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The Chicago White Sox say hitting coach Todd Steverson will not return next season.
William Weinbaum ESPN
The Phillies announced plans Tuesday to extend safety netting for 2020, becoming the 13th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Braves, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Brewers, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals said they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and the Marlins had extended theirs to 150 feet past each dugout before the 2019 season.
With young stars establishing themselves in the majors and promising prospects in the pipeline, there is a strong sense that the White Sox string of losing seasons is finally about to end.
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Tim Anderson became the third Chicago White Sox player to win an American League batting title, finishing at .335 after going 0 for 2 in a season-ending 5-3 win over the worst-in-the-majors Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
I've probably been way too invested in this chase, but it's coming down to the last day: Tim Anderson has a chance to set a new record for fewest walks by a batting champion. Here's the top 10 entering today's games: Tim Anderson, 15 | .337 (White Sox, 2019) ... Zack Wheat, 16 | .335 (Dodgers, 1918) ... Hal Chase, 19 | .339 (Reds, 1916) ... Nap Lajoie, 24 | .426 (A's, 1901) ... Nap Lajoie, 24 | .344 (Indians, 1903) ... Ty Cobb, 24 | .350 (Tigers, 1907) ... Matty Alou, 24 | .342 (Pirates, 1966) ... Andres Galarraga, 24 | .370 (Rockies, 1993) ... Tony Oliva, 25 | .337 (Twins, 1971) ... Dee Gordon, 25 | .333 (Marlins, 2015).
Reynaldo Lopez is hoping his strong finish to a disappointing season can be a preview of better days ahead.
Reynaldo Lopez tossed five-hit ball into the ninth inning, Eloy Jimenez and Danny Mendick homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 7-1 on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.
The doubleheader between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox scheduled for Friday night was rained out, and as a result the teams will play only 161 games this season.
Now that the NBA and NHL seasons have concluded, which teams cracked the top 25? And are the Rays and the Brewers on their way out?
Cleveland rookie Aaron Civale gave up home runs on consecutive pitches in the fourth inning and the Indians fell into perilous position in the playoff race Thursday night, losing to the Chicago White Sox 8-0.
They weren't household names on Opening Day, but surely you've heard of them by now. We decide which rising stars made the leap in 2019.
Shane Bieber got tagged early and the Cleveland Indians lost ground in the AL wild-card race, falling to the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Wednesday night. The Indians' loss clinched the AL Central title for Minnesota.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
With a 4-hit night, Tim Anderson currently has a commanding lead in his pursuit of MLB's batting title with a .339 AVG. DJ LeMahieu had the lone Yankees' hit in their 4-0 loss to the Rays tonight, remaining at .328.
Jose Ramirez hit a grand slam and a three-run homer in his first two plate appearances after missing a month with a broken hand, and the Cleveland Indians pounded the Chicago White Sox 11-0 on Tuesday night.
Teams such as the A's, Rays and Nationals are about to earn an invitation to October, but credit these players for getting them there.
Willi Castro hit his first major league homer, one of four connections by the Detroit Tigers in a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Tim Anderson homered in a three-run fifth inning, and the Chicago White Sox went on to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Eloy Jimenez hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, and Yoan Moncada also went deep for Chicago as the White Sox breezed to a 10-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Held without a hit until the sixth inning, the Minnesota Twins managed only three in 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox that shrunk their AL Central lead Wednesday night.
Ronald Torreyes was hit by a bases-loaded pitch in a three-run 12th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 9-8 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night that kept their lead in the American League Central at five games.
All-Star White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito will miss the rest of the year with a mild lat strain.
Jose Berrios pitched into the eighth inning to win his second straight start, Mitch Garver hit a go-ahead double and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Monday night.
The Cubs, Brewers and Mets are all making a push to snag postseason spots in the Senior Circuit.