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White Sox move on, seek new manager after difficult season

Oct. 06, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox began the year thinking they were primed to make a deep playoff run after two early exits and maybe reach the World Series for the first time since the 2005 team captured the biggest prize of all. They enter the offseason with some major issues...

Royals fire manager Mike Matheny after 65-97 end to season

Oct. 05, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred were fired by the Kansas Cty Royals on Wednesday night, shortly after the struggling franchise finished the season 65-97 with a listless 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Guardians. The Royals had exercised their...

Arraez wins AL batting title, Twins beat White Sox 10-1

Oct. 05, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Arraez won the AL batting title, hitting a third-inning double after walking twice to finish the season at .316, and the Minnesota Twins rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Arraez was all but assured of topping the Yankees' Aaron...

Arraez moves closer to batting title, White Sox beat Twins

Oct. 05, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Arraez had a hit to move closer to his first AL batting championship, one of only two singles Minnesota managed off Lucas Giolito in seven innings as the Chicago White Sox beat the Twins 8-3 on Tuesday night. Elvis Andrus hit his third homer in four games, a...

La Russa steps down as White Sox manager over health issues

Oct. 04, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tony La Russa stepped down as manager of the Chicago White Sox on Monday because of a pair of health issues, ending a disappointing two-year run in the same spot where the Hall of Famer got his first job as a big league skipper. La Russa, a three-time World Series...

Today in History: October 4, Soviets launch Sputnik

Oct. 04, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 4, the 277th day of 2022. There are 88 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 4, 1957, the Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into...

Cueto helps White Sox beat Twins after La Russa steps down

Oct. 03, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Asked about Tony La Russa, an emotional Miguel Cairo had to pause and take a drink of water to regain his composure. It was that kind of day. The Chicago White Sox watched La Russa step down as manager, and then beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Monday...

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa steps down after 2 seasons because of heart issue

Oct. 03, 2022 17:16 PM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa steps down after 2 seasons because of heart issue.

Chisox eliminated in AL Central, 6th loss in row; Tigers win

Sep. 25, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Cease pitched six scoreless innings, but the White Sox bullpen got tagged and Chicago was eliminated in the AL Central with a 4-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Jonathan Schoop hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth and Chicago’s sixth straight loss...

Astros rally past Orioles to give Baker milestone 100th win

Sep. 24, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a two-run single to cap a ninth-inning uprising that carried the Houston Astros past the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 Saturday night, giving manager Dusty Baker his milestone 100th win of the season. Houston trailed 9-7 before mounting a four-run rally...