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GM Rick Hahn remains calm, White Sox fall to Twins in series

(Photo Credit: CSNchicago.com) General Manager Rick Hahn isn't ready to give up on his 2013 White Sox (29-41) who now sit soundly at the bottom of the AL Central, thanks to a sweep by second-to-last Minnesota Twins (33-36). You’ve just gotta know at this point that the phone is ringing non-stop with potential buyers and traders, but Hahn has remained calm under pressure and had this to say: “I know there’s ...

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Series Preview: White Sox @ Twins

    After snapping a brutal losing streak and dodging a four-game-sweep in Houston, the White Sox (29-38) will head up north to take on the Minnesota Twins (30-36). Both teams have struggled in recent times—the Sox losing 14 of 18 games, and the Twins dropping 7 of 11—and currently sit at the bottom of the AL Central ladder. Detroit sits securely at the top, with Kansas City and Cleveland neck-and ...

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White Sox Drop the Ball, Swept in Shortened Series with Minnesota

With the White Sox being in fourth place before the series with the thought to be lowly Minnesota Twins, Robin Ventura was looking for a three game pick me up that turned into a wake up call for himself and the front office in Chicago. The Sox were swept by a team considered to be one of the worst in Major League Baseball and now sit in last place in the American League Central with a 7-10 record. The White ...

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White Sox Seeing Double as Twins visit the Cell

After a series split with their first AL East opponent the Toronto Blue Jays the White Sox will look to get back on track versus their AL Central rivals, the Minnesota Twins. The Twins haven't been good the last couple of years and should not expect to compete this year either. Despite the Twins being up on the White Sox a half game in the division, their pitching is young and unstable, and their hitters la ...

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Twins Have Bigger Plans than AL Central Now

While the White Sox enter tonight's series against the Minnesota Twins in desperate need of a sweep, the Twins have already moved onto a bigger goal. With a six game lead on the White Sox, and just 19 games to go in the season, the Twins are looking at securing home field advantage throughout the AL playoffs. That's right, thanks to the best record in baseball since the All-Star Break, the Twins are just tw ...

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If 7-1 Isn’t Good Enough, Then Nothing Is

To start off this 10 game road trip the Sox are currently on, they have won 7 of the first 8 games.  With 2 to go, the Sox can post the first ever 9-1 road trip in team history. Sounds good right? Wrong. While the Sox have been doing this, the Twins, who happen to have a 3.5 (soon to be 4.5) game lead on the Sox have matched everything the Sox have done.  During the Sox 6 game win streak, the Twins won 5 of ...

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Three Days, Three Home Runs, Three Huge Wins

The White Sox started out this 10 game 11 day road trip with a three game stint with their 2010 nemesis the Cleveland Indians.  On Monday it was Brent Lillibridge, Tuesday, A.J. Pierzysnki, and Wednesday, Paul Konerko. Three critical home runs, all coming at the most important times in the particular games, and all leading the Sox on their way to three key victories to start this trip. The hoopla surroundin ...

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Stop Losing to the Orioles!

While the Twins are in the middle of being 4-game swept by the Rangers, the Sox are falling to the Orioles, at home. Yesterday night, the White Sox won a big game cutting the division lead to 3.5 games.  Today they had a golden opportunity to make that lead 2.5.  But instead, in a matchup between perennial star Mark Buehrle, and struggling youngster Brian Matusz, the Sox fall 4-2. In one inning Konerko, Que ...

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Sox May Have Just Given Up Chance At The Crown

2 days, 2 games, 2 leads, 2 blown leads, 2 games lost in the standing to the Twinks. The Sox led the division every day from the All Star break until last Tuesday. The disaster began in Baltimore.  The worst team in baseball, and before their recent run, the possible worst team in the history of MLB, and the Sox waltz in and lose 3 of 4.  Then they drop 2 of 3 at home (where they had previously won 20 of 22 ...

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White Sox-Twins Game 3: Battle of the Aces

After splitting the first two games of the series, and remaining tied for first place, tonight's get away game will give either the White Sox or Twins the division lead. The two teams will send their best pitchers to the mound, with the Gavin Floyd getting the start for the white Sox, and the Twins starting Francisco Liriano. Floyd has been the best pitcher in baseball since the All-Star break, with a 1.09 ...

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