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  • Position analysis: Streaky Viciedo steps up

    Position analysis: Streaky Viciedo steps up
    The late Loyd Christopher, a longtime scout who played briefly for the White Sox, told a disappointed group of high school players more than 30 years ago that statistics "don't mean a thing." That proved true last spring for left fielder Dayan Viciedo,...
  • Sox position analysis: Another chance for Morel

    Sox position analysis: Another chance for Morel
    David Wright? Mark De Rosa? Kevin Kouzmanoff? Placido Polanco? Scott Rolen? That’s the bulk of your 2012-13 free agent third basemen, unless you count first baseman Mark Reynolds, the only player to strike out more times in a single season than...
  • Jake Arrieta struggles again as Orioles lose to Red Sox, 6-5

    Jake Arrieta struggles again as Orioles lose to Red Sox, 6-5
    It didn't take long for right-hander Jake Arrieta to retreat to the video room inside the Orioles' clubhouse to go over another tough start Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after the Orioles' 6-5 series-finale loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards,...
  • After early season struggles, Manny Machado finding comfort zone at the plate

    NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order. Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...
  • Position analysis: Bullpen could look different

    Position analysis: Bullpen could look different
    The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race. In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind. I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
  • Adam Jones' error, triple play cool off Orioles in 5-2 loss to the Yankees

    Adam Jones' error, triple play cool off Orioles in 5-2 loss to the Yankees
    NEW YORK — Adam Jones called it a routine play. The Orioles center fielder wouldn’t blame it on the cold or the wind or the rain. Regardless of the conditions, he said it was a play he’s made before countless times. “Just...
  • New face for Sox's game of 'Who's on third?'

    New face for Sox's game of 'Who's on third?'
    When you go to extra innings scoreless twice in three days, you need offensive help. I’m just not sure how the White Sox’s trade for third baseman Kevin Youkilis helps that right now. At one time, Youkilis was a terrific heart-of-the-order...
  • Yankees' 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 triple play thwarts any hopes for a late Orioles rally

    NEW YORK -- After the Yankees turned one of the weirdest triple plays you’d ever see in the eighth inning of the Orioles' 5-2 loss Friday night, the Yankees’ celebration was fitting for the act. Left-hander CC Sabathia pumped his fist in the...
  • Orioles lose slugfest to Red Sox, 15-10

    Orioles lose slugfest to Red Sox, 15-10
    There was no on-field animosity that carried over from earlier this month, but that's not to say the Orioles didn't feel the effects of their ejection-marred previous series with the Boston Red Sox. With closer Kevin Gregg serving the first game of a...
  • Orioles shut out in 6th straight loss

    Orioles shut out in 6th straight loss
    BOSTON – In an energized visiting clubhouse late Friday night, an Orioles team that had lost five straight games – many in humiliating fashion – sounded as if it had gotten the wakeup call it badly needed. The players talked excitedly...