Chicago White Sox
Dayan Viciedo will likely hit behind Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko in Robin Ventura’s lineup – a middle of the order that could combine for 100 dingers under the right circumstances.
Madison Bumgarner threw two scoreless innings in his first outing since the second game of the World Series, postseason hero Marco Scutaro had two hits and drove in a run.
The San Francisco Giants have traded third baseman Conor Gillaspie to the Chicago White Sox for minor league pitcher Jeff Soptic.
50-year-old pitcher Roger Clemens is expected to start for the Sugar Land Skeeters Saturday after signing with the Independent Atlantic League team.
Chris Sale struck out 11 in 6 2-3 innings, A.J.
Pierzynski had a two-run home run in a five-run sixth inning and
the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Sunday.
Jordan Danks hit his first major league homer in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night.
Kyle Williams of the San Francisco 49ers muffed one punt and fumbled another in last Sunday’s NFC championship game as the New York Giants earned a berth in the Super Bowl.
Left-hander Gio Gonzalez says the Washington Nationals have agreed to acquire him in a trade with the Oakland Athletics, pending a physical and the deal being finalized.
White Sox slugger Adam Dunn has said that he only needs about 75 good swings a season to be valuable. He had one of those on Sunday afternoon.
Scott Sizemore hit a go-ahead three-run double in the ninth inning to rally the Oakland Athletics past the Chicago White Sox 7-5 Friday night, ending a 10-game losing streak.