| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks have received permission from the Chicago White Sox to interview third-base coach Joe McEwing for the open managerial position in Arizona, the Diamondbacks announced Wednesday.
McEwing has been the Sox third-base coach for three...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Dave McKay returning to the Cubs, the departure of the Cubs’ Class-A move from Kane County to South Bend and the Cubs’ National League 2015 Rookie of...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:37 PM
More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday.
Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination.
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Kike Hernandez doesn't consider himself much of a long ball threat, so any time he deposits a pitch over the wall is special. In the ninth inning Friday night, he squared up a Craig Stammen pitch that left the yard.
Making it all the more notable: it was...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:24 PM
In tribute to Scott Gray, who announced he is retiring after 34 years at WTIC-AM, we're going to do today's On The Fly in the style of his morning commentaries …
Wait. Never mind. Bad idea. It would be impossible, because nobody could do a Scott...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks fired Manager Kirk Gibson on Friday, one day after hiring Dave Stewart as their new general manager.
The decision to fire Gibson -- and bench coach Alan Trammell -- was announced not by Stewart but by Tony La Russa, the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:55 PM
In a tournament where the athletes check in at the same table as the ticket-buying population, Ryan Doherty has trouble blending in.
At the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Championships at Huntington Beach, fans walking by Doherty's match stopped mid-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Justin Grimm returning to the rotation, Kris Bryant’s exclusion from the 40-man roster, and Welington Castillo’s future:
Q: Justin Grimm originally...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:05 AM
One week after their two-year working agreement ended with the Chicago Cubs, the Kane County Cougars announced Wednesday that they reached a two-year player development contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:58 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates are likely to be without the reigning National League Most Valuable Player for at least three weeks.
Andrew McCutchen is headed to the disabled list due to a serious oblique muscle injury, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The 1 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline on Thursday passed without the Dodgers reinforcing their pitching staff or finding Matt Kemp a new home.
General Manager Ned Colletti warned of this scenario Wednesday night, when he said he didn’t want to trade...