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  1. Chicago White Sox GM says Robin Ventura will return next season

    Bruce Levine

    Despite a brutal season for the Chicago White Sox that does not show any signs of improvement in the near future, manager Robin Ventura's job is not in jeopardy.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Erik Johnson strikes out eight for first win

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- After committing five errors in Erik Johnson's first two starts, both losses, this time out the Chicago White Sox scored a season high in runs. Johnson tossed six shutout innings, striking out eight in the 12-1 blowout of the Minnesota Twi...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  4. White Sox still hurting over blowout loss

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- It wasn't the 14-3 score, or the loss Thursday to the Cleveland Indians that stung the Chicago White Sox most. The game magnified the total collapse of 2013. Bad pitching was the least of the Sox's worries this season. Despite a poor p...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  5. Ventura, Danks embarrassed by loss

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- After a humiliating 14-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians, an embarrassed Robin Ventura could manage only a brief statement in his postgame news conference before walking out on reporters: "All the way around, it wasn't good," he said. "It wa...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Ventura: Fine time to assess younger talent

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Maybe the White Sox's veteran players should expect the unexpected in a season during which seemingly little has gone right. Manager Robin Ventura has made it clear that evaluation of the team's young players will be of major importance...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  8. Error-filled game leads to loss

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Bad defense has been one of the major reasons for the Chicago White Sox's tough season in 2013. Four errors helped bring the team down in a 9-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. The four miscues gave the Sox a major league-hi...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  9. Hitting coach Manto unsure about future

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have had a disappointing season to say the least. A major part of this season's failure falls on an offense that has been one of the least productive in baseball. The White Sox have scored 536 runs, second lowest i...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  10. Reed has formula for staying strong

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- It might seem that Chicago White Sox closer Addison Reed is being overused if you look simply at his number of appearances the past couple of weeks. But the truth can be found behind the numbers in a strength-and-conditioning plan formu...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  11. Streaking Jordan Danks hits game winner

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox are starting to get significant contributions from their farm system products. Jordan Danks' latest hot streak culminated with a game-changing, two-run base hit in the eighth inning against Houston Astros reliever...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  12. Homers part of the equation for Sox success

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- When Ken Williams took over as general manager of the Chicago White Sox in 2001, he believed the way to win in a ballpark that played small was to hit home runs and outpitch other clubs. If that equation is still true, then a good portion ...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  13. Cooper gets the best out of young staff

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Veteran pitching coach Don Cooper starts every game the same way. With a towel draped over his shoulder and a pitch-counting device in hand, he makes the trek from the dugout to the Chicago White Sox bullpen. The grizzled New jersey native...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Dunn: Blame players for rough season

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A day after manager Robin Ventura and general manager Rick Hahn took the blame for the Chicago White Sox's disappointing season, Adam Dunn said it's the players' fault. "I view that as what good leaders do when times are tough," Dunn sa...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  16. Ventura takes his share of the blame

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura has always been about taking responsibility as a player. It is not a shock that as manager of the team with the second worst record in the American League that he shoulders a good portion of the blam...

    Blog | July 08, 2013