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  1. Mattingly seeking stability in rotation

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- By trading for Roberto Hernandez and putting Josh Beckett on the disabled list, the Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping things ultimately can pay off in the bullpen. Beckett's struggles in the rotation upon returning from the disabled list...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  2. As Sox slide, Eaton won't give up fight

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- As bad as the Chicago White Sox have been of late - a struggle that includes the pitching staff, defense and now offense - they still have somebody willing to pay the ultimate price for success. Adam Eaton refuses to slow down, even wit...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  3. Beckham refuses to put blame on rumors

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Gordon Beckham struggles as the scouts gather to watch him play, and it would be shortsighted not to think that the latter is having a major influence on the former. The Chicago White Sox infielder knows a trade is likely coming. He is w...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  4. Tyler Flowers appears to be in bloom

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Tyler Flowers' struggles on offense this season have been far too great to allow anyone to get excited about a few good days at the plate, but a sense of relief was palpable anyway Saturday. The Chicago White Sox catcher reached base fo...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  5. Series preview: Angels at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Despite coming off a road trip that was an overall struggle with a 4-7 record, the Chicago White Sox managed to gain a little momentum heading into a six-game homestand. They will open a three-game series at U.S. Cellular Field against ...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  6. Ventura to stay with Rienzo

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Despite recent struggles from right-hander Andre Rienzo, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura is not planning any rotation changes this week. Rienzo not only gave up seven runs on nine hits over 3 2/3 innings in a defeat to the Los An...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  7. Ventura decides to stick with Belisario

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Manager Robin Ventura said he will stand by his man ... of default. Ronald Belisario, who was made the closer only when Matt Lindstrom went on the disabled list last weekend, will remain in the role despite struggles in all three save c...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  8. Abreu's influence on Sox is wide reaching

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Alexei Ramirez has not only bucked his career trend of April struggles, he is having one of the better opening months in team history. But it's just getting overshadowed by teammate Jose Abreu. And at this point, it seems hard to deny t...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  9. Jose Abreu now in a 1-for-21 slide

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Lost in the madness of the Chicago White Sox's 14-inning affair against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night is the fact that Jose Abreu is scuffling at the plate. It was not unexpected that he would have struggles as he transitions to...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  10. Bullpen struggles again, changes possible

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The way the Chicago White Sox tried to give this game away, it was amazing it lasted as long as it did. Over 14 often eye-covering innings Wednesday night, the White Sox were finally their own worst enemy in a 6-4 defeat to the Boston ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  11. Struggles have Felipe Paulino on notice

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The cruel reality for the Chicago White Sox is that while the offense is now a joy to watch, plenty of issues remain with the pitching staff. That offseason gamble the White Sox took on Felipe Paulino hasn't come close to paying off thu...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  12. Quintana has more spring struggles

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox's second best starter, who was expected to get the No. 4 spot in the 2014 rotation, was as bad as they get Tuesday during his Cactus League outing. Jose Quintana faced nine Oakland Athletics batters and did not record an out ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  13. Paulino struggles in spring debut

    Doug Padilla

    Eager to show his new team what he can do, Chicago White Sox rotation candidate Felipe Paulino had a spring debut to forget Sunday. The right-hander, who was signed to a one-year deal as a free agent in December, lasted just 1 2/3 innings against ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  14. Ventura is vague on camp changes

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Position players will report to big league camp Thursday, and while changes are expected in the Chicago White Sox's spring training routine, manager Robin Ventura was coy on the subject. Last season's offensive struggles were ad...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  15. It's not numbers, it's playoffs for Dunn

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Despite the struggles and the failed expectations, Adam Dunn remains focused on the primary goal he had the day he arrived to the Chicago White Sox. It will remain playoffs or bust for Dunn, who has one more season on the South Side to d...

    Blog | January 25, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Indians 8, White Sox 1

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox made it five consecutive defeats on the homestand, falling 8-1 to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. How it happened: More offensive struggles combined with a rough start from Andre Rienzo added up to the White Sox's 14th ...

    Blog | September 14, 2013