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Seven Players Disciplined After White Sox-Royals Brawl

Seven Players Disciplined After White Sox-Royals Brawl

nytimes.com deadspin.com Updated 18 hours ago
Six players were suspended and a seventh fined by Major League Baseball (MLB) on Saturday following Thursday's benches-clearing brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals.
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  • Sale, Samardzija suspended following fracas

    Sale, Samardzija suspended following fracas

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    White Sox starting pitchers Chris Sale and Jeff Samardzija each received five-game suspensions for their role in the on-field fracas taking place during the bottom of the seventh inning of the Royals' 3-2, 13-inning victory Thursday night at U.S. Cellul…
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  • Six Players Suspended For Royals-White Sox Brawl

    Six Players Suspended For Royals-White Sox Brawl

    Major League Baseball has handed down suspensions for Thursday’s benches clearing scuffle between the Royals and White Sox, and there are a bunch of them. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose taunting helped set-off the fight, was suspended the longest…
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  • Abreu escapes injury scare on rundown

    Abreu escapes injury scare on rundown

    MLB.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    White Sox fans eventually were able to exhale during the third inning of Friday night's rain-suspended contest against the Royals at U.S. Cellular Field after Jose Abreu went down to the ground in pain following a rundown play involving Alcides Escobar.
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  • Royals downplay role of instigator in incidents

    Royals downplay role of instigator in incidents

    MLB.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    With three bench-clearing incidents so far this month -- including Thursday night's fracas with the White Sox -- the Royals are gaining a reputation around Major League Baseball as a feisty bunch looking for trouble. But the viewpoint inside the Royals'…
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  • White Sox's Sale went to KC clubhouse; trouble averted

    White Sox's Sale went to KC clubhouse; trouble averted

    MLB.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    White Sox left-hander Chris Sale went to the Royals' clubhouse Thursday night after the on-field fracas in the bottom of the seventh inning had been settled, but cooler heads prevailed before anything escalated.
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  • Correction: White Sox-Tigers Story

    Correction: White Sox-Tigers Story

    nytimes.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    In a story April 17 about a Detroit Tigers win over the White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the Chicago outfielder who couldn't catch Castellanos' liner in the ninth inning. It was Avisail Garcia.
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  • Shane Greene's scorching start is no fluke

    Shane Greene's scorching start is no fluke

    MLB.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    It's time to believe in Shane Greene. Coming off his third consecutive strong start to begin the season (seven innings, five hits, one earned run on Sunday against the White Sox) and the first in which he actually allowed a -- gasp -- earned run, Greene…
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  • Royals stand by Ventura after third incident in month

    Royals stand by Ventura after third incident in month

    MLB.com deadspin.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)
    Regardless of what others around Major League Baseball may think about him, Yordano Ventura still seems to have the unwavering support of his teammates in the Royals clubhouse -- despite being involved in another incident Thursday night against the Whit…
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  • After Brawl, Royals Beat White Sox 3-2 in 13 Innings

    After Brawl, Royals Beat White Sox 3-2 in 13 Innings

    nytimes.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)
    The Kansas City Royals stayed in their fighting mood. They also stayed in their winning mood.
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  • Abreu, Ramirez excited at possible exhibition games in Cuba

    Abreu, Ramirez excited at possible exhibition games in Cuba

    MLB.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)
    Commissioner Rob Manfred has discussed exhibition baseball games being played in Cuba potentially as early as 2016. Alexei Ramirez and Jose Abreu, the White Sox All-Stars and Cuban natives, would love to be part of that possible exhibition.
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  • Roundup: Jeff Samardzija’s Six Shutout Innings Lift the White S…

    Roundup: Jeff Samardzija’s Six Shutout Innings Lift the White Sox

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)
    Samardzija threw six shutout innings to outpitch Corey Kluber, Jose Abreu finished 2 for 4 with three R.B.I., and the Chicago White Sox beat the visiting Cleveland Indians.
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  • All together now: Complete win for White Sox

    All together now: Complete win for White Sox

    MLB.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    The White Sox had to be satisfied to claim the series win against a trio of tough Indians starters, culminating with a victory on Wednesday in one of the team's most complete games of the season.
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  • Carlos Rodon turns in shaky major-league debut as White Sox los…

    Carlos Rodon turns in shaky major-league debut as White Sox lose 6-2

    yahoo.com MLB.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    Take a look around MLB with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Chicago is the place to be this season if you're lookin…
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  • White Sox score four in the ninth, beat Indians in walk-off thr…

    White Sox score four in the ninth, beat Indians in walk-off thriller

    yahoo.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)
    Take a look around MLB with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. If the bottom of the ninth had gone a different way in …
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  • Video - White Sox Legend Minoso Dies 01:50

    White Sox Legend Minoso Dies

    Mar 1
    Pedro Gomez discusses the life and legacy of Minnie Minoso, Major League Baseball's first black player in Chicago, who died Sunday.
  • Video - Chris Sale Sidelined With Fractured Foot 01:38

    Chris Sale Sidelined With Fractured Foot

    Mar 1
    Pedro Gomez has the latest on White Sox ace Chris Sale, who suffered a fracture in his foot in an accident at his home and will miss at least three weeks of preparation time for the regular season.
  • Video - Timetable For Chris Sale's Return 01:01

    Timetable For Chris Sale's Return

    Mar 1
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses the severity of White Sox pitcher Chris Sale's foot injury and when he may be able to return.
  • Video - Players To Watch: White Sox 00:48

    Players To Watch: White Sox

    Feb 24
    Aaron Boone breaks down outfielder Avisail Garcia's importance to the White Sox's success.

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