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García, Grandal star as White Sox beat Astros 12-6 in ALDS

Oct. 11, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two big swings by pint-sized Leury García. A rule-testing run by Yasmani Grandal. Solid relief work from Liam Hendriks and company. Right when the Chicago White Sox got in big trouble, they found a way. García and Grandal homered,...

Tim Anderson again shining on big stage for White Sox

Oct. 11, 2021 02:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Whether he's slugging game-ending home runs in an Iowa cornfield or piling up hits in the postseason, Tim Anderson keeps showing a flair for the biggest moments. Chicago's exuberant star did it again. And the White Sox kept their season going for at least...

Correa, Alvarez help Astros take 2-0 lead over Sox in ALDS

Oct. 08, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa was aggressive at the plate. Same for Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker. Jose Altuve turned in a couple of gems in the field. The Houston Astros are relentless — especially in the playoffs. Correa hit a two-run double...

McCullers shines as Astros beat White Sox 6-1 in Game 1

Oct. 07, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. was terrific. Yordan Alvarez delivered, and Jose Altuve scored on a nifty slide. The Houston Astros sure love October. McCullers pitched scoreless ball into the seventh inning, and the Astros beat Lance Lynn and...

A look at the 16 potential World Series matchups

Oct. 07, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

If the first two days are any indication, this is going to be quite a postseason. Four of baseball's most storied franchises played in the wild-card games, with the Red Sox beating the Yankees and then the Dodgers eliminating the Cardinals on Chris Taylor's ninth-inning...

A capsule look at the White Sox-Astros playoff series

Oct. 05, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Houston, 4:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Friday, at Houston, 2:07 p.m. (MLB); Game 3,...

Tony La Russa returns to playoffs with Chicago White Sox

Oct. 05, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The last time Tony La Russa managed in the playoffs, he guided St. Louis to the 2011 World Series title. La Russa retired after winning it all for the second time with the Cardinals, but he never lost his love for October. “The...

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...

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...