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Yu Darvish. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Writer Who Thinks Math Is Bad For Baseball Is Not Your Friend

This is not difficult to understand. Nobody is taking away your precious baseball and replacing it with nine calculators. Teams are improving their chances of winning. Math doesn’t hit, throw, or catch the ball and never will.-

670 The Score–06/05/2013

Pablo Sandoval collides with the Astros' Chris Snyder  last July. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Time To Ban The Home Plate Collision

Mike Matheny is the ideal champion of a noble cause, and he has decided to take up the fight.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2013

Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium on October 1, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Tigers Clinch AL Central

Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including a homer during a five-run sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Monday night to clinch the AL Central title.

10/01/2012

Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a solo home run in the second inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 24, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Persistent Tigers Beat Royals 6-2, Stalk Closer To White Sox

Justin Verlander breezed through eight innings and Prince Fielder hit a solo homer, helping the Detroit Tigers steady themselves with a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

09/24/2012

Dayan Viciedo #24 of the Chicago White Sox is greeted by Robin Ventura #23 after hitting a home run in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals on September 8, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Break Losing Skid Against Royals, Stay Atop Division

Dayan Viciedo, Tyler Flowers and Paul Konerko each homered to back Chris Sale’s six solid innings and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.

09/08/2012

Catcher Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals (C) tags out Dewayne Wise #28 of the Chicago White Sox as he tries to score on a pop fly hit by Alex Rios #51 during the third inning at U.S. Cellular Field on September 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Home plate umpire Chris Conroy #98 (L) looks to make the call. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Royals Continue Dominance Of White Sox With 7-5 Win

Lorenzo Cain hit two home runs, including a tie-breaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning, as the Kansas City Royals beats the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Friday night.

09/07/2012

Chicago White Sox left fielder Alex Gordon dives in to score a run in the 6th inning as A.J. Pierzynski turns with the ball at U.S. Cellular Field on August 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Spiegel: White Sox Fending Off Doom

The White Sox are fighting for your interest. They’re a first place team that can’t seem to draw consistent crowds, and with the onslaught of coverage for the NFL behemoth, the Sox will struggle to draw airtime and newsprint inches.

670 The Score–09/07/2012

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Despite Dunn’s 400th HR, Royals Beat White Sox 9-4

Mike Moustakas hit a three-run shot and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Saturday night, overcoming Adam Dunn’s 400th career homer.

08/18/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Rally For 4-2 Victory Over White Sox

Salvador Perez hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two out in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday night.

08/17/2012

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning on August 6, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Sale Pitches Solid Eight As White Sox Beat Royals 4-2

Chris Sale (13-3) looked sharp on nine days’ rest, allowing two runs and eight hits while striking out seven without a walk.

08/06/2012

Jake Peavy #44 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the second inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 14, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Pull Ahead Of White Sox, Peavy In 6-3 Win

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.

07/14/2012

Dayan Viciedo #24 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Adam Dunn #32 after hitting a three-run home run in the fifth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 13, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

White Sox Win 14-Inning Marathon Against Royals

There was nobody White Sox manager Robin Ventura would rather have had at the plate with runners on the corners in the 14th inning than his gritty new third baseman.

07/14/2012

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MLB Roundup: American League Central

Since Opening Day on March 30th, teams in the American League Central Division have played approximately fifty games, and already massive disparities have set in.

06/06/2012

Chicago White Sox's Adam Dunn celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Friday. File photo. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Dunn’s 2 Homers Help White Sox Beat Royals 16-4

Adam Dunn hit a grand slam and a two-run shot off Bruce Chen, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 16-4 victory over a Kansas City Royals split squad Thursday.

03/22/2012

Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo, right, is safe at home plate as Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez waits for the ball during the second inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Danks Leads White Sox Over Royals 6-3

Alex Rios and Brent Morel homered to back John Danks and lead the White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Saturday night, stopping Chicago’s five-game home losing streak.

09/24/2011

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Zach Stewart delivers to the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Chen, Royals Too Tough For White Sox

Bruce Chen allowed two hits in eight innings and the Kansas Royals backed him with four home runs Friday night in an 11-1 romp over the Chicago White Sox.

09/23/2011

Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar is tagged by Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Mark Buehrle after getting caught in a run down during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

With Royals Win, White Sox Eliminated From Playoffs

Melky Cabrera had four hits, including a home run, and Billy Butler hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

09/15/2011

Chicago White Sox starter Zach Stewart, right, reacts as Kansas City Royals third base coach Eddie Rodriguez, left, talks with Melky Cabrera after a single by Royals' Eric Hosmer during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Chen Shuts Down White Sox Again

Billy Butler and Melky Cabrera homered to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 5-1 win over the Chicago White on Friday night.

08/12/2011

Bruce Chen. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chen Shuts Down White Sox

Bruce Chen only allowed four hits over six innings of work and the Royals beat the White Sox 4-1 Wednesday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Adam Dunn

Bernstein: Dunn Making Sox Fans Act Weird

Give a guy $56 million, watch him hit .171, and we all become tee-ball parents. “Yay, Adam! Adam got a hit! Honey, take a picture – did you bring your phone? I know, I’m low on battery, too…just take one…Great job, Adam!”

670 The Score–07/05/2011

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