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Scott Carroll pitches against the Oakland Athletics.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

White Sox Shutout By A’s 11-0

After two great starts, Scott Carroll has run into some adversity in his past two. He remains optimistic and confident.

05/14/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago Whites Sox is congratulated by Adam Dunn #44 after Abreu hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 12, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

White Sox Rally Falls Short In 5-4 Loss To A’s

White Sox manager Robin Ventura questioned the effort of his players after a 5-1 loss to Arizona on Sunday in Chicago, and he spoke about the “uninspired” effort again before playing at Oakland on Monday night hoping for a spark. All he could complain about after the latest loss is that the comeback came too late.

05/13/2014

Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics trots around the bases after hitting a three-run homer as pitcher James Russell #40 of the Chicago Cubs looks on in the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 2, 2013 in Oakland, California. The home run gave the Athletics an 8 to 7 lead. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Russell Gives Up Lead In 8th, Cubs Lose To A’s 8-7

One bad pitch blew what would’ve given the Chicago Cubs something they’ve rarely achieved this season: a winning streak.

07/03/2013

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs  receives congratulations from third base coach Pat Listach #4 after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the Houston Astrosat Minute Maid Park on September 12, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Soriano, Wood, Lift Cubs Over Astros 5-1

Alfonso Soriano finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in two runs and Travis Wood allowed one run in 7 2-3 innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Houston Astros Wednesday night.

09/12/2012