| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:50 PM
The task of finalizing a coaching staff while accelerating the pursuit of free agents is in full force for the Cubs.
Major changes on the staff don't seem likely under new manager Joe Maddon because of its current structure. Under Chris Bosio, the...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:32 PM
One month after completing a full breakout season, Jake Arrieta is preparing for what he envisions will be an even better 2015.
Arrieta's optimism stems from more than just building on last season's success and the hiring of manager Joe Maddon.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Max Scherzer will learn soon enough the consequences of shaking off the six-year, $144 million offer from the Detroit Tigers.
Scherzer, 30, is a headline free agent on the starting pitching market with Oakland Athletics left-hander Jon Lester, James...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:24 PM
— As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Considering the constant auditions conducted by the Cubs in the second half, using the likes of Jae Kuk Ryu and Ryan O’Malley for a start wouldn’t have seemed like an outrageous each. Ryu and O’Malley each started games for the Cubs in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:32 PM
If not for the addition of a second wild-card team to the postseason, the A's would've been answering questions about one of the great collapses in baseball history instead of facing the Royals on Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo.
The A's had the best...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Paul Konerko had many great memories in a White Sox uniform, and another famous one wearing street clothes during the victory parade in 2005.
As the Sox great's career is winding down to a Sept. 28 finale, here's a compilation of Konerko's Top 10...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:22 PM
After capping a 10-5 season by holding the St. Louis Cardinals to two hits over seven innings Wednesday night, it would seem axiomatic that Jake Arrieta would start the Chicago Cubs’ 2015 opener on April 6 against the Cardinals.
But Arrieta, known...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:30 PM
White Sox pitcher Chris Bassitt said he didn't take away many positives from his first major league start Aug. 30, which he described as "pretty overwhelming."
He was much more at ease Wednesday night against the Athletics, matching up with former...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...