| Jul 6, 2012
| 1:06 PM
The White Sox will go with their new regular lineup -- meaning Kevin Youkilis is batting second -- for the start of a weekend series against the Blue Jays' lefty Aaron Laffey.
That means left-handed bats Alejandro De Aza, Adam Dunn and A. J. Pierzynski...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:53 AM
4:30 a.m. Golf: Open Championship first round (in England).--ESPN
7:30 a.m. Cycling: Tour de France stage 17 (Bagneres-de-Luchon to Peyragudes).--NBC Sports Net.
8:30 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Hamburg round of 16.--Tennis Channel
9:30 a.m. ...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:13 AM
There is a rumor the White Sox are interested in trading for Milwaukee starter Zach Greinke. I believe the rumor was started by Gavin Floyd’s right forearm, the one with tendinitis that likely will land him on the disabled list and scream for the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Four words about Kevin Youkilis: I had no idea.
I knew that Youkilis used to be good. Used to be. But when he was traded from the Red Sox to the White Sox on June 24, he had fewer homers and RBIs that month than Orlando Hudson, the man he was supposed to...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Orioles head into free agency — which starts in earnest Saturday with free agents permitted to negotiate with all 30 teams for the first time this offseason — in a much different situation than this time last year.
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 6:27 AM
The Orioles and Red Sox are playing a pair of simutaneous split-squad contests today -- one here at Ed Smith Stadium and another down south at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers.
We'll have double-barrel coverage. Follow me on Twitter at @EddieInTheYard for...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
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...
| 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'...