| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:03 PM
The Dodgers know all about giving games away. They’ve excelled at it, struggling with their defense throughout most of the season.
But on Monday they got to experience this giving routine from the other side, the Chicago White Sox committing three...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:02 PM
This was the kind of the game the Dodgers have to win. This was the kind of game they haven't won.
Monday night, they did.
Playing at home with Clayton Kershaw on the mound, the Dodgers reversed a two-run deficit to defeat the Chicago White Sox, 5-2....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:20 PM
And so it’s come to this: The Dodgers lost Tuesday to a pitcher who was on his third different team this season, and 0-14 in his last 39 appearances (18 starts).
It mattered not one bit.
The Dodgers’ mighty offense went with barely a...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:34 PM
KEY MOMENT: Joe Smith replaced starter C.J. Wilson with one out and a runner on first in the eighth inning and gave up a double to Alejandro De Aza and RBI singles to Conor Gillaspie and Adam Eaton. But Gordon Beckham hit a first-pitch grounder to third...
| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:44 AM
We have lost five games that Gavin Floyd has started. I continue to notice that our pitchers cannot go more than six innings. If this is the case, manager Robin Ventura better start using his relievers at least two innings before switching to matchups....