| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
With nearly two dozen Orioles greats in attendance to commemorate the franchise's 60th anniversary, manager Buck Showalter felt a certain pressure for his club to perform Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals.
As the Orioles wore cream-colored...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — Baseball's awards races are winding down, and the Baseball Writers Association of America has some difficult choices to make in the four voting categories for each league.
Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Jose Abreu appear to be shoo-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The St. Louis Cardinals landed another middle-of-the-rotation veteran Thursday, acquiring John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for starting pitcher Joe Kelly and Allen Craig, who can play first base and the corner outfield positions.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:56 PM
While whiffing on the No. 1 starters they were chasing, the St. Louis Cardinals landed another middle-of-the-rotation veteran Thursday, acquiring John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for starting pitcher Joe Kelly and Allen Craig, who can...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:49 PM
BOSTON — It was barely a year ago when Anthony Ranaudo stood in the rear of the New Britain Stadium press box, stretched to his full 79 inches and smiled at a question he knew was coming.
"Yeah, I was definitely a Yankee fan growing up," Ranaudo...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...