Francisco Liriano took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before faltering in his first no-decision this season, and pinch-hitter Justin Morneau singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth Sunday to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 3-2.
Francisco Liriano continued his torrid start, scattering two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night.
For the first time in more than three weeks, the Chicago White Sox have company atop the AL Central.
Max Scherzer allowed four hits in eight scoreless innings, and the Detroit Tigers pulled within a game of first place with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
Hard to tell where the Chicago White Sox might be without Kevin Youkilis. He’s been what they expected and needed when the veteran third baseman was acquired from Boston. And much more.
World Series aside, this may be Kenny Williams’ best season as White Sox general manager.
The White Sox are no longer a cute little story, and that’s a good thing.
A.J. Pierzynski tied a White Sox record by homering in his fifth consecutive game, a go-ahead, two-run drive in the seventh inning off Jason Isringhausen that led Chicago over the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Sunday.
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said the team knew exactly what they were getting when they dealt for the 28-year-old – the key is just to eliminate those inconsistent moments.
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.
The White Sox optioned Hector Santiago to Triple-A Charlotte Monday to make room for newly acquired pitcher Francisco Liriano.
It’s no secret White Sox general manager Kenny Williams is one of the most aggressive GMs in the game.
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.
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.
The Sox have acquired left handed pitcher Francisco Liriano from the Twins in exchange for infielder Eduardo Escobar and lefty Pedro Hernandez.
Youkilis will bat second for the White Sox, with Gordon Beckham getting dropped to the No. 9 spot in the order.
Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.
Minnesota has had the White Sox’s number over the last three years, but if the Sox are serious about winning this year, they need to beat the Twins.
It can’t get any worse for the White Sox. This has to be the bottom of the seemingly endless downward spiral for the team.
The White Sox’s start to the season has Jerry Reinsdorf in the middle of a bad dream.