TORONTO -- The White Sox did something in their final at-bat they didn’t have for the entire road trip -- they threw a knockout punch.
TORONTO — How strong of an attempt he made is in doubt, but Mark Buehrle said he encouraged Paul Konerko to retire after the 2013 season.
BALTIMORE — Paul Konerko believes Jose Abreu belongs in the All-Star Game, and he’d love to see his teammate appear in the Home Run Derby next month.
BALTIMORE — Robin Ventura had Jose Abreu as his starting designated hitter on Monday, but it had nothing to do with his health.
MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox catcher Adrian Nieto couldn’t believe Eduardo Escobar touched home plate on Friday night.