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White Sox trade Adam Dunn to A’s

The Adam Dunn era is officially over in Chicago. Today the White Sox traded the 34-year-old first baseman/designated hitter to the Oakland Athletics for minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn. Dunn will now have a shot at making the playoffs for the first time in his career. Dunn hit 20 home runs with a .220 average this season for the White Sox and is expected to be slotted into the middle of the A's order. Th ...

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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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White Sox Acquire Casper Wells

After being designated for assignment with his third organization this year. Casper Wells, yet again, finds himself on the move, this time to our own Chicago White Sox. Wells was designated for assignment by the Oakland A's after slugging Cuban outfielder, Yoenis Cespedes, was activated from the disabled list. Considering the A's had their slugger back, they no longer had use for Wells and dealt him to the ...

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Sox vs A’s Recap

The Sox finished off their home stand at a respectable 6-4 by winning 3 of 4 from the lowly A’s. The biggest win for this series was the contributions from non-contributors such as Alex Rios and Adam Dunn. The starting staff set the tone by shutting down Oakland hitting, compiling a 3.25 ERA between Buehrle, Jackson, Danks and Humber for the series. John Danks continued his march towards a respectable recor ...

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D Lee Returns as Cubs Even Series with Oakland

Cubs 6, Athletics 2 Chicago -- Derrek Lee returned to form at Wrigley Field Wednesday night with two hits, including a home run and some good defense to help Ryan Dempster get back in the win column and improve to 5-5 on the season. Starlin Castro and Alfonso Soriano each drove in two and Soriano even added his first sacrifice bunt in almost 4 years. Conor Jackson made his first start in an Athletics unifor ...

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A’s Right Ship as Cubs Defense Sinks

Athletics 9, Cubs 5 Chicago -- After a 1-hour, 41-minute rain delay at Wrigley Field the Chicago Cubs (28-36) and the Oakland Athletics (33-33) started a baseball game. The Cubs' gloves didn't come. The Cubs committed four errors, including two in the four-run fourth by former Gold Glove 1B Derrek Lee and two more in a three-run seventh by Tyler Colvin, along with a run scoring wild pitch by Jeff Stevens. A ...

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