Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
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White Sox rise in Power Rankings
The White Sox are up one spot following strong outings from Chris Sale and Jose Quintana. Sale pitched a complete game with 14 K's in a loss to Seattle on Thursday, while Quintana got revenge with 7⅔ innings of two-run ball in a win over the M's on Friday. Power Rankings (Week 21)
Dan Jennings knows how to deliver
Jennings is one of the fastest left-handers to the plate in the majors, second only to one other southpaw. Who has him beat? Baseball Info Solutions provides the answer. Measuring baseball skills (Insider)
Carlos Rodon pitched into the seventh inning, Justin Morneau had a two-run single and Melky Cabrera scored twice to lead the White Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Mariners on Sunday.
White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton was hit by a pitch and left Sunday's game against the Mariners with a bruised right forearm.
Lineup: White Sox (62-66) vs. Mariners (68-61)
- 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. Omar Narvaez, C (L)
- 9. Tyler Saladino, 2B (R)
- SP: Carlos Rodon, LHP Daily lineups
Saturday's longest home runs
Jose Abreu is back to swinging a power bat this month (seven homers) as evidenced by his 440-foot blast on Saturday. Randal Grichuk has also been hot, as his 430-foot shot was his sixth since being recalled to the majors on Aug. 11.
Jose Abreu hit the first of four White Sox home runs and Jose Quintana threw 7 2/3 solid innings to lead Chicago past the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Saturday night.
How does Sale rank in pitching tools?
Is Chris Sale's changeup the best in baseball? Where does his command rank on our list? Keith Law breaks it down. Ranking pitching tools (Insider)
Chris Sale struck out 14 but got outpitched by Felix Hernandez and the Seattle bullpen, and the Mariners ended a three-game skid Friday night by beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1.
Catcher Dioner Navarro, who spent two seasons in Toronto before joining the White Sox as a free agent in December, is heading back to the Blue Jays via a trade Friday.
GM Rick Hahn hinted the White Sox could be active on the trade front this offseason.
Jim Bowden identifies which managers could be let go after the season (or sooner) and what variables may factor into the decisions.
Todd Frazier tied it with an RBI single in the seventh inning and won it with a line drive down the left-field line in the ninth to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-6 victory over the Mariners.
How do White Sox rank in intangibles?
Where does Brett Lawrie rank in baserunning skill? Does Alex Avila have baseball's best plate discipline? And how does Miguel Gonzalez fare when it comes to inducing weak contact? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)
The Mariners have activated James Paxton off the DL, and the left-hander will start Thursday against the White Sox.
White Sox vice president and chief marketing officer Brooks Boyer discusses with Carmen and Jurko the decision to change the name of their ballpark to Guaranteed Rate Field.
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.
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.
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.
White Sox @ Tigers
Comerica Park - Tue 8/30