Philip Humber

Philip Humber. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Nine-Month Old Baby Has Witnessed Two Perfect Games

Bode Dockal has witnessed not one but two perfect games in his short life. On April 21, Bode’s father, Paul, took his son to his first baseball game.

670 The Score–08/20/2012

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera celebrates with teammate Prince Fielder after hitting his second home run of the game, a solo home run in the third inning against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on July 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cabrera Hits 2 HRs As Tigers Sweep White Sox

The Chicago White Sox spent nearly a month in first place. Then they arrived in Detroit, where so much has gone wrong for them over the last couple seasons.


Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis is congratulated by teammates Adam Dunn and Gordon Beckham after hitting a three run home run in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox during the game on July 17, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Youkilis Leads White Sox To 7-5 Win Over Boston

Kevin Youkilis hit his first homer at Fenway Park as a visitor, driving a three-run shot over the Green Monster to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.


Gavin Floyd. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

White Sox Place Floyd On DL; Recall Humber

The Chicago White Sox have placed right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 8, with right elbow tendinitis.

670 The Score–07/17/2012

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cooper: Danks ‘Not On My Radar Right Now’

The White Sox have been noticeably silent on the health status of John Danks, who hasn’t made an appearance for the White Sox since May 19.

670 The Score–07/12/2012

Philip Humber. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Humber Put On Disabled List; Fukudome Designated For Assignment

Right-handed pitcher Philip Humber was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow flexor strain and outfielder Kosuke Fukudome was designated for assignment.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Chicago White Sox closer Addison Reed (#43) celebrates with teammates after their victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 16, 2012.  Reed pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his eighth save of the season.  The White Sox won 5-4.  (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Humber Shaky, But White Sox Beat Dodgers 5-4

The Chicago White Sox just kept pecking away at Chad Billingsley until they scraped across enough runs to give Philip Humber an early cushion to work with. He gave it all back before his teammates pushed across one more run and closed it out with a solid effort by their bullpen.


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

Chicago White Sox starter Philip Humber pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 29, 2012, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sox Move Into 1st With 7-2 Win Over Rays

Philip Humber didn’t match the performance in his previous win. Nearly impossible to do that. After more than a month without a win, though, he was still pretty happy.


Paul Konerko. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Konerko Named American League Player Of Week

Paul Konerko was named American League Player of the Week Tuesday, marking the second time this season he has received the honor.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Silverman: Streaking White Sox Could Use Mound Consistency

When the season started, the White Sox appeared to have decent starting pitching, but question marks everywhere else.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Adam Dunn #32 of the Chicago White Sox is tagged out at second base by Chris Getz #17 of the Kansas City Royals in the fifth inning on May 13, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bullpen Struggles As White Sox Lose 9-1 To Royals

Philip Humber snapped out of his post-perfect game slump. This time, the rest of the Chicago White Sox let him down.


Kosuke Fukudome and Asdrubal Cabrera. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Hammer Humber In 8-6 Win Over White Sox

Humber couldn’t get out of the third inning Monday as the Cleveland Indians pounded Chicago’s right-hander, who threw a perfect game on April 21, in an 8-6 win over the White Sox in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.


Jack Hannahan #9 of the Cleveland Indians hits a run-scoring double in the 8th inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on May 2, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Indians defeated the White Sox 6-3. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Humber Goes Six, But White Sox Fall To Indians 6-3

Carlos Santana and Travis Hafner homered to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.


Kerry Wood winds up to throw a pitch during the Cubs 2-0 win over the Houston Astros on May 6, 1998. Wood struck out 20.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Why Kerry Wood’s 20 Strikeout Game Is Better Than Perfect

Which is the better performance, a perfect game or Kerry Wood’s 20 strikeout game against the Astros?

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Phil Humber gets a water cooler dumped on his head after his perfect game. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Video: Humber Delivers Top 10 List On Late Show

For the first time in his up-and-down career, White Sox pitcher Philip Humber is getting the national spotlight.

670 The Score–04/24/2012

Philip Humber. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

White Sox Offer Ticket Special For Thursday To Honor Humber

The White Sox are offering specially-priced tickets for their game against the Boston Red Sox Thursday, as Philip Humber returns for the mound after pitching a perfect game this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Philip Humber. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Humber Named American League Player Of The Week

Two days after throwing the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball history, White Sox pitcher Philip Humber was named American League Player of the Week.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Philip Humber leaves the field after throwing a perfect game against the Seattle Mariners. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Humble Humber’s Unlikely Journey To Perfection

The road to perfection has been a long, grueling process for Philip Humber.

670 The Score–04/23/2012

Philip Humber. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Heyman: Humber An Unlikely Hero

When Philip Humber was drafted No. 3 overall by the Met in 2004, expectations where high.

670 The Score–04/23/2012