| Apr 17, 2008
| 8:57 PM
The theory that the Cubs are in dire straits if their two left-handed starters can't turn their seasons around is one few in the organization will speak of openly.
Ted Lilly and Rich Hill combined for 26 victories last year but have struggled to...
| May 5, 2008
| 9:02 PM
After ripping Cubs fans last month, Reds announcer Marty Brennaman proved he's an equal-opportunity offender, proclaiming during a loss to Atlanta on Sunday that Cincinnati "may never win another game."
But the Reds proved him wrong Monday night with a...
| May 7, 2008
| 12:41 PM
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Seriously, a billion dollars for the Cubs? I guess losses are the new wins.
If they treated this bidding war like it ought to be, they'd dust off Bob Barker, prop him up and settle this like men, "Price is...
| May 31, 2008
If you were not paying close attention, you probably missed much of the countdown to Manny Ramirez's imminent entry into the once-exclusive 500 Home Run Club.
The Boston Red Sox arrived in town for a four-game series at Camden Yards with their big-...
| Jun 2, 2008
El guardabosques dominicano Manny Ramírez representó el poder de los bates latinos con un jonrón histórico que le permitió ingresar al Club de los 500 y convertirse en el vigésimo cuarto toletero de las Grandes Ligas en pertenecer a ese selecto grupo....
| Jun 4, 2008
| 6:37 PM
The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers reader questions throughout the season. This week, whether Orlando Cabrera will be on the Sox in 2009, getting Toby Hall more at-bats and Thome and Konerko's hitting.
Seeing as how Juan Uribe is almost ready to...
| Jun 10, 2008
MIAMI -- Certain privileges come along with Ken Griffey's stature in baseball, like pep talks from Hall of Fame players.
Griffey homered against Florida Marlins starter Mark Hendrickson on Monday night for his 600th home run in the Cincinnati Reds' 9-4...
| Jul 10, 2008
| 5:51 PM
Cubs at home? Check, they had the best home record in the major leagues.
Wind blowing out at Wrigley Field? Check, Cubs were 9-2 and had out-homered the opposition 20-13 and outscored them 81-55.
Ted Lilly on the mound? Check, he hadn't lost at home...
| Aug 1, 2008
| 9:51 PM
It was difficult to tell Ken Griffey Jr. was nervous Friday night by the manner in which he produced in his White Sox debut.
Although admitting he still is adjusting to his new environment, Griffey became an instant hit because he had a pair of two-out...
| Aug 2, 2008
| 8:43 PM
It was brutal and baffling.
And it was more than the heat index of 111 that torched Kauffman Stadium.
In a game that possessed the touch of a spring training game at Tucson Electric Park, the White Sox regressed Saturday in their quest to re-establish...
| Aug 5, 2008
| 2:11 PM
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I think I've said it before, but that was jacked up weather last night. And the second wave around 11:30 p.m. was worse than the initial "tornados in Logan Square report" around 8:30. Not only is...