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  1. Blackhawks honor commitment to host JRW baseball team

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- The Jackie Robinson West baseball team will be guests of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on Friday night. The Blackhawks invited the youth baseball team to Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils months ago, and both si...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  2. UIC to name stadium after Granderson

    Scott Powers

    University of Illinois at Chicago will name its new baseball stadium after Yankees centerfielder and UIC alum Curtis Granderson, who provided what is expected to be the largest contribution to the school's athletic department. Read the entire stor...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  3. Curtis Granderson of New York Yankees has UIC stadium named in hi...

    Scott Powers

    The University of Illinois at Chicago will name its new baseball stadium after Yankees center fielder and UIC alum Curtis Granderson, who provided what is expected to be the largest-ever contribution to the school's athletic department, UIC announced.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  4. Players give Dunn Comeback Player honor

    Scott Powers

    Chicago White Sox first baseman/designated hitter Adam Dunn was named the Players Choice American League Comeback Player of the Year on Monday. The Players Choice Awards are presented by the Major League Baseball Players Association and voted on b...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  5. Hudson not ready to hang it up yet

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox infielder Orlando Hudson said Sunday he believes he has at least a couple of years of baseball left in him. The 34-year-old Hudson is in his 11th season in the majors. He began the year as the San Diego Padres starting...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  6. Peavy: Sox would be dangerous in playoffs

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy said Wednesday he believes Chicago could be dangerous for the rest of baseball if they can make it into the playoffs. "We got eight games to go," said Peavy, who is 11-12 with a 3.40 ERA and will start on Th...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  7. Humber hopes trying season ends on high

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Few pitchers have endured the highs and lows experienced by Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber this season. Humber has gone from pitching the 21st perfect game in major league baseball history to being demoted to the bullpen and ra...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  8. Ventura, Leyland: Nothing decided Monday

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura and Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland agreed Monday's game is important to their American League Central pennant race, but said there is also plenty of baseball to be played. The White Sox entere...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  9. White Sox look to keep offense rolling

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox haven't had trouble hitting this season, but doubles have eluded them most of the year. Before Tuesday's game, the White Sox were last in baseball with 186 doubles. On Tuesday, they hit a franchise-high 10 doubles ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  10. Sox believe in power of the mustache

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Amid a pressure-filled pennant race and after five months of baseball, Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis felt his teammates needed to find a way to relax a bit. His suggestion? Mustaches. Beginning on Monday and with an ...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  11. Harrelson again critical of umpiring

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox television announcer Ken "Hawk" Harrelson may just be in line to get another phone call from Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig after ranting at another home-plate umpire on Saturday. Read the full story....

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  12. Dewayne Wise stays ready to go

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Don't get Dewayne Wise wrong. It's not that he'll ever enjoy sitting at home and waiting for a team to call while the season is underway. It irritates him he has to go through that, and he hates the feeling of being without baseball whi...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  13. Lineup: Sox-Yanks is power vs. power

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- The New York Yankees' lineup is unquestionably at another power level than the rest of baseball. The Yankees have homered 190 times this season. That's 29 more than the next team and 113 more than the 30th-ranked team. While the Yank...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  14. Olympics a great memory for Ramirez

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez was given two medals for being part of the gold-winning Cuba baseball team in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. As for the first one, he has no idea where it is. It was misplaced during a move from ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  15. Youkilis benefiting from a change in Sox

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Baseball didn't feel the same to Kevin Youkilis during his final weeks with the Boston Red Sox. Youkilis was struggling at the plate while his role with the club was diminishing. He was being called on less and less to be the Red Sox's st...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  16. Hudson trying to break out of slump

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox third baseman Orlando Hudson was hoping to step away from baseball during his day off on Thursday. That didn't happen. "I was able to step away a little bit, but with my son at home, he wants to watch baseball all t...

    Blog | June 22, 2012