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Jackson solid, but Cubs fall to Arizona

CHICAGO | Edwin Jackson registered his first quality start and worked into the seventh inning for the first time this season.

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Depleted White Sox end trip with loss in Detroit

DETROIT | The White Sox won't ever be thrilled about a 3-4 road trip.

8 hours ago

Yankees' Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

Yankees' Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

BOSTON | New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar to help him grip the ball.

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Semien's slam lifts White Sox over Tigers

Semien's slam lifts White Sox over Tigers

DETROIT | Marcus Semien's seventh-inning grand slam lifted the White Sox over the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Wednesday night.

April 23, 2014 9:00 pm

Century celebration sours late in Cubs loss

Century celebration sours late in Cubs loss

CHICAGO | The Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field in the most appropriate way: with a gut-wrenching loss.

April 23, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Party at Wrigley Field a century in the making

Party at Wrigley Field a century in the making

CHICAGO | There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.

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Cubs lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th

Cubs lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th

CHICAGO | Fittingly, the Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss — a dramatic, error-filled one, at that.

April 23, 2014 5:14 pm Photos

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Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

CHICAGO | Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and bee…

April 23, 2014 4:28 pm

Tech boom presents new wrinkles for century-old Wrigley Field

Tech boom presents new wrinkles for century-old Wrigley Field

CHICAGO (AP) — During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit worker figures he is an increas…

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Villanueva comes up short in Cubs 8-2 loss to Reds

CHICAGO | Carlos Villanueva had a better start than his last appearance. He just couldn't finish off innings that left him with a similar outcome.

April 20, 2014 9:00 pm

WHITE SOX: Reinsdorf says Robinson’s race not a big deal in 1947 Brooklyn

WHITE SOX: Reinsdorf says Robinson’s race not a big deal in 1947 Brooklyn

CHICAGO | There was probably no color-blind corner of the United States in 1947, the year Jackie Robinson became baseball’s first African-American player in modern times.

April 20, 2014 9:00 pm

Sox scatter 3 HRs, throw 2-hitter in 16-2 win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas | White Sox manager Robin Ventura succinctly and aptly described the series finale at Texas.

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Paulino, White Sox offense struggle in loss

Paulino, White Sox offense struggle in loss

ARLINGTON, Texas | Martin Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers routed the White Sox 12-0 Friday night.

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Youth is served by Granderson, UIC

Youth is served by Granderson, UIC

CHICAGO | Welcome to Granderson Stadium.

April 17, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Ramirez finds success at No. 8 in more balanced Sox lineup

Ramirez finds success at No. 8 in more balanced Sox lineup

CHICAGO | Operating out of eighth place, Alexei Ramirez has been a more competitive leader.

April 17, 2014 12:45 am

More 9th-inning bullpen woes sink Sox

More 9th-inning bullpen woes sink Sox

CHICAGO | Even a one-hit Chris Sale performance over seven innings or an Adam Eaton vertical-leap catch at the center-field wall aren’t enough these days to lock up a win when the White Sox bullpen enters the picture.

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Cubs' offense freezes up

Cubs' offense freezes up

NEW YORK | Michael Pineda followed an overpowering outing by Masahiro Tanaka with one of his own, pitching six innings of four-hit ball as the New York Yankees beat the Cubs 2-0 on a bitterly cold Wednesday night to complete its first doubleh…

April 16, 2014 10:45 pm

Peavy decent in return before Sox win it in 9th

Peavy decent in return before Sox win it in 9th

CHICAGO | Jake Peavy’s return to U.S. Cellular Field to pitch to a draw against White Sox rookie Erik Johnson on Tuesday didn’t exactly get the turnstiles clicking.

April 15, 2014 11:45 pm

Ricketts: Cubs not interested in move to suburbs

Ricketts: Cubs not interested in move to suburbs

NEW YORK | Cubs owner Tom Ricketts thinks a move to the suburbs might be lucrative but says his team remains committed to refurbishing century-old Wrigley Field.

April 15, 2014 12:50 pm

Maddon speaks out on elbow injuries

Maddon speaks out on elbow injuries

You could piece together a pretty good pitching staff with just the players who have had significant elbow problems this year.

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WHITE SOX NOTEBOOK: Indians' Raburn first among equals as Sox killer

WHITE SOX NOTEBOOK: Indians' Raburn first among equals as Sox killer

CHICAGO | Baseball is full of Sox killers, and Indians outfielder Ryan Raburn is cut from that cloth.

April 13, 2014 9:00 pm

Rizzo homers in Cubs' 6-4 loss to Cardinals

Rizzo homers in Cubs' 6-4 loss to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS | First baseman Anthony Rizzo says the Cubs have a positive attitude.

April 13, 2014 8:00 pm

Sox fight rain, bullpen to win on Ramirez homer

CHICAGO | In 2013, the White Sox would have added gloomy result to gloomy environs after Matt Lindstrom blew a save in the ninth inning Sunday.

April 13, 2014 7:45 pm

Indians get 12 hits in 12-6 win over White Sox

Indians get 12 hits in 12-6 win over White Sox

CHICAGO | Ryan Raburn hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the seventh inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 12-6 victory over the White Sox on Saturday.

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Sox offense gives Sale third win in shortened outing

Sox offense gives Sale third win in shortened outing

CHICAGO | Chris Sale’s style is to go as long and as hard as possible, and not conserve his maximum velocity for a late-game situation like Detroit Tigers’ ace Justin Verlander commonly does.

April 11, 2014 11:10 pm Photos

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Abreu, Ramirez power Danks to first win

Abreu, Ramirez power Danks to first win

CHICAGO | John Danks is trying to go backward and forward at the same time.

April 10, 2014 10:10 pm

Bullpen falters in White Sox loss

Bullpen falters in White Sox loss

DENVER | D.J. LeMahieu's bat upstaged his glove as the defensive specialist transformed into an offensive catalyst.

April 09, 2014 7:00 pm

Abreu, Garcia lead White Sox rout

Abreu, Garcia lead White Sox rout

DENVER | Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia each hit two of Chicago's six homers, powering the White Sox to a 15-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 11:00 pm

Cubs fall late against the Pirates

Cubs fall late against the Pirates

CHICAGO | Pedro Alvarez had two hits and two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame two home runs by Starlin Castro to beat the Cubs 7-6 on Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 10:30 pm

Twins' Colabello has come a long way

Twins' Colabello has come a long way

MINNEAPOLIS | The Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball is far off the game's main grid, independent from the traditional farm system and down to four teams preserved as a division of a partner league.

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Kalish and Cubs rip Phillies 8-3

Kalish and Cubs rip Phillies 8-3

CHICAGO | Ryan Kalish wants to make the most of his opportunity with the Cubs.

April 06, 2014 6:45 pm

Sale shuts down Royals as White Sox win 5-1

Sale shuts down Royals as White Sox win 5-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Chris Sale knew he had to pitch his best Sunday with James Shields starting for the Kansas City Royals.

April 06, 2014 6:00 pm

WHITE SOX: Flowers careful to do enough pre-game throwing warm-ups

WHITE SOX: Flowers careful to do enough pre-game throwing warm-ups

CHICAGO | Catchers join their pitchers warming up their arms before the game, but don’t get the publicity or focus.

April 06, 2014 5:30 pm

Utley homers again, Phillies beat Cubs

Utley homers again, Phillies beat Cubs

CHICAGO | Chase Utley stuck it to the Cubs again. It's just what he does to teams when he's healthy and hitting.

April 05, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Danks struggles uncharacteristically vs. Royals

Danks struggles uncharacteristically vs. Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | John Danks' struggles were just enough that the White Sox bullpen couldn't bail out Chicago.

April 05, 2014 6:20 pm

White Sox rally falls short in K.C.

White Sox rally falls short in K.C.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Alex Gordon got the big hit and Norichika Aoki and Omar Infante spent all day setting the table.

April 04, 2014 8:00 pm

Cubs lose to Utley, Phillies in home opener

Cubs lose to Utley, Phillies in home opener

CHICAGO | The historic home opener for the Cubs looked like so many of their April games at Wrigley Field over the years.

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Cardinals hold on to edge Reds

Cardinals hold on to edge Reds

The St. Louis Cardinals overcame another long delay and Todd Frazier's two homers on Thursday, holding on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 and take two of three in their season-opening series.

April 03, 2014 9:30 pm

Sox relievers can't hold on against Twins

Sox relievers can't hold on against Twins

CHICAGO | After just three games, White Sox manager Robin Ventura figured he has too small of a sample to worry about an entire bullpen that has given up nine runs in 10 1/3 innings so far.

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Cubs edge Pirates to pick up first win of season

Cubs edge Pirates to pick up first win of season

PITTSBURGH | The weary Cubs' bullpen needed a break. New manager Rick Renteria needed a win.

April 03, 2014 5:00 pm

Bunt, balk, wild pitches freeze Twins as Sox triumph

Bunt, balk, wild pitches freeze Twins as Sox triumph

CHICAGO | The fumbling, bumbling 99-loss White Sox of 2013 might have lost Wednesday’s game four times over last season.

April 02, 2014 6:54 pm Photos

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Chicago's offense falters in 1-0 loss to Pirates

PITTSBURGH | Like most of his brethren, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria is getting a handle on Major League Baseball's expanded replay system.

March 31, 2014 8:15 pm

De Aza homers twice for 5-3 Sox win in season debut

De Aza homers twice for 5-3 Sox win in season debut

CHICAGO |Well-touted White Sox newbies Adam Eaton and Jose Abreu did everything humanly possible to steal the show in 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the season opener Monday.

March 31, 2014 6:54 pm Photos

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Cycle turns to spring with fresh Sox faces, attitude

Cycle turns to spring with fresh Sox faces, attitude

CHICAGO | The American flag whipped above the heads of Pat Bishop and Bill Piekarczyk in a parking lot, signaling the start of new cycles.

March 31, 2014 6:48 pm Photos

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Sale surprised that Konerko chose to sit out Opening Day

Sale surprised that Konerko chose to sit out Opening Day

CHICAGO | Almost everyone in the White Sox family expected Paul Konerko to kick off his farewell tour today with a start amid the Opening Day pageantry at U.S. Cellular Field.

March 30, 2014 6:45 pm

MLB 2014: West teams chase low-budget Athletics

The big-spending AL West also-rans of recent years once more find themselves chasing those overachieving, low-budget Oakland Athletics.

March 30, 2014 5:00 pm

MLB 2014: Cardinals among NL favorites again

Stephen Strasburg leads a deep rotation in Washington. Matt Holliday and St. Louis are back again. And the loaded Los Angeles Dodgers think it's their time to shine.

March 30, 2014 5:00 pm

In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

CHICAGO | It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak — a place where fans wait, season after season, for an elusive World Series title that never comes.

March 29, 2014 11:01 pm

Tigers' Cabrera gets record $292M, 10-year deal

Tigers' Cabrera gets record $292M, 10-year deal

LAKELAND, Fla. | This is one number put up by Miguel Cabrera that is not subject to debate.

March 28, 2014 5:52 pm

MLB 2014: Pitching prospects could have impact

MLB 2014: Pitching prospects could have impact

Some of the young arms have arrived, and a few more will make it to the majors this summer. Either way, there are a lot of promising pitching prospects poised to impact the playoff races in 2014.

March 26, 2014 8:10 pm
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