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    White Sox sign #1 pick Fulmer

    WHITE SOX SIGN FIRST-ROUND PICK CARSON FULMER CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have signed right-handed pitcher Carson Fulmer, their first-round pick (No. 8 overall) in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, to a minor-league contract with a $3,470,600-million signing bonus. Fulmer, 21, was named SEC Pitcher of the Year, First-Team All-America by Baseball America and National Pitcher of the Year by the College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015 after going 14-2 with a 1.83 ERA (26 ER/127.2 IP), three […]

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    Blackhawks sign Desjardins to 2-year deal

    Blackhawks announce signing of Andrew Desjardins BLACKHAWKS AGREE TO TERMS WITH DESJARDINS The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Andrew Desjardins on a two-year contract, which runs through the end of the 2016-17 National Hockey League season. Desjardins, 28, tallied a career-high five goals in 69 regular-season games between the San Jose Sharks and Blackhawks and four points (1G, 3A) in 21 postseason games on the way to his first Stanley Cup championship. He also […]

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    Sale named AL Player of Month for June

    Official White Sox release on Chris Sale winning Player of Month CHRIS SALE NAMED AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE CHICAGO – Left-handed pitcher Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox has been named American League Pitcher of the Month for June. Sale, 26, went 2-2 with a 1.83 ERA (9 ER/44.1 IP) and 75 strikeouts in six starts to become the first White Sox pitcher to win the award since May 2012 when Sale received his first […]

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    Cubs sweep Mets

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Herrera filled in neatly for Kris Bryant, driving in three runs with a squeeze bunt and homer that sent Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs past the feeble New York Mets 6-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep. Miguel Montero also homered as the Cubs beat the Mets for a team-record ninth time in a row, and finished 7-0 against them this season. Arrieta (8-5) pitched eight sharp innings, helping extend the Cubs’ shutout string to […]

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    Cubs shutout Mets for second straight game

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the punchless New York Mets 2-0 Wednesday night for their second consecutive shutout at Citi Field. Jon Lester returned to form with seven sharp innings, and the Cubs overcame a major baserunning blunder to score twice in the 11th. Miguel Montero added an RBI single and Chicago won its eighth straight against the Mets, including the first six of […]

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    Sale ties Major League record, Sox beat Cards in 11

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Sale matched a major league record by striking out at least 10 in eight straight starts, and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night on a home run by Tyler Flowers. Sale struck out 12 in eight innings. The lefty tied the mark set by Pedro Martinez in 1999 with Boston. The White Sox ace had fanned every hitter in the St. Louis lineup by the end […]

  • Major Oak Meadows reconstruction about to begin

    Oak Meadows is about to go undergo a major renovation beginning in July.  Dan Roan has the story.

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    Cubs blanked by Dodgers, settle for series split

    CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Frias threw five scoreless innings and combined with four relievers on an eight-hit shutout to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-0 win Thursday over the Chicago Cubs to split the four-game series. Jimmy Rollins had two hits and an RBI and run scored for the first-place Dodgers, who won the final two games of the series. Los Angeles also got a two-run double from Howie Kendrick in the first inning off Jon Lester (4-6), […]

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    White Sox beat Tigers in 10

    DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Sanchez hit a three-run triple off Joba Chamberlain in the 10th inning Thursday, and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-7. With the score 5-all, Chamberlain (0-2) walked Melky Cabrera with one out, hit Avisail Garcia with a pitch and then allowed pinch-hitter J.B. Shuck’s two-out infield single to shortstop. Sanchez tripled past first baseman Miguel Cabrera and all the way to the right-field wall on a 1-2 pitch, putting Chicago […]

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    Cubs fall to Dodgers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped Chicago’s four-game win streak with a 5-2 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday night. Gonzalez connected for a leadoff drive in the second and Turner belted a three-run shot in the third, helping Los Angeles bounce back after it scored just two runs in the first two games of the four-game series. Joc Pederson added an RBI single in the eighth for the NL West […]

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