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White Sox manage split with Oakland A’s: Series Recap

(Photo Credit: Associated Press/Paul Beaty)   The White Sox (27-34) salvaged a split with the currently-hot Oakland Athletics (38-27) in a four-game series at The Cell. The A's pulled ahead early handing the Sox two tough losses, but the good guys rallied back to win two this weekend. Having been a sometimes-hard-to-watch series, I think the best way to sum up each game is by the live-game quotes from ...

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White Sox vs. A’s Preview

The White Sox (25-32) return home from an exhausting trip to Seattle to take on the Oakland Athletics (36-25) for a four-game stint. The Sox played out in Oakland less than a week ago, and were handed three losses to tack on to their eight game losing streak. The good guys are coming off a win against Seattle, but it didn’t come easy. It took 17 hits, eight pitchers, and over 6 hours to top the Mariners at ...

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Sox v. A’s Preview

After losing three games to the Cubs, the small amount of momentum that the Sox had acquired from their series sweep of the Miami Marlins is now a thing of the past. They will now travel to Oakland to take on the A’s for a three game set starting tonight. Matchups Game 1: Dylan Axelrod (3-3 4.21) vs Bartolo Colon (5-2 3.82) Game 2: Jose Quintana (3-2 3.75) vs Dan Straily (3-2 5.08) Game 3: Chris Sale (5-2 2 ...

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Bad Luck Robin: Wrong Year to have “Manager of the Year” Candidacy

In most seasons, a manager that takes a team that disappointed the prior season, was expected to be “rebuilding” during the current season and was only picked to win 65 games would be a shoe-in to win the Manager of the Year award for their league. Robin Ventura fits that description, and when added in the fact that he’s a first year manager, it gives him even a stronger resume for the award. However, 2012 ...

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