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Shakedown in Chicago

Shakedown in Chicago

Stros Strike Again. Sox Succumb 9-0 Defense wins championships! No, no, the best defense is a strong offense! Forget all that football blather. These are baseball’s defending champions, the Houston Astros, and you can have it all. You want defense? How about a dominant 2 hit shutout. Justin Verlander baffled the hapless White Sox hitters for six innings, striking out 5. Relievers Joe Smith, Colin McHugh, and Ken Giles, just returned from back soreness, finished the job, combining for 3 perfect innings in relief. Verlander is now 3-0 for the season, and his 1.10 ERA is third in the...

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