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  1. Adam Dunn homers in 1st at-bat as A's blast Mariners

    Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  2. White Sox-Twins Preview

    White Sox-Twins Preview

    Preview | September 01, 2014
  3. Astros-White Sox Preview

    Astros-White Sox Preview

    Preview | July 17, 2014
  4. Dunn's teammates want him to stay, win in Chicago

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Once the word was out that Adam Dunn had cleared waivers, many people -- including some in the Chicago White Sox clubhouse -- were hoping he would get an opportunity to play for a contender. The affable gentle giant has played more than 12...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  5. Anthony Rendon among best in-house solutions for contenders - ML...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski examines five in-house upgrades for contending MLB teams, including the Washington Nationals calling up Anthony Rendon.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  6. Chicago White Sox among struggling teams with potential to bounce...

    Paul Swydan

    The Blue Jays, Padres and White Sox are all struggling. But that doesn't mean you should count them out as potential contenders, writes Paul Swydan.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Rays 3, White Sox 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago White Sox's 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night. How it happened: The White Sox and Rays were doing battle in must-win games for both playoff contenders. Jake Peavy and James Shields match...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  8. Key players for playoff contenders

    Buster Olney

    Scouts are scattered all over ballparks these days, preparing for the postseason, looking for weaknesses, forming opinions on which hitters to avoid and which hitters to go after. Each of the playoff teams will have particular players who will be...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  9. The most important player on each current playoff team - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney goes through every team currently projected to make the postseason and highlights the player most crucial to their playoff hopes.

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  10. Tigers-White Sox Preview

    Tigers-White Sox Preview

    Preview | September 16, 2012
  11. Lorenzo Cain's two homers send Royals past White Sox

    Lorenzo Cain hit two home runs, including a tie-breaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning, as the Kansas City Royals beats the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  12. New York Yankees among playoff contenders most likely to collapse...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the playoff contenders with the biggest bust potential this September.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  13. Dunn thrilled to be on contender

    Bruce Levine

    No one involved in the Chicago White Sox's run for a playoff spot is enjoying the hunt more than Adam Dunn. The happy-go-lucky 12-year veteran has never even been close to playing on a playoff contender. Dunn experienced disappointing endings in ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  14. No perfect options for Jim Thome if he wants to play on a contend...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney goes through the list of teams that may be interested in trading for Jim Thome. Unfortunately for him, there are no perfect fits right now.

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  15. Justin Masterson, Indians move closer to AL Central lead

    Justin Masterson pitched six effective innings, Kosuke Fukudome had a tiebreaking RBI triple and the Cleveland Indians inched closer to the top of the AL Central with a 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  16. Evaluating Chicago White Sox's playoff chances

    Do the Chicago White Sox have what it takes to survive the dog days of August and be a playoff contender? ESPN.com examines their chances.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011