Adam Dunn said he feels fine and Jake Peavy was in good spirits after notching another win. The Chicago White Sox look ready for the stretch run, with a big test coming in less than 24 hours.
White Sox rookie Dylan Axelrod took a three-hitter into the eighth inning and Chicago spoiled the Baltimore debut of Joe Saunders, scoring seven runs off the left-hander in an 8-1 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night.
Chris Tillman allowed one hit over seven innings, Nick Markakis drove in three runs and the Baltimore Orioles defeated Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 6-0 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the eighth inning, Salvador Perez drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep of the AL Central leaders.
Adam Dunn hit his major league-leading 34th home run, Dayan Viciedo and DeWayne Wise also connected and the Chicago White Sox beat the Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday night, posting consecutive victories in Toronto for the first time in six years.
Bruce Chen outpitched Jake Peavy for his first win in six weeks, Billy Butler hit his career-high 22nd homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night.
A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night.
Dayan Viciedo homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 8-2 Wednesday for a three-game sweep of the last-place Twins.
Adam Dunn tied the game with his major league-leading 30th homer and Dayan Viciedo hit a bases-loaded single to cap a four-run seventh Tuesday night as the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 11-4.
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.
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 White Sox are a first place team, but is it really smart for them to go for it all this season? That’s a major question we ponder in this week’s mailbag.
Brandon Morrow pitched a two-hitter for his third shutout of the season, and Jose Bautista and Rajai Davis homered Wednesday night as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0.
No factor has been as important as the decision manager Robin Ventura made May 7 in the second game of a day/night doubleheader in Cleveland.
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.
Philip Humber didn’t match the performance in his previous win. Nearly impossible to do that. After more than a month without a win, though, he was still pretty happy.
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.
Warnings were issued to both benches Friday at Wrigley Field after Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija hit Paul Konerko in the face with a pitch and Philip Humber responded by throwing behind Cubs first baseman Bryan LaHair.
Morel was originally in Friday’s lineup, but was scratched late with his on-going back issues and was replaced by Eduardo Escobar.