| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Jake Arrieta thought Thursday's day off was unnecessary with the four-day All-Star break looming.
It's understandable that Arrieta would want to stay on a normal schedule after going 4-0 with a 0.92 ERA in June.
The Cubs pitching...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field.
As part of its four-year, $575 million overhaul of the stadium and surrounding area, the team wants to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:05 PM
BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Curt Schilling, who won 216 games in 20 major league seasons, announced Wednesday that his cancer diagnosed in February is in remission.
The type of cancer still has not been disclosed. Schilling's wife Shonda was diagnosed with stage-2 melanoma in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:25 PM
BOSTON -- Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins.
Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell announced after...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:27 PM
You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:03 PM
It's a good thing the people who draw up architectural renderings don't have to take a lie detector test.
Many renderings, like the ones the Cubs are using to press their case for more outfield signs at Wrigley Field, are carefully crafted pieces of...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura quipped this week that he questions Red Sox manager John Farrell's education for not picking left-hander Chris Sale for the American League All-Star team that he will be leading next week.
It was a joke...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:26 PM
BOSTON — A red and purple bruise colored the side of Conor Gilllaspie's right knee Tuesday afternoon, the result of the pitch that hit his leg and sidelined him Sunday and Monday.
The White Sox third baseman said from the visitors' clubhouse at...
| Jul 31, 2014
FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...