Latest Tony La Russa News

Valdez, Alvarez lead Astros to 3-2 win over White Sox

Aug. 18, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Houston Astros got back in the win column after blowing late leads in consecutive losses — not exactly shocking considering they own the best record in the American League. Framber Valdez threw solid seven innings, Yordan Alvarez drove in a run and scored one,...

Moncada hits winning single in 8th again, ChiSox beat Astros

Aug. 17, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox came into the season with huge expectations and their sights set on a deep postseason run. Though it hasn't gone the way they envisioned, they are rolling at the moment — and closing in on the AL Central lead. Yoán Moncada came...

La Russa rejects idea fan pushed him to use pinch runner

Aug. 16, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox manager Tony La Russa got a kick out of the idea that a screaming spectator convinced him to insert a pinch-runner during a winning rally this week. The Hall of Fame skipper, the second-winningest manager in big league history, insisted Tuesday he had no...

Moncada, Cueto lead White Sox past Astros 4-2

Aug. 15, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Johnny Cueto kept going after a tough start — long enough for Yoán Moncada to deliver a big hit. Moncada lined a tiebreaking two-run single in Chicago's four-run eighth inning, and the White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Monday night for their fourth straight...

Pollock, Vaughn homer, White Sox beat Tigers 5-3

Aug. 14, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — AJ Pollock and Andrew Vaughn homered, Lance Lynn threw six solid innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Pollock, Eloy Jiménez and José Abreu each had two hits for the White Sox, who remained 2 1/2...

Vaughn hits tiebreaking single, White Sox beat Tigers 6-4

Aug. 13, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Vaughn hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning for the second consecutive night, AJ Pollock homered in the eighth and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Saturday night. Vaughn had three hits for the White Sox, who moved within 2 1/2...

Kopech Ks 11, Vaughn hits 2-run single as ChiSox beat Tigers

Aug. 12, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Kopech struck out a career-best 11 in six innings of no-hit ball and Andrew Vaughn hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the seventh inning, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Kopech was lifted despite...

Kopech pulled after throwing 6 no-hit innings for White Sox

Aug. 12, 2022 21:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox right-hander Michael Kopech was pulled after throwing six no-hit innings against the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Kopech struck out a career-best 11, walked three and threw 85 pitches. Manager Tony La Russa brought in reliever Reynaldo...

Greinke helps Royals beat Cease, White Sox 5-3

Aug. 11, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke worked out of trouble to hold Chicago scoreless into the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat Dylan Cease and the White Sox 5-3 on Thursday. Greinke allowed nine hits but didn’t walk a batter, striking out five while throwing 95...

Royals rookie Melendez delivers in 8-3 win over White Sox

Aug. 11, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — MJ Melendez hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning to send the Kansas City Royals past the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Wednesday night. Melendez and Salvador Perez both had three hits and two RBIs for the Royals. Kyle Isbel drove in two runs and scored...