| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Score: Reds 10, Sox 6.
Spring record: 10-9-2.
At the plate: Adam Dunn seems to hit better away from Camelback Ranch, as evidenced by his three-run home run that struck the batter's eye in center field and a single off Homer Bailey.
On the mound: At...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:15 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — After his breakout 17-victory season in 2012, there might be some impetus for Chris Sale's representatives and the White Sox to discuss a long-term deal.
But Sale said he has no knowledge of such and he's content to receive a one-...
| Feb 26, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As a Class A second baseman in 2002, Jeff Keppinger swung for the fences in the home run derby at the South Atlantic League All-Star Game against the likes of promising sluggers Ryan Howard and Jose Bautista.
This is who...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 6:33 PM
MESA, Ariz. — He knows what they're saying about him upstairs at Wrigley Field, not to mention at the Cubby Bear and Murphy's Bleachers. He knows he's no longer seen as a candidate to take over center field for the Cubs, not this spring anyway....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:14 PM
You reach a point where you stop reading and watching.
Of course with the White Sox, that implies at some point I started watching this season.
I never did. So, no big deal that Jake Peavy has been sidelined (again? When is he not?) with a rib injury....
| Feb 13, 2013
GLENDALE, Ariz. — So, Rick Hahn, how do you like Jeff Keppinger now?
While the White Sox's rookie general manager eases into this extended spring training camp, his 13th with the organization, the bet on the American League Central table has...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Blasting a home run onto Eutaw Street, just shy of the Warehouse past right field at Camden Yards, is a big deal, akin to a splash landing in McCovey Cove at AT&T Park. An asphalt landing on Eutaw Street earns players a commemorative plaque along the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how Jonathan Quick will respond after his early exit in Game 2.
1. Survival instincts can bring out the best in people, and the worst. The latter was on display last night in elimination games in the NCAA baseball...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Oh, yeah. That's what a curtain call looks like.
You could understand if Wrigley Field fans had forgotten, chugging toward the All-Star break in the fifth season with the ivy-covered walls surrounding a playoff-free zone. But it turns out they remember,...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Monday afternoon, when the White Sox were 24-24 and rolling — at least by the low standards of our civic baseball drought — Adam Dunn was talking about how easy it is to start pressing when things go wrong.
"I'm the world's worst at it,''...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Alberto Callaspo drove in five runs, highlighting a five-run seventh inning with a three-run home run, and Mark Trumbo had a solo homer, a run-scoring double and three runs scored Saturday in the Angels' wild 12-9 victory over the Chicago White Sox at...