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Sep 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Minnesota Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia reacts after striking out against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning in game one of a doubleheader at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports Oswaldo Arcia was signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent in 2007.
Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore used their speed to score runs and rally the Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. "Having speedy runners like that can help you," Petricka said.
The White Sox's bullpen couldn't hold a late three-run lead as the Royals rallied for two in the ninth for a 4-3 walk-off win on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium. The White Sox went up 3-0 in the third when they bunched three hits and capitalized on a wild pitch.
It feels like spring training just ended, yet here we sit, with only two weeks left to go before all but 10 of MLB 's 30 teams head home for the winter. For some players, like the Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko and New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, the end of the season means the end of their careers, with the next two weeks serving as their last chance to take in everything that comes along with being a professional ballplayer.
Yesterday was a must win game. This weekend against Detroit are three huge must-win games.
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Plus: Paul Konerko closes in on the end, a White Sox scout gets his due, and Joe West might have a point It's fitting that Jose Abreu used a signature plate appearance to write his name into the White Sox record books on Sunday. Abreu tied Ron Kittle for the White Sox rookie record with his 35th homer in the ninth inning of the 6-4 loss to Minnesota , but look at how he did it.
Sep 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez celebrates with third baseman Marcus Semien after defeating the Minnesota Twins in game one of a doubleheader at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports Last week the Chicago White Sox made life a little tougher on the Oakland Athletics by winning three of four games against them at US Cellular Field, as the A's are currently fighting for a postseason spot.
Oakland Athletics pinch runner Billy Burns celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a bunt by Sam Fuld, off a pitch from Chicago White Sox's Eric Surkamp during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Chicago.
John Kazanas received the Roland Hemond Award from the White Sox prior to Sunday's series finale with the Twins in recognition of his heroic act helping a family in danger following a car accident in Arizona three months ago. Kazanas was on his way from Arizona to Las Vegas for the Area Code Baseball Games tryouts, traveling on Highway 83, which Kazanas said is known as "White Cross Highway" because of all the accidents.
Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak. May was staked to an early 4-0 lead, then hung on to win his third straight start.
Sep 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Minnesota Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia reacts after striking out against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning in game one of a doubleheader at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports While game one of the doubleheader was fairly the Chicago White Sox's game to lose, game two was a lot more matching each other shot for shot.
The thunder rolled through Chicago on Friday night, postponing the series opener between the White Sox and Twins. But it was dry enough during the day for recording artists Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood to visit a few "friends in low places" and take batting practice at U.S. Cellular Field prior to their shows in Rosemont, Ill., later that night.
The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press. He made it through the record cold of his first Minnesota winter by hibernating in his basement and tweeting winter-ball stats for hours at a time.
Paul Konerko took what he termed as dry swings on Friday and was planning to hit off a tee Saturday in testing the fractured sesamoid bone in his left hand. Konerko will have just 14 games overall and four home games remaining after this weekend before retirement -- and an end to his 16-year-run with the White Sox.
Chicago's Jose Quintana and the Twins' Phil Hughes each struck out a career-high, and the White Sox took Game 1 of a doubleheader at U.S. Cellular Field. Chicago White Sox starter Jose Quintana throws against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.
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