Chicago White Sox defeat Oakland Athletics, 6-1

The White Sox gained a pitcher Friday in Edwin Jackson after apparently losing out on one of the hitters they had targeted.

Reports said Houston first baseman Lance Berkman vetoed a trade to the Sox before accepting a move to the New York Yankees in a deal expected to be completed today.

Hitting might remain on general manager Ken Williams' mind today, but his team continued to show Friday that isn't a deficiency.

There were no home runs, but the Sox had 13 hits i...

If Edwin Jackson ends up the only acquisition for the White Sox after the non-waiver trade deadline today, manager Ozzie Guillen won't complain.

''It's very big for us,'' Guillen said Friday, discussing the 26-year-old right-hander who comes from the Arizona Diamondbacks for righty Daniel Hudson and minor-league lefty David Holmberg. ''It's big because losing [Jake] Peavy was bad, and we've played well without him. And Hudson is a good kid, but we can't go to the stretc...