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  • Ventura reveals rotation order, confirms Nieto as backup catcher

    Ventura reveals rotation order, confirms Nieto as backup catcher
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox will break up the three left-handed pitchers in their rotation, according to the order manager Robin Ventura revealed Tuesday. Left-hander and opening-day starter Chris Sale will be followed by right-hander Felipe...
  • Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The White Sox are halfway into rebuilding or 'retooling' their roster. By year's end, the Sox may have Paul Konerko, Adam Dunn, Gordon Beckham, Alejandro De Aza, Tyler Flowers and Dayan Viciedo falling off next year's roster. How well do you predict the...
  • White Sox lock up Quintana with 5-year deal

    White Sox lock up Quintana with 5-year deal
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn accepts the blame for one of Jose Quintana’s poor starts this spring. The Sox and the 25-year-old left-hander were in negotiations for a five-year contract worth potentially $26.5 million...
  • Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    With the hot start and the offense progressing, do you see the Bears initiating contract extension talks with Jay Cutler before the end of season? -- @Benyaminr from Twitter I got exactly a one-week reprieve from a mailbag packed with questions about...
  • Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings

    Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Cardinals (1): Only the Rockies can match their lineup. Nobody can match their balance, with Adam Wainwright right back where he was in 2009-10 as a Cy Young candidate. 2. Braves (4): Julio Teheran and Kris...
  • Sox must make tough calls on veteran pitchers

    Sox must make tough calls on veteran pitchers
    The bad news has come in for Gavin Floyd, just like it did for John Danks last August. Floyd will have season-ending elbow surgery Tuesday, meaning the White Sox will get no more return on the $9.5 million they’ll pay Floyd this season, just as...
  • Pick up the phone, baseball GMs

    Pick up the phone, baseball GMs
    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...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
  • Cubs, Sox hard to watch, but here are 9 reasons it's worth it

    Cubs, Sox hard to watch, but here are 9 reasons it's worth it
    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...
  • Onus on GM Hahn as trade deadline approaches

    Onus on GM Hahn as trade deadline approaches
    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...
  • Your Morning Phil: Konerko, Castro, Sale

    Your Morning Phil: Konerko, Castro, Sale
    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...