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  • White Sox rotation suddenly a whole lot stronger

    White Sox rotation suddenly a whole lot stronger
    SAN DIEGO — The White Sox made a statement at the winter meetings with the acquisition of Jeff Samardzija and the deal with free agent closer David Robertson, showing they're ready again to play meaningful games in September. This apparently is...
  • Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox

    Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox
    Jeff Samardzija joins a long list of players who have toiled for both Chicago baseball teams. Here are 20 to remember. George Bell: 1991 Cubs; 1992-93 White Sox Bobby Bonds: 1981, Cubs, 1978 White Sox Smoky Burgess: 1949-51, Cubs; 1964-67 White Sox...
  • Pitching deals mean White Sox mean business: The future is now

    Pitching deals mean White Sox mean business: The future is now
    No better way for the White Sox to mark the 10-year anniversary of winning the World Series than celebrating another one in 2015. Admittedly, that sounds outrageous to suggest for a team 16 games below .500 last year, but it accurately depicts the...
  • White Sox go for broke in wild night

    White Sox go for broke in wild night
    Everything you thought you knew about the White Sox changed overnight. A team building for the long-term traded for a starter on a rental. A team that grooms its own closers signed the best available veteran closer to a four-year deal. Just like that,...
  • 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...
  • Not much movement expected on Cubs coaching staff

     Not much movement expected on Cubs coaching staff
    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...
  • Jake Arrieta sees big things on horizon for Cubs

     Jake Arrieta sees big things on horizon for Cubs
    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. The...
  • Boras shopping for 'max deal' for Scherzer

    Boras shopping for 'max deal' for Scherzer
    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...
  • A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs

    A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs
    — 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. Even after...
  • Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality

    Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality
    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...
  • Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals

    Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals
    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...