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Benches clear, but White Sox provide little fire afterward

Benches clear, but White Sox provide little fire afterward

CHICAGO — There were thankfully no hits involved when benches and bullpens emptied during the top of the second inning in Baltimore’s 4-1 victory over the White Sox Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. That disruption came after White Sox starter Michael Kopech hit Baltimore shortstop Jorge Mateo on the back with a 99 mph …

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White Sox need to fire Tony La Russa after another embarrassing managerial decision

White Sox need to fire Tony La Russa after another embarrassing managerial decision

There was a time when Tony La Russa was considered an inventive, forward-thinking manager. That was over a decade ago, when La Russa led the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series win in 2011 and retired from baseball. La Russa spent nine seasons away from the game before Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf …

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Angels fire manager Joe Maddon, then go out and suffer 13th consecutive loss

Angels fire manager Joe Maddon, then go out and suffer 13th consecutive loss

A week ago, while addressing reporters in a tunnel between the visiting dugout and clubhouse in Yankee Stadium, Angels general manager Perry Minasian bristled at a suggestion that a major shakeup was needed for a team that had lost six straight games and was drifting toward mediocrity. “Our goal two months in is to be …

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