| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Blackhawks can sell out Soldier Field.
1. Don Cooper will be the happiest man at U.S. Cellular on Friday, when he’s officially back to work after a bout with diverticulitis.
In one more cruel twist, however,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if Tom Thibodeau can make Deron Williams’ homecoming unpleasant:
1. When Robin Ventura introduced it in spring training, I loved the White Sox’s realigned batting order, with the 3-4-5 combination of Alex...
| Apr 16, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Braves (1): Evan Gattis keeps hitting. The Braves outscored the Nationals 18-5 in impressive sweep.
2. Giants (8): Hunter Pence looks primed for a big season.
3. Nationals (3): Davey Johnson says this will be...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Chicago baseball returns Monday with a basis to be genuinely excited about possibilities of the future, but enough about Rosemont.
As for citywide interest in the Cubs and Sox, the list of reasons to drop everything and pay attention is here somewhere...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:52 PM
A more polished Chris Sale and a promising Tyler Flowers warmed the spirits of a chilled sellout crowd trying to rid itself of the White Sox's frustrating finish seven months ago.
With the confidence of a changeup to complement his 94 mph fastball and...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:25 PM
IronPigs fans missed out on seeing Evan Longoria when he was one of baseball's top prospects in the minors a few years ago when Tampa Bay summoned him to the Major Leagues before Durham made its annual visit to Coca-Cola Park. This weekend, they'll get...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Rehabbing Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria is sitting out today's game for Durham against the IronPigs at Coca-Cola Park. Longorial went 1-for-4 as the DH Saturday night, his first action since suffering a partial hamstring tear on April 30....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Dom Brown was scheduled to undergo an MRI on his right knee Friday afternoon here in Allentown. IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg corrected himself on Friday, saying the injury that forced Brown out of Thursday's game after five innings was to his right...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The Phillies' search for a third baseman only got harder on Wednesday, and I can't help but think the thought of them going with a platoon of Kevin Frandsen and Freddy Galvis is looking more and more likely. According to......
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:32 AM
The Orioles play in their final Grapefruit League game today against the Rays. After today, the Orioles will play three more exhibition games, including the first two at Ed Smith Stadium against Florida Southern on Monday night and then State College of...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Picture this: Charlie Manuel and Ruben Amaro Jr. sitting around a large table with other front office members and scouts who are armed with a myriad of statistics, entrenched opinions and passionate voices.
Don't, though, think for a second that Manuel...