Jesse Crain

Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals is greeted by Jeff Francoeur #21 after hitting a home run in the second inning against the Chicago White Sox on August 8, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Guthrie Outpitches Quintana, Royals Beat Sox 2-1

Jeremy Guthrie picked up his first victory since late May, scattering five hits over eight innings in the Kansas City Royals’ 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.


Jesse Crain

White Sox Pitcher Gavin Floyd About To Return, Jesse Crain Activated

Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura says right-hander Gavin Floyd should be ready to pitch Monday after recovering from right elbow tendinitis.


Jesse Crain. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Cooper: Crain Could Be Back Saturday

The White Sox could be in for a surprise as they take on the Tigers this weekend.

670 The Score–07/19/2012

Chicago White Sox

White Sox Call Up Heath, Now Have 10 Rookies On Roster

The White Sox have called up right-handed pitcher Deunte Heath to take the roster spot of Jesse Crain, who was sent to the disabled list Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Jesse Crain. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Crain Heads To Disabled List

The White Sox’s 19-2 drudging of the Rangers was met with a taste of reality when the team learned reliever Jessie Crain would be headed to the 15-day disabled list.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Jake Peavy.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s White Sox Mailbag: Does Another White Flag Trade Make Sense?

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.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sale Fans 15 To Lead Sox In 2-1 Win Over Rays

Chris Sale struck out a career-high 15, Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox extended their winning streak to six games with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.


Jesse Crain. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Jesse Crain Placed On 15-Day DL; Axelrod Recalled

The White Sox placed right-handed reliever Jesse Crain on the 15-day disabled list Friday and recalled right-hander Dylan Axelrod from Triple-A Charlotte.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Jake Peavy. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Spring Training Notebook: Peavy Blames Himself Too

Jake Peavy isn’t exactly denying the White Sox mishandled him, but he’s also putting a lot of blame on himself.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Ozzie Guillen. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Spring Training Notebook: Guillen Sons Jump The Gun

It figures that on my first day here at Camelback Ranch, Ozzie Guillen and his sons were the hot topic.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Chris Sale

McKnight: Sale Frustrated With Spring Struggles

Spring has not been kind to Chris Sale. Perhaps that’s not fair. Maybe the weather, workouts, meals, golf and time with his teammates have all been kind; but the starts have not.

670 The Score–03/14/2012

Matt Thornton

Cooper: Closer Role Up For Grabs

When the White Sox traded Sergio Santos to the Blue Jays, they didn’t just lose one of their best young pitchers.

670 The Score–03/08/2012

Matt Thornton

Schuster: Reed, Crain And Thornton Battling For Closer Job

Though Reed is the youngest and least experienced of the three, he likely is the leader for the job going into Spring Training.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

Jesse Crain

Crain: Would ‘Love’ Opportunity To Close

Jesse Crain, who is preparing to start his second season on the South Side, said he’s definitely interested in taking over the ninth-inning role.

670 The Score–01/27/2012

Mark Buehrle. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Five Burning White Sox Questions For The Off-Season

Consider the White Sox a dangerous dark horse in 2012. To get you ready for the off-season, here are five burning White Sox questions for the winter.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers is swarmed by teammates after hitting a walk off, solo homerun in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the game at 9-8 against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on September 3, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers won 9-8 (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

White Sox Blow 7-Run Lead In 9-8 Loss To Tigers

Miguel Cabrera hit a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning, capping a stirring Detroit rally and lifting the Tigers to a 9-8 win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.


Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox hits a run scoring single in the 7th inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on July 31, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Boston Tops White Sox 5-3 To Take Series

Dustin Pedroia hit a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh, Jason Varitek homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Sunday to capture two of three games in their series at U.S. Cellular Field.


Adam Dunn #32 of the Chicago White Sox hits a two-run home run in the 1st inning against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field on July 26, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Fall To Verlander, Tigers 5-4

Justin Verlander got his 14th win and Wilson Betemit had a two-out, go-ahead single in the eighth inning Tuesday night as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 and increased their lead in the AL Central.


Jesse Crain

Crain: Sox Bullpen ‘Building Off Each Other’

One of the biggest White Sox storylines during the first two weeks of the season was the White Sox bullpen. Today, the bullpen is also a significant storyline, but for different reasons.

670 The Score–07/19/2011

Ozzie Guillen and A.J. Pierzynski

White Sox’s Season Will ‘Be Made Or Not Made’ In July

The high expectations the White Sox had coming into this season haven’t been met, that’s no secret at all. But as bad as the team and individual players have been, they can still reach those expectations with good second half.

670 The Score–07/06/2011