| Apr 18, 2012
Players must adjust
It's too early to tell. Bobby Valentine certainly has the experience, and he convinced ownership he's the guy. Now he needs to work on the players. They clearly preferred the country-club atmosphere under...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Cody Ross homered twice, tying the game with a two-run shot in the seventh inning and giving Boston the lead with two outs in the ninth to snap a five-game losing streak for the Red Sox and beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Monday night....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:37 AM
I don’t know why Carlos Marmol is still a Cub.
I don’t know if Marmol knows why he’s still a Cub.
Only Theo Epstein knows, and he should know better.
Marmol is the European sports car of closers --- finely tuned and destined to cost a...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:38 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With midseason approaching last year, the White Sox traded for Kevin Youkilis. They hadn't had a backup plan when Brent Morel flamed out early and were lucky to grab a card as strong as Youkilis in the discard pile from the Red...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Half-baked Jake is back in all his half-bakedness …
News: The steroid-dripping Baseball Hall of Fame ballots are distributed. Views: After leaving the box unchecked twice, I'm voting for Killingworth's Jeff Bagwell. My fuller view of one of the...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:47 PM
With their crosstown rivals in an organized retreat for the first time in anyone's memory, the White Sox spent 117 days in first place and went into the last weekend of the season with a division title in their reach.
The weather was beautiful and there...
| Oct 3, 2012
CLEVELAND — Ken Williams looked like he had swallowed a lemon.
Williams had just praised manager Robin Ventura and the White Sox players, despite a September swoon, for their consistent approach during a season that was better than many...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
As a Jew who has been a baseball fan his entire life, I guess I'm the perfect target audience for "Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story," which opens Friday at the Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills and the......
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Not expecting a whole lot in terms of Angels rumors on the first official day of the winter meetings, General Manager Tony Reagins, as has been his custom for several years now, is not expected to arrive at the Disney......