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  1. Oakland A's 8, Cubs 7

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Ryan Dempster made his spring debut by giving up one run over two innings as the Cubs fell 8-7 to the Oakland A's on Monday. Oakland's Yordy Cabrera put the A's on top for good when he led off the ninth inning with a home run off C...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  2. Schedule could decide Opening Day starter

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs are about a week away from settling on an Opening Day starter, with two obvious candidates to choose from. Ryan Dempster, who pitches Monday against the Oakland A's, is an option along with Matt Garza, who pitches T...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  3. Youth dominates Monday's lineup

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs will march out a drastically different lineup Monday after most of their regulars played in the spring opener a day earlier. It's not completely the "B" team that will face the Oakland A's, but there will be plenty ...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  4. Sveum plans to use regulars vs. A's

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Manager Dale Sveum said that he is not set on a lineup for Sunday's Cactus League opener against the Oakland A's, but he is planning on using his regulars. Asked if Alfonso Soriano is a possibility for the leadoff spot, Sveum said h...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  5. Lopez to start Cactus League opener

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- Rodrigo Lopez, Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza will start the Chicago Cubs' first three Cactus League games, in that order, manager Dale Sveum announced Monday. The Cubs open their spring schedule Sunday against the Oakland A's. They p...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  6. Save the date; White Sox may have key moment

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - It isn't quite the early 1970s Oakland A's, but perhaps the White Sox have finally found an identity as the team that wins while agreeing to disagree. Now that's a group that we can get behind. Jake Peavy promised in April that when h...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  7. Santos makes no excuse for epic meltdown

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Sergio Santos' epic blown save Friday night against the Oakland A's seemed to come out of nowhere, except there was plenty of evidence it was lingering on the horizon. The White Sox's closer -- even though manager Ozzie Guillen hasn't ...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  8. Dunn remembers what a homer feels like

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Adam Dunn has delivered prettier home runs, for sure, but considering the circumstances this one was a beauty in its own right. Dunn lifted a ball to the opposite field for a two-run home run that barely made it over the wall in the thir...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  9. Pierzynski halts steal of home just in time

    Doug Padilla

    Sure the White Sox are bad at cutting down base stealers, but the Oakland A's took things a little too far Friday. With the game on the line in the eighth inning, the White Sox's one-run lead looked to be in jeopardy when Coco Crisp broke for home...

    Blog | May 14, 2011
  10. Rapid reaction: White Sox 4, A's 3

    Doug Padilla

    The White Sox won for the fifth time in their last six games with a 4-3 victory over the Oakland A's. How it happened: The A's gave the White Sox a gift by snuffing out their own rally when Coco Crisp was tagged out on a straight steal of home in ...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  11. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 6, A's 5

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The White Sox foiled an Oakland A's comeback with a 6-5 victory in the bottom of the 10th inning. How it happened: Alexei Ramirez hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th. He also helped the offense to get going in a four-run se...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: A's 2, White Sox 1

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- In a battle between two guys with perfect games on their resume (Mark Buehrle and Dallas Braden) it was imperfect defense and another blown save that got the attention in the White Sox's 2-1 defeat to the Oakland A's in 10 innings on Monda...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  13. White Sox 18, A's 1

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Chicago White Sox went crazy on offense and spanked the Oakland A's 18-1 in a game that didn't feel as close as the final score would indicate. Manager Ozzie Guillen said afterward he got messages to save the runs for the season...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  14. Guillen: 'It's not fun coming here'

    Doug Padilla

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Not that the White Sox were still clinging to hope, but if anybody had any left it was erased Tuesday. When the White Sox lost to the Oakland A's, their eighth consecutive defeat, they were officially eliminated from the AL Cent...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  15. It's official: Twins win the division

    Doug Padilla

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- By virtue of the White Sox's 7-2 defeat to the Oakland A's on Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins clinched their second consecutive AL Central title. The White Sox have been officially eliminated just one week after playing what looked...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  16. Buehrle notches first career win in Oakland

    Doug Padilla

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- On the one-year anniversary of his perfect game, Mark Buehrle did something even harder for him to accomplish. Buehrle won in Oakland for the first time in his career, pitching a complete-game 5-1 victory against the team that h...

    Blog | July 24, 2010