| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Less than two months ago, Naperville residents Tyler Hasper, Nick McKinney and Danny Riley were playing baseball for their high school teams, but after graduating and before college this fall, they're members of the DuPage Hounds.
"It's been great,"...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:31 AM
No dominant pitcher has emerged this summer for Maine South High School's baseball team, but the Hawks otherwise are their normal selves -- fundamentally sound, strong up the middle, deep on the mound and successful in the wins column.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Midway through an interview reviewing his career, White Sox captain Paul Konerko glanced toward teammate Conor Gillaspie at a neighboring locker and asked for help.
"Conor, you want to take that one for me?" Konerko asked. "What's my biggest...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:08 AM
NEW YORK — Ryan Tucker was a visitor at Yankee Stadium in June. He had just finished a long, arduous round of chemotherapy for treatment of a brain tumor and the prognosis was good as he was made an honorary Yankee during the team's "Hope Week."...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The reality will hit Paul Konerko around mid-February, White Sox manager Robin Ventura said.
When the baseball world begins to gather in Arizona and Florida for spring training, Konerko will face an open calendar for the first time in his adult life....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The Chicago Cubs addressed pitching as expected with their second pick of the amateur draft and might have saved themselves more money.
Jake Stinnett, a senior pitcher from Maryland, was selected as the 45th overall pick. Stinnett, 22, is 7-6 with a 2....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Orioles left-hander Zach Britton won't lie about it.
Yes, in the past year, he considered what it would be like to wear a different uniform, to get a second chance elsewhere. Heading into last fall, Britton had struggled through consecutive rocky...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:32 PM
The 2014 high school baseball season has reached its twilight. All but a handful of District 11 teams will be done playing by this morning.
While Notre Dame-Green Pond and Parkland can still pursue a state title, most programs are already pointing...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Mike Trout has a routine before his first at-bat of each game, one from which he rarely deviates. The Angels center fielder walks briskly from the on-deck circle to the plate, taps the umpire and catcher on the shin guards with his bat and digs his foot...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Born six minutes apart, and sometimes undiscernible from the other even by their mother, twin brothers David and Jacob Hill took uniquely divergent paths to Orange Coast College. But this baseball season, in a most unlikely way, the pair of pitching aces'...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:29 PM
The Laguna Beach Unified School District board of trustees agreed Tuesday night to schedule a second public meeting to discuss neighbors' concerns about baseballs flying out of Laguna Beach High School's baseball field.
The issue was previously...