| May 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
With the White Sox back to .500, maybe they can salvage our summer. The spring has been a bust, and never has there been a City Series matchup generating so little enthusiasm in Chicago.
But there is some good news for the baseball wise. That's this:...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Blackhawks can be counter-punchers.
1. Baseball is back in Cleveland, thanks largely to Terry Francona. The first-place Indians host the Tigers tonight, and The Jake should be rocking.
(Yes, I know Jacobs...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The bad news has come in for Gavin Floyd, just like it did for John Danks last August.
Floyd will have season-ending elbow surgery Tuesday, meaning the White Sox will get no more return on the $9.5 million they’ll pay Floyd this season, just as...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Jeremy Guthrie ran his unbeaten streak to a club record 17 consecutive starts with a four-hitter in the Kansas City Royals' 2-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
Guthrie is 9-0 in the 17 starts, which started Aug. 8, 2012, against the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Kirk Hinrich gets well soon:
1. At some point every July, I make this point: The odds are always with the teams selling talent at the trade deadline, not the ones giving up prospects to try to meet short-term opportunities....
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:13 PM
MILWAUKEE -- Dylan Axelrod seemed more intrigued by the cold weather that awaits him at U.S. Cellular Field than the fact he threw 103 pitches Saturday in a 5-4 loss at Milwaukee.
"You know what, I’ve never been in snow in my life," said Axelrod,...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Score: Diamondbacks 11, White Sox 9.
Spring record: 6-4-2.
At the plate: Paul Konerko had a string of seven straight hits broken but clubbed his third homer in the last two games. Josh Bell hit his second homer and is hitting .500.
On the mound: Matt...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Stoke City at Fulham, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, Preseason, Desert Diamond Cup, Championship Match, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iona at Indiana State, 10 a.m. (ESPNU); Clemson at...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| Sep 11, 2012
Jose Quintana does not tiptoe into a room. He opens the door and waltzes right in, sometimes to stick around, sometimes to be promptly escorted out.
It's a direct approach, one built around challenging hitters with strikes, and the White Sox prefer it to...