| Dec 6, 2011
| 6:53 PM
As Dan Duquette prepared to leave the Hilton Anatole on Tuesday evening for a staff dinner at manager Buck Showalter's Dallas-area home, he had yet to land the pitchers and outfielder he is seeking at the annual winter meetings.
But the club's new...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:09 PM
The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001.
If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series:
Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll!
Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Ozzie Guillen says a lot of things, or at least is quoted as saying a lot of things.
Most of them are true. Some of them reveal surprising insecurity. He apparently needs to be needed more often and to a greater degree than you’d think a cocky,...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 8:47 AM
What we learned from City Series, Part One:
A.J. Pierzynski is good on triples until 2013.
Pierzynski is good on (bleeping) off teammates until then, too.
Starlin Castro is money.
Mark Buehrle remains an Interleague Hall-of-Famer.
Brent Morel knows...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Adam Dunn starts his second straight interleague game for the White Sox, giving Paul Konerko the day off Sunday against the Cubs.
Dunn bats third again, even though he struck out three times Saturday against the Cubs when he played right field.
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:57 AM
It wasn’t that Carlos Marmol threw a wild pitch to lose Monday’s game inWashington. It wasn’t that Marmol had no idea there was a runner on base and did nothing to stop Jayson Werth from stealing third to set up the aggravating ending....
| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:57 PM
With trade rumors still swirling, Carlos Quentin is in the White Sox lineup as they begin a weekend series against the Red Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.
Alejandro De Aza, the hero of Wednesday's victory, was back in center field against Boston...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 2:10 PM
Is there anything the Sox can do to improve enough to go to the playoffs? I am so disappointed in the pitching -- we get leads and can't keep them, the starters are mediocre at best -- and Alex Rios and Adam Dunn are terrible disappointments. I am just...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:37 PM
When third base umpire Phil Cuzzi incorrectly called Nick Markakis out at third base on a steal attempt in the fifth inning of the Chicago White Sox's 4-3 victory Tuesday night, the Orioles began an inevitable limp toward their ninth defeat in 11 games....