| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The criticism of Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher last season was every bit as fierce as that of former hitting coach Mickey Hatcher in the weeks and months leading up to Hatcher's firing in May 2012.
The 2013 rotation, which included two of the worst...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:19 PM
On the night Jose Abreu clobbered his 24th and 25th home runs of the season, White Sox manager Robin Ventura marveled at how the ball comes off Abreu's bat.
"When he hits it on the barrel, it just continues to go," Ventura said. "It's like helium...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:22 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: Angels lead 3-0.
Monday: 7:10 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Garrett Richards (8-2, 2.76) vs. RH Hector Noesi (2-5, 5.07).
Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
RH Jered Weaver (8-6, 3.33) vs. RH Scott Carroll (2-4, 4.76)....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:50 PM
White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu wasn't about to predict Monday whether he could keep up his torrid start to the season in the second half.
The Sox tried to temper expectations for the Cuban rookie before the season, but he entered Monday tied for the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:56 PM
White Sox right-hander Hector Noesi didn’t know if it was the one-day delay of his start that affected him, but he felt off from the beginning Tuesday afternoon during an 8-4 loss to the Angels at U.S. Cellular Field.
Noesi gave up five runs on...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:09 PM
It took four days of furious voting, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and White Sox pitcher Chris Sale are heading to the All-Star Game.
The two were among the 10 candidates for MLB's Final Vote, which ended Thursday afternoon after a marathon six-...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:36 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 2-1, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton led off the sixth inning with singles, and Howie Kendrick, on his 31st birthday, lofted a run-scoring single to right-center, his third hit of the game. David Freese added a...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West.
Can the Angels catch the A's and win...