| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series:
Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll!
Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Ozzie Guillen says a lot of things, or at least is quoted as saying a lot of things.
Most of them are true. Some of them reveal surprising insecurity. He apparently needs to be needed more often and to a greater degree than you’d think a cocky,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Sergio Santos came on to get a four-out save against the Cubs on Tuesday night, and you couldn’t help but play what-if.
The save was Santos’ 13th in 15 tries. He faced the 4-5-6-7 hitters and struck out three of them. And you couldn’t...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:30 AM
In the end, Sunday's scheduled starter Philip Humber was warming up, ready to pitch the 15th inning if needed.
Yes, it was that kind of night for the Chicago White Sox.
Humber wasn’t needed because four unearned runs, caused by a throwing error by...
| Jun 10, 2011
Last December, Bobby Wilson married a woman he met in 2004 while playing minor league baseball in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. But the Angels' reserve catcher readily admits she was not his first love.
Wilson wistfully recalled that his first soul mate had a nice...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Juan Pierre, who had played in all but one of the first 66 White Sox games, and catcher A. J. Pierzynski were not in the White Sox lineup Saturday against A's lefty Gio Gonzalez, the former Sox farmhand.
Brent Lillibridge started in left and Ramon Castro...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:09 AM
What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:41 AM
The White Sox's offensive woes this season have been well-documented, from the early struggles of Juan Pierre to the ongoing ones for Adam Dunn, Alex Rios and Gordon Beckham.
The Sox were ninth in American League hitting Wednesday and manager Ozzie...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:52 AM
No batting practice. No videos, No coaching. No nothing. White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen went old-school before Wednesday’s matinee against the awfulRoyals.
Guillen also wanted to make fun of Kansas City’s starting pitcher.
| Jul 11, 2011
| 12:16 PM
There are so many White Sox players to rip thse days --- jeez, all year --- after they dumped three of four to a Twins team that is worse than the Sox, which followed dumping two of three against a Royals team that is worse than everybody in the...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 8:51 AM
As the White Sox come out of the All-Star break, two things seem certain:
One, Ozzie Guillen’s teams will play under .500, and two, Kenny Williams will play toy soldiers.
In Guillen’s seven previous seasons, the Sox are a combined 13 games...