| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The euphoria of a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox was palpable in the Angels clubhouse Sunday, especially in the corner cubicle of closer Ernesto Frieri, who notched his 10th save in a 4-2 victory in Angel Stadium.
Having rebounded nicely from...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank:
1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2)
2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Why is Dayan Viciedo still playing in the outfield? He should be sent to minors, fined or kicked off the team. Two fielding errors on easy outs and lousy attitude. He needs to go and so does Ventura and Hahn for allowing it to continue. Is this the majors...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Look at you, Erik Johnson.
Look at you cutting down the Boston Red Sox, cutting down the World Series champions, cutting down steroid-tainted hero Big Papi.
Look at you, performing like the best pitching prospect in the White Sox organization....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
"Why is it OK for you to shift down seven but it's not OK for me to bunt?"
— Oakland shortstop Jed Lowrie after Houston Manager Bo Porter yelled at him for bunting with a seven-run lead — but with the Astros in a defensive shift that all but...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Tampa Bay
2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013
Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Carlos Rodon’s meteoric rise to Triple-A Charlotte after only four appearances at Class-A Winston-Salem suggests the White Sox will bring up their first-round draft pick by September.
“That’s not my department,” manager Robin...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Robin Ventura described the exchange like it was the closing of a long-awaited business transaction.
Sometime in the sixth or seventh inning of the already lost White Sox game against the Rangers on Tuesday, the Sox manager locked eyes with designated...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:18 PM
The Chicago White Sox had the bases loaded, with Gordon Beckham at bat. The count was two balls and two strikes. The Detroit Tigers suddenly decided to make a change — not at pitcher, but in center field.
The Tigers were frantic about it. Their...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:12 PM
CLEVELAND — The White Sox surveyed a potential future infielder when they called up Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Charlotte to fill in for Sunday’s game against the Indians at Progressive Field.
Sanchez was summoned after a back injury...