Jose Altuve homered, Alex Bregman hit an RBI double and the AL West champion Houston Astros extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
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White Sox bring Tigers closer to their level
The White Sox know how it feels to lose a no-hit bid on the final out of the game, having suffered such an experience more than any other MLB team. By ending Matthew Boyd's hopes with two outs in the ninth on Sunday, Chicago moved Detroit into second place on that not-so-desirable list.
The White Sox are no longer the No. 30 team in our rankings, as Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia and Tim Anderson are all OPSing over 1.000 in September.
Detroit's Matthew Boyd was one out from a no-hitter on Sunday when the White Sox's Tim Anderson doubled. Boyd got the final out as the Tigers cruised to a 12-0 win.
Matt Davidson and Nicky Delmonico homered, Tim Anderson had four hits and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 10-4 on Saturday night, winning the season series with the Tigers for the first time since 2008.
Mikie Mahtook hit a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Friday night to end a six-game skid.
White Sox reinstate Garcia
Chicago reinstated RF Willy Garcia from the seven-day disabled list on Friday. Garcia had been out since July 31 after suffering a concussion and fractured jaw, which required surgery.
Avisail Garcia went 5 for 5 and drove in a career-high seven runs, Yoan Moncada scored five times and the Chicago White Sox pounded out 25 hits Thursday while routing the Detroit Tigers 17-7.
Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia drove in runs in the ninth inning as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Wednesday.
One of the prospects acquired in a trade with the Yankees in July, Rutherford has struggled to hit for power, with a slash line of .260/.326/.348.
Brandon Moss hit a grand slam in the first inning Tuesday for his third consecutive game with a homer, powering the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
2018 White Sox schedule announced
Chicago opens the season March 29 against the Royals in Kansas City. The White Sox travel to Toronto to take on the Blue Jays April 2-4, then return to the South Side for their home opener on April 5 vs. the Tigers. The first of two three-game series against the crosstown rival Cubs is slated to begin May 11 at Wrigley Field.
Puig shows power
Yasiel Puig's 441-foot solo shot in the Dodgers' loss to the Giants paced Monday's longest home runs. Adam Engel's 426-foot, three-run blast in the White Sox's blowout win over the Royals ranked second. Todd Frazier, Denard Span and Ryan Goins round out the list.
Jose Abreu had four hits, Adam Engel hit a three-run homer and the Chicago White Sox pounded out an 11-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Jose Abreu connected for two home runs a day after hitting for the cycle, leading Carson Fulmer and the Chicago White Sox over the San Francisco Giants 8-1 Sunday in an interleague matchup of last-place teams.
Jose Abreu became the first White Sox player to hit for the cycle in 17 years and was among six Chicago players to go deep in a 13-1 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.
The White Sox's Jose Abreu hit for the cycle on Saturday for this season's seventh cycle overall, which is the third most in an MLB season during the live ball era.
Pablo Sandoval snapped his 0-for-38 skid with a three-run homer, Matt Moore pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago White Sox 9-2 on Friday night.
Rodon done for season
The White Sox placed LHP Carlos Rodon (left shoulder inflammation) on the 10-day disabled list and announced that he will not pitch again this season. The 24-year-old finishes the 2017 campaign with a 2-5 record, along with a 4.15 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 76/31 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 69 1/3 innings.
ChiSox promote Volstad, Albuquerque
The White Sox announced on Friday they've purchased the contracts of RHPs Chris Volstad and Al Albuquerque from Triple-A Charlotte. Albuquerque posted a 3.60 ERA in 11 appearances with the Royals this season before being released on July 29, while Volstad hasn't appeared in a major league game since 2015.
Thursday's longest home runs
The night's three longest shots all came in the Indians' 11-2 rout of the White Sox, including Jose Abreu's first-inning blast off the Indians' Corey Kluber. Both of Chicago's runs came off solo homers.
The Cleveland Indians set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive win Thursday night, beating the Chicago White Sox 11-2 behind another terrific outing for Corey Kluber.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
Fifteen and counting for the Indians. Cleveland throttled the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Thursday for their franchise-record 15th straight victory. Corey Kluber struck out 13 for his 14th double-digit whiff game of the season, as the Indians complete a perfect 11-0 road trip.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
Cleveland's Corey Kluber has been rolling since allowing two early homers. Now through six, he's up to 13 strikeouts, his 14th double-digit whiff game this season. Only Washington's Max Scherzer has more. Kluber has thrown 82 pitches through six, so he's got a chance to tack on a few more. His career high is 18, set in 2015 against the Cardinals.