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  1. A Kansas City Royals celebration 29 years in the making

    Doug Padilla

    Champagne was intentionally spilled on Kansas City Royals uniforms Friday for the first time in nearly three decades.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  2. Extra Bases: Central play much improved

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox are finding out that the American League Central can be a happy place once again. They might have been dealt a 4-0 defeat by the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, but they already had wrapped up the series and are feeling...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Sox upbeat, not despondent, after loss

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox's offense was dominated Thursday in a 4-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers, yet the postgame talk was positive from a team confident in who it is and where it is headed. Realistically, the odds are still long that the Whi...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  4. Confident White Sox not drawn to standings

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There are not too many races in which the competition waits around for you to catch up. The American League Central, however, has been setting itself up that way. The Chicago White Sox's 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  5. Matt Lindstrom of Chicago White Sox needs ankle surgery

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago White Sox closer Matt Lindstrom needs surgery on his injured left ankle and will be out for an extended period, according to manager Robin Ventura.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  6. Series preview: White Sox at Indians

    Doug Padilla

    Division play is what railroaded the Chicago White Sox last season, yet it has been much improved in 2014, even after just getting swept in a brief two-game series at home against the Detroit Tigers. The White Sox are 8-8 against American League C...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  7. New year, new result vs. Indians

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There was more evidence that the Chicago White Sox's remodeling project is headed in the right direction when the team easily handled the Cleveland Indians 7-3 in the first meeting of the season Thursday night. That would be the same In...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  8. Schedule won't do Sox any favors

    Doug Padilla

    If the first 10 days of the Chicago White Sox's season were about getting up to speed, then the remainder of the opening month is about overcoming major hurdles and road blocks. A seven-game homestand begins Thursday with four games against the Cl...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  9. Gameplan seems to irk Chris Sale

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Give Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale some credit. The All-Star isn't afraid of anybody. Sale appeared visibly upset over the plan to intentionally walk the Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera in the fifth on Monday, and before the dust ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  10. Baby steps: White Sox back at .500

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Memorial Day might not be a milestone marker for Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura, but getting back to .500 sure is. The White Sox reached the break-even point Sunday with their 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins and will now tak...

    Blog | May 26, 2013
  11. Schedule says time is now for White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Backed into a hole because of a stagnant offense, a Swiss cheese defense and a bullpen that has been anything but relief, the Chicago White Sox now have four-plus weeks to get it straight or kiss it all goodbye. And it might not be just...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  12. Miscues aplenty in intrasquad game

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - The White Sox forged their way through a sloppy intrasquad game Thursday as the lineup made up mostly of major leaguers defeated the prospects 4-3 in a five-inning contest. Keenyn Walker, the club's top pick in 2011, had a rough ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  13. Ventura talks '13 hopes, '12 failures

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Just because Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura is heading into his second season and feels more comfortable with his surroundings doesn't mean he's the best source when it comes to advice. "A guy like Walt Weiss this year,...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  14. Trade aims attention on White Sox opener

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The first snow of the winter hasn't even arrived and already attention is being directed toward Opening Day 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field. With the completion of the much-analyzed trade between the Kansas City Royals and the Tampa Bay Ray...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  15. Leyland says Ventura made it look easy

    Doug Padilla

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Detroit Tigers might be the defending American League champions, but they won't take anything for granted when it comes to things closer to home. So two days after White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said that his club needs...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  16. Eye on the Tigers is a White Sox necessity

    Doug Padilla

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Chicago White Sox won't even pretend that it's all about how they perform next season, or that success has nothing to do with their opponents. Asked if the Detroit Tigers' makeup alters how they feel about themselves, new W...

    Blog | December 03, 2012