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  • Why you should have Nate Robinson's back

    Why you should have Nate Robinson's back
    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...
  • Cubs invite Lillibridge to camp, sign Valbuena

    Cubs invite Lillibridge to camp, sign Valbuena
    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...
  • Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    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'...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...