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La Stella, Belt lead Giants past Cubs 15-4 for 6th straight

Sep. 11, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy La Stella and Brandon Belt each hit three-run homers, and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Chicago Cubs 15-4 on Saturday for their sixth straight win. La Stella finished with three hits, including a double, five RBIs and scored three runs for...

ChiSox rally for 6-4 win over Indians after getting Kimbrel

Jul. 31, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson delivered a tiebreaking single, José Abreu was hit in the head by a pitch with the bases loaded and the Chicago White Sox rallied for two runs in the eighth inning to top the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Friday night after acquiring All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel...

Championship shells: Cubs, Nats complete teardown trades

Jul. 30, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo wore his 2019 World Series ring Friday as a reminder of the annual goal for his franchise. There won't be another one this season, with only a handful of players still left from that championship won...

White Sox get closer Kimbrel from Cubs for Madrigal, Heuer

Jul. 30, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox acquired closer Craig Kimbrel from the crosstown Cubs on Friday, a move that should give the AL Central leaders a fearsome bullpen for their playoff push. The White Sox already had one of baseball's best closers in All-Star Liam...

White flag: Indians trade 2B Hernandez to 1st-place Sox

Jul. 29, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians probably can't catch the Chicago White Sox, so they're helping their AL Central rival. Cleveland traded second baseman Cesar Hernandez to the first-place White Sox on Thursday for minor league pitcher Konnor Pilkington — a move that...

OF swap: White Sox dump veteran Eaton to make room for Engel

Jul. 07, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Chicago White Sox designated outfielder Adam Eaton for assignment Wednesday to make room for the return from the injured list of outfielder Adam Engel. The 32-year-old Eaton, in his 10th major league season, batted .201 with a career-low .642 OPS...

Yasmani Grandal out 4-6 weeks with torn tendon in left knee

Jul. 06, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Catcher Yasmani Grandal was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday by the Chicago White Sox with a torn tendon in his left knee. Grandal was injured during an at-bat in Monday's loss in Minnesota. Chicago estimated Grandal will be out approximately...

White Sox send Mercedes down, bring up INF Jake Burger

Jul. 02, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago White Sox demoted slumping slugger Yermín Mercedes on Friday and recalled Jake Burger from Triple-A Charlotte, putting the infielder in the majors after two Achilles tendon injuries and a stint with a local Missouri league. The AL...

Astros, Olson, Castellanos finding success with 2 strikes

Jun. 30, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — For Yuli Gurriel and the Houston Astros, the fight is on when the count gets to two strikes. There is nothing complicated about their success, either. "You got to have pride,” manager Dusty Baker said. “You got to have pride in...