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Royals offense rises up, smacks Sale in huge win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Just when the Royals' season again seemed to be teetering after losing six of eight games and having to face White Sox left-hander Chris Sale, the Royals again showed their resiliency. The Royals beat up Sale for five runs, including two homers, and walked away with a huge 6-2 victory in front of 26,425 fans Wednesday night at The K. The Royals thus took two...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

No Wind in Chicago’s Sale as Royals Best Sox

“The Hunt for Blue October” is alive and well this September. Last week, the team was on the brink of disaster, and fans, including myself, were slowly starting to give up on our beloved Royals. After taking two out of three from the Chicago White Sox, the people have slowly been sucked back in, and have regained the slightest bit of hope. After dropping the longest game in Royals...
Via Royals Blue
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cain, Aoki power Royals to 6-2 win over White Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central. The first-place Tigers led the Royals by 1 1/2 games at the start of the night. Alcides Escobar also homered for a Royals offense...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals rough up White Sox ace Sale, Keep pressure on 1st-place Tigers

  Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central. The first-place Tigers led the Royals by 1½ games at the start of the night. Alcides Escobar also homered for a Royals offense that had been scuffling...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura looks to get Royals back on track in duel with Chicago's Sale

Coming off an ugly defeat in the heat of a playoff race, perhaps the last pitcher the Kansas City Royals want to face next is the AL's ERA leader. Looking to improve to 3-0 against the Royals in 2014, Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox try to send their AL Central rivals to a third straight series loss Wednesday night. After failing to hold a pair of one-run leads, Kansas City...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura looks to get Royals back on track in duel with Chicago's Sale

Coming off an ugly defeat in the heat of a playoff race, perhaps the last pitcher the Kansas City Royals want to face next is the AL's ERA leader. Looking to improve to 3-0 against the Royals in 2014, Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox try to send their AL Central rivals to a third straight series loss Wednesday night. After failing to hold a pair of one-run leads, Kansas City...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox outlast Royals in record-setting game

White Sox manager Robin Ventura was still in a joking mood -- even after managing a nine-inning game that lasted 4 hours, 16 minutes Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. “I didn’t even notice,” Ventura joked of the game’s length. “I thought it was nice and crisp.” It probably helped Ventura’s mood that the Sox pulled off a 7-5 victory in a game in which 15 different...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN CY Young Prediction Machine is BROKEN

ESPN has fired up their Cy Young Prediction Machine, and it looks like Chris Sale is the 9th most likely player to receive the award. Yes, you read that correct. NINTH. But with the season Sale is having, how is it possible he doesn’t receive the award, or at least finish second in voting? Let’s look at the standard categories that voters analyze, as well as some of the sabermetrics...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko Nominated for 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

The Chicago White Sox announced that Paul Konerko has been nominated for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. The award recognizes a player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement. One player is nominated from all of the 30 MLB teams and Konerko received this...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Chicago White Sox

For a team fighting to avoid finishing last in their division and on their way to their third losing season in the last four years, things are actually looking up for the White Sox. Armed with an MVP-level slugger and one of the best pitchers alive, the White Sox are very quietly shaping up as a team that could soon join the rest of the crowd vying for AL Central supremacy. Preseason...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Chicago White Sox

For a team fighting to avoid finishing last in their division and on their way to their third losing season in the last four years, things are actually looking up for the White Sox. Armed with an MVP-level slugger and one of the best pitchers alive, the White Sox are very quietly shaping up as a team that could soon join the rest of the crowd vying for AL Central supremacy. Preseason...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jarrod Dyson Scores From Second On Wild Pitch vs. White Sox

The Kansas City Royals’ Jarrod Dyson may be the fastest player in the MLB. Down a run to the Chicago White Sox in the 9th inning on Monday night, Dyson, who was pinch running for Mike Moustakas, scored from second base after Jake Petricka’s wild pitch to tie the game. Kansas City wound up winning in […] The post Jarrod Dyson Scores From Second On Wild Pitch vs. White Sox appeared...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here is Visual Proof That Chris Sale Is Not Human

Thank you, Deadspin, for unraveling the mystery that is the anatomy of White Sox pitcher Chris Sale.  As the article above proves, Chris Sale is, in fact, an invertebrate humanoid alien likely from a galaxy Neil DeGrasse Tyson is yet to know about. How Sale got here, we will never know. Nor will we ever figure out how he doesn’t require weekly elbow reconstruction surgery. One...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

May strikes out 10 in Twins' victory over White Sox

The White Sox opened the fourth inning with four consecutive hits and two runs. The implosion seemed to be just a couple of pitches away. But Trevor May didn’t have that look on Sunday. He marched off the mound to take the ball, talked with catcher Kurt Suzuki and then was visited by pitching coach Rick Anderson, who told him to get back to pounding his fastball and then using...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, September 15-17

After a terribly disappointing series against the Boston Red Sox, the Kansas City Royals welcome in socks of a different color in the Chicago White Sox. After a disastrous series to open the homestand, the Royals badly need to win this series. In the end, we might realize they needed to sweep this series to have a real chance at the AL Central, but at this point, a series win would...
Via Pine Tar Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Injury Update: Paul Konerko hits off a tee

The Derek Jeter retirement parade has been going on for months, but Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is not set to begin his retirement yet.  Scott Merkin is reporting that he has hit off a tee and should be able to play in one of the team's next two series.Konerko hit off of a tee yesterday. Felt normal soreness. If he doesn't play in KC, plans to play in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie May fans 10 as Twins Beat White Sox 6-4

CHICAGO (AP) Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak. Trevor Plouffe and Jordan Schafer homered for the Twins. May (3-4) was staked to an early 4-0 lead, then hung on to win his third straight start. The 6-foot-5 right-hander...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday's Game 2 recap: White Sox 6, Twins 5

The 20,106 die-hards who populated U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday were not exactly chanting "Let's play two!" when the White Sox hosted the Twins. But that is what they got between the AL Central bottom-feeders. Dayan Viciedo provided the heroics with a two-run homer in the ninth for a 7-6 victory and series sweep. Sox starter Scott Carroll went five innings before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday's Game 1 recap: White Sox 5, Twins 1

The American League Central also-rans faced each other in a Saturday doubleheader at U.S. Cellular Field. Jose Quintana struck out a career-high 13 batters in the first game to help the Sox to a 5-1 victory over the Twins. "I like when I get a lot of strikeouts," Quintana said. "Sometimes you have games when you don't have too much. But today is (higher) for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Marcus Semien’s Weakness Is Strongest

In each of the past two seasons, Chicago White Sox rookie infielder Marcus Semien has recorded among the most impressive walk and strikeout rates in the high minors. Insofar as it’s generally the case that walk and strikeout figures from the high minors translate somewhat predictably to the majors, a reasonable person — and also […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins-White Sox postponed by rain

CHICAGO (AP) The Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox game has been postponed by rain. Friday night's rainout was rescheduled for a traditional doubleheader beginning Saturday at 4:10 p.m. EDT. Minnesota has lost six of seven heading into the weekend series between the AL Central's worst teams. Phil Hughes was slated to get the ball for the Twins on Friday night. The fourth...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

AL Cy Young Candidates: Chris Sale

Pitchers have dominated in 2014. The average ERA for a major league starting pitcher is just 3.86, and strikeout rates are just a shade under 20 percent. A host of pitchers are having excellent seasons, including Felix Hernandez, Corey Kluber and Jon Lester. One pitcher that might be getting overlooked in the American League Cy Young conversation is Chicago White Sox ace Chris...
Via Baseball News Source
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah throws like a girl

Joakim Noah threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Chicago White Sox game yesterday, and the story you'll read everywhere is that he blew it big time, but then redeemed himself when he asked for a second chance.  I disagree.  I think he threw it like a girl both times.Your browser does not support iframes.It's kind of amazing that an NBA player (and a very good one...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale dominates struggling A's in White Sox victory

Their record might not show it, but prior evidence and days like Thursday have Chris Sale believing the White Sox are trending upward. If their series against the Oakland A’s is to be taken as a sign, one the White Sox wrapped up with a 1-0 victory at U.S. Cellular Field, Sale could be on to something. Departing from a horrid stretch of play, the White Sox beat Oakland for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Injury Update: Paul Konerko to play this season

The Chicago White Sox shutout the Oakland A's on Thursday by the score of 1-0 to improve to 66-80 on the season. The White Sox scored the only run of the game on a home run by Marcus Semien. On the injury front, Paul Konerko, who plans to retire after the season, could return during the final few weeks from a fracture hand bone. #454304376 / gettyimages.comOur own Raymond...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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