| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:24 PM
In their continuing pursuit to bolster an upstart club heading into a September pennant push, the Orioles are prepared to sign veteran left-hander Randy Wolf, who was released last week by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Wolf is flying to Baltimore on Wednesday...
| 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...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner.
If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:32 AM
White Sox manager Robin Ventura has an easy task while filling out his lineup card, because the entire lineup, top to bottom, is clicking.
So Ventura will use the same nine Saturday behind Gavin Floyd as the Sox face the Mariners in a 3:10 p.m. game...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Welcome to the most important days of the Cubs’ season.
Welcome to the most unsatisfying days of the Cubs’ season.
The amateur draft begins Monday and continues into Tuesday and Wednesday until, I believe, every graduating high...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Don’t look now, but first place could become second place for the White Sox by Thursday night.
They have lost the first two games of their home series to the vexing, dastardly Blue Jays, who seem to beat the Sox as regularly as the Indians seem...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Paul Konerko will be back at first base for the first time since having particles flushed from a socket in his left wrist, as the White Sox host the Astros Friday.
Konerko missed three games because of the wrist and was a DH Thursday night. The rest of...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The Cubs will leave town and then figure to call up Anthony Rizzo, and that’s the right order.
The headache-inducing rules regarding free agency forced the Cubs to wait until a certain number of days had expired during the season. Don’t ask....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 9:39 AM
White Sox manager Robin Ventura likes to keep a hot hand going but has Orlando Hudson starting at second base Saturday in place of Gordon Beckham against Toronto.
The Sox will be seeking their fifth straight victory, with Gavin Floyd on the mound...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:13 AM
There is a rumor the White Sox are interested in trading for Milwaukee starter Zach Greinke. I believe the rumor was started by Gavin Floyd’s right forearm, the one with tendinitis that likely will land him on the disabled list and scream for the...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Mesa, Ariz.—Gavin Floyd was the scheduled starter for the White Sox against the Cubs on Sunday, but heavy overnight rains and an iffy forecast forced the Sox to switch to Zach Stewart.
Floyd instead threw three simulated innings on a Sox...