| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A year into his major league career Lance Lynn stood at a crossroad in his life.
He was a daily user of smokeless tobacco dating back to his minor league days, when a dip became an antidote to the off-day boredom faced by starting pitchers, a tasty...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The mark Tony Gwynn left on baseball was obvious after all the heartfelt tributes from players, executives, media and fans after his death June 16 from oral cancer.
A beautiful memorial service took place last week in San Diego, and Philadelphia fans...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
TORONTO — White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed the obvious Saturday in examining the club’s closer situation.
“We don’t really have one,” Ventura said. “We’re going to use whoever we need to use depending...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Why is Dayan Viciedo still playing in the outfield? He should be sent to minors, fined or kicked off the team. Two fielding errors on easy outs and lousy attitude. He needs to go and so does Ventura and Hahn for allowing it to continue. Is this the majors...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Seems the Dodgers couldn’t beat the Diamondbacks forever. Or six consecutive times.
They went extra innings Friday night, only for what little remained of a Dodger Stadium crowd of 47,680 to see the Dodgers fall, 4-2, in 12 innings.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:33 PM
BALTIMORE — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Tuesday that he is sticking with closer Ronald Belisario despite some shaky outings recently.
Ventura's vote of confidence came the day after Belisario suffered his fourth blown save of the season...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:56 PM
White Sox: Parity helps White Sox remain contender despite 28th-ranked fielding, 26th-ranked pitching entering weekend.
Indians: Lonnie Chisenhall hits three homers, drives in nine runs and goes 5-for-5 vs. Rangers....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:03 PM
After the Dodgers fell 6-3 to the Diamondbacks on Sunday, Josh Beckett’s record since his no-hitter fell to 1-3.
And he’s actually pitched well.
Just not well enough to overcome Dodgers miscues, both mental and physical. Not well enough to...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:44 PM
A leisurely stroll around the Cell on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon proved there's indeed life on the South Side.
A White Sox team that ranked 28th in home attendance drew a sellout crowd of 39,142 for Derek Jeter's final game in Chicago, and the...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:14 PM
A little of this, a little of that, not enough of anything.
The Dodgers continued their meandering ways Sunday, this time losing to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3, at Chase Field.
The Dodgers have lost three of their last four and are now one game...