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  • Should managers be held accountable for White Sox-Royals brawl?

    Should managers be held accountable for White Sox-Royals brawl?
    Managers Robin Ventura and Ned Yost got off the hook Saturday when Major League Baseball announced six player suspensions stemming from Thursday's brawl between the White Sox and Royals. Jerry Manuel and Phil Garner weren't so fortunate in 2000 when the...
  • Harry Caray back at Wrigley? A 'mulligan' for Carlos Rodon?

    Harry Caray back at Wrigley? A 'mulligan' for Carlos Rodon?
    The “ghost of Harry Caray” appeared during the 1998 wild-card tiebreaker game against the Giants at Wrigley Field when some fans walked up and down Waveland and Sheffield Avenues with a giant balloon of Caray’s face. Seventeen years...
  • Schmuck observations: The danger of Rogers Centre and the bad attitudes in Kansas City

    Schmuck observations: The danger of Rogers Centre and the bad attitudes in Kansas City
    No splendor in phony grass: It's hard to believe that in a sport with $200 million athletes, a stadium could get something so wrong. The brand-new turf at Toronto's Rogers Centre is so soft and uneven that the Orioles were hesitant to play on it, and...
  • White Sox finally come together -- during Royals brawl

    White Sox finally come together -- during Royals brawl
    First baseman Jose Abreu made a strong statement Wednesday about the lack of cohesiveness in the clubhouse, saying the White Sox “have to be more a unit, like a team — the players, coaches, everybody.” On Thursday, the Sox finally...
  • Difficult debuts, information overloads and the art of saying nothing

    Difficult debuts, information overloads and the art of saying nothing
    Two players who figure to be part of the Chicago sports scene for years made their major league debuts Tuesday night, with Carlos Rodon and Addison Russell both looking jittery. Russell went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts in the Cubs’ 9-8...
  • Albert Pujols should lead Angels through the Josh Hamilton mess

    Albert Pujols should lead Angels through the Josh Hamilton mess
    When playoff time in major league baseball comes this fall, the measure of success for the 2015 Angels will be directly related to how they handled the Josh Hamilton mess. We aren't talking about Angels management. It has already taken its stance, and...
  • If Jeff Samardzija is demanding stopper money, he can earn some today

    If Jeff Samardzija is demanding stopper money, he can earn some today
    Good morning, Jeff Samardzija. Today is one of the reasons the White Sox traded for you. Samardzija wants to be paid like a stopper. Well, stop this four-game losing streak to start the season. Stop this embarrassing baseball. Stop this mess from...
  • Bad, stupid White Sox get what they deserve

    Bad, stupid White Sox get what they deserve
    Of course it would end with Lorenzo Cain. And of course it would end like that for the White Sox. Bad and stupid get what they deserve. Cain killed a hanging Zach Putnam pitch, turning it into a game-winning, two-run homer in the bottom of the...
  • Schmuck: Kevin Gausman again looking like odd man out of Orioles' rotation

    Schmuck: Kevin Gausman again looking like odd man out of Orioles' rotation
    Spring training has come to an end and the Orioles still have too many starting pitchers, which is a good problem to have if you're not the guy who will have to wait around indefinitely for his chance to join the rotation. That apparently will be top...
  • Emmaus high jumper Scott Schlegel wins national title

    Emmaus high jumper Scott Schlegel wins national title
    Emmaus High School senior Scott Schlegel recently won first place in the high jump at the New Balance Indoor Track and Field Nationals at the Armory in New York City. Schlegel, a Lehigh Valley Conference and District 11 champion for the Green Hornets'...
  • J.J. Hardy's injury might have helped Orioles keep him, but he's glad to be here

    J.J. Hardy's injury might have helped Orioles keep him, but he's glad to be here
    J.J. Hardy pondered the hypothetical question longer than most professional athletes might. If he had not spent most of the 2014 season trying to play through a painful back injury that forced him to alter his swing and trade power for playing time,...