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  • Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot

    Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva took the place of injured Jake Arrieta in April, and now Villanueva will take the spot of the traded Jeff Samardzija when the Chicago Cubs play the Washington Nationals on Saturday. This also could serve as an audition...
  • Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    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...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Would the White Sox prefer to start Matt Davidson at third base on opening day over Jeff Keppinger and Conor Gillaspie?  --Charlie S., Hinsdale   That’s an interesting question because of the way it is worded. Could there be a difference between...
  • Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH

    Matt Wieters leads AL catchers in All-Star voting; Nelson Cruz second at DH
    Despite being limited to just 26 games because of a strained right elbow that has prevented him from playing since May 10, the Orioles' Matt Wieters leads all American League catchers in All-Star voting, according to results released Tuesday for the first...
  • Sox take look at potential future in Sanchez debut

    CLEVELAND — The White Sox surveyed a potential future infielder when they called up Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Charlotte to fill in for Sunday’s game against the Indians at Progressive Field. Sanchez was summoned after a back injury...
  • Mike Trout is All-Star MVP after leading AL to 5-3 victory

    Mike Trout is All-Star MVP after leading AL to 5-3 victory
    The all-Jeter-all-the-time All-Star game started the way it was supposed to Tuesday night when Derek Jeter dived to his left for a shot off Andrew McCutchen's bat and rifled a throw to first base. The fact McCutchen legged out an infield hit made no...
  • Derek Jeter's MLB All-Star farewell is perfect: No rules, just right

    As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not. Not contrived. Not manufactured. Not choreographed by a video board operator with his button on the oversized clapping hands, or by event planners...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Prospect watch: Early look at future of all 30 teams

    Developing baseball talent is always an inexact science. Even when a team drafts or signs a bona fide prospect, injuries sometimes get in the way of the most promising careers. Such is the case this year for three of the game's top prospects,...
  • Sox top draft pick Rodon headed to Arizona Rookie League

    Left-hander Carlos Rodon, the White Sox’s first-round draft pick from North Carolina State, is scheduled to begin his pro career next week in the Arizona Rookie League. “He’s a kid we targeted for essentially a year now, once it became...
  • Yasiel Puig isn't worried about swollen hand or Dodgers' play

    Other than the noticeable swelling on the top of Yasiel Puig's left hand, there was no indication anything was wrong. Puig smiled. He playfully rolled his eyes. He joked. "I'm not worried about what's happening right now," he said. But the Dodgers...