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  • Quick takes on lots of trade targets

    Quick takes on lots of trade targets
    We ran a large piece today with a look at some Orioles targets as the trade deadline approaches on Wednesday. But after talking to a bunch of people over the past few days, both in and out of the organization, there was some stuff I couldn’t get...
  • Dan Duquette feels the Orioles have the means for a trade, if the price is right

    Dan Duquette feels the Orioles have the means for a trade, if the price is right
    For the better part of this month, the Orioles have stayed under the national radar in their pursuit of roster improvement for the second half. They made pre-emptive strikes, adding starting pitcher Scott Feldman and reliever Francisco Rodriguez while...
  • Nationals GM Rizzo says bench is a likely target for deal

    With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push. "We're going to...
  • Buehrle's exit feels like Sox have gone from bad to Williams

    Buehrle's exit feels like Sox have gone from bad to Williams
    It was inevitable, but it still stinks. It stunk Wednesday afternoon when it became official, and it stinks worse this morning because it makes you want to fire somebody. Mark Buehrle signed with the Marlins. It’s not that Ozzie Guillen’s...
  • Wicked slider wasn't even in Humber's arsenal early last year

    Wicked slider wasn't even in Humber's arsenal early last year
    That pitch that got away from A.J. Pierzynski to end Phil Humber's perfect game Saturday? The same pitch that Michael Saunders and John Jaso couldn't lay off earlier in the ninth? Those were sliders, wicked, wicked sliders. "Hard, sharp and quick," said...
  • The blog for people who don't have all day to read blogs

    The blog for people who don't have all day to read blogs
    Lovie Smith has to say he likes his group of offensive linemen. Just like we have to slam our palms to our foreheads. Lovie Smith also has to say he’s “comfortable’’ with a left tackle who gave up the most sacks and committed...
  • Position analysis: Bullpen could look different

    Position analysis: Bullpen could look different
    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...
  • Position analysis: Pitching will be a priority

    Position analysis: Pitching will be a priority
    A pitching staff that included Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm, Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and Carlos Marmol went belly up in 2012, despite prolonged stretches of dominance from those four starters and the closer. The Cubs finished 24th among all major...
  • Sox pitching coach copes

    Sox pitching coach copes
    What White Sox ace Chris Sale called a disgrace after his four-inning outing Tuesday, pitching coach Don Cooper brushed off as a bad day. What qualified as frustration Thursday for fellow Sox first-year starter Jose Quintana in a 5-3 loss to the Orioles,...
  • Hammel pitching like an All-Star; talking like a team player

    Hammel pitching like an All-Star; talking like a team player
    One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star. Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...
  • Finally, Wood gets a win as a Cub

    Finally, Wood gets a win as a Cub
    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? No matter. Showing great savvy in adjusting to Bucknor’s sometimes incomprehensible strike zone...