“I’m a guy who’s serious about the game,” Yonder Alonso said. “I don’t laugh much. But I’ve laughed a few times, and it’s been noticed by my family.”
White Sox beat writer for the Chicago Sun-Times
The Sox-Tigers postponement Saturday at Comerica Park will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Aug. 6.
Yoan Moncada hit a 458-foot home run to jump-start the Sox on a cold, windy night, and Rodon pitched six innings of one-run ball.
Anderson, Renteria and the Royals’ Brad Keller received suspensions for their roles in the bench-clearing incident Wednesday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
The White Sox offense has been OK without Jose Abreu, 6-for-49 over his last 13 games with no homers in his last 11, contributing very much.
On the morning after the bat flip heard ’round the baseball world, Tim Anderson had no problem drowning out the noise. “I slept real good,” he said.
The White Sox put right-hander Lucas Giolito on the injured list and recalled right-hander Carson Fulmer and outfielder Ryan Cordell.
The White Sox optioned outfielder Daniel Palka to Class AAA Charlotte after their 4-3 loss to the Royals on Wednesday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, Royals pitcher Brad Keller and Sox manager Rick Renteria were ejected after a bench-clearing incident Wednesday.
White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito left with an apparent leg injury during the third inning of the Sox’ game against the Royals.
Tim Anderson went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, and Castillo drove him in with a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning.
Monday is Jackie Robinson Day, which means every player will wear Robinson’s No. 42 jersey. White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson will wear it proudly.
Carlos Rodon bounced back from a shaky start to pitch six strong innings, and Tim Anderson hit a grand slam to give the White Sox a 5-2 victory.
Closer Alex Colome has appeared in five games for the 4-9 White Sox with only two save opportunities, so staying sharp has been a challenge.