White Sox morning roundup


White Sox morning roundup

From yesterday:

Philip Humber gave up five runs in five innings, walking four with three strikeouts and two home runs allowed as the White Sox fell to Toronto by a score of 9-5. Humber's ERA sits at 5.68 and he's walking exactly two more batters per nine innings this season than he did in 2011. After the game, Humber discussed his struggles with the media:

Before moving on to the second day of the draft, a few looks back at the first-round selection of Courtney Hawkins: The White Sox are thinking long-term with him and Keon Barnum, and Hawkins discussed growing up watching Frank Thomas.

Day 2 of the MLB Draft saw the White Sox take nine pitchers, three middle infielders, one catcher and one first baseman -- a pretty clear pattern of trying to bolster depth on the mound and at second base and shortstop, the latter two of which are lacking. Click here for analysis, video and notes on the picks.

Around the division: Carlos Santana returned to the Indians' lineup at DH as Cleveland beat Detroit 4-2, people are way too reactionary regarding Jim Leyland, and -- this is serious -- Bruce Chen and Francisco Liriano were locked in a pitcher's duel, with Chen and the Royals getting the better of Minnesota in a 1-0 win.

Fast Break Morning Update: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Fast Break Morning Update: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Former White Sox OF Tim Raines elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Between Cubs' victory lap and Hall of Fame vote, Sammy Sosa barely staying in the picture

Bulls' continued inconsistencies 'an issue of focus'

Report: Bears set to hire Curtis Modkins as running backs coach

Wrigley Field named one of the happiest places in the world by CNN

Tim Raines shares thank you message after being elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Bulls Talk Podcast: What went wrong for the Bulls against the Mavericks?

Hawks Talk Podcast: Blackhawks' bottom six steps up in Colorado

Big Ten Talk Podcast: Picking contenders and pretenders in the Big Ten title race

Jerry Reinsdorf, Frank Thomas congratulate Tim Raines on Baseball Hall of Fame election

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame


SportsTalk Live Podcast: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Hub Arkush (670 The Score/Pro Football Weekly), David Schuster (670 The Score) and Patrick Finley join Kap on the panel.  Tim Raines finally gets the call from the Hall along with Jeff Bagwell and Pudge Rodriguez.  So when will Bonds and Clemens get in?  Why are Sammy Sosa’s vote totals dropping? The guys debate from former Cub David DeJesus joins the panel to talk Hall of Fame and the 2017 Cubs.

The Bulls lose to a bad Mavericks team. When will GarPax blow it up and start over?

Plus the guys discuss whether or not Antonio Brown will distract the Steelers and if the Falcons defense is the x-factor in the NFC title game.