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White Sox Swept by Rays and Notes

The White Sox continue to disappoint this season as their most recent series against the Rays from Tampa Bay resulted in a three game sweep and deeper plunge into the cellar of the worst division in baseball. The first game Dylan Axelrod got roughed up in the second inning as the Rays plated five runs and put the game in cruise control. Jeremy Hellickson only allowed one run in seven innings of work before ...

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Sox snap Orioles winning streak, and other Southsider Updates

(Photo Credit: Associated Press) If there ever was a good game to watch this season (and lately there aren’t many), this was the one. The White Sox (33-47) had it all together for once. No errors and solid defense, Adam Dunn and Conor Gillaspie hit home runs, Gordon Beckham had three hits, John Danks pitched into the eighth, and the White Sox topped the hot Baltimore Orioles (47-37) with a 5-2 victory Tuesd ...

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Kenny Williams Does It Again

In a matter of just two days, Kenny Williams made three moves that have made the White Sox significantly better for 2011 than what we would have expected at the conclusion of 2010.  First was the signing of Adam Dunn, next was the trade of Scott Linebrink, and finally was the re-signing of A.J. Pierzysnki. Let's start with the Dunn move.  On Thursday the White Sox and Adam Dunn agreed in principle to a 4 ye ...

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Thome Making Major Impact for Twins

One of Ozzie Guillen's most controversial decisions this past winter was to tell Jim Thome thanks, but no thanks, when Thome expressed his desire to sign with the White Sox. Guillen has always wanted a flexible team that can steal bases and manufacture runs with speed, Thome will never be confused with that type of player. After being told he wouldn't be signed by the White Sox, Thome took an offer to join ...

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