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  1. Konerko had a hunch about these Royals

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- While much of the country is catching Kansas City Royals fever, retired Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is probably the least surprised of anyone. When Konerko boldly claimed nine days ago that the Royals look an awful lot ...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  2. Paul Konerko enjoys rousing send-off, even without hits

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Paul Konerko has played in six All-Star Games and a World Series and was an MVP of an American League Championship Series. Yet the three games he played this weekend against the Kansas City Royals may have been the toughest of his career. ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Royals 6, White Sox 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Paul Konerko's career came to a close Sunday in the Chicago White Sox's 6-4 defeat to the Kansas City Royals. How it happened: Konerko ended his 18-year career Sunday with an 0-for-3 performance. He played 16 of those seasons in a White...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  4. Abreu sits with record in hand

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With the Chicago White Sox rookie record for home runs already his, Jose Abreu was not in the starting lineup for Sunday's season finale. Abreu broke a tie with Ron Kittle for the rookie mark when he launched his 36th home run in the fi...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  5. Paul Konerko spent after emotional day

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There was a moment early in the first game of the 2005 World Series when a Houston Astros player reached first base and remarked to Paul Konerko about the excitement of the pregame ceremonies. At that point, Konerko has said, he knew th...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 5, Royals 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- In front of a sellout crowd that came to celebrate Paul Konerko's career, the Chicago White Sox powered their way to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals in the second to last game of the season. How it happened: Konerko went 0-for...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  7. Konerko's dad: Chicago was ideal locale

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Paul Konerko was born in New England and grew up in Arizona, and his father, Hank, said that a lengthy baseball career in Chicago was the perfect fit for his son. "He's half Italian, half Polish," Hank Konerko said not long before the te...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Royals 3, White Sox 1

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox fell 3-1 on Friday as the Kansas City Royals wrapped up their first postseason berth since winning the 1985 World Series. How it happened: The Royals got off to a quick start with three first-inning runs and...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Royals 6, White Sox 3

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - In the opener of their final series of the season, the Chicago White Sox fell 6-3 on Thursday to the Kansas City Royals. How it happened: The Royals scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning when the White Sox were unable to c...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  10. Konerko at peace with pending retirement

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Paul Konerko's farewell weekend got off to a slow start Thursday when he was not in the starting lineup for the series opener against the Kansas City Royals. The intensity is expected to pick up, though, with Chicago White Sox manager Ro...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  11. Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- As Paul Konerko gets set to play in the final series of his career, anybody wondering what contributions he can give to the offense this weekend is completely missing the point. The upcoming four-game series against the Kansas City Roya...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  12. Series preview: White Sox at Royals

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox have nobody to blame but themselves for their dashed playoff hopes, but they can still make a mark on other playoff chases. The final road trip of the season, which starts Monday night, includes games against the Kansas City ...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  13. White Sox announce Paul Konerko Night, slated for Sept. 27

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox will send their team captain into retirement in style with Paul Konerko Night on Sept. 27 at U.S. Cellular Field. The evening, which will take place on the penultimate day of the season, kicks off with a pregame ceremony befo...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  14. Sox nemesis Chen cut loose by K.C.

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There just weren't enough Chicago White Sox lineups out there to keep pitcher Bruce Chen employed, as the left-hander was designated for assignment Friday by the Kansas City Royals. Chen's mastery of the White Sox surfaced primarily ove...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  15. Konerko: Regulars can't complain in Sept.

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- According to retiring captain Paul Konerko, any Chicago White Sox regular who complains about reduced playing time when rosters expand in September only needs to look in the mirror. "If we didn't want it to get to a situation in Septemb...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  16. White Sox's goal: A bullpen like KC's

    Doug Padilla

    CHCAGO - Eventually the White Sox would like to have a bullpen that is the envy of the league, or in other words, have one that closely resembles what the back end of the Kansas City Royals' relief corps looks like. Thanks to a solid start by Jame...

    Blog | July 23, 2014