Latest Mark Buehrle Stories

2010-10-26 03:30:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle has a message for the city of Chicago: adopt a shelter pet. Buehrle and his wife Jamie have partnered with Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption web service, for a public service campaign launching today in the greater Chicagoland area. Starting today, Chicagoland residents will see light-hearted adoption-promoting billboards and televised public service announcements featuring Mark and...

2009-09-30 20:38:40

Mark Buehrle and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Wednesday, helping the Chicago White Sox beat Cleveland 1-0 for a doubleheader split. The game's only run scored on Paul Konerko's two-out single in the top of the sixth. Buehrle (13-10) gave up three hits in six innings. Reliever Tony Pena allowed one hit in two innings and Matt Thornton pitched a 1-2-3 ninth to earn his fourth save this season, for Chicago, which won twice in the three-game series. Losing pitcher Justin Masterson...

2009-09-18 23:59:10

Miguel Olivo drove in a career-high six runs Friday with the help of a pair of two-run homers, carrying Kansas City to an 11-0 rout of the Chicago White Sox. Luke Hochevar (7-10) coasted to his second complete game and the first shutout of his three-year major league career. Olivo drew a bases-loaded walk in the third, hit his first two-run homer in the fourth, delivered a sacrifice fly in the seventh and homered again in the eighth. Kansas City pounded out 13 hits. Hochevar allowed just...

2009-09-18 00:15:46

Wade Davis threw a complete-game shutout for his first major league victory Thursday, bringing Tampa Bay a 3-0 victory over Baltimore. The four-hit performance by Davis provided a bright spot in an otherwise dismal late-year slump that had seen the Rays lose 13 of 14 games. Davis (1-0), who spent most of the season with Class AAA Durham, threw seven innings in his major league debut last week. He did not figure in the decision in that game, then gave up eight runs in just 2 2/3 innings in a...

2009-09-13 20:13:45

Torii Hunter's solo homer Sunday lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox. Hunter's lone hit, his 21st homer this season, broke a 2-2 tie leading off the bottom of the seventh. Maicer Izturis had two hits and one RBI, while two others had one hit for the AL West-leading Angels, who won twice in the three-game series. The winner was reliever Darren Oliver (5-1). Closer Brian Fuentes gave up a hit in a scoreless ninth, earning his 41st save. Both Chicago runs scored...

2009-08-28 21:54:43

Robinson Cano's late three-run homer Friday boosted the New York Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Chicago White Sox. The homer, Cano's 21st, came with two outs in the bottom of the 10th. Derek Jeter and Johnny Damon hit solo shots, while Damon and Melky Cabrera had two hits each for the Yankees, who have split their last four games. The winner was Brian Bruney (4-0). Chicago's Gordon Beckham and Alex Rios had one RBI apiece. Jayson Nix had three of the eight hits for the White Sox, who have lost...

2009-08-23 16:58:05

Nolan Reimold belted a two-run home run and Felix Pie homered and drove in two runs Sunday, carrying Baltimore to a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Adam Jones got the fifth RBI for Baltimore. Jason Berken (3-11) was the winner, allowing three runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings. Gordon Beckham had two hits and an RBI and Scott Podsednik and A.J. Pierzynski each drove in a run for the White Sox. Loser Mark Buehrle (11-7) gave up all five Orioles' runs and 11 hits in 5 1/3 innings.

2009-08-18 00:11:57

Scott Podsednik drove in the winning run in the eighth inning Monday and the Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City 8-7, despite blowing a three-run lead. The White Sox were ahead 7-4 when the Royals' Mike Jacobs tied the score with a pinch-hit three-run home run in the top of the eighth. Alex Rios led off the home half of the eighth with a walk, took second on a sacrifice bunt by Alexei Ramirez and then scored the go-ahead run on Podsednik's one-out single. Jayson Nix and A.J. Pierzynski each...

2009-08-18 00:00:20

Marlon Byrd had two hits and three RBI Monday in the Texas Rangers' 8-5 victory over Minnesota. Michael Young, Kevin Richardson and Josh Hamilton had two hits each for the Rangers, who have won three straight games and five of their last six. Richardson was making his MLB debut. Texas starter Tommy Hunter (6-2) went 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs on four hits with three walks and five strikeouts to get the win. Francisco Liriano (5-12) got the loss for Minnesota, after giving up seven runs...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.