3 reasons why the Chicago White Sox were swept by the Cleveland Guardians in a crucial AL Central series

The needed a sweep to have a realistic chance at surpassing the in the American League Central. Instead, they were swept. And now a team that had World Series aspirations is on the verge of missing the postseason. The Sox entered Friday’s series opener against the trailing the Guardians by seven games — eight considering … Read more

3 things to watch for during Chicago Cubs’ final 10 games, including Patrick Wisdom’s home run quest and Willson’ Contre

Playing in close games has been a staple for the this season. They entered Saturday’s game against the having won each of their last four games by one run. It was the first time the Cubs won four straight road games by one run since June 17-21, 1989, according to team historian Ed Hartig. Overall, … Read more

Nick Castellanos sees no need for rehab assignment, eyes Chicago return

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on ran down fly balls, threw to bases and took batting practice Saturday afternoon. He will go through a similar workout Sunday and is expected to be back in right field for the sometime during the … Read more

Man who was 1 of 8 injured in Chicago apartment blast dies

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who was one of that tore through the top floor of a Chicago apartment building has died, and authorities have determined the blast resulted from an “ignition of natural gas.” Chicago fire officials said Friday that the “most seriously injured person” had succumbed to injuries. The fire department did not … Read more

Chicago Cubs rookie Hayden Wesneski pitches an immaculate inning, putting him in rare company: ‘It shows the kind of pit

Hayden Wesneski kept a simple approach when he knew he was on the verge of a rare feat. “The ninth one just let it rip,” he said, “and hope it happens.” Wesneski uncorked a slider down and away, forcing a swing-and-miss from catcher to finish off an immaculate inning in the fifth. The rookie right-hander … Read more

Chicago White Sox are swept by the Cleveland Guardians, all but eliminating the South Siders from postseason contention:

The entered a season-defining series against the this week looking to pick up crucial ground in the American League Central. The series wrapped up Thursday with another disappointing day for the Sox, who lost 4-2 in front of 23,395 at Guaranteed Rate Field. It was a deflating three games for the Sox, who were swept … Read more

Bears Week 2 overreactions: Is Justin Fields being wasted in Chicago?

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on Week 1’s overreactions brought sunshine, rainbows, and unicorns after the Bears’ win over the . This week’s edition gives us the other side of the coin following the Bears’ deflating 27-10 loss to the . … Read more

Chicago White Sox fall 5 games back in the AL Central after losing 10-7 in 11 innings to the Cleveland Guardians

The Guaranteed Rate Field crowd knew the magnitude of the moment as José Abreu faced with the tying run on second in the 10th inning Tuesday. Abreu singled to right-center, scoring to give the hope in a must-win situation against the . The game went to the 11th, where it all fell apart for the … Read more

Chicago state senator indicted in red-light camera scandal

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago state senator was indicted Tuesday on federal charges that he sought a bribe to oppose legislation that would have required a statewide evaluation of red-light camera systems. Sen. Emil Jones III, , also was charged with lying to the FBI, prosecutors said. Prosecutors allege that Jones, a South Side Democrat, … Read more