| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — According to the Target Field video board, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than two minutes.
Solving the White Sox puzzle has been just as easy for the Twins, who came into the series with a five-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:15 AM
DETROIT — As the home runs began to add up for White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu at various ballparks earlier this season, the question always seemed to be whether the rookie's production would slow down.
Sox manager Robin Ventura said before...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:15 PM
DETROIT — About 24 hours before Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, White Sox manager Robin Ventura reasoned his players were "pretty loose" considering the ticking clock that hangs over some players at this time of the season.
It might have...
| 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&...
| 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...