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  • Blast from the past still hits home for Scott Podsednik

     Blast from the past still hits home for Scott Podsednik
    Paul Konerko stood near first base in the top of the eighth inning on Oct. 23, 2005, still catching breath that was visible on a drizzly, chilly Sunday night in Chicago.
  • State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal

    State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal
    Water pollution concerns could create new hurdles to building another spring training baseball stadium in Palm Beach County. Drinking water protections on the land in West Palm Beach targeted for a proposed $135 million stadium could stand in the way...

    Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is

     Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is
    There are many words being used to describe Avisail Garcia, the Venezuelan-born outfielder who has garnered comparisons to Miguel Cabrera. Ask the White Sox slugger right now, though, and he might undersell himself a bit. "I'm skinny," Garcia said at...

    Dexter Fowler traded from Houston Astros to Chicago Cubs for Luis Valbuena and Dan Straily

    The Chicago Cubs hope Dexter Fowler will provide outfield strength and spark at the top of the batting order. "He does control the strike zone really well," Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday after acquiring Fowler from the Houston Astros for...

    White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor

    White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor
    The Chicago White Sox have added Vince Coleman to their staff as a base-running instructor who will begin work with the club in spring training. Coleman led the National League in stolen bases six times in his career, including when he topped 100 steals...