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Tribune staff reporterPaul Konerko hit a three-run homer and improved his batting average against left-handed pitchers to .369 Friday night as the White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 to stay in a first-place tie with the Minnesota Twins in the American League Central....
Tribune staff reporterMaybe it was because Paul Konerko was wearing the uniform of the 1983 White Sox, the team whose players were honored Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field. At any rate, the '83 Sox won the divisional championship wearing the "Winning Ugly" label. And Konerko...
Tribune baseball reporterIf it's not broken, don't fix it. Who could begrudge Anaheim Angels general manager Bill Stoneman a restful winter? After all, the Angels' ultraimpressive run through the playoffs should not be viewed as the doing of the Rally Monkey or any other Disney-...
Just what has the City Of Chicago done to the baseball gods that they deserve two sad-sack organizations such as the White Sox and Cubs? --Frank Caldwell, Plano, Texas Let's see … Black Sox scandal, Billy Goat curse, Albert Belle … take your pick....
Tags: Death, Darren Lewis, Kyle Farnsworth, Chicago Cubs, Scott Rolen
Tribune staff reporterDan Wright successfully passed the baton to Damaso Marte, who handed it to Tom Gordon. Then Billy Koch dropped it. After the first three White Sox pitchers combined to allow just one hit through nine innings Thursday, Boston scored off Koch in the...
2006 record: 85-77, 2nd Manager: Charlie Manuel (3rd season) Home games: Bright House Networks Field (7,917), 601 Old Coachman Road, Clearwater, Fla. 33765. Directions: I-75 North to I-275 to Clearwater. Take Highway 60, cross U.S. 19 north, to Old...
Tribune staff reporterJust how frustrating is it to fall to a team that's on pace to break the 1962 New York Mets' record for most losses in a season? Just ask the White Sox. Or better yet, catch a replay of the ninth inning of their 2-1 loss to Detroit Tuesday night. Frank...
Tribune staff reporterHow many home runs would Sammy Sosa hit if he played half his games at Coors Field? Does 80 sound right? "I don't know," Sosa replied. "Right now I belong to Chicago. But imagine ..." It's easy to imagine after Sosa's hitting display over the weekend....
Tribune staff reporterTruth be told, Josh Paul might be the only player in the Cubs' or White Sox's clubhouse who could tell a North Sider how to get to Mt. Greenwood or a South Sider how to get to Rogers Park. "This series means a little bit more to me," Paul said....
Tags: Shawn Estes, Sammy Sosa, Chicago Cubs, Billy Koch, Tom Goodwin
Tribune staff reporterWhite Sox manager Jerry Manuel wakes up every morning with the same thought. "I say, 'This is the day that things are going to get turned around,'" he said. "I'll feel that way until the last day of the season." Manuel said that before his team's ugly...
Tags: Death, Rick White, Billy Koch, Carlos Lee, Damaso Marte
Cal Ripken's first major-league hit came against Dennis Lamp of the Chicago White Sox on Aug. 16, 1981. His last hit came against Frank Castillo of the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Oct. 5, 2001. Ripken finished his career with 3,184...
Tribune staff reporterFrank Thomas' timing was perfect. He couldn't have picked a better time than Sunday to slug his way out of his mini-slump. On the eve of a four-game showdown for first place with Central Division co-leader Minnesota, Thomas smashed a game-winning three-...
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