedo’s lack of offensive and defensive production could make him an odd man out in the Sox outfield. Viciedo’s problem begins and ends with his plate discipline...
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Late offensive surge lifts Quintana, White Sox past Tigers

Jose Quintana has been a good sport the past 2 1/2 seasons whenever it comes to his legendary lack of run support. When asked after previous outings if the team’s inability to score leaves him frustrated, Quintana usually defers and instead notes a belief that one day it will be his turn. Quintana’s opportunity came Tuesday night — albeit late — as the White Sox exploded...
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Off to Enemy Territory – 3 games in Detroit – Game One

The White Sox packed their bags and headed north into enemy territory to Progressive field for a three game series with the Tigers. Jose Quintana, Hector Noesi and John Danks will be in the office for the Sox during the series.  An injury update: Avisail Garcia took part in his second simulated game and Matt Lindstrom threw his first simulated game. Talk is Lindstrom could return...
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Jack White Throws Out First Pitch For Tigers-White Sox

The Detroit-Born Musician Jack White threw out the first pitch of the Detroit Tigers-Chicago White Sox series on Tuesday. Why he threw the ball to Santa Claus and why Paws was dressed as Santa Claus is beyond me. [YouTube] The post Jack White Throws Out First Pitch For Tigers-White Sox appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Tigers Tickets 43% Below Average For Series vs White Sox

Anibal Sanchez Tigers – Photo Credit – Tom Hagerty The Detroit Tigers welcome the Chicago White Sox to Comerica Park for three games this week in an AL Central showdown. Despite a losing a record, the White Sox show plenty of promise with southpaw ace Chris Sale and hard-hitting slugger Jose Abreu. The Tigers comfortably control first place in the division as the second place...
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Sox Road Trip Continues In Motown

The White Sox continue their road trip this week with a three game series against the Tigers in Detroit.  The Sox took three out of four in Minnesota but were unable to complete the sweep on Sunday.  The Sox are now 51-55 on the year, eight games back of the Tigers in the Central and 5.5 games out of the last wild card spot.  Even with the series win in Minnesota the Sox are seven...
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Game 2014.103: White Sox at Tigers

Baseball Reference Game Preview Jose Quintana vs. Anibal Sanchez Would you trade the boom and bust of a typical MLB offense for something more consistent? The Detroit Tigers have scored 476 runs. They did not but could have done so by scoring (in any order) 5, 5, and 4 runs in any consecutive three games, consistently and without fail. Would that have been better? There are two answers...
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Chris Beck Promoted

Posted to Chicago White Sox News & RumorsChicago White Sox pitching prospect Chris Beck has been prompoted to the Charlotte Knights. P Chris Beck promoted to AAA Charlotte. Was system's top arm before Rodon arrived. — Doug Padilla (@ESPNChiSox) July 28, 2014 4 total views, 4 views today
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Danks remains a Yankee option in tough starters market for them

The Yankees are still looking at White Sox left-hander John Danks as a trade possibility in what appears to be a diminishing starters market for them. Danks may be among the most likely rotation candidates for the Yankees, if not the most likely, as there's no evidence they're even talking to the Padres about Ian Kennedy. And several other available pitchers aren't possibilities...
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White Sox Injury Report: Matt Lindstrom to throw sim game Tuesday

The Chicago White Sox dropped to four game below .500 at 51-55 following a 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. At eight games out and fourth place in the American League Central, the White Sox will have to go on a roll to get back into contention in the division. At 24th in the league in ERA, the White Sox need to improve their pitching to have any chance. One pitcher who...
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