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Royals LF Gordon leaps into stands for great catch

CHICAGO (AP) Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon has made a terrific leaping catch against the Chicago White Sox. Gordon hustled over and jumped into the stands down the left-field line to grab a foul ball off the bat of Micah Johnson in the sixth inning on Sunday. He landed in a group of fans, but Gordon returned to the field and it looked as if everyone was OK. Gordon has won...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Cain: Bad blood with White Sox is over

Royals' Cain: Bad blood with White Sox is over
Via Philly Sports Live
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox RHP Matt Albers on DL with injury from brawl vs. Royals

  Matt Albers knew something was wrong after he was involved in a benches-clearing brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. A day later, it was much worse. The White Sox placed Albers on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a broken pinkie finger on his right hand. They also promoted right-hander Scott Carroll from Triple-A Charlotte and designated...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox promote RHP Carroll from Triple-A Charlotte

CHICAGO (AP) The White Sox have promoted right-hander Scott Carroll from Triple-A Charlotte and placed reliever Matt Albers on the 15-day disabled list with a broken pinkie finger on his right hand. The White Sox also designated left-hander Eric Surkamp for assignment before the resumption of a suspended game against Kansas City on Sunday. Albers was injured in a benches-clearing...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sale and Samardzija Had No Business Getting Into a Brawl

As the whole city probably knows by now, the White Sox and Royals got into a bench clearing brawl. It’s the same old baseball story: bad blood, protecting your teammate, I plunk you, you plunk me, words exchanged, benches and bullpens clear, a bunch of grown men push each other and say “sup bro, sup bro!” and a few punches are thrown. Fans cheer, players are ejected, umpires...
Via Sports Mockery
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

AL Central Top 10 Prospects Round-Up

Carlos Rodon could receive his first start this week. The 2015 season is well underway and that means the minor-leagues are abuzz with activity. All the way from Single A to the majors, below is our weekly round-up of the top 10 prospects in the AL Central. 1. Francisco Lindor SS – Indians: Lindor continued a two-game hit streak entering the week and turned it into a four...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suspensions announced for White Sox-Royals brawl

Major League Baseball has announced the discipline for those involved in the White Sox and Royals brawl which took place on Thursday night. While their game was postponed on Saturday, the league still handed out punishments which are set to begin on Sunday when the series resumes in Chicago. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura received the […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Six players suspended for White Sox-Royals brawl

The punishments have been doled out for the brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals, and a total of seven players have been disciplined, with six of those players earning suspensions. Here’s the full damage report. #WhiteSox: Chris Sale & Jeff Samardzija have received 5-game suspensions (& undisclosed fines) & Tyler Flowers received an undisclosed...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MLB Hands Down Suspensions For Royals-White Sox Fight

Six players from the Royals and White Sox will serve suspensions and pay fines for their roles in Thursday's fight.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale banged on Royals clubhouse door after brawl

Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed Friday that pitcher Chris Sale went to the Royals clubhouse after he was ejected Thursday night. Sale was one of five players ejected after a benches-clearing brawl broke out in the seventh inning. Sale was believed to have banged on the visitor’s clubhouse door in the eighth inning. “I didn’t see it, but somebody told...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale tried to get into Royals’ clubhouse after ejection

Chris Sale really wanted a piece of the Kansas City Royals after being ejected following a benches-clearing brawl on Thursday. Reports said he tried to get into the Royals’ clubhouse after being ejected, and the White Sox pitcher did not deny the accusation. Numerous sources confirmed to me that White Sox starter Chris Sale tried...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawk Harrelson shines during White Sox-Royals brawl

On Thursday night, the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals engaged in our first full-fledged basebrawl of the year. When all was said and done, five players were ejected, including each team’s starting pitcher (though each’s evening was essentially already complete). Over on CSN Chicago, Hawk Harrelson and Steve Stone were on the call, and Harrelson was in his element on...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Sale wanted to fight Yordano Ventura

Chris Sale reportedly still had some unfinished business with Yordano Ventura following his ejection Thursday night. The Chicago White Sox ace was in the middle of the all-out, bench-clearing brawl that broke out in the seventh inning of last night’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Sale, who was one of five players ejected from the game, was all sorts of fired up after Adam...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brawls in Major League Baseball Need to Stop

Last night in Chicago, the Royals and White Sox engaged in a benches-clearing brawl, which left five total players ejected. Thankfully no one was injured in the incident, but that doesn’t mean it’s justified. This is fourth time in this three-week-old season that the Royals have been involved in a brawl, the second caused by young flamethrower Yordano Ventura. While bench-clearing...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot Seat: Is Robin Ventura The Right Man To Lead White Sox?

Despite a recent vote of confidence by general manager Rick Hahn, does White Sox manager Robin Ventura belong on the hot-seat? When the White Sox went out and acquired Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson, Adam LaRoche, Melky Cabrera, Zach Duke and Dan Jennings in the offseason, it was a clear sign the team was all-in and in win now mode. Is Ventura the right person to lead a team with...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox, Royals benches clear; five ejected

Your browser does not support iframes. The bad blood between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals boiled over again Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field. The benches-clearing incident began at the close of the seventh inning when Adam Eaton grounded the ball back to Royals starter Yordano Ventura. Ventura made the play and appeared to yell something at Eaton before...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura starts brawl between Royals and White Sox (Video)

The scene at U.S. Cellular Field turned ugly during the seventh inning of Thursday’s game between the White Sox and Royals. Adam Eaton hit a shot back up the middle that was snared by Yordano Ventura. Prior to tossing the ball to first base, Ventura appeared to say “f–k you” to Eaton as he ran...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Royals involved in another bench-clearing incident

The Kansas City Royals were once again involved in a benches clearing incident on Thursday night, and Yordano Ventura was again at the center of the chaos with the Chicago White Sox. In the bottom the seventh inning, Ventura forced Adam Eaton to hit a comebacker to the mound for the third out. As he was going to toss the ball to Eric Hosmer at first base, Ventura very blatantly...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitching Coach, Don Cooper, Craps On Chicago White Sox Fans

So, it’s one thing for Chicago Cubs fans to make fun of White Sox fans for not showing up to games, but having one of your own call you out? Ouch. On Thursday, White Sox pitching coach, Don Cooper, had his weekly appearance on The Mully and Hanley Show on 670 The Score. At the end of the segment, Mike Mulligan led Cooper into a discussion about Sox fans showing up to games. Mully...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOB City—Tribe Offense Continues to Struggle with RISP; White Sox 6, Indians 0

Did the Tribe Win Last Night? No. Last year’s Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber locked horns with White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija, but it was Samardzija who got the better end of the stick. Kluber was effective early, but struggled late and allowed six runs in six-plus innings of work after allowing 13 hits, one walk and a wild pitch. Samardzija also allowed six hits and two...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
4 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Come Back to Beat the Tribe in Exciting 9th Inning Rally

Chicago White Sox Melky Cabrera is mobbed by his teammates after his walk off sacrifice fly ball against the Cleveland Indians in the ninth inning of an baseball game on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago. The White Sox beat the Indians 4-3. (AP Photo/Matt Marton) Chicago, Ill. — It wasn’t the prettiest win but the White Sox will take it as they sneak one by the Indians with...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top prospect Rodon looks to help Sox bullpen…for now

U.S. Cellular Field – Photo Credit – Amy West Last April, Carlos Rodon was setting the team strikeout record with the North Carolina State Wolfpack. This April, Rodon will be pitching for the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox selected Rodon with the #3 pick in the 2014 MLB Draft and they are hoping for immediate results. He will be pitching out of the bullpen for now but there...
Via Hot Stove MLB
6 days ago  |  Discuss

While Kris Bryant Gets Promoted, Carlos Rodon Waits

As Kris Bryant heads to North Side of Chicago to make his debut, the lack of movement on the South Side has merited much less attention. Carlos Rodon remains a starting pitcher in Charlotte as the White Sox use two currently inferior pitchers in the rotation. Much of the same arguments for keeping Kris Bryant […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New-Look Bullpen Starting To Make A Statement

While Jeff Samardzija and Chris Sale’s efforts were the headliners as the White Sox picked up their first two wins of the 2015 season over the weekend, they were not able to get it done alone. Given their first two chances to win games since Spring Training, the bullpen came on and slammed the door shut in support of the starters. On both days it was Zach Duke in the eighth and...
Via Grab Some Bench
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The White Sox are catching up

Since winning the World Series in 2005, the Chicago White Sox have only managed one playoff appearance and just four seasons over .500 in the past nine seasons. But if there’s one thing that’s been made apparent in the months leading up to the 2015 Major League Baseball season, it’s this: the White Sox are knocking on the AL Central’s door, and they’ve got plenty to...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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