| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Chicago Cubs have invited 16 non-roster players to spring training major league camp in Mesa, Ariz., including former White Sox infielder Brent Lillibridge.
The Cubs also announced Thursday that third baseman Luis Valbuena avoided salary...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:23 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles and outfielder Nate McLouth, one of their key stretch run players from last year’s playoff season, agreed to a one-year deal Wednesday, essentially shutting the door on acquiring more major league outfielders,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:41 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- While first base remains a question mark for the Orioles, the team has not made pushes toward acquiring veterans Justin Morneau and Kevin Youkilis.
The Twins have been gauging trade interest in Morneau, who will receive $14 million...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
I bought a Nate Robinson jersey this weekend because I'm not sure he'll be a Bull next year. You read that right. Because I don't think he'll be back, I bought his jersey.
This does not happen often. Chicago fans don't run out to buy as much merchandise...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:58 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:07 AM
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,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
NEW YORK – The Orioles were back at Yankee Stadium on Friday for the first time since their season-ending Game 5 loss to the Yankees six months ago in the American League Division Series.
“That’s the first thing I thought about when I...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Lost in the Orioles’ 3-0 shutout loss to the Yankees Sunday night at Yankee Stadium was the relief performance of Rule 5 pick T.J. McFarland.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has said it regularly, that you can’t hide a reliever in the AL...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Rick Hahn, executive of the year.
OK, maybe not yet, but the new Chicago White Sox general manager is off to a great start.
Signing Jake Peavy for only two years and a option at the going rate for a top-of-the-rotation pitcher is a great deal for...