| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There are many reasons investors enter the movie business. "Enticed by Charlie Sheen" isn't usually one of them.
On a vacation to Los Angeles a few years ago, Joe Newcomb, a Texas entrepreneur who has made millions in the fertilizer business, accepted...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:56 PM
The Cubs and White Sox are in varying states of development, harboring eclectic groups of transient veterans and emerging young players.
In the cases of many of these players, it will be: Now you see them, now you don't.
In the meantime, the work-in-...
| 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,’’...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)