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Three's company for AL All-Star starting pitcher

The Rays' Chris Archer, the Athletics' Sonny Gray and the White Sox's Chris Sale each received two first-place votes among the six ESPN MLB experts asked to choose a starting pitcher for the AL All-Star team. ESPN's AL All-Stars

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Who deserves a spot on the American League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.

Chris Sale may get extra day of rest

The White Sox LHP, who has had a historic run over the past month, could see his next start pushed from Sunday to Monday. Said manager Robin Ventura: "He hasn't brought up anything about soreness, this is just [pitching coach Don Cooper] and I kicking it around to take care of him and make sure he's fresh and keep him going the same way."

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Olney: Samardzija needs bounce-back 2nd half

As we hit the midway point of the season, Buster Olney cites White Sox SP Jeff Samardzija among those seeking a redeeming second half. The free agent-to-be owns one of the worst ERAs among qualifying starters. 10 under fire (Insider)

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Chris Sale -- the new strikeout king?

Sale's had 8 straight starts with at least 10 strikeouts. Pedro Martinez was the only player since 1900 to accomplish that before Sale.

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Tuesday's power rankings

Chris Sale and Dallas Keuchel were both awesome Tuesday night. Which one tops our nightly power rankings?

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White Sox ace Sale ties mark with 10 more K's

Chris Sale matched a major league record by striking out at least 10 in eight straight starts, and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night on a hom

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White Sox outlast Cardinals in 11

Tyler Flowers broke a 1-1 tie with an 11th-inning HR to end St. Louis' 6-game winning streak. Chicago SP Chris Sale struck out 12 over 8 innings, his 8th straight game with double-digit K's. Box score

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White Sox, Cardinals headed for extras

Chris Sale struck out 12 over 8 innings and scored Chicago's only run, but he won't be around for the decision with the score tied at 1 entering the 10th. Randal Grichuk's HR is the only run St. Louis has scored. Follow live

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Sale reaches double-digit K's again

Chris Sale has 11 K's through 6 innings vs. the Cardinals, the 8th straight game he's had 10-plus. He joins Pedro Martinez as the only pitchers since 1900 to do that (via Elias). The game is tied 1-1 entering the 7th. Follow live

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Bowden: Plenty available from White Sox

Among the teams that are likely to be sellers before the July 31 trade deadline are the disappointing White Sox. From newcomers Jeff Samardzija and Adam LaRoche to mainstays Alexei Ramirez and John Danks, there should be plenty available. 10 likely sellers (Insider)

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Power Rankings: White Sox near bottom at no. 26

The White Sox spiral to the bottom of the AL continues despite the efforts of Adam Eaton, who has hit .290/.371/.484 in June. The White Sox do not have a batter on the roster hitting above .300, and they've averaged a modest 3.6 runs per game through their last nine. Power Rankings

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2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs26630th
Batting Average.24125th
On Base Percentage.29626th
Slugging Percentage.35730th
Earned Run Average4.1325th
Quality Starts459th
WHIP1.3728th
BAA.27127th

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