| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:36 PM
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper isn’t emotional often in his communications, but he texted a few smiley faces to Jesse Crain’s phone when the Sox worked out a minor league deal with the right-handed reliever.
Crain, a 10-year major...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Still having trouble watching this World Series and not thinking, “The Dodgers have a better team!”
Except, of course, for that one little area. That bane of their 2014 existence — the bullpen.
Forget for a moment that Adrian...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Re-signing or replacing third baseman Juan Uribe figures to be at or near the top of the Dodgers’ to-do list at baseball’s winter meetings, which start Monday in Florida.
General Manager Ned Colletti said the Dodgers have already made...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:44 AM
We have lost five games that Gavin Floyd has started. I continue to notice that our pitchers cannot go more than six innings. If this is the case, manager Robin Ventura better start using his relievers at least two innings before switching to matchups....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:12 AM
OK, enough with the overtime games.
I've complained about this to no end, but now I really mean it. I've aged, like, five years in the past week. And please, I wasn't young to begin with. I went from, you know, a touch of salt and pepper, to something a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The magic of baseball is it brings out the kid in all of us. Given that, I'm channeling fond memories of "Sesame Street" in saying this perspective on the White Sox's 2013 season is brought to you by the letter "R."
The word that was once...
| Jul 12, 2013
MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks for the offer, Jake. Now shut up and make a rehab start in the minors.
Jake Peavy told White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper he would pitch out of the bullpen. Heck, Peavy told anybody and everybody he would pitch out of the bullpen.