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Dunn, White Sox serve Boston’s Lester first season loss

Adam Dunn hammered a three-run homer in the first inning to help push the White Sox  to a 6-4 win against the Boston Red Sox. This was the opener of a three-game run at U.S. Cellular Field. Monday night’s win against the Red Sox (27-18) was a big win for the White Sox (20-23) in many ways. Allow me to lead off with the obvious; this win stopped Boston’s lefty power hurler Jon Lester from a 7-0 record, which ...

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Preview: Red Sox @ White Sox

The good guys return home this Monday for a week-long stretch at the Cell. First team up, the Boston Red Sox. Now the Red Sox (27-17) will make this an interesting match up without a doubt, as they’ve been on a hot streak behind the bats of David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, and well-timed contributions from many others. They move guys around the bases well, and the White Sox are going to need to get their act to ...

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Sox Fall to the Rays, Split Series

Yet again Dylan Axelrod is proving why Sox general manager Rick Hahn picked him to be the fifth starter for 2013. Axelrod, went toe to toe with another established ace in the MLB; the first time when Axelrod took on and beat Mariners ace, Felix Hernandez. Axelrod pitched six innings, in which he gave up four hits, a walk, and three earned runs. Axelrod's outing would've made you think that he gave up no run ...

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Danks May Begin Season On DL

John Danks may begin the 2013 season on the disabled list as his velocity is in the low 80's and he has not impressed in his three Spring Training appearances. According to HardBall Talk's DJ Short Don Cooper said: "John is aware if he’s ready he’s going to be with us, if he’s not, we’ll give him more time. It’s not something we are going to rush or force feed. We can’t say, ‘Hey, we need you to throw harde ...

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Cubs and Sox Win Cactus League Openers Against L.A. Teams

The Chicago Cubs won their game Saturday 11-2 over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The Cubs trailed 2-0 early, but bounced back by scoring the game’s last 11 runs. Luis Valbuena and Junior Lake hit home runs for the Cubs. Brett Jackson was 2-for-2 with two triples. Travis Wood recorded the win, even though he gave up the only two Angels runs. The Cubs did not face sluggers Josh Hamilton nor Albert Pujols ...

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Looking Towards 2013: The Starting Rotation

For most of the 2012 season, starting pitching was one of the strengths of this White Sox team. Chris Sale emerged into an ace, Jake Peavy stayed healthy the whole season, and Jose Quintana came out of nowhere to have a stretch of two months that were as good as any rookie pitcher in the game. However, the rotation was also in a state of flux at times this season. John Danks was lost for the season in May, ...

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Peavy shut down

According to a Scott Merkin Tweet, White Sox Pitcher Jake Peavy has been shut down for the remainder of the 2011 season. Peavy said Saturday, "With the way we are playing and with how it looks for us winning, and just where we are at in the season, they made a decision to start to rest and the recovery in the offseason period and try to get strong for next year," Peavy has been trying to work back from a un ...

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