Chicago White Sox

Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Safeco Field in Seattle, Wash. (Ken Lambert/Seattle Times/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: Thursday postponed due to rain, A’s and White Sox set to play doubleheader on Friday

The Chicago White Sox elected to postpone their series opener against the…

 

Jed Lowrie launched his 6th home run of the season in the A’s extra-innings win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

A’s walk-off White Sox to cap sweep

OAKLAND — The day after the Oakland A’s hosted the Chicago White…

 

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner shelled on South Side of Chicago

Madison Bumgarner was tagged for six runs in five innings and Jose…

 

The trade of Jose Quintana from the Chicago White Sox to the Chicago Cubs revealed that a Reddit user might be the best reporter for the MLB. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Cubs can’t squeeze trade past WetButt23

Move over, Woodward and Bernstein. These days, all the best scoops come…

The trade of Jose Quintana from the Chicago White Sox to the Chicago Cubs revealed that a Reddit user might be the best reporter for the MLB. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
A’s starter Sonny Gray notched 5 strikeouts

A’s close homestand with 2nd win in a row behind Gray’s strong start

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray delivered yet another start that will attract the attention…

A’s starter Sonny Gray notched 5 strikeouts
Franklin Barreto (1), seen here on July 1, 2017, hit two three-run homers on Friday. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Franklin Barreto’s walk-off home run gives A’s 7-6 win

OAKLAND — After Oakland Athletics shortstop Franklin Barreto struck out in the third…

Franklin Barreto (1), seen here on July 1, 2017, hit two three-run homers on Friday. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group/TNS)
White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera slides into home on a ground out in the third inning of Saturday’s game against the Oakland Athletics. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Chris Sale dominates Athletics

Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale has faced the Oakland Athletics twice…

White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera slides into home on a ground out in the third inning of Saturday’s game against the Oakland Athletics. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Brett Lawrie, third from right, looks on from the dugout with Josh Reddick, second from right, and Stephen Vogt, right, when he was on the Oakland Athletics last year. Lawrie said the team’s firesale was deflating and that he’s happy to be with the White Sox now. (Nick Wass/AP)

For hopeless A’s, it’s that time of year again

Do you know what time it is, Athletics fans? Of course you…

Brett Lawrie, third from right, looks on from the dugout with Josh Reddick, second from right, and Stephen Vogt, right, when he was on the Oakland Athletics last year. Lawrie said the team’s firesale was deflating and that he’s happy to be with the White Sox now. (Nick Wass/AP)
The Los Angeles Angels are reportedly the closest to signing Tim Lincecum. (Matt York/AP)

LA Angels appear to be winning Lincecum sweepstakes

The Los Angeles Angels are closing in on a deal to sign…

The Los Angeles Angels are reportedly the closest to signing Tim Lincecum. (Matt York/AP)
Rich Hill was the surprise Opening Day starter for the Oakland A’s after their ace Sonny Gray was hospitalized with food poisoning on Monday. Hill lasted just 2.2 innings before being pulled. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

New season, same old A’s

OAKLAND — For the A’s, the nightmare of an opener began long…

Rich Hill was the surprise Opening Day starter for the Oakland A’s after their ace Sonny Gray was hospitalized with food poisoning on Monday. Hill lasted just 2.2 innings before being pulled. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Jake Peavy throws in the first inning of a spring training game against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. (Darron Cummings/AP)

Ishikawa cheered by Giants fans before driving in five runs for White Sox

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Travis Ishikawa, a postseason hero for the Giants during…

Jake Peavy throws in the first inning of a spring training game against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. (Darron Cummings/AP)
Adam Laroche and his son Drake, left, were told by Kenny Williams, center, to not come to the Chicago White Sox clubhouse anymore. Chris Sale, right, was quite upset about that decision. (John Lochner, Jae C. Hong, Adam Hunger/AP)

A father, a son and a cold baseball franchise

It shouldn’t be lost on Ken Williams why a father-son bond is…

Adam Laroche and his son Drake, left, were told by Kenny Williams, center, to not come to the Chicago White Sox clubhouse anymore. Chris Sale, right, was quite upset about that decision. (John Lochner, Jae C. Hong, Adam Hunger/AP)
Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)

If he knew and didn’t tell, Martin must go

Know this: If Cuonzo Martin failed to urgently address a glaring red…

Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)
Sonny Gray will be the Athletics' opening-day starter, a decision that surprises no one. (Chris Carlson/AP)

Sonny Gray toes rubber in spring training game, announced opening-day starter

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sonny Gray pitched three innings in his first start…

Sonny Gray will be the Athletics' opening-day starter, a decision that surprises no one. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics' sweep of the Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was 56. The A's didn't provide a cause of death Friday in announcing Phillips' passing, which the club said occurred Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016,  in Arizona and was unexpected.(Jeff Robbins/1987 AP)

Former Athletics superutility Tony Phillips dead at 56

PHOENIX — Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final…

Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics' sweep of the Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was 56. The A's didn't provide a cause of death Friday in announcing Phillips' passing, which the club said occurred Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016,  in Arizona and was unexpected.(Jeff Robbins/1987 AP)
Ben Margot/APA's manager Bob Melvin takes out starting pitcher Scott Kazmir in the fifth inning during Oakland's loss to the Chicago White Sox.

A's lose fourth in a row

OAKLAND — Scott Kazmir placed the blame on himself for failing to…

Ben Margot/APA's manager Bob Melvin takes out starting pitcher Scott Kazmir in the fifth inning during Oakland's loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Ben Margot/APOakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard

Cabrera capitalizes on another error by A's, White Sox win

OAKLAND — The Chicago White Sox are finding a swagger they fully…

Ben Margot/APOakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard

Ishikawa, Bumgarner help Giants beat White Sox

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Will Ferrell got all the attention. The Giants liked…

Ben Margot/APA's left-hander Drew Pomeranz boosted his shot at a spot in the starting rotation with two scoreless innings Sunday against the White Sox.

A's fall to familiar face Samardzija

MESA, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzjia gave up two runs over three innings…

Ben Margot/APA's left-hander Drew Pomeranz boosted his shot at a spot in the starting rotation with two scoreless innings Sunday against the White Sox.
Ted S. Warren/2001 AP file photoMinnie Minoso

Minnie Minoso, Major League Baseball's first black Latino star, dies

CHICAGO — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban…

Ted S. Warren/2001 AP file photoMinnie Minoso