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White Sox morning roundup

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White Sox morning roundup

From Memorial Day:

Chris Sale absolutely dominated Tampa Bay, striking out 15 Rays over 7 13 innings as the White Sox extended their winning streak to six with a 2-1 win in St. Pete. Here's what Sale had to say after the game:

Sale fell two strikeouts short of tying the franchise record, but he did break a Tropicana Field record in his start. And he sparked a good discussion on CTL about whether he's elevated himself to ace status:

Adam Dunn's two-run homer provided all the support Sale and the White Sox needed. The blast was Dunn's 11th of May, which equaled his entire 2011 season total.

Here's a scheduling oddity: the White Sox don't play Cleveland again until Sept. 24, when they close out the season with six of their final 10 games against the Tribe.

The White Sox recent run bumped them into my top 5 and Tony Andracki's top 10 in our MLB power rankings for this week.

Jim looked at the White Sox recent success at home and birthday boy James looks back at the fun of last week.

Around the division: Jim Leyland got tossed as Detroit fell to Boston 7-4, Justin Verlander is sick of being an automatic out at the plate, the Twins released Jason Marquis and beat Oakland 5-4 and the Indians called up Lonnie Chisenhall and beat Kansas City 8-4.

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: