| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:09 AM
What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
| May 12, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Brent Morel is back at third base as the White Sox try to dodge the rain drops and escape with a second straight victory over the Royals Saturday.
Morel has been bothered by naggin back pain but manager Robin Ventura said Morel should be back on a full-...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner.
If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:00 PM
White Sox third baseman Brent Morel pulled himself from a rehab game at AAA Charlotte Thursday and is returning to Chicago for tests on his ailing back.
Morel played eight games with Charlotte while rehabbing from a lumbar back strain. He will be...
| 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,...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:57 PM
With trade rumors still swirling, Carlos Quentin is in the White Sox lineup as they begin a weekend series against the Red Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.
Alejandro De Aza, the hero of Wednesday's victory, was back in center field against Boston...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Alex Rios and Brent Morel are in the White Sox lineup for Saturday's game against Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester.
Rios, who has been on the bench the last two games, is back in center field and Morel is back at third base behind Philip Humber.
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:37 PM
When third base umpire Phil Cuzzi incorrectly called Nick Markakis out at third base on a steal attempt in the fifth inning of the Chicago White Sox's 4-3 victory Tuesday night, the Orioles began an inevitable limp toward their ninth defeat in 11 games....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The Orioles so badly needed to avoid the sting of another close loss that it wouldn't have mattered who got the game-winning hit. But it was particularly satisfying for them to gather around home plate in the 10th inning Wednesday night, awaiting Nolan...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:16 PM
Score: Indians 12, White Sox 3.
Spring record: 3-9.
At the plate: A.J. Pierzynski hit his first homer but is batting just .211. Alex Rios doubled but is hitting .182.
On the mound: Starter Dylan Axelrod, hoping to land a spot in the bullpen, allowed...