Which up-and-comers have jumped onto Kiley McDaniel's radar in 2021?
— Akil Baddoo and Victor Reyes drove in two runs apiece and the Detroit Tigers stalled the Chicago White Sox’s drive for the AL Central title with a 5-3 victory on Tuesday.
The White Sox hope Carlos Rodon will be able to pitch in the playoffs after he left Monday's start with soreness in his throwing arm.
Chicago's Carlos Rodon left his start in Detroit Monday with soreness, and didn't seem too disturbed by it, but White Sox manager Tony La Russa said after the loss to the Tigers that he was "concerned," especially with the postseason nearing.
— Carlos Rodón was pulled after a rocky third inning and the Chicago White Sox, closing in on the AL Central title, squandered a three-run lead in a 4-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
At long last, the White Sox will have their starting outfield back in full, as right fielder Adam Engel is set to be activated from the injured list on Tuesday, according to manager Tony La Russa.
— Lucas Giolito feels like the Chicago White Sox are right where they need to be as they close in on their first AL Central title since 2008.
— DJ Peters’ pinch-hit single drove home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, helping the Texas Rangers beat former teammate Lance Lynn and the AL Central-leading Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Saturday night.
Tony La Russa served a one-game suspension Saturday, while pitcher Mike Wright will appeal his three-game ban for hitting Angels slugger Shohei Ohtani with a pitch in Thursday's game.
— Luis Robert hit a three-run double, Dylan Cease struck out 10 in five innings and the Chicago White Sox moved closer to their first division title in 13 years by trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-0 on Friday night.
— Alex Cobb pitched five scoreless innings, Luis Rengifo and Jose Rojas hit home runs, and the Los Angeles Angels coasted to a 9-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.
Which squads are rising and falling as teams start punching their postseason tickets?
— Angels manager Joe Maddon has learned at least one thing about Brandon Marsh in the outfielder's first season in the majors.
As the end of the season looms, several MLB award races don't yet have a clear winner. Who has the edge?
— Joe Maddon's first game back in Chicago was similar to his final game with the Cubs: a loss.
The White Sox have activated Lucas Giolito and shortstop Tim Anderson from the injured list.
— Leury Garcia hit a game-ending home run with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Chicago White Sox over the Boston Red Sox 2-1 Sunday.
— Travis Shaw hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning after belting a three-run homer in the third and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 9-8 on Saturday night.
White Sox closing pitcher and resident Australian Liam Hendriks can't wait to strut his stuff in full stadiums during this year's MLB playoffs, and believes his best form is yet to come, writes Joey Lynch.
— When Carlos Rodón needed more, he found it.
The White Sox activated All-Star right-hander Lance Lynn from the 10-day injured list on Friday.
— Sean Manaea struck out nine in seven dominant innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Thursday.
With teams jockeying for a limited number of spots, which squads are rising and falling?
— The consistency of Frankie Montas every fifth day has meant so much to the Oakland Athletics down the stretch.