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Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) and Eloy Jimenez celebrate the team's 4-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Chicago. The White Sox clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

White Sox beat Twins 4-3 to clinch playoff spot

Sep. 17, 2020 11:01 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After clinching a postseason berth for the first time since 2008, the Chicago White Sox were low key during their on-field celebration. Bigger bashes await greater achievements. “We said we're going to save it for when we clinch our division,” Eloy Jiménez said Thursday...

Toronto Blue Jays' Jacob Waguespack reacts as New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka runs the bases after hitting a home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Higashioka hits 3 of Yanks' 7 HRs in 13-2 romp vs Blue Jays

Sep. 16, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Higashioka was as surprised as anyone. “It's just kind of crazy how baseball works sometimes," the career .169 hitter said. “One minute, you can’t hit the ball to save your life, and then the next game you play and pop three over the fence.” Higashioka...

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Dane Dunning delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Dunning pitches White Sox past Twins for 6th straight win

Sep. 16, 2020 12:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pitching in a big game during a pennant race, Dane Dunning resembled a seasoned veteran in only his fifth major league start. He had some company, too. No longer just a bunch of promising young kids, the Chicago White Sox are looking down at the rest of the American League. Dunning tossed...

Chicago White Sox's Adam Engel (15) celebrates with catcher Yasmani Grandal and relief pitcher Alex Colome the team's 3-1 win over the Minnesota Twins after a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Engel gets big hit as White Sox top Twins 3-1

Sep. 15, 2020 1:23 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Engel delivered a tiebreaking pinch-hit single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Monday night to increase their lead in the AL Central. Chicago opened its pivotal four-game set against Minnesota with its ninth win in 10 games. The White Sox...

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Brady Singer winds up during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Top pitching prospects have had their struggles in 2020

Sep. 14, 2020 2:33 AM EDT

Kansas City's Brady Singer took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Thursday. Then, a night later, Casey Mize began a game with five hitless frames for Detroit. For fans of the Royals and Tigers, it was a welcome glimpse of what the future could hold. Singer and Mize were both drafted in the first round in 2018...

Jiménez homers as White Sox beat Tigers again

Sep. 13, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered, Yoán Moncada had three hits and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Sunday for their fourth straight win. AL Central-leading Chicago tuned up for a big series against Minnesota with its ninth consecutive victory against Detroit. The...

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) watches his three-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

Abreu homers twice as White Sox rout Tigers 14-0

Sep. 12, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — José Abreu hit a pair of three-run home runs and matched a career high with seven RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 14-0 on Saturday night for their eighth straight win against the Tigers. Abreu scored five times and went 4 for 4 a day after his career-best 22-game hitting...

Chicago White Sox's Eloy Jimenez celebrates his three-run home run off Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jose Cisnero during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Jiménez hits 3-run homer as White Sox rally past Tigers 4-3

Sep. 12, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are one confident bunch right now — for good reason. One small opening is enough for Eloy Jiménez and Co. Jiménez hit a three-run homer in Chicago's four-run sixth inning, and the White Sox beat Detroit 4-3 on Friday night for their seventh straight win...

Chicago White Sox designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (23) is congratulated by teammate Yasmani Grandal (24) after his three-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Encarnación homers, White Sox finish 4-game sweep of Royals

Sep. 6, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run homer, Dallas Keuchel threw five scoreless innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep. Keuchel (6-2) left the game with lower back stiffness after throwing a few warmup pitches...

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu hits a two-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Kris Bubic during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

White Sox beat Royals 5-3 behind Abreu, Giolito

Sep. 6, 2020 12:10 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — José Abreu hit his 13th home run of the season in the first inning, Yasmani Grandal added a two-run shot, and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night behind ace Lucas Giolito. Abreu leads the majors with 40 RBIs in 40 games and extended his...