White Sox Top A's 6-4 to Split Doubleheader

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito was rolling, feeling as comfortable as he has all season. It was just what the White Sox needed.

Giolito pitched into the eighth inning before Xavier Cedeno worked out of a jam, and Chicago snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Oakland Athletics 6-4 Friday night to salvage a doubleheader split. 726 more words

Sports

Episode #145: Giants Refuse to Quit

You can download the episode here, or stream it below!

https://torturecast.podomatic.com/enclosure/2018-06-22T15_50_39-07_00.mp3

We’ve had a string of real-life incidents get in the way of recording the last 3+ weeks, including Memorial Day, the death of Chad’s dog, Eric’s car breaking down, and a hair appointment (long story). 249 more words

San Francisco Giants

Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna suspended through Aug. 4

NEW YORK – Major League Baseball has suspended Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna through Aug. 4 under the league’s domestic violence policy.

MLB announced the suspension – which is retroactive to May 8 and will cover a total of 75 games – in a release on Friday. 265 more words

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Yankees Weekend Series Preview- Devil Rays

The New York Yankees welcomed the Seattle Mariners to the Bronx in what was going to be a Match up between TWO playoff teams but the Yankees brought out the BROOMSTICKS. 807 more words

Baseball

Bumgarner Goes 8 Innings for 1st Win, Giants Blank Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched eight innings of three-hit ball for his first win of the season, Mark Melancon earned his first save in a year and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-0 on Thursday night. 567 more words

Local

Double Standard? The 'One and Done' Conundrum

We have all heard the gripe from fans of college basketball, “that kid should stay in school”. Yet, every season there are multiple incoming freshman who everyone knows will only play one year and enter into the NBA draft. 745 more words

Baseball

2013 Boston Red Sox: Where Are They Now?

In honor of the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series five years ago (#BostonStrong), here’s where all of the players are now. (Thanks to Wikipedia for all of the info.) 643 more words

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