| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Alejandro De Aza drove in Jordan Danks with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, sending the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Jesse Crain (2-1) got through a shaky eighth inning for the White Sox, putting a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how the Blackhawks can overcome the Patrice Bergeron face-off factor.
1. The White Sox don’t play the Tigers until July. Could Jesse Crain be closing games against his old team when the teams meet in Detroit before...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:41 PM
No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain.
Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break.
When general manager Rick...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Taking a quick break from the Stanley Cup Final to vent about the Cubs and White Sox:
The Sox are a joke, but rookie General Manager Rick Hahn is doing nothing to stop the losing.
In fact, he’s doing nothing, period.
I think he got the idea...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Score: Reds 10, Sox 6.
Spring record: 10-9-2.
At the plate: Adam Dunn seems to hit better away from Camelback Ranch, as evidenced by his three-run home run that struck the batter's eye in center field and a single off Homer Bailey.
On the mound: At...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Stoke City at Fulham, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, Preseason, Desert Diamond Cup, Championship Match, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iona at Indiana State, 10 a.m. (ESPNU); Clemson at...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:35 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — In one of his first official duties as the White Sox's general manager last October, Rick Hahn offered a one-year extension for the 2015 season to manager Robin Ventura. It was rejected.
That's not to say that there's any...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Having emerged from his senior season of high school with a reputation as a Nolan Ryan/Tom Seaver hybrid, Todd Van Poppel was a can't-miss kid in the spring of 1990. The Braves had the first draft pick and were set to stake their future on him.
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day.
Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:34 PM
More than most Aprils in the city, baseball's opening day arrives open for interpretation.
Baseball romantics see the rebirth of something wonderful on both sides of town and anticipate a rush of summer babies named Robin or Theo.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — It wasn't worse than a noogie from Nolan Ryan, but losing his first game as White Sox manager to Ryan's Rangers hurt Robin Ventura.
Not that Ventura showed it. There are Mandarin dictionaries easier to read than Ventura.