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  1. White Sox roll out red carpet for JRW

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - In the midst of all their accomplishments, honors and accolades, the Jackie Robinson West Little League players have retained a bit of innocence about them. It's no small feat, since the Chicago squad of 11-, 12- and 13-year-olds earned ...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  2. Series preview: Tigers at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers have played plenty of games against each other as American League Central rivals, but the second game of Saturday's day/night doubleheader will provide a unique moment. White Sox starter Chris Ba...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. White Sox to donate $20,000 to JRW

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox announced Thursday that not only will the team honor the Jackie Robinson West Little League team Saturday, the team's charity arm will donate $20,000 to the South Side league. Jackie Robinson West won the United St...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  4. JRW set for on-field celebration at Cell

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The kids at Jackie Robinson West Little League aren't done with the spotlight just yet, as the White Sox announced the team will be honored on the field before the second game of Saturday's doubleheader. It will be the second appearance ...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  5. JRW parade to stop at U.S. Cellular

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox announced that U.S. Cellular Field will be a stop on the Jackie Robinson West Little League parade route Wednesday. The team of 11- and 12-year-olds won the United States title at the just-concluded Little League W...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  6. Cubs enjoy Little League thriller

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Rain delays in baseball are not usually welcomed, unless they manage to be timed perfectly to provide a little inspiration. As it turned out, the 3-hour, 9-minute rain delay that hit during the Chicago Cubs-Baltimore Orioles game manage...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  7. Sox to co-host Little League watch party

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox are lending their support of Jackie Robinson West Little League by partnering to host a viewing party Thursday for the Little League World Series team. Jackie Robinson West, which secured its place in the 16-team Li...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  8. Crawford Little League support pays off

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford took the field Saturday night already feeling like a winner. For the past year, Crawford has lent financial support to the Jackie Robinson West Little League team from the South Side of Chi...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  9. Chris Bassitt making strong impression

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Just because Chris Bassitt's time in the major leagues this month is mostly of the getting-to-know-you variety doesn't mean he can't open eyes a little further before the regular season closes for the Chicago White Sox. Bassitt was give...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  10. Lindstrom closing in on rehab assignment

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom could be a little more than a week away from heading out on a minor league injury rehab assignment and inside of three weeks from a return to the bullpen. The right-hander, who has been out of a...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  11. Chicago White Sox sign veteran RHP Tommy Hanson to minor league c...

    Doug Padilla

    The White Sox announced they have signed 27-year-old Tommy Hanson to a minor league deal and he is expected to pitch at Triple-A.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  12. Confident Danks returns to Sox rotation

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The new-look John Danks had an impressive return to the major leagues Friday, using a little less velocity but pinpoint control to confidently announce he is back. After a 370-day break from pitching in the major leagues because of a se...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  13. Phillips, Barney in Gold Glove showcase

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Cincinnati Reds will be trying to clinch the National League Central while the Chicago Cubs move forward with a goal of avoiding 100 losses, but something else a little more under the radar will be at stake this week. For the next th...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  14. Russells join rare father-son save club

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Nothing like saving your first major-league game and making a little history at the same time. When James Russell saved Tuesday's Chicago Cubs victory over the San Diego Padres he was well behind the 186 games his father Jeff saved over ...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  15. Braun in for long night with Cubs fans

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Just like for Aramis Ramirez, the Wrigley Field reception for National League MVP Ryan Braun on Monday was expected to be a little spicy. It was probably enough that Braun was named the league's top player last season while playing for ...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  16. Cubs trim spring roster to 57

    Doug Padilla

    PHOENIX -- Before Saturday's game the Cubs cleared out a little more space in the major league locker room by assigning two more players to minor league camp. Right-hander Dae-Eun Rhee and catcher Micah Gibbs were sent back to the club's minor-lea...

    Blog | March 10, 2012