The Chicago White Sox spent nearly a month in first place. Then they arrived in Detroit, where so much has gone wrong for them over the last couple seasons.
Kevin Youkilis hit his first homer at Fenway Park as a visitor, driving a three-run shot over the Green Monster to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Chris Sale won his eighth straight decision, Adam Dunn homered in his third straight game and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Sunday.
As of July 10, it looks like I was wrong. My prediction was on the high end of what everyone else was predicting and yet, it wasn’t high enough.
Let’s hope the Mayans are just as inept in the art of prognostication as baseball observers.
This is the first All-Star break in recent memory that hasn’t felt like the serene eye of a giant, swirling storm, in both good times and bad.
Kevin Youkilis, Adam Dunn and Alex Rios homered in the first inning off Roy Oswalt and All-Star Chris Sale won his 10th game Tuesday night and the Chicago White Sox routed the Texas Rangers 19-2.
Chris Sale won again, pitching seven easy innings with support from a three-run homer by Adam Dunn, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 12-5 Wednesday.
Gavin Floyd finally solved the Minnesota Twins with nine strikeouts in seven shutout innings and Alex Rios homered to help the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.
Pinch-hitter Eduardo Escobar lined an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Chicago White made it an adventuresome afternoon, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 Sunday.
Travis Wood pitched six strong innings for his first win as a starter in more than a year, and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night even though Jake Peavy went the distance.
The Chicago White Sox just kept pecking away at Chad Billingsley until they scraped across enough runs to give Philip Humber an early cushion to work with. He gave it all back before his teammates pushed across one more run and closed it out with a solid effort by their bullpen.
Justin Maxwell, Jose Altuve, J.D.Martinez and Brett Wallace all homered to lead the Houston Astros to an 11-9 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Monday night was all about fun for the White Sox, as various players and coaches took to the hardwood, bowling for charity at the Third Annual Celebrity Bowling Classic. The “fun” however, carries over to the field and has been a main reason the Sox are in 1st place.
Finally, the White Sox are starting to see the production from Dayan Viciedo they hoped for when the team signed him to a four-year, $10 million deal out of Cuba in 2008.
Paul Konerko hit a tiebreaking three-run homer and the Chicago White Sox routed the Cleveland Indians 12-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Dayan Viciedo homered in his third straight game, Paul Konerko had four hits, and the Chicago White Sox pounded Derek Lowe and the short-handed Cleveland Indians 14-7 Saturday for their eighth win in nine games.
Chris Sale pitched seven sharp innings and Paul Konerko and Alex Rios backed him with home runs, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
After a three-game sweep of the Cubs at Wrigley Field, the White Sox are 21-21, sitting 2 1/2 games out of first place in the American League Central.
Alex Rios wasn’t seeking revenge against Cleveland closer Chris Perez. He got it anyway.