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Chris Sale. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hoge’s White Sox Notebook: Sale Dazzles; White Sox Make Cuts

While manager Robin Ventura refuses to officially name him the Opening Day starter, Chris Sale continues to prove he’s the White Sox’s ace.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2013

Chris Sale. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

White Sox, Sale Agree On 5-Year Extension

The Chicago White Sox have reportedly agreed on a five-year extension with left-handed pitcher Chris Sale worth $60 million.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2013

John Danks. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hahn: ‘Not Out Of The Woods’ With Danks

While there have been no major setbacks with the recovery of John Danks, the team is adamant that the pitcher is a long way away from competing.

670 The Score–02/15/2013

John Danks

Schuster: White Sox Respond To Sub-.500 Prediction

Since its inception, the publication Baseball Prospectus seems to pick the White Sox to finish at the bottom of the standings each season.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

Adam Dunn. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Konerko, Dunn, Sale Among Those Expected At SoxFest

As always, the cast for SoxFest 2013 is as star-studded as possible.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2012

Hector Santiago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Getting Starters Extra Rest While Lining Up Rotation For Playoffs

Hector Santiago has experienced pretty much everything a pitcher can in a major league season, but he’s about to face his biggest challenge yet.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Alejandro De Aza. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

De Aza Returns To Lineup As Sox Look To Break Losing Streak

After receiving the day off Sunday, White Sox leadoff man Alejandro De Aza was back in the lineup for Monday’s matchup against the Indians.

670 The Score–09/24/2012

NFL Referee

Ten Foot Mailbag: Replacement Refs And A Sale Cy Young

On Sunday the Chicago Bears will beat the St. Louis Rams. I want you to read that statement again. And a third time. Then I want you to say it aloud. Ten times.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Bruce Chen #52 of the Kansas City Royals warms up prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox in at Kauffman Stadium on September 19, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

White Sox Shut Out By Royals, Division Lead Shrinks To 2 Games

Bruce Chen pitched into the seventh inning, Alex Gordon hit a two-run double and the Kansas City Royals beat the AL Central-leading White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night to snap Chicago’s five-game winning streak.


Chicago White Sox left fielder Alex Gordon dives in to score a run in the 6th inning as A.J. Pierzynski turns with the ball at U.S. Cellular Field on August 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Spiegel: White Sox Fending Off Doom

The White Sox are fighting for your interest. They’re a first place team that can’t seem to draw consistent crowds, and with the onslaught of coverage for the NFL behemoth, the Sox will struggle to draw airtime and newsprint inches.

670 The Score–09/07/2012

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning on August 6, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Stone: Sox Should Stick To Schedule With Sale

Steve Stone admitted that Sale appeared to be fatigued in Detroit, but the White Sox have a scheduled day off Thursday, which could benefit the 23-year-old left-hander.

670 The Score–09/04/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Enjoy The Phenom That Is Chris Sale

Chris Sale is bringing more pitching joy and awe to this baseball town than anyone since Kid K.

670 The Score–08/27/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Cooper: World Series Will Go Through Pitching Staff

Look no further than the 2005 White Sox to see just how important a pitching staff can be in the playoffs.

670 The Score–08/23/2012

Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis and second baseman Gordon Beckham celebrate Youkilis' sacrifice fly to drive in Beckham against the New York Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field on August 22, 2012. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sale Racks Up 13 Ks As White Sox Sweep Yankees

Chris Sale struck out 13 in 7 2-3 stellar innings to get his 15th victory, Alex Rios hit a go-ahead homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 2-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep in the meeting of division leaders.


Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale pitches against the Oakland Athletics at U.S. Cellular Field on August 12, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sale Fans 11, White Sox Top A’s 7-3

Chris Sale struck out 11 in 6 2-3 innings, A.J. Pierzynski had a two-run home run in a five-run sixth inning and Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Sunday.


Chicago White Sox outfielder Jordan Danks congratulates catcher A.J. Pierzynski after Pierzynski's two-run, pinch-hit home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 7th inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox defeated the Angels 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: OK White Sox, Now Don’t Blow This

The White Sox are no longer a cute little story, and that’s a good thing.

670 The Score–08/05/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sale’s ‘Dead-Arm’ Could Lead To 6-Man Rotation For White Sox

Chris Sale isn’t on a specific innings count, but it’s becoming obvious the left-hander needs to limit his innings right now if he’s going to be counted on in September.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Francisco Liriano. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Liriano Worth A Shot

White Sox fans can be excused for an initially negative reaction to hearing that the Twins’ Francisco Liriano had been acquired late last night for utility man Eduardo Escobar and minor-league starter Pedro Hernandez.

670 The Score–07/29/2012

Cody Ross celebrates his walk-off home run against the White Sox. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Ventura Has A Rough Night as Detroit Looms

Matt Thornton was a disaster, well before Addison Reed finally arrived to allow the final blast. Thornton’s pitch selection was odd, and he’s been mediocre all season long.

670 The Score–07/20/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Buehrle: Sale Poised To Take Home Cy Young Award

He may be half way across the country, but former White Sox ace Mark Buehrle understands just how special Chris Sale is.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012