| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation.
The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him.
Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The next time that Jimmy Rollins walks through the front door at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and — to borrow an old Rollins line — "represents the P" instead of wearing Dodger blue or some other color that he may adorn in the twilight...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
American LeagueCentral Division
White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up.
Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The Miami Marlins were busy talking but deals were elusive on the first day of the baseball Winter Meetings.
The only net result was the subtraction of former starting catcher Rob Brantly, who was claimed on waivers by the Chicago White Sox.
| Dec 6, 2014
As soon as renovations at Wrigley Field are completed and a new television deal is finalized, the Cubs could be a feared team in free agency instead of losing out on top players such as catcher Russell Martin, who signed with the Blue Jays.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet.
We're talking about...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
PHOENIX — Whether by striking early or by reeling in an pre-Christmas gift, the Phillies under general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. have never lacked for drama during baseball's hot-stove season.
In an attempt to extend (and later, pry open) the window...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:28 PM
The Oakland Athletics acquired right-handed pitcher Deck McGuire from the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations. McGuire, a former star for the Peninsula Pilots, Georgia Tech and Deep Run High, will be optioned to Triple-A Sacramento....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions.
Should the bullpen be (the White Sox’s) primary focus in the offseason? -- @jhoman29
I think pitching overall should be the primary focus in the offseason, with the White Sox in need of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:07 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Cardinals 7-5.
Friday: 7:15 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Kyle Hendricks (5-1, 1.78) vs. RH Shelby Miller (8-9, 4.26).
Saturday: 1:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m., both on CSN.
LH Felix Doubront (2-4, 6.07) vs. RH Justin Masterson...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder James Ramsey, the teams announced Wednesday.
Masterson is 4-6 with a 5.51 ERA in 98 innings for the Indians this season. He is...