| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Vice President Ken Williams didn't hesitate when asked Wednesday whether the White Sox front office's winter moves could boost his club from 73 victories in 2014 to the playoffs in 2015.
"Yes," the Sox executive vice president said. "We have a little...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world.
The clubs posted identical 73-89...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:30 PM
The White Sox added a versatile piece to their stock of offseason acquisitions Monday, when they signed infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio to a one-year contract with a club option.
Bonifacio will be paid $3 million for 2015, with either a $1 million...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:35 PM
The Chicago White Sox officially announced the signing of infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio on Thursday to a one-year contract with a club option for 2016. The club designated outfielder Jordan Danks for assignment to make room for Bonifacio on the...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Chris Coghlan stabilized the Chicago Cubs' leadoff spot after Emilio Bonifacio injured an oblique muscle in mid-June.
But in the time since Bonifacio was traded, rookie Arismendy Alcantara struggled and Anthony Rizzo got hurt, the Cubs have experimented...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
It took a decade for the Royals finally to achieve a winning season, and they're still in search of their first playoff berth since 1985.
Yet their latest blueprint for building a playoff-caliber team mirrors what the Cubs are trying to do and sustain...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The big trade deadline shoe dropped early Thursday morning, and it landed in an unexpected place for an unexpected value.
The Boston Red Sox dealt their ace and pending free agent left-hander Jon Lester as well as outfielder Jonny Gomes and some cash to...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:33 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Now that Jeff Samardzija has his first win, the Chicago Cubs will try to provide more offense Sunday to try to get him more victories.
Catcher Welington Castillo and third baseman Mike Olt, whom each have struggled as this 10-game trip...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I constantly hear reporters citing the contract with Sam Zell and the Tribune that the Ricketts family was "forced" to accept in purchasing the Cubs as the reason that it is impossible to increase payroll and sign free agents. What am I missing? Are the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Eli Whiteside will make his Chicago Cubs debut Thursday night as the Cubs try to complete their first three-games sweep this season against the New York Mets.
Whiteside, who earned World Series rings with the San Francisco Giants in 2010 and 2012, was...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:38 PM
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Print the T-shirts, resurrect the ticket push.
In promoting prospect Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, the Cubs have invigorated a fan base split between prospect loyalists and disgruntled supporters.
The next eight weeks...