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’05 Reunion for ‘Paul Konerko Day’ this Saturday

The Chicago White Sox season is finally nearing its end. There haven’t been many bright spots for the Sox this year, except for the dominant pitching of Chris Sale and the excellent bat of Jose Abreu. This Saturday will add the brightest spot for the White Sox and their fans, as “Paul Konerko Day” will be in action. According to the White Sox, the pre-game ceremony will...
Via Sports Mockery
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Injury Update: Michael Taylor dealing with knee soreness

The Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers last night by the score of 2-0. The win improved the White Sox to 72-84 on the season, fourth in the American League Central. Tyler Flowers provided the only offense of the game with a two-run home run, his 15th of the season. The White Sox were without outfielder Michael Taylor, who is dealing with soreness in his right knee...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Konerko’s Greatest Moments: #10

10. White Sox Trade for Paul Konerko Back on November 11, 1998, Paul Konerko was acquired by the Chicago White Sox. Cincinnati was looking to deal the slugging first baseman, as they already had plenty of talent at the position, as well as at 3rd base and left field, other positions Paul Konerko played. So, seeking some help at center field, the Reds pulled the trigger and sent Paulie...
Via Sports Mockery
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bassitt and White Sox slow down Tigers, 2-0

DETROIT (AP) Chris Bassitt pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, and the Chicago White Sox slowed Detroit's chase of the AL Central title with a 2-0 victory over the Tigers on Monday night. Detroit remained 1 1/2 games ahead of the second-place Royals, pending the result of their regularly scheduled game in Cleveland. Hours earlier, the Indians finished...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Jose Abreu More Deserving Of The AL MVP Than Mike Trout?

Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu should get some serious consideration for the American League MVP honors, so before you go anointing Mike Trout the unanimous winner, have a look below at the resume Abreu has compiled in his rookie campaign. Obviously the Los Angeles Angels have punched their ticket for the post-season while the White Sox have struggled with mediocrity all...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Garcia 2 HRs, leads Danks, White Sox over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Avisail Garcia hit two home runs, John Danks took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat Tampa Bay 10-5 Sunday in the Rays' home finale. Winning for the first time in 10 starts since July 25, Danks (10-11) gave up two runs on two hits in six innings. Brandon Guyer's double with one out in the sixth was the first hit for...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Karns hit hard in 2nd, Rays drop home finale to White Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Avisail Garcia hit two home runs, John Danks took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat Tampa Bay 10-5 Sunday in the Rays' home finale. Winning for the first time in 10 starts since July 25, Danks (10-11) gave up two runs and two hits in six innings. Brandon Guyer's double with one out in the sixth was the first hit...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox expected to retire Paul Konerko’s No. 14

Paul Konerko said he’d play in the last homestand of his career if it meant “taking the three ugliest swings and striking out.’’ Thankfully for the retiring White Sox captain, it shouldn’t be that ugly. Two and a half weeks after breaking a small bone in his left hand, Konerko returned to the starting lineup, playing through it and playing first base in the Sox’ 4-3...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale Continues To Prove His Awesomeness

Whether you’re a Chicago White Sox fan or not, it’s hard not to like Chris Sale. He’s one of baseball’s best pitchers and his laid back personality is awesome to watch on camera. He recently joined MLB Network’s Intentional Talk this week, and if you haven’t seen it yet, it’s highly recommended you do. Sale discusses the word game he plays during post-pitching interviews...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days 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
6 days 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
7 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawk Harrelson did something awesome for a White Sox fan

During Tuesday’s A’s-White Sox game, Hawk Harrelson did something great for a White Sox fan and his son sitting in the crowd. Hawk invited the pair up to the broadcast booth to give the young fan a ball. I don’t know what’s going on anymore, but Hawk Harrelson is coming off more and more likable this year. It’s pretty great to see fan-friendly actions like this at the...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-teammates hook up Adam Dunn with cool gift

As Oakland Athletics DH Adam Dunn enters the final month of his career (and potential first playoff appearance, although that is getting more cloudy by the day), his impact on the game and teammates is beginning to be apparent.  Known for an easy-going style (and mashing the ball), he was popular with teammates and fans alike.  Two former teammates of the Chicago White Sox took...
Via Reading Between The Seams
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Presenting the worst home run call in MLB history

It’s easy to use hyperbole in sports blogging, but the headline here is no exaggeration. The following clip comes from Tuesday night’s White Sox-Twins game, and believe it or not, the man behind this home run call is not Hawk Harrelson, but broadcast partner Steve Stone. Stone has been taking turns at the mic doing play-by-play for some innings and subbing for Harrelson.  On...
Via Awful Announcing
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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