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  • White Sox take a beating, but Jeff Samardzija leaves a mark

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In football, a lineman may intentionally commit an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty during the opening series to let the other team know what they're in for the rest of the game. So perhaps White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija...
  • White Sox, Jeff Samardzija struggle in opening-day rout

    White Sox, Jeff Samardzija struggle in opening-day rout
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A roaring Royals crowd served an early reminder to the White Sox on Monday afternoon that winter buzz quickly can be drowned out. The Sox took the field at Kauffman Stadium with 12 newly acquired players on the roster for what...
  • Drew Sharp: Price shows why he's Tigers' ace in opening gem

    That sound emanating from Comerica Park as David Price mowed down Minnesota Twins hitters Monday afternoon was a cash register ringing up the cost of an elite starting pitcher. Price pitched his first Opening Day as a Tiger. It very well could be his...
  • Wisconsin a slight favorite to win NCAA title, plus MLB odds as the season begins

    Wisconsin a slight favorite to win NCAA title, plus MLB odds as the season begins
    Big day today. The national championship gameĀ  in the NCAA tournament and the full rollout of Major League Baseball for 2015. Yes, there was a game on Sunday night in Chicago, but this is really Opening Day. From RJ Bell of Pregame.com, here's the...
  • Robin Ventura finally has a team he really can manage

    Robin Ventura finally has a team he really can manage
    This figures to be a defining year for Robin Ventura, whose first three seasons managing the White Sox featured an end-of-the-year collapse in 2012, a total disaster in '13 and a series of gut-wrenching bullpen implosions last year. After it ended,...
  • Despite marked improvement, neither White Sox nor Cubs will make playoffs

    Despite marked improvement, neither White Sox nor Cubs will make playoffs
    How nice that the arrival of baseball season in Chicago doesn't mark the beginning of a race to 95 losses and "Play ball!'' no longer sounds like a threat. For the first time since President Theo Epstein took over, the Cubs believe they can compete...
  • White Sox thankful to be breaking spring camp mostly in good health

    White Sox thankful to be breaking spring camp mostly in good health
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox stumbled to the spring finish line with a 10-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Thursday, but in manager Robin Ventura's mind, the important thing is they weren't limping there. "Get out healthy" has been the spring...
  • Marla Ridenour: Indians can win division, but White Sox a major concern

    They have the starting pitching. They have the manager. They have the bullpen, although I'm slightly worried about Bryan Shaw's workload. They have the offense, if Jason Kipnis, Brandon Moss and Michael Bourn come through. But I'm having a hard time...
  • AP source: Indians, Kluber agree on 5-year contract

    Corey Kluber has been rewarded for his Cy Young season. The Indians can only hope he can be that good again. Kluber and the club agreed to terms on a five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday night....
  • Detroit Tigers poised to win AL Central, again

    Detroit Tigers poised to win AL Central, again
    CENTRAL DIVISION 1. Detroit Tigers 2014: 90-72, first place. Last year in playoffs: 2014. Justin Verlander's move to the disabled list because of a triceps strain at the end of spring training was bad news for the Tigers, who need the right-hander...
  • Ryan Lewis' 2015 MLB forecast

    Here are my picks for the 2015 season: American League East: Boston Red Sox Central: Detroit Tigers West: Seattle Mariners Wild Card: Los Angeles Angels Wild Card: Cleveland Indians MVP: Mike Trout Cy Young: Chris Sale Rookie: Rusney...