When the White Sox announced they had secretly hired Robin Ventura as their new manager, the city of Chicago collectively scratched its head.
Look no further than the 2005 White Sox to see just how important a pitching staff can be in the playoffs.
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.
The White Sox are no longer a cute little story, and that’s a good thing.
Jake Peavy struck out eight over eight smooth innings, Alejandro De Aza gave Chicago the lead in the eighth with an infield single off Scott Diamond’s leg and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Wednesday.
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.
Alcides Escobar hit a pair of homers off Jake Peavy, the second a go-ahead shot with two outs in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 Saturday night.
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.
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.
Jake Peavy is heading to the All-Star Game in Kansas City after all.
The White Sox may have swept the Rangers, but they lost to Texas in the vote for the final American League All-Star.
The White Sox are making a final push to get Jake Peavy to the All-Star Game Thursday and they are getting help from everyone.
Two is better than one, right?
As Jake Peavy battles for the last remaining All Star spot in the MLB Final Vote, the White Sox are doing whatever they can to get their star pitcher to Kansas City.
The White Sox are offering prizes for fans who vote Peavy to this year’s All-Star Game.
So much for the quiet. It was a lot to digest in one Sunday. Thank goodness for the shortened holiday week. And decriminalized marijuana.
Youkilis will bat second for the White Sox, with Gordon Beckham getting dropped to the No. 9 spot in the order.
The White Sox won 18 of 18 in May, but have only won one series in June. This back and forth leaves Jake Peavy searching for his team’s definition.
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.
Lance Lynn struck out a career-high 12 to stay tied for the major league lead in wins and Carlos Beltran hit his NL-best 19th home run Wednesday night, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the White Sox that ended Chicago’s eight-game road winning streak.