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Thome's twilight gleaming

It’s too early to talk about whether this will be Jim Thome’s final season on the South Side. It isn’t too early to say that, if it’s indeed his swan song, the Gentleman Masher is doing a splendid job of…

That was the month that was

A quick summary of the events that happened while I was largely offline: July 7: Paul Konerko homers three times in a 10-6 victory over Cleveland, including a go-ahead grand slam off Chris Perez, who just came in from the…

Sox have every reason to rampage

One advantage baseball has over every other sport is the regular-season series. Any disappointment stemming from Mark Buehrle’s startling lack of perfection (seriously, what gives?) in the White Sox’s 8-5 loss to the Yankees is quickly erased by the idea…

On Dirty 30 Day, No. 31 cleans up

Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday was “Mark Buehrle Day,” but it looked more like “Nick Swisher Day” from here. In his own way, Ozzie Guillen paid tribute to the guy who wouldn’t acknowledge him by playing a No. 30 with…