Tommy Joseph and Cesar Hernandez homered to back Jerod Eickhoff, and the struggling Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night.
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The new name for the ballpark on Chicago's South Side has us examining some other misfires, including a pair in Seattle.
The White Sox announced that their stadium, currently called U.S. Cellular Field, will be renamed Guaranteed Rate Field starting in November.
Lineup: White Sox (60-64) vs. Phillies (58-68)
- 1. Adam Eaton, CF (L)
- 2. Tim Anderson, SS (R)
- 3. Melky Cabrera, LF (S)
- 4. Jose Abreu, 1B (R)
- 5. Justin Morneau, DH (L)
- 6. Todd Frazier, 3B (R)
- 7. Avisail Garcia, RF (R)
- 8. Dioner Navarro, C (S)
- 9. Tyler Saladino, 2B (R)
- SP: James Shields, RHP Daily lineups
Jose Abreu homered for a third straight game, Carlos Rodon threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Tuesday night.
The White Sox have activated outfielder Avisail Garcia off the 15-day disabled list.
Struggling White Sox right-hander James Shields could lose his rotation spot when rosters expand in September.
White Sox hold steady in Power Rankings
Chicago didn't do much to impress this week, but at least Chris Sale was on his game once again on Saturday. Perhaps the left-hander can build off the outing down the stretch. Week 20 Power Rankings
Jose Quintana pitched seven strong innings and Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
Eaton emerging with change in position
Coming off a poor season in center field in 2015, Adam Eaton was moved to right field this spring. The change has paid off for the White Sox, as Eaton leads all fielders in baseball with 21 runs saved and has become a serious weapon due to his arm. Breakout defenders (Insider)
Chris Sale continues ownage of AL West
Sale has dominated the teams of the AL West since the start of last season, going 9-0 in 11 starts with a 1.51 ERA following Saturday's win over the A's. That's the third-lowest ERA vs. a division for any pitcher over the last two seasons with at least 10 starts against that division, per the Elias Sports Bureau.
Chris Sale pitched eight scoreless innings for his first victory in 49 days, Jose Abreu homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Saturday night.
Shields gets shelled again
James Shields struggled again Friday, allowing seven runs in 4 2/3 innings against the A's. This marks Shields' second streak of three starts in a row allowing seven or more runs this season. Shields is the first pitcher to have two such streaks in the same season since 1938, notes the Elias Sports Bureau.
Kendall Graveman faced one batter over the minimum while throwing a two-hitter, Khris Davis hit his 31st home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the White Sox 8-0 on Friday night.
In 2013, Reds bat boy Teddy Kremer had a heartwarming reaction when Todd Frazier homered for him. The two were reunited in Chicago on Friday.
Free-agent pitcher Oliver Suero has been suspended 72 games and Chicago White Sox first baseman Telvin Nash for 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program.
Manager Terry Francona put in a pinch-hitter in the middle of an at-bat and the strategy paid off when Tyler Naquin lofted a game-ending sacrifice fly as the Indians beat the White Sox.
Confidence key to Anderson's rookie year
Tim Anderson has had some bumps in the road during his first year in the majors, but he hasn't lost any faith in his ability. "That's something I never lose, is my confidence, no matter what kind of night I have," he said. "That's something that's always been with me." Chicago Tribune
Adam Eaton's ninth-inning grand slam off closer Cody Allen capped a five-run rally and lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 10-7 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
The Chicago White Sox recalled right-hander Anthony Ranaudo to start Wednesday night against the Cleveland Indians and optioned promising righty Carson Fulmer to the minors.
Swanson to join draft peers with debut
When Dansby Swanson takes the field for the Braves, he'll be the fourth player to play in the majors this season after playing in the College World Series last year. Each member of the quartet was taken within the top eight picks of the 2015 draft.
Corey Kluber allowed one run in six innings to win his fourth consecutive start, and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox for the seventh straight time, 3-1, on Tuesday night.
David Kaplan and Carmen Defalco discuss the future of the White Sox and the decisions the organization will have to make at the end of the season.
Reliever can have fun at U.S. Cellular
Need a last-minute snack before the game? A's lefty Sean Doolittle has you covered. Visiting relievers can enter the bullpen at the Cell through the Patio restaurant, where they can snag an unsuspecting fan's French fry or chicken wing on their way to the field. Doolittle: My eight favorite MLB bullpens
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