Latest Tony La Russa News

White Sox hold off Tigers with 8-7 win after benches clear

Sep. 27, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a two-run home run, Yasmani Grandal homered to spark a six-run fourth inning and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox held off the Detroit Tigers in a testy 8-7 win on Monday. The benches cleared after Chicago first baseman Jose...

Giolito's 6 scoreless innings leads White Sox past Indians

Sep. 26, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched six scoreless innings, Eloy Jiménez had a two-run single and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Sunday. Chicago clinched its first Central title since 2008 by beating the Indians in a...

Morgan allows 1 hit in 6 innings, Indians beat White Sox 6-0

Sep. 25, 2021 23:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eli Morgan allowed one hit in six innings and José Ramirez drove in three runs, powering the Cleveland Indians to a 6-0 victory over the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox on Saturday night. Chicago remained four games behind AL West leader Houston...

Cease hit on arm by comebacker, White Sox top Indians 1-0

Sep. 24, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago starter Dylan Cease left after being struck on the right arm by a comebacker in the sixth inning as the White Sox beat Cleveland 1-0 on Friday night in Indians ace Shane Bieber's return. The playoff-bound White Sox said Cease has a right triceps...

White Sox RHP Cease struck on right arm, leaves game

Sep. 24, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago White Sox starter Dylan Cease left a game Friday night after being struck on the right arm by a comebacker in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians. The White Sox said Cease has a right triceps contusion and that X-rays were negative. ...

White Sox clinch AL Central with victory over Indians

Sep. 23, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tony La Russa stood in the dugout, soaking in the moment as the Chicago White Sox celebrated winning their first AL Central title since 2008. The Hall of Fame manager came out of retirement for moments like this, but it was still hard for him to believe...

LEADING OFF: Rays see what's in the cards with Blue Jays

Sep. 21, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ FINDERS KEEPERS Kevin Kiermaier is playing for keeps -- and the Toronto Blue Jays may not be too keen on what he’s keeping. The veteran Rays...

White Sox lose to Tigers, putting AL Central clinch on hold

Sep. 21, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Akil Baddoo and Victor Reyes drove in two runs apiece and the Detroit Tigers stalled the Chicago White Sox’s drive for the AL Central title with a 5-3 victory on Tuesday. The magic number for the White Sox to clinch the division remained at two games. ...

White Sox lose 4-3 to Tigers but close in on division crown

Sep. 20, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Rodón was pulled after a rocky third inning and the Chicago White Sox, closing in on the AL Central title, squandered a three-run lead in a 4-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Despite the defeat, Chicago's magic number to clinch the...

Abreu, White Sox closer to AL Central title, beat Rangers

Sep. 19, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lucas Giolito feels like the Chicago White Sox are right where they need to be as they close in on their first AL Central title since 2008. They are focused, energetic — and winning series. Giolito pitched into the sixth...