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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco, right, picks up Jose Ramirez as he celebrates with Franmil Reyes, left, after Ramirez hit a three-run home run in the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. The Indians won in ten innings. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ramírez, Indians clinch playoff spot with 5-3 win over WSox

Sep. 22, 2020 11:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one sweet swing, José Ramírez pushed the Cleveland Indians into the playoffs and strengthened his case for the AL MVP award. Ramírez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning, giving Cleveland a 5-3 win over the Chicago White Sox that clinched a postseason...

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Chicago White Sox pitcher Jace Fry during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Santana's homer lifts Indians to win, brink of playoff berth

Sep. 21, 2020 11:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians left Progressive Field on the brink of a playoff berth and went home. The party's on hold. In 2020, little goes as planned. “Everything is awkward this year," acting manager Sandy Alomar Jr. said. “So you can add that to it.” Carlos Santana's two-run homer...

Chicago White Sox's Yasmani Grandal reacts after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning during a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Tim Anderson homers twice, White Sox overpower Reds 5-0

Sep. 19, 2020 10:57 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tim Anderson hit two of Chicago's five solo homers, and the White Sox — already guaranteed a playoff spot — took another step toward the AL Central title by overpowering the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on Saturday night. Chicago has won eight of its last 10 games, securing at least...

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...

Pittsburgh Pirates, all wearing Roberto Clemente's No. 21 for Roberto Clemente Day, watch a tribute to the Pirates Hall of Fame right fielder before the team's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

McCann homers twice, White Sox top Pirates on Clemente Day

Sep. 9, 2020 11:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates spent the day honoring Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente. The organization participated in acts of community service. The players all wore Clemente's famous No. 21, the first time a Pirates player donned that number since Clemente's death 48 years ago. There was an...

Chicago White Sox's Nick Madrigal (1) is tagged out by Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings while attempting to score on a single by Tim Anderson during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. Watching is umpire Jeremie Rehak. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Error in ninth inning gives Pirates 5-4 win over White Sox

Sep. 9, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-runner Jason Martin scored the winning run on catcher Yasmani Grandal’s error in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. With the score tied at 4, the Pirates loaded the bases with none...

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...

Chicago White Sox's Luis Robert hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Robert's long homer helps White Sox rout Royals 11-6

Sep. 4, 2020 12:31 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Luis Robert’s 458-foot home run capped a second five-run inning of the night for Chicago as the White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-6 Thursday night. Robert was one of three White Sox to homer in the contest, joining Edwin Encarnacion and Tim Anderson. “It was...

Kansas City Royals players celebrate after they defeated the Chicago White Sox 9-6 in a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Franco homers as Royals rally past White Sox 9-6

Aug. 29, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Maikel Franco and Ryan McBroom homered during Kansas City's five-run seventh, and the Royals cooled off the Chicago White Sox with a 9-6 victory on Saturday. Ryan O'Hearn and Alex Gordon also went deep for Kansas City, which had dropped five of six — including consecutive 6-5 losses...