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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

Rookie May fans 10 as Twins beat White Sox 6-4

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.

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5 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

Swarzak will get Monday start vs. Tigers

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Max Scherzer, Tommy Milone, Kennys Vargas, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

18 hrs ago | Chicago White Sox

Noesi can send White Sox to season-best win streak

When he was placed on waivers by the Rangers after posting a 14.21 ERA in five April relief appearances split between Seattle and Texas, the White Sox took a chance on Noesi, and he's been trending in the right direction as the season winds down. Noesi hopes to continue getting better while pushing the White Sox winning streak to a season-high five games on Sunday as Chicago tries to sweep Minnesota at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS Local

Levine: 'Wanted, Team Leader' Sign Going Up At White Sox Clubhouse

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.

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MLB.com

Twin Bill

It's White Sox vs. Twins at U.S. Cellular Field in a straight doubleheader today, made necessary by last night's postponement. The Sox are coming off of the four-game series with Oakland, having won three of the four contests and the final two.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Southside Showdown

What's left for the Chicago White Sox in '14?

Sep 10, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu runs to second base after hitting a double against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Here is a quick look at the rest of the White Sox schedule for 2014, as the season is close to being complete.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Daily Record

Mike Tyson directs vulgarities toward Canadian TV host

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Mike Tyson, Mike Tyson's, Heavyweight Boxing, Baseball Players, Danny Santana, Josh Hamilton

McCovey Chronicles

San Francisco Giants Link Dump, 9/11

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.

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CBS Local

Levine: Konerko Wants To Play Regardless Of Broken Hand

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.

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BTF's Baseball Primer

South Side Salute: For White Sox' Paul Konerko, 16 Years of Earning His Keep Is an Ample Farewell

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Derek Jeter

Daily Herald

Curtain slowly closing on Konerko's stellar career

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.

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Oakland Athletics

Kazmir, A's square off against White Sox lefty Sale

The Athletics know they could sure use a break after letting another close one slip through their fingers Wednesday night. But as many teams have learned the hard way this season, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale isn't the type to take a day off.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Defensive disaster as 5 errors lead to White Sox blowout loss

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.

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Southside Showdown

Dayan Viciedo More Effective As White Sox Designated Hitter?

May 20, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Chicago White Sox right fielder Dayan Viciedo connects for a one run single in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports The White Sox have utilized Dayan Viciedo primarily as an outfielder the last few seasons, and the injury to Avisail Garcia early this season necessitated his use in that role once again.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

GM Rick Hahn has work ahead of him

For all of the progress made by adding those pieces in key spots in the White Sox' lineup, there's still work to be done. The Sox went into their game Monday against the Athletics with a 63-79 record, having won all of 10 games since July.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

CBS Local

Levine: White Sox Do Not Rule Out High-Profile Free Agents

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.

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Athletics Nation

White Sox Series Preview: Q&A with Jim Margalus of South Side Sox

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Adam Dunn, John Danks, Sonny Gray

Chicago White Sox

With Abreu, future of White Sox looking good

And here, across the room, is Jose Abreu, putting the finishing touches on one of the greatest rookie seasons the game has ever seen. It's an interesting crossroads in the White Sox clubhouse.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Chris Sale, American League Central, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jose Abreu, Shane Greene

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Major League Baseball

Gomes, Kluber devise winning game plan

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.

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Sporting News

White Sox might pursue free agent Victor Martinez

The White Sox are interested in pursuing free-agent DB/1B Victor Martinez this offseason, the Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo reports . As Cafardo points out, Chicago's interest makes sense considering Paul Konerko is set to retire at season's end and Adam Dunn has been traded to the A's.

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