CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Astros dismiss sign-stealing implications by Chisox pitcher
The Houston Astros have found themselves in familiar territory, brushing aside comments by Chicago White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera after he implied they stole signs while winning the first two games of the AL Division Series in their ballpark.
Former FBI profiler discusses developments in Gabby Petito case
A newly released 911 call is giving a look into what may have happened in the days before Gabby Petito disappeared. A driver passing Petito and her fiancé in Utah in mid-August called authorities out of concern for Petito's safety. Former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole spoke with Laura Podesta on "CBSN AM" about the call and a text message sent from Petito's phone.news.yahoo.com
Chicago's Wright banned 3 games, hit Ohtani with pitch
Chicago White Sox pitcher Mike Wright was suspended for three games and manager Tony La Russa for one on Saturday by Major League Baseball, which concluded Wright intentionally threw at the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani. Wright appealed the suspension issued by Michael Hill, the former Marlins general manager who is MLB’s senior vice president for on-field operations.news.yahoo.com
MLB builds a ‘Field of Dreams’ as Rustburg Dixie Softball does the same in Campbell County
On Thursday, the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox are playing a Major League Baseball game in a cornfield in Iowa, inspired by the movie ‘Field of Dreams.’ Meanwhile in Campbell County, leaders of the Rustburg Dixie Softball League continue to build a field of dreams of their own.
Sox and Yankees to meet on 'Field of Dreams' farm
The Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees are to meet Aug. 12 in Dyersville, Iowa, in an 8,000-seat temporary ballpark built on the farm where the iconic Oscar-nominated 1989 film “Field of Dreams” was shot. “Field of Dreams,” which stars Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta, James Earl Jones and Amy Madigan, was nominated for three Oscars, including best picture. It’s based on the novel “Shoeless Joe” by W.P. Kinsella. Liotta plays a fictional version of former Sox star “Shoeless” Joe Jackson in the film. Jackson, one of eight Sox players banned for life from baseball for their parts in fixing the 1919 World Series, was the favorite player of the father of Costner’s character, and the Yankees later became his favorite team.chicagotribune.com
Santiago 10-game suspension upheld for foreign substance
Seattle Mariners pitcher Héctor Santiago’s 10-game suspension was upheld by MLB special adviser John McHale Jr. Santiago will start serving the suspension Friday, when the Mariners open their post-All-Star break schedule at the Los Angeles Angels.
Giolito fires back at Donaldson, White Sox beat Twins 7-6
Lucas Giolito lobbed an expletive-laced response in Josh Donaldson’s direction after the slugger appeared to yell “Not sticky anymore,” after a first-inning homer, overshadowing Gavin Sheets’ successful debut for the White Sox in a 7-6 victory over the Twins.
LEADING OFF: MLB eases protocols, Altuve on power tear
Major League Baseball has taken another big step in relaxing coronavirus regulations, allowing fully vaccinated players and staff to stop wearing masks in dugouts, bullpens and clubhouses, according to a memo sent by the league and players’ association.
Ramírez homers, Indians beat Chisox to split 2nd DH in row
Indians manager Terry Francona was drained and looking forward to some sleep after a long weekend in Rhode Island for a family wedding. The Indians were just as tired. José Ramírez's two-run homer and a solid start by reliever Cal Quantrill led Cleveland to a 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday, giving the Indians their second straight split of a seven-inning doubleheader in two days.news.yahoo.com
With assist from Mayor Lightfoot, public health doctors Arwady, Ezike to throw out ceremonial first pitches at Cubs home opener
Lightfoot, a die-hard Chicago White Sox fan, will be there, too, handing over the baseballs the doctors will use to make their pitches. In 2019, it was Lightfoot throwing out the first pitch as the city’s newly elected mayor. She did the same for the Sox home opener that year; the mayor hasn’t determined whether she’ll be at this year’s game on the South Side, a spokeswoman said.chicagotribune.com