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Dallas Braden Pitches Perfect Game for A's

Oakland ace tosses majors' 19th perfecto

(Newser) - Dallas Braden pitched the Athletics' first perfect game in 42 years and just the 19th in major league history today, dazzling the majors' hottest team in recording a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Oakland. Braden threw his arms in the air after Gabe Kapler grounded out to... More »

Buehrle Sets MLB Record, Retires 45 Straight

(Newser) - Chicago White Sox ace Mark Buehrle has set a major league record by retiring 45 straight batters. Coming off a perfect game in his last start against Tampa Bay, Buehrle retired the first 17 Minnesota Twins batters he faced tonight to break the record of 41 set by San Francisco's... More »

White Sox' Buehrle Throws Perfect Game

(Newser) - White Sox left-hander Mark Buehrle retired 27 consecutive Tampa Bay Rays today for a perfect game and a 5-0 win, the Chicago Tribune reports. There were a couple of dicey moments, particularly in the ninth inning, when center fielder DeWayne Wise barely caught a drive by Gabe Kapler destined for... More »

Blue Jays Top White Sox

Shaun Marcum gets win for Toronto

(Newser) - Shaun Marcum matched Mark Buehrle pitch for pitch and Shannon Stewart drove in the only runs, helping the Toronto Blue Jays beat the White Sox 2-0 last night for Chicago's third straight defeat. Marcum (3-2) struck out nine and won for the first time in three starts. He allowed just... More »

Rays' Sonnanstine Tosses 3-Hitter

White Sox collect just three singles and get no runners past second

(Newser) - Andy Sonnanstine threw a three-hitter for his first career complete game and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 last night. The White Sox had just three singles, including a bunt hit, and didn't get a runner past second base. After two of the hits, Sonnanstine later... More »

Smith Pitches Oakland Past White Sox

A's off to best 14-game start since days of McGwire

(Newser) - Greg Smith outpitched Mark Buehrle for his first major league win, and Kurt Suzuki went 4-for-4 as Oakland beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 Monday for its eighth victory in 10 games. Making his second big league appearance, Smith (1-0) gave up one run and six hits over seven innings... More »

Fan Cams Change Players' Lives

New technology has athletes thinking twice about interacting with the public

(Newser) - The Information Age is great in a lot of ways, but when it comes maintaining the privacy of public figures, it can be a real hassle. Just ask Matt Leinart, Paul LoDuca, and countless other professional athletes who can tell you just how easy it is to have their most... More »

Four More Years for Sox' Buehrle

Chicago locks up ace with $56 million deal

(Newser) - After some public haggling, workmanlike hurler Mark Buehrle signed a 4-year, $56 million contract extension with the only club he has ever known. Citing a desire for stability and a love of Chicago, Buehrle took a no-trade provision for the first season and a $1 million raise thereafter in the... More »

Buehrle No-Hits Rangers; ChiSox Roll, 6-0

Chicago lefty pitches 16th no-hitter in White Sox history

(Newser) - Mark Buehrle, two starts from a minor injury to his throwing arm, thoroughly dominated the Texas Rangers today, giving up no hits and just one walk (to Sammy Sosa, whom he promptly picked off at first base).  Two Jim Thome solo shots and a grand slam from Jermaine Dye... More »

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