| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Almost halfway through his final season, Paul Konerko isn't smelling the roses yet.
"I try to stay out of the macro stuff," he said. "But you definitely have friends and family call and say 'Hey, I'm going to come in this weekend....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:06 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers were limited to one hit over the first seven innings, a bunt single by Dee Gordon to lead off the game. They scored their only run in the eighth inning, when Gordon doubled, stole third base and scored on a groundout by Hanley...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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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...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: C.J. Cron laced a two-out, two-run double to left field in the fourth inning, turning a 2-1 Angels lead into a 4-1 cushion and sparking a five-run rally that included Hank Conger's RBI single, Grant Green's single and Kole Calhoun's two-run...
| Jun 8, 2014
KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and no outs in the eighth inning and White Sox starter Chris Sale appearing to tire, Chicago Manager Robin Ventura kept the left-hander in the game to face Mike Trout, who drove Sale's 115th pitch of the game over the...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:34 PM
KEY MOMENT: Joe Smith replaced starter C.J. Wilson with one out and a runner on first in the eighth inning and gave up a double to Alejandro De Aza and RBI singles to Conor Gillaspie and Adam Eaton. But Gordon Beckham hit a first-pitch grounder to third...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander has encountered some troubles on the mound in the last few weeks, but White Sox manager Robin Ventura said before Wednesday's game against the Tigers that his team would not underestimate the right-hander.
"I know our...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Cautious optimism surrounded the White Sox as they entered the weekend just 31/2 games out of first place. But getting swept in three games at home against the Royals has tempered enthusiasm, at least temporarily.
The red-hot Royals have won seven...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:01 PM
LOS ANGELES — Jose Abreu and Yasiel Puig met behind home plate Monday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, an ESPN camera crew documenting the reunion of the former Cienfuegos teammates in Cuba.
Abreu’s return to the White Sox after 15 days on the...