South Siders go farther south

Instead of a division slugfest, the White Sox homestand fizzled into a sluggish mess

Updated: August 16, 2010, 2:43 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The homestand was built up as a chance for the Chicago White Sox to show they were serious contenders, to cleanse the palate from three losses in four days in Baltimore, to bring in big crowds to revel in the glory that is White Sox baseball.

Three games against the Minnesota Twins, three more against the Detroit Tigers. A true gantlet of the finest the AL Central has to offer. Division titles aren't just handed out, after all, except occasionally in the AL West.

Instead ...

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