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White Sox morning roundup

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White Sox morning roundup

From yesterday:
Jake Peavy shut out the Athletics, scattering three hits and two walks over nine scoreless frames with five strikeouts in a 4-0 win. Adam Dunn hit his fourth home run of the year and now is OPSing at .916, while Paul Konerko followed that blast up with home run No. 399. Brent Morel and Gordon Beckham provided some late insurance, which was nice to see. The Sox have now won four straight.

At 10-6 through just about 10 percent of the season, the Sox have exceeded expectations, writes Chuck Garfien. There's still plenty of season to go, but outside of losing three of four to the Orioles, everything has gone pretty well for the Sox to start 2012.

Gene Honda announced Frank Thomas coming to...shoot the puck at Monday's Blackhawks game. Things didn't go as well as his Hall of Fame baseball career did, though.

Brendan Ryan swung. And let us never debate whether he did or not again.

Philip Humber appeared on Dave Letterman Monday (video coming sometime today), so Chicago Tribune Live honored the perfect pitcher's top 10 appearance with some interesting facts about his perfecto. Humber also called in to the Dan Patrick Show to discuss his feat.

I have the White Sox at No. 11 in my latest power rankings with Cubs Talk's Tony Andracki -- and if they keep this up, they may crack my top 10 next week.

Alex Rios had another three hits Monday, helping Jim's argument that his success is sustainable. James also checked in on the outfield as a whole.

Around the division: Kansas City lost its 11th game in a row, Minnesota dropped a tough one to Boston and Derek Lowe had his World Series ring stolen.

White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb

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White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb

Former White Sox pitcher Daniel Webb died at the age of 28 in an ATV accident on Saturday night, according to Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis.

Davis called it a “tragic accident, and we should rally around the family.”

Webb, a Paducah, Ky. native, was with the White Sox from 2013-16 and went 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA.

The White Sox released this statement:

Daniel left many friends within the Chicago White Sox organization, and we are all shocked and stunned by the news of last night's terrible accident. He was a terrific young man with a full life ahead of him. All thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends as they deal with today's tragic news.

White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox fans take over

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White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox fans take over

To celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the podcast we opened the show up to our listeners to ask all the questions and choose all the topics in this All-Request White Sox Talk Podcast.

We hit a wide variety of topics ranging from possible White Sox trades, Tim Anderson's future, Rick Hahn's best and worst deals, making Carlos Rodon a reliever and many more. Every fan who had his/her question randomly selected wins a prize: everything from a Frank Thomas rookie baseball card to a Hawk Harrelson Alarm Clock.

Listen to the full episode in the embedded player below: