Chicago White Sox
Nothing like a few fastballs at the head to make life interesting.
Justin Masterson was able to rely on his defense in his major league-leading third shutout of the season.
Dayan Viciedo will likely hit behind Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko in Robin Ventura’s lineup – a middle of the order that could combine for 100 dingers under the right circumstances.
Pitcher Jake Peavy and the Chicago White Sox agreed Tuesday to a $29 million, two-year contract.
There could have been some infighting when the Detroit Tigers were languishing below .500 midway through the season, or even when they trailed the Chicago White Sox deep into September.
Their clubhouse strewn with boxes, their season on the brink of ending after a 10th loss in 12 games, the Chicago White Sox headed out Sunday on their final road trip.
Two games up with six to go, the Tigers seem to be a lock to capture the AL Central over the slumping second-place Chicago White Sox.
For 117 days this season, the Chicago White Sox were in first place. Now, they’re in danger of missing the postseason.
For two months the Chicago White Sox had been ahead or tied for the lead in the AL Central. Now, with just a week left, they’re looking up at the Detroit Tigers.
The Chicago White Sox gave Detroit an opening to tie for the AL Central lead when Gordon Beckham hit into a game-ending forceout with the potential tying run on second base Tuesday in a 4-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians.