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  1. Buehrle in line to pitch at Cell

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- After three years away, it finally looks like Mark Buehrle will get a chance to pitch at U.S. Cellular Field again. The left-hander -- who had a no-hitter, a perfect game, a World Series ring and 161 victories in a White Sox uniform --...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Five years later, Buehrle feat stirs senses

    Doug Padilla

    "Alexeeeeeeeeeiiiiiiiii ... Yes ... Yes ... Yes ... Yes ... Yes ... History!" -- White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrelson, on the air, at the completion of Mark Buehrle's perfect game, July 23, 2009. CHICAGO -- A day bathed in bright sunshine greeted the Chica...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. As Sale returns, temptation taunts Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It was the rarest of baseball moments Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field when both sides actually let out a sigh of relief when a perfect-game bid was ended. The New York Yankees obviously didn't want to be on the wrong side of history, wh...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 3, Yankees 2

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox opened a four-game series at U.S. Cellular Field with a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees. How it happened: Chris Sale was dominating in his return from the disabled list, carrying a perfect game into the sixth...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 3, Angels 0

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chris Sale fired a one-hit shutout and the Chicago White Sox avoided a sweep with a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. How it happened: Working off a changeup and slider, Sale dominated the Angels by taking a perfect game into the...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  6. A.J. nearly guides perfection again

    Doug Padilla

    New Texas Rangers catcher A.J. Pierzynski nearly caught his second perfect game in one calendar year, but fell one out short Tuesday. Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish retired 26 consecutive batters before giving up a single to the Houston Astros' Marwin...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  7. An imperfect ending as Humber is claimed

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Phil Humber, who pitched a perfect game less than eight months ago, is no longer a member of the Chicago White Sox after he was claimed off waivers Friday by the Houston Astros. In addition, infielder Dan Johnson was not tendered a cont...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  8. Cubs take notice of Humber perfecto

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Dale Sveum said he took some time away from dinner with his wife Saturday evening at a Chicago restaurant to watch the end of Phil Humber's perfect game for the Chicago White Sox against the Seattle Mariners. "I just saw the score and d...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  9. Buehrle could be another on way out

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Mark Buehrle has delivered a World Series title, a no-hitter and a perfect game in a Chicago White Sox uniform, and on Tuesday he could be pitching in one for the last time. Buehrle will take the mound for his final start of the season ...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Royals 2, White Sox 1

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox failed to win a series in their last five tries, falling 2-1 to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. How it happened: One day after John Danks took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Gavin Floyd took a no-hitter into t...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  11. Flowers in bloom with work beind plate

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Make that three shutouts caught by Tyler Flowers in a span of 10 games. John Danks had one Aug. 27, Mark Buehrle started one Aug. 29 and Zach Stewart delivered one Monday after taking a perfect game into the eighth inning. If the...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 4, Twins 0

    Doug Padilla

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Zach Stewart missed a perfect game by six outs, but finished off the one-hitter to give the Chicago White Sox a 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins and a doubleheader sweep. How it happened: Stewart's pinpoint control returned afte...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  13. White Sox's Buehrle is a hard man to rattle

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- All these years with the Chicago White Sox and Mark Buehrle might be as good as he has ever been. He's thrown a no-hitter and a perfect game, but his current run in a White Sox uniform hasn't been matched by anybody in almost 40 years. ...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  14. Danks' consistency a key for the Sox

    Doug Padilla

    Jake Peavy has a Cy Young Award, Mark Buehrle has a World Series ring and a perfect game, and Edwin Jackson even has a no-hitter of his own. Yet it stands to reason that John Danks will likely be the White Sox starting pitcher the club leans on h...

    Blog | February 13, 2011
  15. 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
  16. Chris Sale clears air with Tigers

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The All-Star Game wasn't just a place for Chris Sale to make a statement on a national level, he was also able to get his point across locally. While most baseball fans saw Sale's perfect two innings in the American League's 3-0 victory...

    Blog | July 21, 2013