| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:06 PM
One of Chicago White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf's greatest assets is he does what he believes he should without worrying much about what others think. This also, at times, is his greatest liability. Critics aren't always wrong.
The same man who pushed...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:03 PM
So here we are, another list of the best lines I've found on Twitter this week. Discuss and indicate your choices, by number, in the comment thread. Come back later in the week to vote.
1. Since it would take human contact to get Ebola. Everyone on...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:20 PM
BOSTON — Boston already has Big Papi. So let's call Yoenis Cespedes the Big Need.
The Red Sox needed power, especially right-handed pop. Cespedes had 17 home runs in Oakland in 2014. The entire Red Sox outfield has 14. It is a historical anemia...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:42 PM
After the Red Sox put an exclamation point on one of the most compelling stories in baseball history last October, only champagne bottles were left to be collected in the home team clubhouse.
Before anyone is allowed to enter Fenway Park on Friday for...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:36 AM
As the Blue Mountain League regular season reaches the halfway point this weekend, you might sum it up by saying you've got the Hellertown Royals on top and then a big mess underneath.
The Royals are off to a 10-3 in their 30-game schedule, but the next...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:43 AM
It's not that Jeff Samardzija would turn down $85 million from the Cubs, it's why would the Cubs offer him even that much?
As an employee for the company that holds a 5 percent stake in the Chicago National League Ball Club, I need to know how stupid...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Lehigh University baseball coach Sean Leary said his job is not only to find the right fit for his players during the season, but also to find it when they're wearing different uniforms in the summertime.
Lehigh and the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:26 PM
HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat.
But Close is a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:02 AM
It is just me, or does everybody get the feeling that Starlin Castro needs to leave?
I could be reading too much into this, but there’s more reading than actual baseball improvement with the guy.
There’s more money than actual baseball...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:22 AM
PHILADELPHIA — On April 8, 1974, a home run was hit that was cause for celebration around the baseball world.
On April 8, 2014, three home runs were hit that had at least some in the baseball world turning up their noses with disgust.