| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Talking baseball while wishing the Bears luck in the Marc Trestman era:
1. It’s a little less than 28 hours until baseball’s deadline for non-waiver trades, and Chicago remains Seller City. The Cubs (five) and White Sox (two) have combined...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Remember the summer of 1986?
Gas cost 89 cents a gallon. The blockbuster "Top Gun'' made teenage boys want to be as cool as Tom Cruise. A Bears Super Bowl celebration that has lasted 27 years began in earnest.
Collectively, Chicago baseball seldom was...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:18 PM
It's time to step to the plate, Rick Hahn. Batter up.
Trade early, trade often, trade (just about) anyone. About the only way you could upset your fan base is by doing nothing.
If there was any doubt about the direction of the White Sox — and...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:02 AM
See, here's where they get you.
For the Cubs and Sox, it's pretty apparent the sale of the year is here.
Everyone must go, and for the Cubs, that means the old favorites like Matt Garza and Alfonso Soriano.
However, they're going on a teaser run...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:41 PM
CHICAGO — Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold, activated off the disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox, was immediately in the starting lineup, playing left field and batting eighth.
Reimold has been limited to 32...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:22 PM
CHICAGO — Jason Hammel isn't going to apologize for pitching aggressively. That's what's made him a pitcher the Orioles have learned to count on to give them a chance to win every time out.
Make no mistake, the fact that Hammel — who allowed...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
In need of an extra bullpen arm, the Orioles recalled right-hander Jair Jurrjens from Triple-A Norfolk before Saturday's game against the New York Yankees and designated first baseman Travis Ishikawa for assignment.
“I just felt like we needed some...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:56 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- John Danks was at peace Thursday with the White Sox's decision to send him to the minors to build strength in his surgically repaired left shoulder and start the season on the 15-day disabled list.
"With the way I've thrown so far, I...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:27 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. — Thirteen players and coaches have worn No. 56 for the Cubs. Could Mark Buehrle one day become the 14th?
"What if?'' Buehrle said on a sunny Wednesday in the visiting clubhouse at McKechnie Field. I had asked him what would have...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Score: Reds 10, Sox 6.
Spring record: 10-9-2.
At the plate: Adam Dunn seems to hit better away from Camelback Ranch, as evidenced by his three-run home run that struck the batter's eye in center field and a single off Homer Bailey.
On the mound: At...