| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 PM
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Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Los Angeles Times readers during the National League...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who was a budding superstar before his career was sidetracked by an elbow injury, made an amazing no-look, between-the-legs catch of a hard one-hop grounder on Friday.
Liriano, who was the American League'...
| Oct 23, 2013
Rub Some Dirt on It: Weirdest Injuries in Baseball 2013: The strangest injuries in the MLB season, with the best-off-the-field and other stupid ways players got scratched from the lineup or put on the DL. ALSO SEE: World Series 2013 TV schedule Baseball's...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind.
I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:24 PM
What White Sox ace Chris Sale called a disgrace after his four-inning outing Tuesday, pitching coach Don Cooper brushed off as a bad day.
What qualified as frustration Thursday for fellow Sox first-year starter Jose Quintana in a 5-3 loss to the Orioles,...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| May 4, 2011
| 7:38 AM
The Chicago White Sox are sticking with most of the same lineup for Wednesday's game that was no-hit the night before by the Twins' Francisco Liriano.
A. J. Pierzynski is back behind the plate for the 1:10 p.m. matinee, with Mark Teahen at third base and...
| May 4, 2011
| 10:28 AM
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said before Wednesday's game against the Twins that he second-guesses himself long before his critics do.
"I do it the same way. What’s wrong with this team?" he said less than 24 hours after his team was no-hit by...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano wasted no time showing his stuff on Saturday night at Oriole Park. He overpowered the top of the Orioles lineup in the first inning, striking out Nolan Reimold, J.J. Hardy and Nick Markakis. Reimold was the only one of...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 5:27 PM
While Tommy Hunter has continued the string of scoreless innings by Orioles starters, Twins starter Francisco Liriano was not able to build on his impressive first inning. He was scored upon in each of the next three, creating the interesting four-...