Chicago White Sox
Hector Santiago walked Josh Reddick with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning to force in the winning run and lift the Oakland Athletics over the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday.
Despite losing their most recent game, the Oakland Athletics have the best record in the majors over the last two weeks. They’ll try to add to that against a team that’s cooled off from its hot stretch.
Well-traveled outfielder Casper Wells is on the move again, this time going from the Oakland Athletics to the 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.