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White Sox Playoffs

White Sox Eliminated From Playoff Hunt

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The inevitable became a certainty for the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox' 7-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night ...

Ozzie: White Sox Not Giving Up On Season After Thome, Contreras Deals

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS — Over the last month, the Chicago White Sox committed to more than $100 million in future money by adding an elite starting pitcher...

Playoffs Could Hurt Local Music Clubs

Chicago Public Radio | Lynette Kalsnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For Chicago sports fans, having both the Sox and the Cubs in the play-offs is nirvana. But for the local music scene, it's more of a mixed blessing. S...

Chicago Dreams

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

October was set up to be a crazy, zany month with fans preoccupied with our national pastime. Now, we can all get back to things of lesser significance, like the presidential election and the economy.

Sox Season a Success? You Can Put it on the Board

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

There were few tears, if any, shed Monday night by a Sox team that never quit, even as it was running on fumes. This team didn't promise a World Series. There was no "curse" to break. The epitaph of the 2008 White Sox? They lived on the edge and died with their spikes on.

A Pirates' Fan's Lament: I Feel Your Pain (Kind Of)

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The economy's in the toilet, your 401(k) is worth as much as Neifi Perez's autograph, and the White Sox are still playing while the Cubs are scheduling tee times in Scottsdale.

White Sox-Rays: Game Four Live

mlb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The White Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays in game four of the American League Division Series. Click here to follow the live action, play-by-play....

White Sox Eliminated From Playoffs

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — They rushed toward the mound, these remarkable Rays, and immediately formed a circle. Jumping together like fraternity brothers, they ...

White Sox Playoffs: Game Three Slideshow

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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Big-Game Hunter

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

Last week I wrote about John Danks' balls. Not the specifics, mind you, but rather celebrating their basic existence. It's a good thing.

White Sox-Rays: Game Three Live

mlb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

John Danks had plenty to say about the challenge he faces against the Rays on Sunday. Four words, however, summed it up quite well. "Here we are agai...

White Sox-Rays: Game Two Live Pitch-By-Pitch

mlb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The White Sox have gone to a right-handed heavy lineup for Friday night's contest against the Rays and Scott Kazmir, the team's left-handed ace. Dewa...

White Sox Lose Game Two To Rays

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The young, resilient Rays are one win from breezing into the American League championship series. All-Star Scott Kazmir s...

White Sox Lose To Rays 6-4

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays looked perfectly at home in the playoffs. The rookie homered in his first two at-bat...

White Sox-Rays: Live Pitch-By-Pitch

mlb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Rays have had a breather, while the White Sox are coming off a breathtaking win in the American League Central tiebreaker game Tuesday night. The...

Media-Tations on Chicago Baseball Managers

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

Chicago baseball is in some kind of golden age. You know this. It's been 102 years since both teams made the post-season. Enjoy it while you can.

Chicago Playoff Games On Cable, Not Network

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago baseball fans without cable are out of luck. Major League Baseball's $1.05 Billion deal with TBS means that neither the Cubs or White Sox's fi...

What's Really Important

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

For the next month, all of our worldly concerns will take a back seat to ... baseball. For the first time in over 100 years, both Chicago baseball teams are in the playoffs.

White Sox Win Central, Headed To Playoffs

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Thanks to Jim Thome's bat and Ken Griffey Jr.'s arm, the AL Central has a winner at last: the Chicago White Sox. John Danks pitched e...

White Sox-Twins: Pitch-By-Pitch

mlb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A full 162-game schedule will not be enough to decide the 2008 American League Central title. Unlike last week's three-game sweep at the Metrodome, t...

Nightmare in Minnesota

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

I thought this team had a little magic left. But under the bright lights of the Metrodome, the White Sox were transparent, just ghosts in cleats. If anyone believes in them outside of their clubhouse, they're kidding themselves.

Wrigleyville Going Dry For Playoffs?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Mayor Daley spoke out in favor of the seventh-inning booze ban and warned that bars that violate it could lose their liquor licenses. "We do...

City Series Windfall

Crain's Chicago Business | Steven R. Strahler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A World Series featuring the Chicago Cubs could generate almost $100 million for Chicago's economy, while the Chicago White Sox making the Fall Classi...

Sox Slugger Carlos Quentin Breaks Wrist, Could Be Done For Year

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — American League home run leader Carlos Quentin has a broken right wrist stemming from his own temper, and the Chicago White Sox left f...