| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:22 PM
CHICAGO — Jason Hammel isn't going to apologize for pitching aggressively. That's what's made him a pitcher the Orioles have learned to count on to give them a chance to win every time out.
Make no mistake, the fact that Hammel — who allowed...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:04 PM
CHICAGO — When Scott Feldman walked into the Orioles' clubhouse U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, he saw several familiar faces from his days with the Texas Rangers, only in different uniforms.
And when Feldman made his Orioles debut later that...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Ask a White Sox player about the team's signature catchphrase of 2013, TWTW, and you'll get a vague, if not slightly confused, response.
"It is what it is," said second baseman Gordon Beckham. "For us, it's not a motto. It's a funny thing that we...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:52 PM
For those who follow the Chicago White Sox on a daily basis, it could come as a major surprise that Gordon Beckham wasn't ranked among the top three defensive second basemen in a mid-season survey of American League managers conducted by Baseball America....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Of all the disappointments that surrounded the White Sox's collapse in the final two weeks of the season, Alexei Ramirez was one of the first players to hold himself accountable.
The Sox's shortstop isn't one of the team's higher-profile players, yet...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Ozzieball was always a misnomer.
Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum helped out the White Sox, and John Danks did the rest on Saturday night.
The White Sox’s left-handed starter has had more trouble with left-handed hitters than righties this season. His confidence in throwing his changeup to...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood wants home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor to know there’s an inside corner.
But the shoelaces were a strike?
Showing great savvy in adjusting to Bucknor’s sometimes incomprehensible strike zone...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Robin Ventura? I guess this means "All in" is now "Everybody out of the Pool!" The only way this works is if Ventura gets to grow as they let the kids play as KW was quoted as saying recently. Otherwise, if they get a bench coach with managerial...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Normally it's Kristin Cavallari supporting fiance and Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on game day from the suites at Soldier Field, but during Cavallari's promotional appearance on behalf of her Chinese Laundry shoe line Saturday at the Von Maur store in...