| 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...
| 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,...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer and Hector Santiago won in his first major league start as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Monday night.
After falling out of sole possession of first place in the AL Central on Sunday night...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:04 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — It has taken nearly half a season, a demotion to the bullpen and a few sleepless nights by Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, but Francisco Liriano is resurrecting his season.
Not only that, but the lefthander he might be recovering some...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:55 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaching, Twins General Manager Terry Ryan wasn’t ready to announce any clearance sales Wednesday.
The Twins climbed within 71 ⁄ 2 games of first place before losing to the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:21 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Clint Hurdle is going to get a chance to finish a turnaround he's started with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press the Pirates are planning to extend the third-year...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:15 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting looked over the $10 million renovation of McKechnie Field — the team's spring training home — and took a moment to marvel at how far the franchise has come since he took over...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:00 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano reported to spring training camp Monday, but it will be at least another month before he throws his first pitch.
Liriano, who throws with his left hand, will spend the next...