The White Sox and Indians have been slow out of the gate to start the season, so gaining momentum in this series could give either club the confidence it needs to turn things around.
The White Sox rewrote Monday night's script at the last minute, overcoming a three-run lead in the ninth to snatch an exciting come-from-behind victory.
The White Sox scored four runs off of Indians closer Cody Allen in the ninth inning Monday night to steal a 4-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
There never was any worry on the part of Jake Petricka that the right-forearm strain sidelining him at the end of Spring Training was more than minor discomfort.
Despite a slow start to a season full of expectations and a couple of strategic miscalculations, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn stands firmly behind manager Robin Ventura.
Carlos Rodon will start out in the White Sox bullpen, even with his future and most likely his 2015 present being part of the rotation.
Carlos Rodon sticks his toe in the water tonight. He'll dive in soon, and if the splash is as big as it could be, the White Sox might become a serious threat to the Tigers and Royals in the AL Central.
Top White Sox prospect Carlos Rodon will break into the Majors as a reliever. However, his long-term future is as a frontline starter, and he could join the rotation shortly if John Danks and Hector Noesi continue to falter.
Carlos Rodon joined the White Sox on Monday as the southpaw's contract was purchased from Triple-A Charlotte. He will initially work out of the bullpen.
In winning just one of their first four series, the White Sox have scored just 38 runs and posted a 4.82 ERA.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a pair of homers, including a grand slam, and drove in a career-high six runs to back another dominant outing from Shane Greene (7 IP, ER) as the Tigers rolled to a 9-1 victory over the visiting White Sox at Comerica Park on Sunday.
Zach Putnam knows exactly who to go to for help with his cutter. The White Sox reliever only needs to look for teammate David Robertson, who learned how to throw the pitch from Mariano Rivera.
Melky Cabrera, who had four hits Saturday, believes the White Sox lineup will become a consistent run-scoring machine.
The White Sox certainly can't guarantee the high level of output produced Saturday afternoon during their 12-3 victory over the Tigers, but they'll take it every time as Melky Cabrera, Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche combined to go 10-for-16 with 10 RBIs.
It would be easy to assume that Chris Sale turned in another masterful mound performance Saturday by simply glancing at the White Sox 12-3 victory over Detroit at Comerica Park. In reality, the various levels of Sale as one of the game's top starting pitchers were on display.
Third baseman Gordon Beckham's defensive approach at his new position has helped the offensive game, as he entered Saturday batting .333.
Robin Ventura admitted that "we all missed it" after watching a replay of the play at second leading off the bottom of the ninth inning of Friday's 2-1 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park.
Melky Cabrera, Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche combined to go 10-for-16 with three doubles, two homers, 10 RBIs and six runs in Chicago's 12-3 win over Detroit. Chris Sale struck out six over six strong innings, and J.D. Martinez homered for the Tigers.
Since allowing four runs to the Twins in the second inning of last Saturday's start at U.S. Cellular Field, Jeff Samardzija has been a different pitcher for the White Sox.
Safe or out? Challenge or don't challenge? Those were the prevalent questions circling the bottom of the ninth of the Tigers' 2-1 walk-off victory over the White Sox on Friday at Comerica Park. Nick Castellanos opened the frame with a sinking line drive to right off reliever Zach Duke that Avisail Garcia couldn't quite corral.
A true pitchers' duel between Jeff Samardzija and David Price ended with a 2-1 Tigers victory over the White Sox when Jose Iglesias delivered a walk-off single against Chicago reliever Zach Duke at Comerica Park on Friday afternoon.
Jake Petricka threw one scoreless inning in relief for Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday night during the Knights' 7-6 win in 10 innings over Gwinnett. The right-hander, on an injury rehab assignment to test his right forearm strain, fanned one.
The aftershocks from Kris Bryant's promotion to the Cubs were felt across the Midwest on Friday afternoon, with the organization's top prospect called up to begin his Major League career.
If any residual hard feelings linger from last year's incident between Chris Sale and Victor Martinez on Sept. 24 at Comerica Park, the White Sox don't believe they will be on display this weekend in the teams' first meeting of 2015.
The White Sox have sent right-hander Jake Petricka to Triple-A Charlotte on a rehab assignment.
The White Sox home opener last Friday was the first time many players and team personnel walked into the new home clubhouse at U.S. Cellular Field, which underwent its first signification renovation since the ballpark opened in 1991.
We'll see how heated it gets if for Robin Ventura if the top-of-the-order struggles continue for the White Sox. Until then, a reformed roster deserves benefit of the doubt, as does a manager who has finally been given a fighting chance to prove his hiring wasn't so crazy after all.
In many ways, the White Sox were their own worst enemy in a 4-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Wednesday afternoon.
Players, managers and umpires across the league wore No. 42 on Wednesday, recognizing and honoring the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier in his Major League debut -- April 15, 1947. "I think it's a great thing for us to be able to do," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said.
Trevor Bauer opened with three no-hit innings, running his season-opening streak to nine, before limiting the White Sox to two runs over six frames in the Indians' 4-2 win Wednesday. John Danks allowed four runs for Chicago, two on Lonnie Chisenhall's fourth-inning double on Jackie Robinson Day.