White Sox morning roundup

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White Sox morning roundup

From yesterday:
Jake Peavy shut out the Athletics, scattering three hits and two walks over nine scoreless frames with five strikeouts in a 4-0 win. Adam Dunn hit his fourth home run of the year and now is OPSing at .916, while Paul Konerko followed that blast up with home run No. 399. Brent Morel and Gordon Beckham provided some late insurance, which was nice to see. The Sox have now won four straight.

At 10-6 through just about 10 percent of the season, the Sox have exceeded expectations, writes Chuck Garfien. There's still plenty of season to go, but outside of losing three of four to the Orioles, everything has gone pretty well for the Sox to start 2012.

Gene Honda announced Frank Thomas coming to...shoot the puck at Monday's Blackhawks game. Things didn't go as well as his Hall of Fame baseball career did, though.

Brendan Ryan swung. And let us never debate whether he did or not again.

Philip Humber appeared on Dave Letterman Monday (video coming sometime today), so Chicago Tribune Live honored the perfect pitcher's top 10 appearance with some interesting facts about his perfecto. Humber also called in to the Dan Patrick Show to discuss his feat.

I have the White Sox at No. 11 in my latest power rankings with Cubs Talk's Tony Andracki -- and if they keep this up, they may crack my top 10 next week.

Alex Rios had another three hits Monday, helping Jim's argument that his success is sustainable. James also checked in on the outfield as a whole.

Around the division: Kansas City lost its 11th game in a row, Minnesota dropped a tough one to Boston and Derek Lowe had his World Series ring stolen.

Fast Break Morning Update: White Sox win, Cubs drop fourth straight

Fast Break Morning Update: White Sox win, Cubs drop fourth straight

Here are some of Monday's top stories in Chicago sports:

Preview: Chris Sale faces Jose Quintana, White Sox Tuesday on CSN

Preview: Cubs-Padres Tuesday on CSN+

Melky Cabrera's big game sparks White Sox comeback win

Chris Sale has 'no hard feelings' as he returns to face White Sox

Anthony Rizzo insists 'We got urgency' after Cubs fall to .500: 'It’s not all peachy right now'

A history of the Bears who served during World War II

Joe Maddon thinking shake-up for Cubs? ‘I have no idea what that would be’

Finally getting a little luck, Kevan Smith comes up huge in White Sox comeback win

How Kris Bryant became the face of the never-panic Cubs

Jose Quintana on Tuesday opponent Chris Sale: 'He was the best teammate I ever played with'

Preview: Chris Sale faces Jose Quintana, White Sox Tuesday on CSN

Preview: Chris Sale faces Jose Quintana, White Sox Tuesday on CSN

 

The White Sox take on the Red Sox on Tuesday, and you can catch all the action on CSN and live streaming on CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports App.

Coverage begins with White Sox Pregame Live at 6:30 p.m. Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on White Sox Postgame Live.

Today’s starting pitching matchup: Jose Quintana (2-6, 4.82 ERA) vs. Chris Sale (5-2, 2.34 ERA)

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