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VIDEO: White Sox turn another triple play

The Chicago White Sox have a thing for turning triple plays. Just a month ago, they turned a triple play at U.S. Cellular Field in a win over the Texas Rangers in April. Now they've done it again against another team from Texas in Chicago. With two men on in the top of the eighth, Todd Frazier fielded a hard hit ground ball as he stepped on third. He then made the throw to Brett Lawrie at second who complet ...

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Scoring late in games has been key to Chicago White Sox hot start

There are several things that good baseball teams do.  One is getting good starting pitching…check.  Another is playing good defense…check.  And still another is scoring runs late in games. It is that aspect that I decided to take a look at today with regards to the White Sox offensive production. Scoring runs late can be a very valuable offensive trait for a ballclub. While all runs certainly count the sam ...

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Chicago baseball to make history Thursday night

Are you going to a Chicago Cubs or White Sox game on Thursday night? If so, you will see history take place on both the North and South side. The Cubs will host the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field, while the White Sox host the Boston Red Sox at US Cellular Field. What do all four of those teams have in common? They are all in first place. According to STATS, Thursday night will mark the first time in ...

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John Danks release and what it means for White Sox

It appears that John Danks’ time as a member of the White Sox has come to an end.  According to the Sox beat writers, the left-hander will be designated for assignment later this week.  Before we get into what this move means for the White Sox and who is in line to replace him, we should look back at Danks’ time with the Sox. According to the White Sox beat writers, the left-hander will be designated for as ...

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Chicago White Sox tie franchise record in April

The White Sox tie a franchise record for wins in April The Chicago White Sox are off to a franchise-record start. After coming from behind to beat the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, the White Sox improved to 17-8 on the young 2016 season. The 17 wins in April tie a franchise record for the month which has been done three previous times: 2000, 2005 and 2006. Along with their 17-8 record in April, the White S ...

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The Chicago White Sox and BABIP Woes

Despite the White Sox offense “exploding” for seven runs against the Blue Jays on Monday, the Sox offense has more or less been along for the ride through the first three weeks of the season while the pitching staff carries the team. The Sox have gotten just enough timely hitting to support the pitching, which has been nothing short of spectacular through 20 games. After the Rays series I looked at the offe ...

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Brett Lawrie makes behind the back play

To say the Chicago White Sox defense is good this season is an understatement.  It's been significantly better this offseason thanks to some key additions in the infield. One of those key additions showed why the White Sox defense has improved in one play on Saturday. Second baseman Brett Lawrie, acquired via trade in the offseason, flashed the leather during Saturday's win over the Texas Rangers. He picked ...

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Chicago Sports Power Hour — Episode 10

In a new weekly feature on ChiCitySports.com we will produce a podcast discussing the latest happenings in Chicago sports. The show will be hosted by Zack Pearson, Joey Minutillo and Nick Fisch as they offer their insight on the world of Chicago sports. The guys are back for the 10th episode of the Chicago Sports Power Hour. In this episode they discuss the Blackhawks playoff run, how the Cubs and White Sox ...

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Taking a deeper look at Mat Latos’ hot start

When the Sox signed Mat Latos in early February, it was viewed as a low risk/high reward move.  The Sox only invested $3 million into the 28-year-old right-hander, with the hopes that he would be able to find the form he had before dealing with a rash of injuries throughout the last two seasons. While it is certainly a small sample size, so far Latos has been better than anyone had hoped.  Through three sta ...

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A gorilla came to watch Chris Sale pitch for the Chicago White Sox

There weren't a lot of people at US Cellular Field on Wednesday as the Chicago White Sox hosted the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. It was an afternoon game and people have to work, legit excuse. But those that were there got to witness a gorilla take in a baseball game. Well sorta. A fan in a gorilla suit showed up to watch Chris Sale pitch lights out. The fan even tried to drink a soda out of the costume, ...

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