| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Maybe you blame Cubs team President Theo Epstein for failing to take every step required to execute the trade of Ryan Dempster to Atlanta.
Maybe you blame Dempster for failing to live up to his word that he would waive his no-trade rights for certain...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:42 AM
There are a lot of ways to look at the Chicago White Sox’s surprising trade for Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano, and all of them seem good.
First, White Sox general manager Ken Williams acquired the most important element in the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Do you think Sox overpaid for Brett Myers? The player to be named later is most likely a high 2011 draft pick, which is why they have to wait. Jim F., Denver
Jim, thanks for your patience. I realize you submitted this question before the player to be...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:21 PM
One day after hitting a walk-off homer for a White Sox victory over the A's, Jordan Danks was not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game. The A's were throwing left-hander Travis Blackley and Danks, a left-handed hitter, mostly plays against right-...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:27 PM
Derek Jeter continues to move up the all-time hits list, and for the second time this season he passed an Orioles great Tuesday night.
Jeter's leadoff home run against the White Sox's Francisco Liriano in Chicago was the Yankee shortstop's 3,256th career...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Maybe it’s me, and maybe I’m alone on this one, but sorry, I’m not impressed with the Yankees.
They came to the South Side this week. They brought the best record in the American League. They had hit the most homers. Did all of them...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Left fielder Nate McLouth did it again. He already had provided the margin of victory with a two-run home run in last Tuesday's game against the first-place Texas Rangers, and he launched a long two-run shot to right field off reliever Brett Myers on...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Lew Ford went into Monday's series opener against the White Sox having not hit a major league home run since July 29, 2007.
Since he joined the Orioles on July 29, Ford has played sparingly. But he's making the most of his starts the past two nights as...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:03 AM
If you are a White Sox fatalist -- one of the 30,000 or so who were smart enough not to fill the Cell for Tuesday night’s joke against Minnesota -- then you have good reason to warm up the car and close the garage door on this season.
Yeah, the Sox...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The Orioles have dropped the first two games of their four-game series against the Twins here in Minnesota, and now the team will turn to right-hander Tommy Hunter to end the slide.
Hunter has been recalled from Triple-A Norfolk, the team announced...