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    White Sox Fall to Astros

    By Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune reporter 10:04 p.m. CDT, July 20, 2014 A hot month. With the White Sox’s next 13 games coming against American League Central rivals, a winning stretch could redirect their season. They took two out of three from the Astros over the weekend, but Sunday’s 11-7 loss at U.S. Cellular Field left disappointment in the Sox clubhouse. “(The series) ended on a sour note for sure,” Sox center fielder Adam Eaton said. “We don’t like to […]

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    Cubs Swept by Diamondbacks

    By Mark Gonzales, Chicago Tribune reporter July 21, 2014 PHOENIX — A 100-loss season has become a possibility during the Cubs’ 2-11 skid. But with Arismendy Alcantara providing a spark and Kyle Hendricks receiving an opportunity to earn a spot in the rotation, slugger Anthony Rizzo says the entire Cubs’ farm system should take notice. “It’s an opportunity for guys to step up,” Rizzo said Sunday before he hit his 23rd home run and made a spectacular catch in a […]

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    Lakers Win Amnesty Claim for Boozer

    By K.C. Johnson, Tribune reporter 4:23 p.m. CDT, July 17, 2014 Carlos Boozer has a new home and a new conference. Returning to the Western Conference he once dominated for the Utah Jazz, Boozer landed with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday afternoon when the Lakers posted the highest bid in the amnesty waiver process. The Bulls used the amnesty provision on Boozer on Tuesday. Teams with salary-cap space were allowed to post blind bids before Thursday’s 4 p.m. Central […]

  • Toews and Kane Take a Little Less to Help Team

      Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have new 8-year contract extensions, but they took a little less money to help ease the burden on the Blackhawks salary cap.

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    White Sox Beat Red Sox 8-3

    By Colleen Kane, Tribune reporter July 9, 2014 BOSTON — A red and purple bruise colored the side of Conor Gilllaspie’s right knee Tuesday afternoon, the result of the pitch that hit his leg and sidelined him Sunday and Monday. The White Sox third baseman said from the visitors’ clubhouse at Fenway Park that the knee still was a little sore but not enough to keep him from the game that night against the Red Sox. Clearly, the soreness didn’t […]

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    Cubs Lose 5-Run Lead, Swept in Doubleheader

    By Mark Gonzales Tribune reporter 10:23 p.m. CDT, July 8, 2014 CINCINNATI — The start of the second game of a doubleheader between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds was delayed by 35 minutes because of threatening weather. After pitching in 210 games for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks of the Japanese Pacific League and 37 minor league games over the past three seasons, 33-year-old Tsuyoshi Wada will have to wait longer for his first major league win despite pitching five […]

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    Cubs Drop DH Opener to Reds

    By Mark Gonzales Tribune reporter 3:00 p.m. CDT, July 8, 2014 CINCINNATI – The Chicago Cubs were recipients of back-to-back home runs by Chris Coghlan and Ryan Sweeney in the sixth inning off Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto. But that wasn’t enough, as left-hander Travis Wood allowed three runs in the first and the Reds added another run in the bottom of the sixth to hold on for a 4-2 win in the first game of a split doubleheader that […]