| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:05 AM
MILWAUKEE When it came time to close the Milwaukee Brewers' 2-0 season-opening victory, manager Ron Roenicke had a surprise for the Atlanta Braves.
As a matter of fact, it also surprised some of the Brewers.
"I was (surprised)," said third baseman...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:05 AM
PHOENIX Ron Roenicke doesn't have a set number of games in which he'd like to see veteran third baseman Aramis Ramirez on the field during the 2014 season.
"It's hard to put a number on what he has to do," said the Milwaukee Brewers manager. "Last year,...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Yes, the Cubs and Bears have had a few bad days over the last century at Wrigley Field. Many in fact. Here are the 10 of the worst:
Sept. 7, 1969. The Cubs led the Pirates 5-4 in the ninth inning with two out and nobody on when slugger Willie Stargell...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Dec 12, 2013
Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Contreras on Dec. 2 listed his seven-room condominium unit on Lake Shore Drive on the Gold Coast for $849,900.
Contreras, 42, a Cuban defector and a key part of the Sox's 2005 World Series-winning team, left the Sox...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I hadn’t planned on watching "5 Outs," the gagumentary on the 2003 Cubs that aired on Comcast SportsNet on Tuesday night.
Luscious, the woman I love, said she didn’t believe she could watch it because of the pain it would recall, and there...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Baseball has stats for everything. Has anybody figured out the Cubs' team ERA in the eighth inning? It's gotta be in the teens. Ken, Portland, Ore.
Not quite. The Cubs had a 5.42 ERA in eighth innings as of July 10, with an .818 OPS. Not good. But ERA-...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case.
General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Rangers (1): Ran their top three pitchers at the Red Sox in an impressive weekend sweep started by Derek Holland and finished by Yu Darvish, with Alexi Ogando in between. Looking very smart for letting Josh Hamilton...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Today's start could be very telling for Roy Halladay. While he pitched well in his last start (2 ER, 5.0 IP), which was his first since coming off the disabled list where he spent more then seven weeks with a......