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Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Travis Wood opposes Francisco Liriano tonight at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Billy Hamilton. (Getty Images0

Watch: Billy Hamilton Goes 1st-To-3rd On Chopper To Pitcher

Hamilton does things no one in baseball can do.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs pitches during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 15, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Pirates 3-2

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.

09/15/2013

eff Samardzija delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Credit: Joe Sargent, Getty)

Cubs Get Shutout By Pirates 1-0

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.

05/22/2013

Alexei Ramirez. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Stumble With 4-3 Loss To Indians, Now Tied With Tigers

For the first time in more than three weeks, the Chicago White Sox have company atop the AL Central.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers winds up for a pitch in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox during a MLB game at Comerica Park on September 1, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Scherzer Dominates White Sox, Tigers Win 5-1

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.

09/01/2012

Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn shakes hands with third baseman Kevin Youkilis after Youkilis hit a grand slam in the 5th inning against the New York Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Youkilis’ Grand Slam Leads Sox To 7-3 Win Over Yankees

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.

08/21/2012

Kenny Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Is This Kenny Williams’ Best Season?

World Series aside, this may be Kenny Williams’ best season as White Sox general manager.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

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

Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski hits a two-run pinch-hit home run 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)

A.J. Homers In 5th Straight Game, Sox Beat Angels 4-2

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.

08/05/2012

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

Cooper: Goal Is To Minimize Liriano’s Inconsistencies

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.

670 The Score–08/01/2012

Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham congratulates right fielder Alex Rios on scoring against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning on July 31, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A.J. Homers In 9th, White Sox Beat Twins 4-3

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.

07/31/2012

Hector Santiago. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

White Sox Option Santiago To Make Room For Liriano

The White Sox optioned Hector Santiago to Triple-A Charlotte Monday to make room for newly acquired pitcher Francisco Liriano.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Kenny Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyman: More Moves Could Come For White Sox

It’s no secret White Sox general manager Kenny Williams is one of the most aggressive GMs in the game.

670 The Score–07/30/2012

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

Francisco Liriano #47 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning on July 18, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

White Sox Acquire Pitcher Francisco Liriano From Twins

The Sox have acquired left handed pitcher Francisco Liriano from the Twins in exchange for infielder Eduardo Escobar and lefty Pedro Hernandez.

07/28/2012

Kevin Youkilis. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Youkilis To Bat Second In First Game With White Sox

Youkilis will bat second for the White Sox, with Gordon Beckham getting dropped to the No. 9 spot in the order.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro hits a double against the Minnesota Twins during the sixth inning of an interleague game on June 10, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Dempster Leads Cubs To 8-2 Win Over Twins

Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.

06/10/2012

Alexei Ramirez and Michael Cuddyer. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Time To End This Twins Nonsense

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.

670 The Score–06/14/2011

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