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  1. Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - It is still hard to tell what Chicago White Sox team will show up on a nightly basis, the one that can slug and pitch its way to victory or the one that can be controlled by an ideal game plan. On Thursday night it was the latter, althou...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  2. Jake Peavy keeps rotation flowing

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With a budding flu virus, his own batty vision and a murky game plan for an unknown opponent all conspiring against him, Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy still managed to get the job done Saturday night in impressive fashion. The 14...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  3. White Sox holding pattern continues

    Doug Padilla

    One week to go before the winter meetings and while the White Sox certainly have a game plan for the offseason, all has been quiet. Operating in a self-described holding pattern, general manager Kenny Williams said he is he is waiting for the mark...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  4. All-Star Rizzo now leading way for Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That on-field dust-up the Chicago Cubs had with the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday was all part of Anthony Rizzo's master plan to get to the All-Star Game. "You know, I knew there was 30 minutes left in the Final Vote, and I didn't hit a h...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  5. John Danks heads under cover

    Doug Padilla

    After rain forced the cancellation of the Chicago White Sox's Cactus League game Saturday against the Cleveland Indians, John Danks was among a handful of pitchers who went to an alternate plan. Danks, Chris Beck, Eric Surkamp and Dylan Axelrod al...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  6. 'Weird game' forces alternate plans

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The game inside the game Thursday for the Chicago White Sox will be how they take on the Oakland Athletics while recovering from Wednesday's 16-inning marathon at the same time. Acting manager Mark Parent said closer Addison Reed is def...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  7. Slow reveal for Dunn's new look

    Doug Padilla

    After that plan to change his approach was revealed, it actually looks like more of the same from Adam Dunn after three Cactus League games. His one home run, one walk and two strikeouts, after five official at-bats, seems to mirror his career pro...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  8. Cubs target Thursday return for Kerry Wood

    Doug Padilla

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Chicago Cubs plan on getting Kerry Wood into a simulated game Monday and could activate him to the active roster by the end of the current road trip. First things first, though. Wood threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Friday in P...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  9. Cubs to stay course with rocky bullpen

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - It didn't take long for the Cubs to arrive at the intersection of Don't Panic Way and Wholesale Change Drive. Conventional wisdom says you don't blow up the plan after just two games, but Kerry Wood and Carlos Marmol aren't exactly insti...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  10. Kerry Wood's light load continues

    Doug Padilla

    TEMPE, Ariz. - So much for those plans of getting Kerry Wood a full inning over his last two outings. Wood, who has been used sparingly in Cactus League games, was expected to get an inning Saturday and another inning Monday. But then came his out...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  11. Cubs' Opening Day lineup is revealed

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- With five games to go on the Cactus League schedule the Chicago Cubs finally revealed their Opening Day lineup. In Friday's home game against the Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dale Sveum grouped all of his regulars as he plans to do n...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  12. Teahen gets nod over Morel

    Doug Padilla

    DETROIT - Brent Morel has done a lot of standing around since the second half started, but it doesn't mean he is out of the White Sox's plans at third base. Mark Teahen got the start at third in each of the first three White Sox games after the br...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  13. Ozzie doesn't expect Humber to be All-Star

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen suggested Saturday it already has been decided that Phil Humber would not be invited to Tuesday's All-Star Game in Arizona. Guillen revealed it when he was asked if the team had made its rotation plans fo...

    Blog | July 09, 2011
  14. Jackson says mechanics off just a bit

    Doug Padilla

    PEORIA, Ariz. - When he's in complete control, like he was after joining the White Sox late last season, Edwin Jackson can take over games. When things aren't going exactly to plan, though, is when results like Tuesday's happen as he had to bob an...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  15. Guillen aims for new awareness day

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - It's hard to think that White Sox manage Ozzie Guillen could bring even more color into the game of baseball, but he already has laid the groundwork for such a plan. Like the NFL, whose players wore pink accents in last Sunday's games fo...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  16. DL move with Jenks remains on hold

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - There are no plans, as of yet, to put Bobby Jenks on the disabled list with back problems. Jenks had to leave Thursday's game against the Twins because of the injury that first surfaced last weekend at Baltimore. "We're going to see h...

    Blog | August 13, 2010