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  • White Sox scout, former Cubs outfielder Gary Woods passes away

    White Sox scout, former Cubs outfielder Gary Woods passes away
    MESA, Ariz. - Chicago White Sox scout and former Cubs outfielder Gary Woods passed away at his home in Solvang, Calif., the team confirmed Friday. Woods, 60, spent the final four of his nine major league seasons with the Cubs. Woods was traded from...
  • White Sox grant Diamondbacks permission to interview Joe McEwing

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have received permission from the Chicago White Sox to interview third-base coach Joe McEwing for the open managerial position in Arizona, the Diamondbacks announced Wednesday. McEwing has been the Sox third-base coach for three...
  • Rockies' Walt Weiss is getting on-the-job training

    Rockies' Walt Weiss is getting on-the-job training
    DENVER — Fourteen months ago, Walt Weiss was managing Regis Jesuit High of Aurora, Colo., to a playoff semifinal game. Today, he's managing the Colorado Rockies toward what he hopes will be a National League playoff berth. Asked to compare the...
  • Orioles sign 28-year-old infielder Chad Tracy to minor league deal

    Orioles sign 28-year-old infielder Chad Tracy to minor league deal
    The Orioles have signed infielder Chad Tracy, the son of former major league manager Jim Tracy, to a minor league deal. He's not to be confused with nine-year major leaguer Chad Tracy -- though I was guilty of confusing them today -- who has agreed to a...
  • Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers

    Power rankings: No. 6 Tigers
    No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks. This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud. He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
  • Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies

    Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies
    No. 19 Colorado Rockies: 12th in a series counting down to spring training: Next: Royals Like Cowboys and Indians in the front yard, baseball is a kid's game. But sometimes, once every million or so encounters, that's not a cap gun the batter has in...
  • Which managers won't survive season?

    Rodriguez in bad spot Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door? It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...
  • Could Hammel's debut be just the 'tip of the iceberg?'

    Could Hammel's debut be just the 'tip of the iceberg?'
    Even though right-hander Jason Hammel is – at the age of 29 – the oldest pitcher in the Orioles' starting rotation, manager Buck Showalter has been careful in not labeling him the sage of the quintet. Instead, Showalter had lumped Hammel with...
  • Tuesday morning leftovers from Guthrie trade

    Tuesday morning leftovers from Guthrie trade
    It’s not every day when the team you cover trades its No. 1 starter, so it was a pretty busy day here on the Insider. But since the water-cooler talk about the Orioles dealing Jeremy Guthrie might carry over for 24 hours, we wanted to throw a couple...
  • Some possible candidates for the Orioles' third-base coach vacancy

    Some possible candidates for the Orioles' third-base coach vacancy
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter was hoping to keep his 2012 coaching staff together for next season. That didn’t happen -- third-base coach DeMarlo Hale has left the organization to become the bench coach for John Gibbons in Toronto. That means...
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB managers are not likely to survive the season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......