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Dylan Cease was, as Tony La Russa put it, "masterful" Sunday in stopping the Sox' four-game skid. But the four-game set against the visiting Orioles was still an ugly one, not to mention a little too perfect of an encapsulation of the disappointment on the South Side this season.

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No one game is ever a referendum on a team, but one game can showcase many of the things that have gone right or wrong for that team. This year, the White Sox have had plenty of clunkers to prove that point. Friday night’s 4-1 loss to the Orioles, for example. Most at issue was the continued lackluster offensive performance,...

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Lucas Giolito

Lucas Giolito's woes are hard to ignore, not to mention tough for the staff ace to escape. But what's really threatening to bury the White Sox is an unending avalanche of injuries that got even worse Wednesday.

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Josh Harrison

The season started in a bad way for the White Sox at second base. But a June turnaround for new walk-off hero Josh Harrison and an impressive fill-in stint for Danny Mendick have changed the story at that position.

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Yoan Moncada

Every step forward for the White Sox – whether in the win column or on the injury front – seems accompanied by a step back. That has to stop if they're going to stop hovering around .500.

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Danny Mendick

Danny Mendick has swung a great bat while subbing in for Tim Anderson. Once the star shortstop returns, though, what becomes of Mendick? Is he the White Sox' answer at second base?

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Liam Hendriks

A sure, if slow, return to health was one reason to believe that a White Sox turnaround was possible, that talk of this team spending October watching from the couch was premature. But every time an injured star comes back, another one hits the IL. They just can't catch a break.

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Tony La Russa

Tony La Russa's not the one striking out or booting grounders. But he's the manager of these underperforming White Sox, and the buck stops at his desk. So how should the South Side skipper be judged?

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Twenty-four hours later, manager Tony La Russa was still surprised to be facing questions about his choice to intentionally walk Trea Turner in the sixth inning of Thursday’s 11-9 loss to the Dodgers. Walking Turner, of course, brought up Max Muncy, who hit a three-run home run off of reliever Bennett Sousa. Three runs that put the Dodgers ahead, 10-5,...

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