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2021 was ‘most difficult year’ for White Sox’ Jose Abreu

The Astros were the better team in the ALDS, the White Sox slugger says. "We just need to start from scratch next season.’’

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White Sox’ focus shifts to offseason after disappointing postseason

Right field, second base, starting pitching, defensive shortcomings and Craig Kimbrel’s contract will be under review.

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White Sox could use some of the fearlessness the Astros have

Something was missing in the ALDS for the Sox after a wonderful regular season.

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White Sox fans come out in force for playoffs, leave with mixed emotions: ‘Our future is really bright’

As the season ended after a brutal loss Tuesday, fans said it felt good to have something to root for during a difficult year.

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Gavin Sheets’ homer gave fans something to cheer about

Sheets joined Luis Robert (2020) and Tadahito Iguchi (2005) as the only Sox rookies with a postseason homer.

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White Sox’ Tony La Russa rips Astros after ALDS, says he wants to manage again in 2022

La Russa called the Astros’ "character and credibility" into question, which is sure to create tension next season between the teams and between their managers — assuming both are back.

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White Sox bow out of postseason with resounding thud

The Astros outscored the Sox by 19 runs in their three ALDS victories.

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Farewell? Carlos Rodon flashes vintage stuff in what could be last White Sox start

Carlos Rodon’s two strikeouts in the first inning in the White Sox’ 10-1 loss in Game 4 were the memorable moments in what could have been his final start with the South Siders.

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Ten runs, ruled: Astros rout White Sox, win ALDS in four games

The White Sox’ season ends with a 10-1 loss to the Astros.

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White Sox, Carlos Rodon set for Game 4 of ALDS vs. Astros

It’s win or go home for the White Sox against the Astros.

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Dusty Baker lacking World Series title on managerial resume

Voters have treated winning a Series as a prerequisite for electing a modern manager to the Hall of Fame, so Baker still has work to do.

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Hype fidelity? John Cusack confronted at Game 3 by Barstool Chicago personality telling actor he can’t be fan of Cubs and Sox

The Evanston-born actor may love the Cubs, but he has proved to be a fan of both teams over the years — something a Barstool Chicago personality did not know.

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White Sox crowd can chant what it wants ‘as long as they show up,’ Tony La Russa says

The energized crowd at Guaranteed Rate Field had thoughts for the Astros’ Jose Altuve.

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Scandal! White Sox-Astros series has just the infusion of (phony?) outrage it needed

The Astros are a bunch of cheaters, and it doesn’t matter whether that’s actually true.

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It’s White Sox’ Rodon vs. Astros’ McCullers in rescheduled Game 4 of ALDS

Lance Lynn will be available in the bullpen. Lucas Giolito is the likely starter for Game 5, if necessary.

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Game 4 of ALDS between White Sox and Astros postponed

Game will be made up Tuesday at 1:07 p.m.

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Meet ‘Cane Guy,’ the lifelong White Sox fan who worked his magic in Game 3 win

‘He’s Gandalf!’ his son declared, and, yes, he’ll be at Game 4 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday afternoon.

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Cheat sheet: Reliever Ryan Tepera fires accusatory shot at ‘sketchy’ Astros after Game 3 victory

White Sox pitchers struck out 16 batters with 22 swings-and-misses in Sunday’s 12-6 Game 3 win over the Astros. They got 32 swings-and-misses combined in the first two games of the series.

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White Sox need to shore up defense

As it was all season, the Astros’ glovework has been superior to the White Sox’ in the ALDS.

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Before White Sox win, fans hopeful: ‘Whatever happens, happens’

On an unseasonably warm fall night, thousands of amped-up White Sox fans converged Sunday to the parking lots outside Guaranteed Rate Field in anticipation of Game 3 of the American League Division Series.

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Bullpen shuts down Astros, White Sox avoid elimination in ALDS

The White Sox’ 12-6 come-from-behind victory cuts the Astros’ series lead to 2-1.

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Put Astros’ Dusty Baker in the Hall of Fame, White Sox’ Tony La Russa says

"I think he has credentials already," La Russa said of a longtime rival manager still seeking his first World Series title.

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The postseason stage was built for Luis Robert

Robert has become the White Sox’ best player, and he hasn’t even come close to reaching his ceiling.

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This You Gotta See: White Sox still alive, Sky in Finals, Blackhawks just getting started

The Sox will need a three-game rally to get past the Astros this week.

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Playing the game well? ‘Must be an Astros thing,’ White Sox manager Tony La Russa says

Houston is taking everything from the Sox — their momentum, their mojo, their lunch money — and will be all too happy to sweep them.

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White Sox to start Dylan Cease in Game 3 with season on the line

Cease was 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA in two regular-season starts against the Astros.

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Here’s a playoff edition of our Chicago 9 trivia quiz

How did the Sox measure up in the regular season by comparison to their postseason highs?

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Houston is a problem. How are the White Sox supposed to beat perfect?

The Astros aren’t cheating anymore, as far as we know, but what they’re doing to the Sox in this American League Division Series is totally unfair.

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Tony La Russa’s bullpen mismanagement on full display in White Sox’ Game 2 loss

La Russa’s bullpen decisions in the fifth and seventh innings cost the Sox in their 9-4 loss to the Astros.

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Astros put White Sox in 2-0 series hole

The Sox had a two-run lead heading to the bottom of the fifth inning, but the Astros tied it before breaking the game open with five runs in the seventh for a 9-4 victory.

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MLB Network analyst Jim Kaat apologizes for racially insensitive remark

Kaat, 82, said, "Get a 40-acre field full of ’em," in talking about talented players such as Yoan Moncada. The implication was a reference to slavery.

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White Sox to announce Game 3 starter — Dylan Cease or Carlos Rodon — tomorrow

Luis Garcia will start for the Astros in Game 3 at Guaranteed Rate Field.