| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Adam Dunn and Conor Gillaspie each hit two-run homers and the Chicago White Sox earned a 6-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
After the game, the Chicago White Sox announced they had fired hitting coach Jeff Manto.
Marcus Semien and...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:22 PM
CHICAGO — Jason Hammel isn't going to apologize for pitching aggressively. That's what's made him a pitcher the Orioles have learned to count on to give them a chance to win every time out.
Make no mistake, the fact that Hammel — who allowed...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:04 PM
CHICAGO — When Scott Feldman walked into the Orioles' clubhouse U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, he saw several familiar faces from his days with the Texas Rangers, only in different uniforms.
And when Feldman made his Orioles debut later that...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Monday afternoon, when the White Sox were 24-24 and rolling — at least by the low standards of our civic baseball drought — Adam Dunn was talking about how easy it is to start pressing when things go wrong.
"I'm the world's worst at it,''...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Marlins manager Mike Redmond hasn't bothered to visit any of this city's vaunted blues dens this weekend.
These days if the Blue Brothers wanted to get the band back together, they'd be knocking on Redmond's door. The Marlins' clubhouse is the No. 1...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:44 AM
We have lost five games that Gavin Floyd has started. I continue to notice that our pitchers cannot go more than six innings. If this is the case, manager Robin Ventura better start using his relievers at least two innings before switching to matchups....
| May 6, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Jordan Danks atoned for a baserunning blunder in the ninth inning by hitting a solo home run in the 11th that lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Monday.
Danks connected with two outs off Kelvin Herrera (2-3) for his first...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Really? With some of the greatest marketing minds at their beacon call—the best that the BCS Commissioners could come up with for the new college football playoff—was the ‘College Football Playoff’? Are these the same guys who came...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if Tom Thibodeau can make Deron Williams’ homecoming unpleasant:
1. When Robin Ventura introduced it in spring training, I loved the White Sox’s realigned batting order, with the 3-4-5 combination of Alex...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Former Wichita State Shocker Conor Gillaspie received his third call-up to the Major Leagues on Wednesday night and is in the starting lineup for the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
Gillaspie was called up to replace Pablo Sandoval. Sandoval broke a...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's rank)
1. Rangers (1): Matt Harrison's new and improved sinker hasn't been sinking. Otherwise there's not much to be concerned about even though they've lost three consecutive series. This will be an interesting week...