| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:10 PM
White Sox manager Robin Ventura realizes his team will need contributions from more than its front-line players to contend in the American League Central.
That includes pitchers in the back of the rotation. Right-handers Hector Noesi and Andre Rienzo...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: 3-3.
Friday: 7:10 p.m. CSN.
RH Jeremy Guthrie (2-6, 4.10) vs. LH Jose Quintana (3-6, 3.59).
Saturday: 1:10 p.m. WGN-9.
LH Danny Duffy (3-5, 3.26) vs. RH Hector Noesi (2-4, 5.40).
Sunday: 1:10 p.m. CSN....
| May 23, 2014
| 10:30 PM
KEY MOMENT: C.J. Wilson looked shaky in the first. He gave up a quick run, and his first two outs were line drives. The Royals loaded the bases on a hit and two walks and were threatening to take a big early lead, but Wilson struck out Lorenzo Cain to end...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank:
1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2)
2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:34 PM
The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second.
Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Cautious optimism surrounded the White Sox as they entered the weekend just 31/2 games out of first place. But getting swept in three games at home against the Royals has tempered enthusiasm, at least temporarily.
The red-hot Royals have won seven...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:43 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the majority of this young season, the Orioles' vaunted offense — which led the major leagues in home runs last year and then added slugger Nelson Cruz this offseason — has failed to live up to its advanced billing....
| May 18, 2014
| 5:33 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles’ season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club’s inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously.
This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Miguel Gonzalez gets the start tonight in Pittsburgh – his first since May 10, when he had a quality start in a no-decision against Houston. His last outing was in relief of Kevin Gausman on Wednesday.
Earlier this week in Kansas City, I asked...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:44 PM
The Orioles don’t necessarily need an explosive offensive effort every night if they can get the kind of solid starting pitching performance they received Saturday evening from Wei-Yin Chen.
They just need to make sure they get some offense...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Before Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals at Camden Yards, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that, while he's hopeful Chris Davis can return from the 15-day disabled list when he's eligible May 11, he's not expecting the first baseman to be...