Three Oakland A’s players hit their first career MLB homers in the same game, all against James Shields

The last two seasons have not been kind to Chicago White Sox pitcher James Shields. The former star (or at least very good) right-hander had a miserable 2016 campaign, with a 5.85 ERA and 6.01 FIP in 181 2/3 innings. Things had actually been looking up for Shields of late, as he entered Saturday with a 2.42 ERA in four starts.But then Saturday’s game came along, and all of those...
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Athletics vying for sweep of White Sox (Jun 25, 2017)

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Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs, A's rout White Sox 10-2 (Jun 24, 2017)

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White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

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White Sox work quick to celebrate Buehrle

Two years after retiring Paul Konerko's No. 14 in spectacular fashion, the White Sox did it for Mark Buehrle's No. 56 on a beautiful Saturday at Guaranteed Rate Field -- or, as broadcaster Hawk Harrelson called it when describing Buehrle's perfect game and no-hitter, "right here on this field!"
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Three A's players knock first MLB homers in the same game

The Oakland Athletics have definitely decided to go with a youth movement now that they’re out of the playoff race in the American League.With a stockpile of young bats in the minors, the A’s have recently called up top prospects Matt Olson, Franklin Barreto and Jaycob Brugman  from Triple-A Nashville.All three went deep for their first MLB homers against Chicago White Sox starter...
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White Sox honor Buehrle, retire No. 56 jersey

Mark Buehrle officially became the 11th White Sox player to have his jersey retired during a Saturday afternoon celebration at Guaranteed Rate Field prior to the White Sox contest against the A's.
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16 hours ago

Rodon close to making season debut

The wait for White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon may be nearing its close, as manager Rick Renteria said Saturday that the 24-year-old will "possibly" make his season debut in the Majors next week.
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17 hours ago

Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs, A’s rout White Sox 10-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2 on Saturday. Olson, Brugman and Barreto became the second trio of teammates to hit their first home runs in the same game, the Elias Sports Bureau said. It also happened in 1914...
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White Sox try to rebound from shutout loss to A's (Jun 24, 2017)

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Davis, Joyce homer, A's beat White Sox 3-0 (Jun 23, 2017)

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It’s time to talk about Avisail Garcia

Avisail Garcia started the season red hot, seeing his batting average climb to astronomical levels and the top of the league. Not only was the batting average, which is mostly meaningless, up in the stratosphere but he was also hitting for more power and extra bases than ever before. All of this came with two caveats: it was early, and his BABIP was completely unsustainable. So we...
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Mark Buehrle admits he had a few drinks before World Series save

Game 3 of the 2005 World Series is one of the more memorable in recent memory. The Chicago White Sox defeated the Houston Astros in 14 innings. The pitching staff’s were stretched so thin that Mark Buehrle — who had started Game 2 in Chicago two days earlier, picked up the save.In the years that have passed, a rumor has persisted that Buehrle might have had a few drinks. Ahead...
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Report: White Sox expect to trade Jose Quintana

Jose Quintana’s name has come up in trade rumors repeatedly over the past several years, but this season, it may not be a false alarm.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, people associated with the Chicago White Sox are acting as if they will trade their left-handed starter this season. Though Quintana has gotten off to an underwhelming start, the team does not believe it...
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2017 MLB Draft: Craig Dedelow drafted by the White Sox

Dedelow is the latest Hoosier baseball player selected in the MLB draft. With the 267th pick in the 2017 MLB Draft, the Chicago White Sox have selected Indiana outfielder Craig Dedelow. As a senior, Dedelow hit .258 with 19 home runs and 54 RBIs. That average was lower than what he hit during his sophomore and junior seasons, but the power numbers were much higher than his previous...
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