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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald
May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and Minnesota overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating Chicago 6-4 to end a four-game losing streak. "I've always kind of been a strikeout guy," May said.
5 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins
Right-handed Anthony Swarzak will make his second start for the Twins in Monday's three-game series opener against the Tigers, facing off against Max Scherzer . A relegated reliever, Swarzak was the likely candidate announced by manager Ron Gardenhire on Saturday, but not confirmed in case he was needed out of the bullpen.
The White Sox must deal with a huge void as Team Captain Paul Konerko winds down the last two weeks of his illustrious career. The question next spring will be asked for the first time in over a decade: Who will be the team leader of the White Sox going forward? "It will have to be somebody that can have the qualities to lead," White Sox Manager Robin Ventura said before his team's double header on Saturday.
Mike Tyson directs vulgarities at Canadian TV host -- Mike Tyson directed an expletive-filled rant at a Canadian television anchor in a live interview Wednesday after the host brought up the former heavyweight champion's conviction for sexual assault. CP24 news anchor Nathan Downer asked Tyson about his meeting with Toronto's scandal-plagued Mayor Rob Ford, who recently returned to work after a rehab stint.
For Konerko, a Steady White Sox Presence, 16 Years of Earning His Keep Is an Ample Farewell Is anyone else sick of all the Paul Konerko fanfare? Like, come on guys, you don't need to give him a farewell tour. Admittedly, it was kinda nice when the Dodgers gave him Vin Scully as a memento of Konerko's debut with Los Angeles in 1997, but when the Astros gave him the world's biggest salami to commemorate his grand slam in the 2005 World Series, that was a little much.
The fate of Paul Konerko's last at-bats as a major league player has been the topic of great debate since a hairline fracture in his hand was discovered a week ago. Konerko vowed to play again for the home fans before the season ends on September 28. The thought of trying it out this weekend sometime remains a current goal.
The White Sox work harder for the hearts of fans, and they never doubt the sincerity of those who support them. Konerko, a serious slugger who never left the South Side, has been their perfect representative.
But this is Konerko's final year before he slips off into retirement, so why let a broken bone prevent a proper exit? The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
The White Sox played their worst defensive game in over four years Tuesday night, and the end result was predictable. "You play that way defensively, you really don't give yourself a chance," manager Robin Ventura said after the Sox made 5 errors in an 11-2 loss to the A's at U.S. Cellular Field.
The White Sox will have plenty of room in their projected player payroll to make some key additions in the off-season. Year number one of the "Rebuild on the South Side" has been an under-reported story, compared to the team's city rivals, who seem to have most of the attention of the national media.
Farewell to Paul Konerko, who will not play in this series and will retire at the end of the season. - Ed Zurga With the A's and White Sox squaring off for four games, I asked Jim Margalus of South Side Sox a few questions about his favorite team.
Ask Mickey Callaway which pitch of Corey Kluber's is his best and the Indians pitching coach will always cite the fastball without hesitation. Being aggressive and precise with his sinker opens the door for Kluber to be more effective with his offspeed offerings.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:21 pm
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