| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:18 PM
On a Monday night flight that originated in Barranquilla, Colombia, Abel Quintana landed in Chicago and the new world of opportunity created suddenly by his son's baseball career.
Out of nowhere over the weekend, Jose Quintana arrived as a major league...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Are Mark Buehrle's old friends about to start missing him?
Sooner or later, it is bound to happen. You don't win 161 games for a franchise and leave at age 32, with a sturdy arm still capable of 200-plus innings, without your name coming up in a...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:11 PM
It is the BP Cup, right?
And that's British Petroleum, right?
And Britain is in Europe, right?
Then how, pray tell, could we have missed the chance to have some drama Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field?
The Cup should have been up for grabs to the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The Cubs will leave town and then figure to call up Anthony Rizzo, and that’s the right order.
The headache-inducing rules regarding free agency forced the Cubs to wait until a certain number of days had expired during the season. Don’t ask....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:39 PM
The White Sox Friday placed pitcher Philip Humber on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 17, with a right elbow strain and brought up Brian Bruney from AAA Charlotte.
Dylan Axelrod, called up WQedbesday to replace Zach Stewart, will start in...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
They don't give away Comeback Executive of the Year awards.
But as the first-place White Sox start a four-game series Thursday at Yankee Stadium against the best team in baseball, consider that Adam Dunn and Jake Peavy aren't the only professionals on...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Chris Sale was named to the All-Star team.
Sale has been talked about as the American League starter.
Sale should not pick up so much as the rosin bag a week from today in Kansas City.
Sale is important. The All-...
| Jan 27, 2012
White Sox fans are flocking to the Palmer House Hilton for SoxFest, which kicks off Friday night.
Each day at SoxFest includes autograph sessions and a photo stage.
Friday 4-9 p.m.: "State of the Game" seminar with Commissioner Bud Selig and announcer...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:13 AM
There is a rumor the White Sox are interested in trading for Milwaukee starter Zach Greinke. I believe the rumor was started by Gavin Floyd’s right forearm, the one with tendinitis that likely will land him on the disabled list and scream for the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Robin Ventura leads with his heart.
That's why he was flying into home plate on that awful night in Sarasota, Fla., 15 years ago. It's why he pushed himself beyond exhaustion in his recovery from an ankle damaged so bad it would ultimately require a rare...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:39 AM
A day after throwing 20 pitches off a mound, White Sox left-hander John Danks said Wednesday he felt “a little bit sore and tired but I told (trainer Herm Schneider) and he said ‘that’s good.'"
So Danks was upbeat, although he admitted,...