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  1. Series preview: D'backs at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox will continue to power through the interleague portion of the schedule when the Arizona Diamondbacks pay a visit for a three-game series starting Friday. The White Sox have already played seven interleague games, w...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  2. Olt delivering on power potential

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Mike Olt hit his first home run this year off somebody not named Wandy Rodriguez, setting the tone on a cool Wrigley Field afternoon that did not seem inviting for long balls. Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo followed with their own...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  3. From White Sox OF to U.S. ambassador

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That cup of coffee Mark Gilbert had with the Chicago White Sox in 1985 pales in comparison to his next assignment. Gilbert has been nominated by President Obama to be the United States ambassador to New Zealand. If confirmed by the Sena...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  4. Sox set to host Civil Rights Game Saturday

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox will bring racial equality to the forefront this weekend, capped by Saturday's seventh installment of the Civil Rights Game. Started as an exhibition contest in 2007 in a minor league ballpark in Memphis, Saturday ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  5. White Sox add Tekotte, Leesman

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The White Sox made two roster moves in advance of Friday's day/night doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins, recalling outfielder Blake Tekotte and purchasing the contract of Charlie Leesman. Tekotte takes the roster spot of Casper Wel...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 3, Orioles 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox took the series finale 3-2 on Thursday with a victory over the Baltimore Orioles. How it happened: Adam Dunn hit a game-ending home run in the bottom of the ninth, his 23rd on the season. Dunn's fielding error in the eigh...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  7. Gavin Floyd of Chicago White Sox to undergo season-ending surgery...

    Doug Padilla

    The worst-case scenario regarding Chicago White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd was realized when the team announced Monday that the right-hander will have season-ending surgery on his right elbow.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  8. Chicago White Sox to play Texas Rangers in Civil Rights Game

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday that their scheduled Aug. 24 game against the Texas Rangers at U.S. Cellular Field will now be called the "Civil Rights Game."

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  9. Cubs see signing deadline come and go

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The 4 p.m. CST deadline to sign players from the 2012 draft came and went without the Cubs coming to last-minute terms with anybody. Second-round pick Duane Underwood, a hard-throwing high-school right-hander from Georgia was the last pl...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  10. Cubs took lumps on 7,000-mile odyssey

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The final numbers from a brutal three-week stretch that saw the Chicago Cubs play 16 road games and log nearly 7,000 air miles were not pretty. The Cubs lost 14 of those 16 road games, including 10 consecutive at one point. They wen...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  11. Cubs expected to join Soler sweepstakes

    Doug Padilla

    Now that Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler has been granted free agency, the Cubs are expected to make a significant push to retain his services. With new spending restrictions on signing international players set to go into effect July 2, Soler doesn'...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  12. Cubs to meet and decide Volstad's fate

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs coaches and front office will meet this weekend to determine the fate of struggling starter Chris Volstad. The right-hander lasted just two innings Thursday against the Philadelphia Phillies and fell to 0-6 this season ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  13. Coleman makes his case to join rotation

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Casey Coleman wasn't treating his relief outing Thursday as a rotation audition, he was too busy figuring out how to be successful coming out of the bullpen. Called on in the third inning when Chris Volstad struggled from the outset, Co...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Phillies 8, Cubs 7

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' brief two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies ended in a sweep for the visitors after a 8-7 loss on Thursday. How it happened: The Cubs mounted a four-run rally in the ninth, but came up a run short. Weling...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  15. Chicago Cubs place Lendy Castillo on DL, recall Scott Maine

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago Cubs rookie reliever Lendy Castillo was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain, and left-hander Scott Maine was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Phillies 6, Cubs 4

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Chicago Cubs went into an early hole, then dug themselves out only to watch the Philadelphia Phillies pull out a 6-4 win in the late innings Monday as the clubs split the four-game series. How it happened: The Cubs came to life...

    Blog | April 30, 2012