| 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...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The once proud-and-loud New York Yankees have been reduced to a Seinfeld punch line as they prep for Opening Day against their arch-nemesis, the Boston Red Sox.
Remember the line when a flabbergasted Jerry gets the news that the Yankees have hired his...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Chicago baseball returns Monday with a basis to be genuinely excited about possibilities of the future, but enough about Rosemont.
As for citywide interest in the Cubs and Sox, the list of reasons to drop everything and pay attention is here somewhere...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:25 PM
According to the Boston Globe, it's true. The Phillies are interested in Kevin Youkilis. Phillies scouts were recently in Toronto when the Red Sox were in town to take a look at Youlikis. Youkilis, who turns 34 next week, is......
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Steve Franklin (Chicago Headline Club), Ben Joravsky (Chicago...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The Phillies' search for a third baseman only got harder on Wednesday, and I can't help but think the thought of them going with a platoon of Kevin Frandsen and Freddy Galvis is looking more and more likely. According to......
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:33 PM
NEW YORK -- Bobby Valentine was making his last weekly radio appearance of the 2012 baseball season on ESPN New York when Michael Kay asked him if he believed Wednesday also would be his last game as manager of the Red Sox.
"I have no idea," Valentine...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Many great ideas have sprung from our town since Adriaen Block arrived on the Connecticut River in 1614. Larry Lucchino's idea to bring Ben Cherington along to meet Bobby Valentine at the Hartford Club last Nov. 3 wasn't one of them.
It was, let New...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:14 PM
Terry Francona is getting back with one of his baseball families.
Francona, who guided the Boston Red Sox to two World Series titles, has been hired as manager of the Cleveland Indians, a team that collapsed in the second half this season after a...
| 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,...