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  1. Ventura learns from lost season

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Coming into 2013, White Sox manager Robin Ventura was riding the wave of an 85-win season in 2012 and accolades from industry experts on his success as a rookie manager. The reactions to the Sox's last-place finish in the AL Central hav...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. Reed moving closer to elite closer status

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox's lost season has had a few positive twists despite the disappointment of one of the worst records in baseball. The ascension of closer Addison Reed toward elite status has gone under the radar for most of the season. Ree...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  3. Ventura learns from a lost season

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Managing a major league team through a lost season was not what Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura signed up for. Ventura, 47, finished third in manager of the year voting last season, coming off an 85-win season in his first year ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Marlins 6, Cubs 2

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs lost a 6-2 decision to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. How it happened: Edwin Jackson was seeking his first victory since July 31. The 29-year-old starter was 0-3 with a 5.97 ERA in August. (Marlins start...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  5. Starlin Castro wants to close strong

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Although two-time All-Star Starlin Castro has appeared lost at the plate for most of the season, the Chicago Cubs' shortstop says he feels his salvation may come in September. Castro hit what proved to be the winning home run in the six...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  6. Sox players have to get used to change

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The loss of teammates due to a lost season on the field was no surprise to the Chicago White Sox players who remain on the club. Alex Rios is the latest casualty of a horrendous baseball campaign that has management changing the fabric...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  7. Samardzija: Contract talks weigh on you

    Bruce Levine

    Although starter Jeff Samardzija lost for the 10th time this season on Saturday, his value to his team remains off-the-chart. Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said before Saturday's game that conversations have been ongoing between the two side...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  8. Despite circumstances, no quit in Konerko

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago White Sox team leader Paul Konerko helped define the dynamic of being a good teammate and staying positive despite the adversity of a lost season. The Sox captain said this has been the toughest season for him and the franchise since he arriv...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  9. Stormy streak for Edwin Jackson

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Tuesday's washout at U.S. Cellular Field marked the second straight time the Chicago Cubs' Edwin Jackson had his start impacted by rain. Jackson lost his previous start on May 23 in Pittsburgh after a two-hour rain delay forced him to w...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  10. Carlos Marmol wants to stay with Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Despite the fact that he has lost the closer job for the second straight season, reliever Carlos Marmol insists he would like to stay with the Chicago Cubs. Marmol's contract expires after this season and he can declare free agency in Nove...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  11. Soriano would consider trade to Yankees

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- When the New York Yankees lost Curtis Granderson for 10 weeks with a broken wrist on Sunday, the baseball Twitter world went viral about the possibility of Alfonso Soriano returning to the first major league team he played for 13 years...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  12. Sox need better focus down the stretch

    Bruce Levine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When a team struggles to score runs, it is always the little things that stand out. The White Sox lost two potential runs on the bases during Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Alex Rios was thrown out at the plate ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  13. Peavy delivers just what Sox need most

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox finally received the type of starting pitching they have needed on Wednesday courtesy of veteran Jake Peavy. The Sox had lost seven of their past nine games as the rotation failed to get the job done over the past...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  14. Castro thought All-Star chances were dashed

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- It seems that everybody was certain Starlin Castro had made the National League All-Star team except for Starlin Castro. As Sunday morning turned to afternoon, the Cubs shortstop had lost hope. Apparently last season former manager Mik...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  15. Castro once again playing like an All-Star

    Bruce Levine

    In what appears to be a lost season for the Chicago Cubs as a team, Starlin Castro has a number of individual goals. Castro is hoping to make his second straight All-Star appearance on July 10 in Kansas City. The 22-year-old shortstop seems to hav...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  16. Struggling Floyd wants to stay aggressive

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - White Sox starter Gavin Floyd continued his recent slump, losing to the Astros 5-3 on Friday night. The right-hander has given up 30 runs in 25 2/3 innings over his past five starts. Somewhere along the line, Floyd has lost his early-seas...

    Blog | June 08, 2012