| Jul 18, 2013
Five most interesting teams
1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
The Orioles main priority heading into July 31’s non-waiver trade deadline is adding a starting pitcher, and the club has been actively scouting potentially available arms, according to several sources.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette...
| May 27, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Where have you gone, Carlos Zambrano?
You too, Milton Bradley?
On a night when the city was glued to a hockey game in Detroit, the 17th edition of the City Series began with thousands of empty seats at U.S. Cellular Field, each reflecting Chicago's...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if LeBron James and his kingsmen are taking the Bulls seriously.
1. When the Cubs get around to trading Alfonso Soriano, it would be ideal to have a homegrown replacement ready. There are none in sight, however, as Brett...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 11:56 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- On an ideal night in Arizona, Jake Peavy threw the ball as well as he has in years, even if the results didn't show it.
Peavy was throwing his fastball 92-93 mph, an increase of 2-3 mph over his norm last year, and his hard slider...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sure, there are qualifiers. There always are.
Arizona is a great place to hit. He's on the hottest streak of his life. And if he had been facing him in the regular season, not in late March, the White Sox's Jake Peavy wouldn't...
| Feb 28, 2013
GLENDALE, Ariz. — While the White Sox would like to forget September, teammates will forgive John Danks for reminiscing about one fine day that fateful month.
Shopping for the Sept. 10 birthday of fiancee Ashley Monroe, a rising country-music...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:59 PM
PEORIA, Ariz. -- It was May 19 when John Danks last faced hitters on a major league mound.
That was against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. On Monday, he again will go to a mound to face the defending World Series champion Giants, albeit in Glendale, Ariz....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:30 PM
PHOENIX -- Chris Sale learned to grill meat over the winter. Now he can open his own restaurant if he wants.
The Chicago White Sox handed Sale a contract extension Thursday that can be worth $57.5 million over the next seven seasons. It includes $32.5...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
You almost never can boil a baseball season down to one game, let alone one pitch. But when I break down what happened to the White Sox down the stretch in 2012, when a potentially great season for rookie manager Robin Ventura turned into a learning...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:51 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jake Peavy has won a National League Cy Young award and has performed in a concert, but the Chicago White Sox's pitcher added another distinction to his resume -- model.
Peavy participated in a photo shoot near the Los Angeles Dodgers'...