| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer.
2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Had the opportunity to talk to Orioles’ vice president Dan Duquette today about the trade market and the club’s thinking heading into Wednesday’s non-waiver trade deadline.
We’ll have a much larger story on that – and...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said Thursday as the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline approaches that he isn’t optimistic his team will make a late-season splash similar to the acquisitions of Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Will the last baseball player in Chicago please turn off the lights?
Yes, Chris Sale, that means you.
Trade rumors remain as cheap as the talk is furious here in Seller City, where the next flip of the scoreboard will show the Cubs leading the White...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:13 AM
It’s Thursday, July 18, and Matt Garza remains a Cub.
Fix this, Theo.
Change this, Jed.
Do the deal, guys.
If I were Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, I’d do the deal before Friday, when the Cubs resume their drive for next year’s...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:36 PM
As White Sox slugger Paul Konerko leaned against the dugout after returning from a three-week layoff due to a lower back strain, the cerebral 37-year-old sipped a cup of hot tea.
Like so many people in baseball Monday, Konerko sought something soothing....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Aberdeen Circus Sports Bar at Groton, 6 p.m.
|Men’s 14-Inch/Over 35|
|at North Complex|
6:30 p.m. — Lager‘s/Coors Light vs. Circus (A); Ristau Insurance/Imberi PC vs. Double D Body...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Golf--The British Open Championship, 6 and 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Cycling--Tour de France, Stage 20, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN)
Softball--Women’s National Pro Fastpitch, USSSA Pride at NY-NJ Comets, 1 p.m. (ESPN2)
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Remember the summer of 1986?
Gas cost 89 cents a gallon. The blockbuster "Top Gun'' made teenage boys want to be as cool as Tom Cruise. A Bears Super Bowl celebration that has lasted 27 years began in earnest.
Collectively, Chicago baseball seldom was...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:18 PM
It's time to step to the plate, Rick Hahn. Batter up.
Trade early, trade often, trade (just about) anyone. About the only way you could upset your fan base is by doing nothing.
If there was any doubt about the direction of the White Sox — and...