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  • Who won the winter meetings? We'll find out in the fall

    SAN DIEGO — The flurry of activity at this year's winter meetings was in stark contrast to last year in Orlando, Fla., when there were no mega-signings or blockbuster deals. This was more like an old school meetings, with stars such as Matt Kemp,...
  • Chicago sports retailers pumped for Lester, Samardzija

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Chicago baseball fans — and retailers. This year's winter talks brought a lot of enthusiasm back to the Windy City with free-agent, left-hander Jon Lester signing with the Cubs. And on the South...
  • Around baseball

    Around baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up. Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
  • Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs

    Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs
    A series of reunions looks promising for the Cubs' 2015 rotation. "I knew this was a place for me and (knew I) would have a very good opportunity," Jason Hammel said Friday of his return after being traded in July to the A's. "Thankfully, (Cubs President...
  • White Sox still have holes to fill after flurry of offseason moves

    White Sox still have holes to fill after flurry of offseason moves
    If the major question surrounding the White Sox this offseason was whether they planned to be competitive in 2015, they answered it in a matter of hours Monday night when they traded for starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija and signed closer David Robertson....
  • Jeff Samardzija absolves Jay Cutler of too much blame

     Jeff Samardzija absolves Jay Cutler of too much blame
    Jay Cutler may not rank high in any popularity polls these days, but White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija said Cutler doesn't deserve all the blame for the nightmarish Bears' season. When the former Notre Dame wideout was asked after Tuesday's news...
  • White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success

    White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success
    The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget? Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...
  • Both Cubs and White Sox enjoy basking in offseason spotlight

    Both Cubs and White Sox enjoy basking in offseason spotlight
    Late Tribune sports columnist Steve Daley once wrote "Baseball has no offseason in Chicago. Interest only starts to wane when the teams start to play their games." We do spend an inordinate amount of time discussing baseball in the winter, perhaps to...
  • General manager Rick Hahn puts White Sox back in the game

    General manager Rick Hahn puts White Sox back in the game
    On a giant board inside his office, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn ranked his primary offseason targets at each position. Three names that topped those lists appeared on placards in an auditorium Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field as the Sox...
  • Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson among SoxFest additions

    Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson among SoxFest additions
    Several of the new players the Chicago White Sox added this offseason will come to Chicago for SoxFest on Jan. 23-25, including pitchers Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson, Zach Duke and Dan Jennings. The Sox announced Wednesday that left-hander John...
  • White Sox interested in Jeff Samardzija, but price may prove too high

    White Sox interested in Jeff Samardzija, but price may prove too high
    The White Sox's interest in Oakland starter Jeff Samardzija is real, but whether they would deal two or three of their top prospects to the A's remains to be seen. The Samardzija rumors began almost seconds after the A's dealt third baseman Josh...