| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away.
It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:33 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Nationals 4-3 in 2013.
Thursday: 7:05 p.m., CSN.
RH Doug Fister (6-2, 2.65) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.55).
Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Tanner Roark (7-4, 2.79) vs. RH Jason Hammel (6-5, 2.99)....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Jason Hammel insists he is oblivious to trade rumors that naturally accompany an impressive performer on a last-place team.
Baseball, after all, is a bottom-line business. Yet Hammel continues to pitch like nobody's business.
The towering right-hander...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:26 PM
White Sox: Rush hour: Promote top draft pick Carlos Rodon from Class A to Triple A after four appearances.
Indians: Surgery on both knees ends disappointing season for Nick Swisher. Still two years left on $56...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:29 PM
AT THE PLATE: Josh Hamilton was back in the cleanup spot after a two-game “mental break” from a slump in which he hit .132 (five for 38) with 18 strikeouts in his previous 10 games. He flied to deep center in the first, was hit by a pitch in...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
CHICAGO – Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, demoted to a relief role after continuing to struggle in the team’s crowded rotation, will be available to pitch out of the bullpen Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Major league teams obsess throughout the month of July about the deadline for making trades without passing players through waivers, then some of them sacrifice their best young talent for the prospect of some instant postseason gratification.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:26 PM
It's no secret the Chicago Cubs will look to fortify their rotation this offseason through every avenue available, but Jake Arrieta reiterated he still welcomes the challenge of being the ace of their staff if that’s placed upon him.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:21 PM
The happy medium that the Cubs repeatedly mentioned Thursday when discussing the struggles of Edwin Jackson and the high strikeout rate of their offense could face a cold reality in the future.
Jackson's inconsistency, coupled with an offense that...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
DENVER -- The Chicago Cubs still face competition but have the resources to contend for Cuban free agent outfielder Rusney Castillo.
A team source confirmed the Cubs conducted a private workout Wednesday for the 5-foot-9, 185-pound Castillo at Wrigley...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The Cubs knew they had little chance of making a deal for Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels after putting in a waiver claim Wednesday.
They obviously don't need Hamels this season, but considered it a long shot worth taking to have one of the game's best...