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Past articles by LaMond:

Luis Robert Jr. is the top seed in the Home Run Derby. Here’s what else to know — including how Cubs and White Sox players have fared.

Chicago White Sox center fielder Luis Robert Jr. is the No. 1 seed in Monday night’s Home Run Derby. Here’s what to know about the event. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: Cubs’ Michael Fulmer on career-saving surgery — and Elvis Andrus’ latest milestone for the White Sox

Chicago Cubs reliever Michael Fulmer recognized Brandon Hughes was experiencing a lot of the same problems with his knee that Fulmer endured leading to a distal femoral osteotomy in 2019. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: Starting pitching gives White Sox and Cubs a glimmer of hope in division races

Because both the Chicago White Sox and Cubs play in substandard divisions, the teams with the best starting pitching figure to have a leg up on their divisional foes. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: Seiya Suzuki’s balancing act for Cubs — and why White Sox aren’t looking at AL Central standings

The Cubs can at least find some joy in that they won’t have any more three-city trips the rest of the year. As for the White Sox, It was a tough week injury-wise. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: The Cubs’ emerging back-end bullpen tandem — and how will the White Sox divide time at 2nd base?

Mark Leiter Jr. and Adbert Alzolay have given Chicago Cubs manager David Ross some stability in the back end of a bullpen that has searched for consistency through the first two months. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: The Cubs’ bobblehead blunder — and Andrew Benintendi looking to launch for the White Sox

As bobblehead mishaps go, it’s hard to top having the wrong uniform number for your iconic Hall of Fame outfielder. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: Cubs’ new late-inning options — and Jake Burger on a heater at home for the White Sox

Prepare to see Chicago Cubs manager David Ross try other relief options in high-leverage spots in the near future. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: Willson Contreras and José Abreu return this week — and the Cubs’ Christopher Morel quandary

It’s homecoming week for Willson Contreras, Pedro Grifol and José Abreu. Some of them might not be in the mood to celebrate. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: Justin Steele’s streak intact despite sweep of Cubs — and a historically bad April for White Sox

A three-game sweep decided by three runs is not how the Chicago Cubs wanted to begin their seven-game trip. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: White Sox walk the walk — for 1 inning, anyway — and the Go-Go Cubs?

The Chicago White Sox drew six walks in one inning Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays, the first time they did so since 1959. → Read More

Chicago baseball report: Cubs catcher Yan Gomes’ perfect base-stealing record — and what the White Sox are doing about walks

Yan Gomes’ spotless career stolen-base record remains intact, a tidbit that surprised the veteran Chicago Cubs catcher. → Read More

Cactus League report: Why Lucas Giolito likes the cooler weather in Arizona — and the back-end backbone of the Cubs bullpen

Chicago White Sox starter Lucas Giolito sees a benefit from pitching in cool, wet conditions during spring training in Arizona: “It’s better preparation when we are back in Chicago and Detroit and all those places in April.” → Read More

Cactus League report: Who will start for Cubs and White Sox in Saturday’s openers — and saying farewell to ‘Young Joe’

The Cubs and White Sox announced the starting pitchers for their Cactus League openers Saturday. → Read More

Anderson Comás, a Chicago White Sox minor-leaguer, comes out as gay: ‘I wanna be an inspiration’

Chicago White Sox minor-leaguer Anderson Comás shared publicly that he is gay. "I wanna be an inspiration for those like me," he wrote. → Read More

What’s new at Chicago White Sox camp? A closer look at changes at 1st base, left field and in the dugout.

The Chicago White Sox have a new manager and added a Gold Glover to the outfield. But they will be tested without first baseman José Abreu’s presence. → Read More

Chicago White Sox set their 2023 player development staff, which includes Simeon grad Blake Hickman

The Chicago White Sox announced their 2023 player development assignments Tuesday. → Read More

Pitcher Gary Peters — the 1963 AL Rookie of the Year and a 2-time All-Star for the Chicago White Sox — dies at 85

Gary Peters, the 1963 American League Rookie of Year for the Chicago White Sox, died at 85, the team announced Thursday. → Read More

Juan Uribe Jr., son of the former Chicago White Sox shortstop, is among the team’s 7 international free-agent signees

The Chicago White Sox came to terms with seven international free agents, including Juan Uribe Jr., the team announced Monday. → Read More

Chicago White Sox avoid arbitration with 5 pitchers — including Dylan Cease — by agreeing to 1-year deals

The Chicago White Sox reached agreements on one-year deals with all five of their arbitration-eligible players, including AL Cy Young Award runner-up Dylan Cease. → Read More

What has happened this MLB offseason? A look at all the moves made in the AL and NL Central.

The chatter and deals were missing for a portion of the lead-up to the 2022 MLB season, with the lockout dominating discussion. This offseason has witnessed a return of hot-stove staples such as speculation, trades and signings. → Read More