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Schoop hits 2 HRs, drives in 4 as Twins beat White Sox 8-2

Aug. 29, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — About the only thing Jonathan Schoop hasn't done lately is get steady playing time. That could change if he stays this hot at the plate. Schoop hit two homers and drove in four runs, Mitch Garver also connected and the slugging Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2 on Wednesday...

Gonzalez, Schoop homer, Pineda solid as Twins top White Sox

Aug. 28, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Pineda and the Minnesota Twins came through with a tidy effort when they didn't have much room for error. Marwin Gonzalez and Jonathan Schoop hit solo homers in the second inning, Pineda pitched five sharp innings to help the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night....

López throws 5 no-hit innings, ChiSox top Rangers 2-0

Aug. 25, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Reynaldo López shut down the Texas Rangers before a stomach bug got the better of the White Sox right-hander and shortened a sensational afternoon. López pitched five no-hit innings before leaving with dehydration and flu-like symptoms, and the Chicago went on to beat Texas 2-0 on...

Verlander loses 2-hitter, allowing 2 HRs to lowly Tigers

Aug. 21, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched a two-hitter and lost, allowing homers to John Hicks and Ronny Rodriguez as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 2-1 on Wednesday night. Hicks led off the ninth with a tiebreaking blast to left-center field off Verlander (15-5), who leads the majors in...

Giolito's 3-hit shutout gives White Sox 4-0 win over Twins

Aug. 21, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have been in first place in the AL Central for all but 13 days this season, a perch the Chicago White Sox have been aiming for during this extended rebuilding project. If they can make that big jump in 2020, Lucas Giolito will surely be a major factor. Giolito pitched...

Abreu's 3-run homer helps White Sox beat Twins 6-4

Aug. 20, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Gibson made a mistake, and José Abreu was ready. Abreu hit a towering three-run homer in Chicago's four-run second inning, helping Iván Nova and the White Sox beat the Twins 6-4 on Monday night. Minnesota returned home after a 5-1 road trip helped re-establish its control...

Angels rally for 4 runs in 7th inning to beat White Sox 6-5

Aug. 18, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brian Goodwin's playing time has decreased since Justin Upton returned to the Los Angeles Angels' lineup. Still, the outfielder is making the most of his opportunities when he does get to start. Goodwin homered and walked with the bases loaded to bring in the go-ahead run as the...

Giolito Ks 11, McCann hits slam as White Sox top Angels 7-2

Aug. 17, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — James McCann is certainly enjoying a grand week at the plate. The Chicago White Sox catcher hit his second grand slam in three games during Friday night's 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. McCann, who launched a slam during the eighth inning Wednesday at Houston, did it in the...

Trout's 40th homer, 4 hits propel Angels past White Sox 8-7

Aug. 16, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A low changeup scraping the outside corner is not a home run pitch for most hitters. Mike Trout is not most hitters, and he blasted it off the fake rock pile beyond center field at the Big A for the latest milestone homer in what's shaping up to be his best power season yet. "I like...

McCann grand slam in 8th powers White Sox past Astros 13-9

Aug. 14, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — James McCann ended a home run drought in grand style to help the Chicago White Sox make a statement against one of baseball's top teams. McCann hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the eighth inning and Chicago outlasted the Houston Astros 13-9 Wednesday to win the season series from the runaway...