| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
As an investor in “Dallas Buyers Club,’’ not to mention a cameo as a bartender, Adam Dunn might leave spring training for Sunday’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. For...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:13 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The keepers of the gate for the Angels, the catching crew, play for the ultimate keeper of the gate.
All it takes to establish Manager Mike Scioscia is just that are Internet replays of his home-plate blocking when he was a...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
The White Sox are halfway into rebuilding or 'retooling' their roster. By year's end, the Sox may have Paul Konerko, Adam Dunn, Gordon Beckham, Alejandro De Aza, Tyler Flowers and Dayan Viciedo falling off next year's roster. How well do you predict the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:56 PM
With the baseball season approaching, Chicago fans have questions about the Cubs and White Sox. Are they "burning questions"?
No. Not with these teams. Either or both could lose 100 games this year and it would be according to plan. Either or both could...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Tampa Bay
2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013
Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The number that matters most is not 500.
The number that matters most is 0.
That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols.
He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Pitchers and catcher report. Those are the four greatest words in baseball, besides “We’ve traded Adam Dunn,’’ I mean.
Cubs pitchers and catcher report to spring training Thursday, but I’m wondering, do the Cubs have any...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Paul Konerko will return to the White Sox. I can't believe all the muckamucks in Sox offices were happy with that decision.
Those doubters would have the same question I do:
How does signing a player who turns 38 in spring training help next season&...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Adam Dunn says the White Sox’s acquisition of Cuban slugger Jose Abreu and re-signing of Paul Konerko doesn’t change anything about his primary goal, which is making the playoffs.
“Whatever to win, I don’t care,’’...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:33 AM
I love weeks like these in Chicago. I call them the "at least you know where you stand" weeks.
A nice test for the Bulls on Tuesday night in Miami and a friendly reminder—in case it wasn't already a loud voice screaming from your gut—"We...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:44 PM
After the Orioles again failed to take advantage of ample opportunities to score in their 4-2 loss Sunday to the reeling Chicago White Sox, there was a strange vibe in the home clubhouse.
Yes, the Orioles (76-66) had won three of four against the White...