Chicago White Sox defeat Chicago Cubs, 3-2

Carlos Zambrano has far exceeded the point of being able to effectively apologize to his Cubs teammates for his string of me-first, team-trashing behavior.

Though team officials have no estimate for when he'll return, they don't expect to be able to move the divisive pitcher and the $45 million left on his contract before he's eventually reinstated from the suspension they slapped him with Friday after his dugout explosion.

But the writing was on the wall Saturday fo...

One more trophy can go into the White Sox' display case -- if the Crosstown Cup dares to share space with the World Series hardware gracing the main lobby of U.S. Cellular Field, that is.

But clinching the trophy by defeating the Cubs 3-2 on Saturday for their 11th consecutive victory -- and fourth in five games between the crosstown rivals -- is only one step in the ladder the Sox hope to climb this season.

''We haven't won anything yet,'' said slugger Paul Konerko,...

Once a sermon starts coming out of White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy's mouth, you can't help but listen.

His latest came Saturday. It was bold, brash and even more captivating because he delivered it Southern preacher-style in his Mobile, Ala., twang.

''We're playing for something now,'' Peavy said. ''This team gets into the postseason, we can win the World Series. That's all you can ask for. This team can get hot, like we've been hot, and waffle anybody we play. I m...