Tigers go to extra innings again, fall to White Sox in 11
DETROIT -- The Chicago White Sox haven’t given up the fight for the American League Central Division. The Sox scored two runs in the 11th inning to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Saturday night at Comerica Park. The Tigers (55-90) and White Sox (75-71) have split the first two games of the three-game series. White Sox starter Davis Martin was recalled Saturday afternoon and immediately thrust into action when scheduled starter Johnny Cueto came down with an illness. The White Sox have not yet announced their starters.mlive.com
Daniel Norris pitches well in return, but Tigers strikeout 14 times in loss to Sox
Daniel Norris pitched well in his return to the mound, but Detroit Tigers batters struck out 14 times and were no-hit through six innings in a 2-0 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox (57-56) climbed back above .500, while the Tigers (43-71) have now lost five in a row and 11 of their last 13. The White Sox scored two runs in the seventh inning off reliever Alex Lange. Since beating the White Sox on July 8 in Chicago, the Tigers have gone 7-24. Box scoreUp nextThe Tigers and White Sox meet again on Saturday at 7:10 p.m. Eastern.mlive.com
White Sox take advantage of error, score 2 in 8th of 4-2 win over Tigers
Left fielder Robbie Grossman dropped Luis Robert’s short fly with two outs in the eighth to end his record errorless streak at 440 games and set up two unearned Chicago runs that snapped a tie, lifting the White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers.
MLB predictions: Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers: Expert picks and player prop bets for Sunday
The team’s upward trajectory has been evident so far in splitting two close games against the AL Central favorite Chicago White Sox. Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers prediction: Tigers ML (+115)Behind an impressive effort from starting pitcher Dylan Cease, Chicago leveled its opening weekend series against Detroit on Saturday. In Sunday’s rubber match, Tarik Skubal gets the ball for Detroit opposite Michael Kopech for the White Sox. Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers prediction: Over 8 (-108)Judging by the history of both starting pitchers, the over is the recommended play in this matchup. Detroit Tigers 2022 MLB season: Futures odds and predictionsmlive.com
Tigers’ Sunday lineup: Victor Reyes starting in center in finale
DETROIT -- Victor Reyes will make his first start of the 2022 season for the Detroit Tigers in their series finale against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. The Tigers (1-1) and White Sox (1-1) have split the first two games. Reyes will be in the lineup instead of Akil Baddoo, who is getting a day off. pic.twitter.com/CdfH8NcL4H — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) April 10, 2022TIgers left-hander Tarik Skubal will start against Sox right-hander Michael Kopech. He’s 0-for-6 with four strikeouts, although he’s walked twice.mlive.com
Giolito fires back at Donaldson, White Sox beat Twins 7-6
Lucas Giolito lobbed an expletive-laced response in Josh Donaldson’s direction after the slugger appeared to yell “Not sticky anymore,” after a first-inning homer, overshadowing Gavin Sheets’ successful debut for the White Sox in a 7-6 victory over the Twins.
Now in Chisox 'pen, Kopech makes debut after 2020 opt-out
TWINS 1, ORIOLES 0 (7 INNINGS)Minnesota ace Kenta Maeda allowed one hit in three innings, striking out four in his second start. Baltimore's Dean Kremer fared better in his second start, allowing a hit and a walk in three scoreless innings. Deivi García pitched three shutout innings in his second start for the Yankees. Nick Pivetta made his second start for Boston, allowing a run on three hits with three strikeouts in three innings. Alex Wood worked two innings in the start for San Francisco and gave up a home run to Omar Narvaez.
Price, Posey, MLBers who opted out for virus excited for '21
“It definitely crossed my mind,” Price said Friday from Dodgers spring training in Glendale, Arizona. Traded from Boston to the Dodgers last February, the 35-year-old Price pitched in spring exhibitions for LA before deciding to go home. Instead of playing, he did what many Americans have done with their unexpected time — he watched a lot of TV. “It’s a lot easier said than done to take a step away from something you’ve done your entire life. “Being away from it for that time was tough.”___AP Baseball Writer Janie McCauley and Sports Writer Beth Harris contributed.
Adam Eaton and White Sox finalize $8 million, 1-year deal
CHICAGO – Outfielder Adam Eaton and the Chicago White Sox have reunited, finalizing a one-year contract on Thursday that guarantees $8 million. Eaton gets $7 million next season, and the White Sox have an $8.5 million option for 2022 with a $1 million buyout. Eaton helped the Nationals win the World Series in 2019. Eaton figures to play alongside Gold Glove center fielder Luis Robert, with slugger Eloy Jiménez in left and Adam Engel likely the fourth outfielder. He would earn $100,000 for World Series MVP, $75,000 for League Championship Series MVP, $25,000 for Gold Glove, $15,000 for Silver Slugger, $25.000 for All-Star election, $15,000 for All-Star selection and $50,000 for making The Sports News all-star team.
Pandemic playoffs: Brewers, Astros in despite losing records
Members of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Milwaukee Brewers in a baseball game to earn a playoff birth Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in St. Louis. That’s when the Brewers, at 29-31, open their series against Los Angeles ace Walker Buehler at Dodger Stadium. In a win-and-you’re-in game, St. Louis clinched by beating Milwaukee 5-2. That’s how you see it,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. St. Louis played a total of 58 games — it was prepared for a doubleheader in Detroit on Monday if needed to settle the playoff picture.
White Sox top pitching prospect Kopech opts out this year
CHICAGO Chicago White Sox prized pitching prospect Michael Kopech chose Friday not to play this season and the team put star third baseman Yon Moncada and pitcher Jose Ruiz on the 10-day injured list because of unspecified ailments. The White Sox believe they are poised for a turnaround after seven straight losing seasons. But losing Kopech for the season and Moncada for at least a little while are big blows. Both players had been absent since the White Sox resumed workouts last week for the first time since Major League Baseball shut down camps in March. Kopech was acquired by Chicago in the December 2016 trade that sent Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox.