| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood wants home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor to know there’s an inside corner.
But the shoelaces were a strike?
Showing great savvy in adjusting to Bucknor’s sometimes incomprehensible strike zone...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Robin Ventura? I guess this means "All in" is now "Everybody out of the Pool!" The only way this works is if Ventura gets to grow as they let the kids play as KW was quoted as saying recently. Otherwise, if they get a bench coach with managerial...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 10:15 PM
Before the first game of this year’s White Sox-Cubs series, I asked a question that I’d like to revisit now that we have a result.
Who would go crazier: Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head?
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
McLouth and Machado deliver a walk-off win
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:10 AM
Yankees 18, White Sox 7, Someone fired.
Or at least waterboarded.
Alex Rios, hello.
I was hating on Rios last weekend, just hating on him, because he played defense like an absolute dog against Boston. Among other things, Rios...
| May 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:13 AM
That’s three times in three years that the White Sox have faced the team they were battling for the AL Central in the second half and three times they got pantsed.
In 2009, the Sox lost five of six to the Twins from Aug. 31 on. Last year, the Twins...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Keith Law, the lead baseball writer for ESPN's Scouts Inc., has been critical of the Orioles' offseason moves, so I thought my readers might want to see what he had to say about the additions of Vladimir Guerrero and J.J. Hardy, the Matt Wieters debate...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said it would be a full five days -- at least -- before Adam Dunn is back in the lineup following an emergency appendectomy.
"I don't expect him to be back in five days, to be honest with you. Too much to push,"...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Adam Dunn woke up Saturday morning and felt so good he went into the White Sox cages and took some easy batting practice flips.
"Felt OK," he said. "(Friday) was the worst day. And then I woke up . . . and I could move a little bit, so I immediately...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Adam Dunn took a nice easy full batting practice before Sunday's White Sox game against the Rays and could be back in the lineup Monday, five days after an appendectomy.
"It was good to get out of solitary confinement and hang out with the general...