| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:22 PM
What's kept right-hander Chris Tillman from sticking in the majors, and what has frustrated everyone who has watched the talented young right-hander in his three seasons with the Orioles, is his maddening inability to maintain consistency from one start...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Of all the disappointments that surrounded the White Sox's collapse in the final two weeks of the season, Alexei Ramirez was one of the first players to hold himself accountable.
The Sox's shortstop isn't one of the team's higher-profile players, yet...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Ozzieball was always a misnomer.
Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Tim Anderson agrees that, with the way his luck has been trending, now would probably be a good time to buy himself a lottery ticket.
"If I were old enough," said Anderson, a 17-year-old Orioles fan who will be a senior at Calvert Hall this fall, "I...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:43 AM
The White Sox finally got over .500.
Happened while you were sleeping.
They beat the Indians on Wednesday morning.
Came on a Juan Pierre single in the bottom of the 14th.
An inning after the Indians loaded the bases with one out but failed to score....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:09 PM
What do you think -- will GM Kenny Williams get fired after this season? -- Steve M., Chicago
I think everything is under evaluation. The Sox certainly haven't received their money's worth for a payroll over $126 million, but the chairman is a very loyal...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:45 PM
The White Sox were looking for a hero. Again.
They also were looking for justice for John Danks. Again.
They got neither. Again.
Wait, is this last year?
I was hoping for a change. I’m sure the Sox were, too. I’ll bet they expected it....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Not only could he be a valuable replacement now in the White Sox outfield, but Dayan Viciedo could be a valuable recruiter for the future as well.
Viciedo admitted he actively tried to sell highly-sought Cuban outfielders Yoennis Cespedes and Jorge Soler...
| 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...