Why the Chicago White Sox need to change up the batting order

Through the first 20 games of the baseball season, few players are hitting the ball better than the current AL batting leader Alexei Ramirez. Although he’s struggled with inconsistency throughout his career, Ramirez has stepped it up for the Chicago White Sox this season, surprising a lot of people with a very impressive start. The shortstop’s batting average and OBP are by far...
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Paul Konerko shows signs of life as White Sox defeat Tigers

getty images Entering Wednesday nights game Paul Konerko was hitting a mere .105 in his final big league season. Against the Detroit Tigers the 38-year-old Konerko made his fourth start of the season and produced a 3-for-4 line which included a double and a run scored. Konerko had a good night on Wednesday but it is hard to believe that will lead directly to additional playing time...
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Game Three with the Kitties

Morning It’s game three here in Detroit and Andre Rienzo make his return to the starting rotation. Alexei Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 2 and the number to beat is 17. He holds the club record, beating Frank Thomas on 15. Grab some bench and see you in the first **First Inning  **2 – 0  Sox Sox – Semien(strike out), Garcia(single to center,save at 2nd on steal) Abru...
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White Sox ace Chris Sale confident in quick return to rotation

Left-hander Chris Sale is relieved and confident. Relieved that there’s no damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow, and confident that he’ll miss only two starts and be pitching again in two weeks. “Without a doubt,’’ Sale said before the Tigers and Justin Verlander beat the White Sox and Charlie Leesman, Sale’s fly-in replacement from Class AAA Charlotte...
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Chicago White Sox Rotation Needs To Stay The Course

Chicago White Sox Baseball – The Chicago White Sox rotation has got very young the past week, and it comes at an interesting time. With Felipe Paulino and Chris Sale headed to the DL, Andre Rienzo and Charlie Leesman are asked to take their place; starting against the Detroit Tigers. While fans are glad to see Paulino out of the rotation, anytime that Chris Sale and injured are...
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White Sox Lose Left-Hander Chris Sale To Disabled List

The Chicago White Sox placed star left-handed starting pitcher Chris Sale on the disabled list Tuesday afternoon due to a flexor muscle strain. This news is actually a relief though as Sale had thrown 127 pitches against the Boston Red Sox a few days prior and the organization along with the young lefty admitted that they were both worried that the injury could have been much worse...
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White Sox Place Chris Sale On 15-Day DL

The Chicago White Sox will be without their ace, Chris Sale, due to a flexor muscle strain. Chicago has placed him on the 15-day DL. The lefty has no ligament damage to his elbow, which is a sigh of relief, but there is a good chance Sale is on the DL longer than the 15 days.The @whitesox will place LHP Chris Sale on DL with left flexor muscle strain; MRI showed ligament to be...
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White Sox pitcher Chris Sale likely to miss next start

Chicago White Sox’ Chris Sale was scheduled to pitch on Tuesday against the Detroit Tigers. It does not sound like that will be happening. The lanky left-hander is undeniably Chicago’s ace, and as such, it appears the team will take precaution in regards to him. Sale experienced soreness in his pitching arm, and today he was getting treatment on it. According to manager Robin...
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White Sox' Chris Sale will skip Tuesday start

Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale will skip his scheduled start on Tuesday, April 22, due to soreness. The reason for the soreness is unspecified at this time, but CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes said Monday afternoon that the soreness is similar to what Sale has had for the past two years. NBC Sports' Rotoworld says that Andre Rienzo will likely start on Tuesday in Sale's place...
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Down On The Farm Report: Top Prospects Off To Encouraging Starts

Now that we are a few weeks into the minor league season, let’s see how each team is doing and what players are off to hot starts and who are not.  We came up with our Chicago White Sox top 20 prospects a while back (Part 1, Part 2) and we will check in on how some of them are doing down on the farm. Charlotte Knights The Knights are off to a 6-11 start and the offense has been...
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White Sox Injury Updates: Adam Eaton, Felipe Paulino

The Chicago White Sox fell 6-3 to the Texas Rangers on Saturday and they'll try to avoid being swept this afternoon hen the two meet in the final game of a three-game set. They've also dropped four in a row, going from a promising 8-6 mark to 8-10. Yesterday's lost proved quite costly as their leadoff hitter, Adam Eaton, had to leave the game with an injury.  Adam...
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LISTEN: Hawk Harrelson bleepin excited for this double play

Chicago White Sox announcer Hawk Harrelson has been given a new lease on life so far this season, what with his team actually finding ways to win games and not being crushed by one walkoff defeat after another. Last night during the 8th inning, the White Sox turned an important double play to quash a Red Sox rally.  Hawk got so excited that he let out what is quickly turning into...
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WATCH: Peavy makes funny pickoff attempts on Adam Dunn

Adam Dunn has just three stolen bases in the last three seasons for the Chicago White Sox. That didn’t seem to register with the Red Sox’s Jake Peavy during the 4th inning of Tuesday’s Red Sox-White Sox game as he twice tried to pick off Dunn while he was standing on the bag. [MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Emotional Tuesday Night at the Cell for White Sox, Red Sox

In Tuesday’s White Sox Red Sox game, there was a clear nod of respect to the past. Ex-White Sox players A.J. Pierzynski and Jake Peavy returned to the South Side of Chicago, every player was wearing the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, and it marked that one year had passed since the deadly Boston Marathon bombings. If you remember, last year, the day after the bombings,...
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Frank Thomas argues that baseballs have been 'doctored'

After sluggers Ryan Braun and Corey Hart flexed their muscles Tuesday night and put on a hitting display, Frank Thomas hit the Twitters with a theory as to why so many balls are flying out of the park at a record pace. It’s simple…they’re juiced! The balls NOT the players. Lets make sure this is Real!!! The Baseballs don’t fly like this in April!! Trust Me the Balls are...
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