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Rodon aims to slow Indians in series finale
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The Indians go for a three-game sweep of the White Sox on Sunday at Progressive Field with Carlos Carrasco getting the start.

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Source: White Sox, top pick Burdi agree to deal
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The White Sox came to terms Friday with first-rounder Zack Burdi, the 26th pick overall in the 2016 MLB Draft, with a bonus of $2,128,500 to correspond with the No. 26 pick value, according to MLBPipeline.com’s Jim Callis.

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Shields faces Tribe, seeks first White Sox win
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The Indians and White Sox will continue a three-game set at Progressive Field on Saturday. Right-handers Danny Salazar of Cleveland and James Shields of Chicago will take the mound in an American League Central clash.

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Jones takes full blame after shaking off Avila
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The 0-2 pitch from Nate Jones to Carlos Santana leading off the bottom of the ninth Friday night at Progressive Field was supposed to be a fastball up. At least, that call was the first one from White Sox catcher Alex Avila. But Jones had another idea.

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White Sox tie it ninth, but Indians walk off
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Carlos Santana launched a towering home run leading off the ninth inning against White Sox reliever Nate Jones on Friday night, powering the Indians to a 3-2 walk-off victory at Progressive Field. The blast came after Cleveland and Chicago traded late blows.

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Morneau aiming to join White Sox after ASG
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Justin Morneau stands two years away from winning a National League batting title and one year removed from hitting .310, albeit in 182 plate appearances with the Rockies. So his comeback attempt with the White Sox is steeped in the belief that he will be able to contribute upon getting healthy.

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Ventura on up-and-down Sox: 'That's baseball'
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The White Sox opened the season with 23 wins in 33 games and appeared to be a favorite in the American League Central, at least based upon judgments made May 9. They entered Friday in a 10-23 stretch. So the question for the next 33, which began Friday night against the first-place Indians, is will […]

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Source: White Sox agree to terms with Call
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The White Sox have agreed to terms with third-round pick Alex Call, according to a source.

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Source: White Sox agree with second-round pick Hansen
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The White Sox have agreed to terms with second-round pick Alec Hansen, a source tells MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The club has not confirmed the deal.

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Along with Sox, Thomas coaches son
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This player has more of a special connection to Thomas than even Chris Sale or Jose Abreu, who have been part of his charges during 13 years as the White Sox director of conditioning. This player, running against a resistance band around his waist held by Thomas, is his 16-year-old son, Alek.

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Quintana eyes win column vs. first-place Tribe
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White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana looks to put an end to his tough luck when he starts the opener of a three-game series with Trevor Bauer and the first-place Indians on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Garcia strives to become better defender
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Avisail Garcia needs daily repetitions in order to become a better right fielder. The White Sox need their best defensive outfield in play in order to contend for the American League Central title. And that best defensive outfield does not currently include Garcia.

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