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Throwback Thursday: White Sox walk off in Game 2

A new weekly post we are doing at ChiCitySports and we kick it off with one of the best moments in Chicago White Sox history. Nine years ago to the day the White Sox found themselves trailing 4-2 in the seventh inning during Game 2 of the 2005 World Series. Then Paul Konerko happened. Konerko stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and launched a grand slam into the left field bleachers to give the White ...

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Chicago White Sox Preview: How good can Abreu be?

For the last 16 seasons first baseman, Paul Konerko, only occupied the position but quickly become one of the faces of the franchise. After a dismal season in 2013, Konerko announced he would return for his final season as a backup. With the decision being aided by the signing of Cuban phenom Jose Abreu, the White Sox will have very deep depth at the position. With Konerko and Adam Dunn returning from the 2 ...

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Takeaways from SoxFest 2014

Sox fans took over the Loop this past weekend as SoxFest came to the Palmer House Hilton. Having never gone before, I figured why not give it a shot and see what it's all about. Here are some of my major takeaways from the weekend: You’re not the only person concerned about our lack of catcher. That at least seemed to be the biggest buzz this weekend among SoxFest attendees. Probably the most overheard conv ...

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Konerko to Return in 2014 Season

(Photo Credit: AP) As all of our inboxes have been flooded with overpriced White Sox 2014 game plan emails (we should all get free tickets after sitting through last season..), Rick Hahn and the White Sox have been figuring things out for the Southsiders’ 2014 run.   Everything else they’ve announced so far hadn't been too noteworthy—renewing contracts of team staples like Beckham and De Aza, no contra ...

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White Sox Land Cuban Star Jose Abreu, Konerko Out?

Thursday afternoon reports broke that Jose Abreu had narrowed down his top destinations to the Red Sox, Houston Astros, and the White Sox. Shortly after the Red Sox were said to be out due to being outbid which left the Astros. Little time passed before the Astros looked to be out of it as well. Surviving a last second push from the Rangers, the White Sox had successfully outbid all others to land 26-year o ...

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Paul Konerko Wants To Continue

2013 was supposedly going to be Captain Paul Konerko's last year in Major League baseball. Things looked even more bleak as Konerko has been having one of the worst offensive seasons in his major league career. However, White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn came out as saying there was 0% chance Konerko would retire after this season. Today Konerko told reporter Bob Nightengale that he wants to sign another ...

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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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White Sox: Six Things We’ve Learned So Far This Season

Photo: Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images Pushing through June, the White Sox find themselves last place in the AL Central. You don’t need to be an ESPN sports analyst to see that this is a struggling team who gives fans little reason to believe these days. This season’s been tough to watch for Sox fans, but the fight isn’t over yet. With Detroit a good step ahead of the league, the other four teams current ...

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White Sox fall short of sweep in 6-2 loss to Boston

Just when we started to see the life come back to the Chicago White Sox (21-24), they fell 6-2 last night in their final game against the Boston Red Sox (28-19). It wasn’t a bad series though—with the White Sox winning the first two games against Boston—it’s just that a sweep would have been a solid way to move in to this weekend’s games. Undefeated Boston pitcher Clay Buccholz was doing something right, be ...

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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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