| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Maybe it’s me, and maybe I’m alone on this one, but sorry, I’m not impressed with the Yankees.
They came to the South Side this week. They brought the best record in the American League. They had hit the most homers. Did all of them...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 9:25 PM
The Orioles spent 7 1/2 innings nearly giving away a game they couldn't afford to lose against the sizzling Chicago White Sox on Monday night at Camden Yards.
But in leading this team past the misery of 14 straight losing seasons, Orioles manager Buck...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:37 PM
The Orioles knew their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox would come down to pitching. The White Sox's vaunted staff is a major reason why they lead the American League Central, and none of their pitchers has been better than left-hander Chris...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Orioles left-hander Joe Saunders acknowledged he carried some extra adrenaline into his first start with his new team Wednesday night.
Saunders grew up in Northern Virginia cheering for the Orioles, and said he spent a handful of times every season at...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer and Hector Santiago won in his first major league start as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Monday night.
After falling out of sole possession of first place in the AL Central on Sunday night...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:16 PM
Lorenzo Cain hit two home runs, including a tie-breaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning, as the Kansas City Royals beats the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Friday night.
Salvador Perez also hit a two-run homer for the Royals, who won their sixth straight...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:21 PM
In a surprise ceremony before batting practice Friday, the White Sox presented shortstop Alexei Ramirez a duplicate of his lost gold medal from the 2004 Olympics.
Another Cuban, former Sox Jose Contreras, presented Ramirez with the medal after the Sox...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:18 PM
The crosstown blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
The Cubs placed Ryan Dempster on the disabled list because of tightness in his right trade value.
I assume that Dempster’s injury and Monday’s night’s outing...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:04 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — It has taken nearly half a season, a demotion to the bullpen and a few sleepless nights by Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, but Francisco Liriano is resurrecting his season.
Not only that, but the lefthander he might be recovering some...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:14 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Gavin Floyd finally solved the Minnesota Twins with nine strikeouts in seven shutout innings and Alex Rios homered to help the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.
Floyd (6-7) didn’t walk a batter and increased...