| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
So that’s it: Carlos Sanchez, the little infielder I thought would create some excitement in the Chicago White Sox camp, is off to minor-league camp. He was among five players reassigned Tuesday, and it’s almost like he wasn’t there....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Score: Reds 10, Sox 6.
Spring record: 10-9-2.
At the plate: Adam Dunn seems to hit better away from Camelback Ranch, as evidenced by his three-run home run that struck the batter's eye in center field and a single off Homer Bailey.
On the mound: At...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:15 PM
|Aberdeen 13-14 Majors Teeners|
Huron at Aberdeen 13-14 Majors, Fossum Field, 5:30 p.m. doubleheader
|Aberdeen 13-14 Minors Teeners|
Huron at Aberdeen 13-14 Minors, Fossum Field, 1 p.m. doubleheader
| May 26, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Starting pitching is everything, right?
After all, the 10 major league teams that had the lowest starters' earned-run average averaged 91 wins last season. This year, eight of the top 10 teams in ERA are winning almost 60 percent of their games,...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
With the White Sox back to .500, maybe they can salvage our summer. The spring has been a bust, and never has there been a City Series matchup generating so little enthusiasm in Chicago.
But there is some good news for the baseball wise. That's this:...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:04 PM
Major League Baseball--New York Mets at Chicago Cubs, 1:10 p.m. (WGN); Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
Soccer--Spanish Pimera Division, Copa del Ray, Championship, Atletico Madrid at Real Madrid, 2:25 p.m. (ESPN)
| May 19, 2013
| 9:42 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' GOLF|
State B Tournament at Edgebrook Golf Course in Brookings
State A Tournament at Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank
State AA Tournament at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club in Yankton
|HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' GOLF|...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Kirk Hinrich gets well soon:
1. At some point every July, I make this point: The odds are always with the teams selling talent at the trade deadline, not the ones giving up prospects to try to meet short-term opportunities....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
From Sunday's print column Which side won in the Chicago Teachers Union strike? I’ve heard and been asked the question many times since the union suspended its seven-day walkout and its members returned to the classroom Wednesday. The easy, vague......
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:34 PM
More than most Aprils in the city, baseball's opening day arrives open for interpretation.
Baseball romantics see the rebirth of something wonderful on both sides of town and anticipate a rush of summer babies named Robin or Theo.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — It wasn't worse than a noogie from Nolan Ryan, but losing his first game as White Sox manager to Ryan's Rangers hurt Robin Ventura.
Not that Ventura showed it. There are Mandarin dictionaries easier to read than Ventura.