1918 — Cleveland’s Stan Coveleski pitched 19 innings in the Indians’ 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Former pitcher Joe Wood hit a home run for the win.
1935 — In the first major league night game in Cincinnati, the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 before 25,000.
1919 — Babe Ruth won a game on the mound and at the plate. He hit his first career grand slam as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Browns 6-4.
1925 — The Cleveland Indians scored six runs in the last of the ninth to beat the New York Yankees 10-9.
Chicago White Sox (18-19, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-22, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Vince Velasquez (2-3, 5.53 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 25 strikeouts); Royals: Carlos Hernandez (0-3, 9.11 ERA, 2.03 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. and MJ Melendez homered and fellow rookie Emmanuel Rivera hit a go-ahead triple, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered on the first pitch of the game, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel also went deep and the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 6-1 rout of the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Chicago White Sox (18-18, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (13-22, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (0-0); Royals: Zack Greinke (0-2, 3.52 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer outdueled Davis Martin as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians manager Terry Francona missed his fourth consecutive game on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19 last week.
Francona and most of his coaching staff were forced to return from the team's trip to Chicago and Minnesota after an outbreak in Cleveland's clubhouse.
Chicago White Sox (17-17, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (12-21, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Tuesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (3-1, 3.55 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 58 strikeouts); Royals: Jon Heasley (0-1, 2.70 ERA, 2.40 WHIP, one strikeout)
BALTIMORE (AP) — Luis Severino allowed one hit in six innings, and Jose Trevino became the first New York catcher with a home run this year when he hit a three-run drive in the fourth to lift the surging Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 Monday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Luis Robert hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning after Johnny Cueto's impressive Chicago debut, and the White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Monday night in the opener of a five-game series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Johnny Cueto is back in the majors, this time with the Chicago White Sox.
The 36-year-old Cueto was brought up from Triple-A Charlotte on Monday, and the right-hander was slated to start the opener of a five-game series at Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals fired hitting coach Terry Bradshaw and promoted Alex Zumwalt to fill his role Monday in a shakeup of the coaching staff that they hope will wake up one of the worst offenses in the majors this season.
Chicago White Sox (16-17, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (12-20, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: TBD; Royals: Brad Keller (1-3, 2.70 ERA, .98 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
Last season, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Baltimore Orioles tied for baseball's worst record with a staggering 110 losses apiece.
With that as a baseline, 2022 has been a bit more encouraging, so far.
CHICAGO (AP) — When Nestor Cortes was in high school, his father used to complain when he wandered off the mound while he was pitching.
“He was sick of me getting tired going into the sixth, so he said stop walking so much and maybe you'll get there,” Cortes said.
1933 — Cecil Travis of the Washington Senators made his major league debut with five hits in a 12-inning, 11-10 win over the Chicago White Sox.
1939 — The Cleveland Indians beat the Philadelphia Athletics 8-3 in 10 innings in the first American League night game, held at Philadelphia’s Shibe Park.
New York Yankees (24-9, first in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (16-16, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Nestor Cortes Jr. (1-1, 1.41 ERA, .97 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); White Sox: Michael Kopech (0-0, .93 ERA, .97 WHIP, 30 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Robert singled off Aroldis Chapman to drive home the winning run in the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox edged the Yankees 3-2 Saturday night, stopping New York’s five-game winning streak.
1918 — Washington’s Walter Johnson pitched a 1-0, 18-inning victory over Lefty Williams of the Chicago White Sox, who also went the distance.
1919 — After 12 scoreless innings, Cincinnati scored 10 runs off Al Mamaux in the 13th to beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 10-0.
New York Yankees (24-8, first in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (15-16, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (0-1, 2.90 ERA, .94 WHIP, 25 strikeouts); White Sox: Dallas Keuchel (2-3, 6.86 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Judge remembers watching Giancarlo Stanton from a distance during his 2017 NL MVP season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Royce Lewis hit a grand slam for his first big league homer, capping a nine-run fifth inning that sent the Minnesota Twins past the coronavirus-struck Cleveland Guardians 12-8 Friday night.
The Chicago White Sox placed ace Lucas Giolito on the COVID-19 injured list and activated outfielder Andrew Vaughn following a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Friday.
Giolito began experiencing mild symptoms Wednesday, a day after he pitched seven innings in a win over Cleveland.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland Guardians first baseman Josh Naylor was added to the team's COVID-19 injured list on Friday, marking the first player to be sidelined by the team's recent outbreak.
Cleveland's game at the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday was postponed because of COVID-19 concerns, and the team was off Thursday.
1913 — Washington’s Walter Johnson gave up a run in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Browns to end his streak of 56 scoreless innings. The Senators won 10-5.
1914 — Jim Scott of the Chicago White Sox pitched nine innings of no-hit ball against the Washington Senators, but lost 1-0 after giving up two hits in the 10th inning.
New York Yankees (23-8, first in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (15-15, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (2-0, 2.67 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 37 strikeouts); White Sox: Vince Velasquez (2-2, 3.97 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 21 strikeouts)
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CHICAGO (AP) — Right before the biggest swings during New York's seven-run eighth inning, Marwin Gonzalez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu each worked a walk against one of baseball's toughest relievers.
CHICAGO (AP) — New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is brushing off Houston owner Jim Crane's recent comments about the Astros' sign-stealing scandal.
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1925 — Cleveland’s Tris Speaker got his 3,000th career hit, off Tom Zachary, in a 2-1 loss to the Washington Senators.
1939 — The first baseball game on television was broadcast by W2XBS, an experimental station run by NBC in New York.
1911 — Detroit’s Ty Cobb hit his first grand slam. After six innings, the Tigers led the Red Sox, 10-1. Boston came back to win the game 13-11 in 10 innings.
1911 — The New York Giants scored a major league record 10 runs before the St.
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New York Yankees (21-8, first in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (13-14, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Thursday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Luis Gil (0-0); White Sox: Dylan Cease (3-1, 2.38 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 47 strikeouts)
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak that has sidelined manager Terry Francona and several of the team's coaches, leading to the postponement of Wednesday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former athletic trainer for the Chicago White Sox is alleging in a lawsuit that he was fired by the team because of his sexual orientation, age and disability.
The actions of White Sox general manager Rick Hahn and the club, according to the lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County, caused Brian Ball “significant emotional and monetary damages, as well as damage to his reputation and name.” The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages.
Cleveland Guardians (14-14, third in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (13-14, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Aaron Civale (1-2, 9.45 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 22 strikeouts); White Sox: Vince Velasquez (1-2, 4.58 ERA, 1.47 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox came into Tuesday reeling from blowing a big lead the previous night for a stinging loss.
A performance like this sure helped ease the pain.
Lucas Giolito threw seven innings in winning his second consecutive start, Gavin Sheets homered in his second straight game, and Chicago shook off a major collapse by beating the Cleveland Guardians 4-1 on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez said he is making quick strides in his recovery from a torn hamstring.
Jiménez said Tuesday he is coming along sooner than expected. He is pain free and has been running and swinging.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball dropped the one-game suspension of Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson for giving fans the middle finger during a game on April 20 as part of a settlement with the players' association.
Cleveland Guardians (13-13, second in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (12-13, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Cal Quantrill (1-1, 3.54 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 17 strikeouts); White Sox: Lucas Giolito (1-1, 3.20 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 32 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — With three clutch swings in the last four innings, Josh Naylor rallied the Cleveland Guardians to a wild and unlikely win.
Naylor hit a tying grand slam with two outs in the ninth and a three-run homer in the 11th, powering a huge comeback that carried Cleveland past the Chicago White Sox 12-9 on Monday night.
Cleveland Guardians (13-13, third in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (12-13, second in the AL Central)
Chicago; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Zach Plesac (1-3, 4.44 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 16 strikeouts); White Sox: Michael Kopech (0-0, 1.42 ERA, .95 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)
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