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  1. Abreu's work ethic stands out

    Jerry Crasnick

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The news of Jose Abreu's six-year, $68 million contract with the Chicago White Sox sparked the inevitable comparisons from baseball writers and scouts looking for insights on the type of player he is and ultimately can be in the ma...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  2. Adam Dunn of Chicago White Sox mulls invite to attend Academy Awa...

    Jerry Crasnick and Doug Padilla

    Adam Dunn, an investor in the Oscar-nominated film "Dallas Buyers Club," has an invitation to attend the Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  3. Justin Verlander deserves the AL Cy Young award

    Jerry Crasnick

    Justin Verlander should become the first back-to-back AL Cy Young winner since Pedro Martinez of the 1999-2000 Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  4. Sox have a plan in place for Sale

    Jerry Crasnick

    When Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale was 9 years old, his uncle took him to Tropicana Field for the first game in Tampa Bay Devil Rays history. Sale saved the ticket stub as a birthday souvenir and came home with a mustard glob on his pinstriped...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  5. Chicago White Sox watching Chris Sale closely

    Jerry Crasnick

    While there's much debate about the Nationals' likely innings limit on Stephen Strasburg, the White Sox are also handling Chris Sale with kid gloves this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  6. The best nicknames currently in baseball

    Jerry Crasnick

    From Big Papi to Big Puma to Kung Fu Panda, baseball's current crop of players are continuing the sport's long and illustrious tradition of catchy nicknames.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  7. Atlanta Braves turn to new hitting coach to "fix" their offense

    Jerry Crasnick

    Beginning with Jason Heyward, the Braves need new hitting coach Greg Walker to get their offense straightened out.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  8. Buehrle's stretch of excellence ends

    Jerry Crasnick

    Mark Buehrle took the mound for the Chicago White Sox against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night riding a streak of 18 straight starts with three or fewer runs allowed. Buehrle's string of exceptional performances goes back to April 22, which m...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  9. Jeremy Hermida, Lastings Milledge and Jeff Francoeur looking to t...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jeremy Hermida, Lastings Milledge and Jeff Francoeur all basked in the limelight early in their careers. They've since fallen on hard times, and are now clinging to life in the big leagues.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  10. Offseason grades for the American League Central

    Jerry Crasnick

    It was a wild and active offseason in the AL Central, and no team recognizes that the stakes were raised more than the Detroit Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2011
  11. Manny Ramirez, Johnny Damon and Andruw Jones all need homes

    Jerry Crasnick

    Scott Boras' work is never done, and this offseason he still faces the task of finding work for three very big names -- Manny Ramirez, Johnny Damon and Andruw Jones. So how's that going?

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  12. Source: Sox, Dunn agree on four-year deal

    Jerry Crasnick, Bruce Levine

    The Chicago White Sox have finalized a four-year, $56 million deal with free-agent slugger Adam Dunn, according to a source familiar with the situation. Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  13. White Sox interested in power-hitting Dunn

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Chicago White Sox are talking to the representatives for Adam Dunn as a possible contingency plan in the event that first baseman Paul Konerko leaves the team through free agency, baseball sources told Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  14. Chicago White Sox finalize deal for Adam Dunn

    Jerry Crasnick and Bruce Levine

    The Chicago White Sox have finalized a four-year, $56 million deal with free-agent slugger Adam Dunn, according to a source familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  15. Ranking contending teams' deadline moves

    Jerry Crasnick

    Which teams did the best job of upgrading at the July and August trade deadlines? And which clubs failed miserably?

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2010
  16. Manny Ramirez, Brian Fuentes and Johnny Damon among the August tr...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Some highly paid, underperforming players could find themselves on the move in August.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2010