Tim Anderson and Jose Abreu spark White Sox in Game 1 win over A’s

White Sox’s Lucas Giolito, clockwise from top left, celebrates with James McCann, Jose Abreu, Alex Colome, Nick Madrigal and Yoan Moncada (10) after the White Sox defeated the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of an American League wild-card baseball series Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) | AP Photos Homers by […]

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Bully for Lucas Giolito, who flirted with perfection in White Sox’ Game 1 victory

Lucas Giolito throws against the A’s in the White Sox’ 4-1 playoff victory Tuesday afternoon in Oakland. | Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images His dominance gives the Sox a 4-1 victory over Oakland. You White Sox fans had every reason to be worried about your team Tuesday morning. On your mind were seven losses in […]

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MLB playoffs: Lucas Giolito dazzles as White Sox past A’s; Astros beat Twins

Lucas Giolito dazzled in his postseason debut, stymieing the Oakland Athletics through six perfect innings and sending the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory in the opener of their best-of-three wild-card series Tuesday. Giolito (1-0), who pitched a no-hitter against Pittsburgh on Aug. 25, didn’t allow a baserunner to the AL West champions until […]

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White Sox-Athletics live updates for Game 1

Starting pitcher Lucas Giolito #27 of the Chicago White Sox throws the baseball in the first inning against the Minnesota Twinsat Guaranteed Rate Field on September 16, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. | Quinn Harris/Getty Images Lucas Giolito and the Sox take on the A’s in their first playoff appearance since 2008. The first postseason trip […]

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Signs of the baseball times

White Sox ace Lucas Giolito celebrates with his teammates after throwing a no-hitter last week against the Pirates. | Matt Marton/AP The no-hitter by the White Sox’ Lucas Giolito and the home-run feat by the Cubs’ outfield reflect the modern game. In the last week, Chicago baseball fans witnessed two singular events. First came Lucas […]

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White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito named AL Player of Week

White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito, right, reacts with teammates after closing out a no hitter at the end of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton) | AP Photos Right-hander Lucas Giolito, who pitched the 19th no-hitter in White Sox history Tuesday, has been named American […]

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This You Gotta See: NBA sizzles, U.S. Open begins, White Sox’ Lucas Giolito rides again

White Sox ace Lucas Giolito will be back at it on Monday. | Photo by David Banks/Getty Images Giolito takes the ball for the first time since his no-hitter. No pressure or anything, pal, but what have you done for us lately? Sports are back. Yeah, we know, we’ve been saying that a lot lately. […]

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‘A lot more needs to be done,’ White Sox’ Lucas Giolito says

Lucas Giolito celebrates with teammates after pitching a no-hitter against the Pirates Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. (AP) | AP Photos Lucas Giolito voiced support for athletes who are boycotting games to speak out against racial injustice and police violence, but said the White Sox haven’t met to discuss it among themselves. White Sox […]

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Lucas Giolito’s no-hitter just the latest fun in a ridiculously entertaining White Sox season

The White Sox’ Lucas Giolito celebrates his no-hitter against the Pirates on Tuesday night. | Photo by David Banks/Getty Images He strikes out 13, walks one in dominant performance against the Pirates. The White Sox’ entertainment value is absurd these days. Just absurd. On Tuesday night, it was Lucas Giolito’s turn to captivate the masses. […]

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No matter what lies ahead, Lucas Giolito and James McCann will always have that no-hitter

White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito (27) celebrates with catcher James McCann (33) after closing out a no-hitter in the team’s baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Chicago. The White Sox won 4-0. (AP Photo/Matt Marton) | AP Photos Special bond formed between pitcher and catch will likely be severed […]

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Lucas Giolito Throws a No-Hitter for the White Sox

CHICAGO — Lucas Giolito pitched the first no-hitter of the pandemic-delayed major league season, striking out 13 and permitting just one runner in leading the Chicago White Sox over the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-0, Tuesday night. With the seats at Guaranteed Rate Field empty, the hollers of his teammates echoed around the ballpark after right fielder […]

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White Sox’ Lucas Giolito no-hits Pirates

White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito delivers during his no-hitter against the Pirates on Tuesday against the Pirates. | Matt Marton/AP Giolito strikes out 13, walks one in 4-0 Sox victory On Lucas Giolito nights, the White Sox believe it’s their night. On Tuesday, it was Giolito’s night. The 6-6 right-hander threw the Sox’ first […]

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White Sox, Indians delayed by rain in 10th inning

White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito throws the ball against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) | AP Photos Homers by Jose Abreu and James McCann against Shane Bieber and seven strong innings by Lucas Giolito carried the Sox early […]

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White Sox break scoreless tie with 4 runs in 9th, avoid series sweep against Indians

Getty Lucas Giolito pitched six scoreless innings for the White Sox CLEVELAND — Lucas Giolito gave the White Sox what they desperately needed. The White Sox’ stymied offense did, too, but not until the ninth inning. Four runs were worth the wait. Giolito pitched six innings of scoreless, four-hit ball, and Yasmani Grandal and Eloy […]

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Marlins virus outbreak a ‘wakeup call,’ White Sox’ Lucas Giolito says

“The news of the Marlins is definitely scary,” the White Sox’ Lucas Giolito said Tuesday. “It shows how fast this virus can spread around the clubhouse and it definitely raised the level of concern maybe for some guys that weren’t taking the protocols seriously or understanding what is going on.” | John Sleezer/Getty Images “As […]

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Twins show White Sox who’s boss with 10-5 season opening victory

Rick Renteria lifts Lucas Giolito in the fourth inning Friday night. (AP) | AP Photos Lucas Giolito knocked out in fourth inning of season opener. The White Sox were ready to “really kick it off,” as ace right-hander Lucas Giolito said. Instead, they got kicked to the curb by the defending AL Central champion Twins, […]

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Lucas Giolito ready to pitch season opener for White Sox in July, strange as it seems

White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito checks the ball as he warms up before an intra-squad baseball game at Guaranteed Rate Field Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) | AP Photos “We’ve been practicing. We’ve had our intrasquads and exhibition games with no fans, and it’s still baseball at the end of the day,” […]

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White Sox set Opening Day roster

Lucas Giolito will be the White Sox’ Opening Day starter. | Sue Ogrocki/AP Second baseman Nick Madrigal assigned to Schaumburg; Lambert, Heuer, Detwiler, Delmonico make team. The White Sox set their Opening Day roster Thursday, which included 16 pitchers as manager Rick Renteria hinted at this week. Among the choices are right-handers Jimmy Lambert and […]

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Rick Renteria makes it official: Lucas Giolito is White Sox Opening Day starter

White Sox manager Rick Renteria shows a Lucas Giolito bobblehead to name his opening day starter. Rick Renteria announced his opening day starter by holding up a Lucas Giolito bobblehead. There was no suspense in Rick Renteria naming right-hander Lucas Giolito to start the season opener Friday against the Twins, but the White Sox manager […]

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Lucas Giolito makes final tuneup, Luis Robert hits two long homers in White Sox intrasquad

Lucas Giolito of the White Sox delivers the ball against the Kansas City Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field on May 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) | Getty Right-hander Lucas Giolito will be the White Sox starting pitcher when they open the season Friday, there is little doubt about that. Manager […]

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White Sox’ Lucas Giolito embraces leadership roles on and off the field

Lucas Giolito of the White Sox throws in the bullpen during the first season workout at Guaranteed Rate Field on July 03, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) | Getty In a 24 hour span, Lucas Giolito expressed a strong desire to lead the White Sox pitching staff, calmed concerns about 2 […]

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White Sox know ‘there’s no way around’ the coronavirus

Lucas Giolito and catcher James McCann of the White Sox celebrate after Giolito pitched a complete game against the Minnesota Twins on August 21, 2019 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. | Getty Images Right-hander Lucas Giolito says camp will be about building a winning mindset, but knows being proactive about health is key. The […]

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