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Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2014

Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

The Tribune's White Sox writer answers readers' questions about Belisario, Ventura's managerial style, and Jordan Danks' futureWhat's with Ronald Belisario? He pitches three extra innings (with one run) after the Sox blow a lead in the ninth, and (then) he pitches two scoreless set-up innings in Boston. But as a ninth inning closer, he can't find the plate or get anybody out. We need a closer. How different can the ninth inning be compared to any other inning of a tied or close game?  -- Kevin M., Bettendorf, Iowa

Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

The Tribune's White Sox writer answers readers' questions about Belisario, Ventura's managerial style, and Jordan Danks' futureWhat's with Ronald Belisario? He pitches three extra innings (with one run) after the Sox blow a lead in the ninth, and (then) he pitches two scoreless set-up innings in Boston. But as a ninth inning closer, he can't find the plate or get anybody out. We need a closer. How different can the ninth inning be compared to any other inning of a tied or close game?  -- Kevin M., Bettendorf, Iowa
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White Sox Minor League Update: July 6-12

White Sox Minor League Update: July 6-12

Scores, stats, and news from the White Sox farm system Back by popular demand, it's a look at notable performances, for better or for worse, across the full-season affiliates over the last month. Charlotte Knights Up: Jordan Danks. He entered June hitting .147/.261/.272, but turned it around by hitting .327/.409/.683 with eight homers and 10 doubles in June. His numbers are back where you expect them to be, which means he's an option to get another look in Chicago if trades are made. Down: Marcus Semien. Hit .188/.292/.365 over 27 games. He has some extracurricular stuff on his plate, from...

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