| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:40 PM
What is a baseball made of?
Leather, some yarn, cork.
Juan Hillman didn't know that off the top of his head, but he definitely knows how to throw one.
He can whip a fastball up to 93 mph and has been one of Olympia's greatest assets as the Titans...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 1:05 PM
Not only do the Marlins have one of the best outfields in the majors, it's among the most cost effective.
Though Giancarlo Stanton will earn $325 million over the next 13 seasons, his 2015 salary is a reasonable $6.5 million. Center fielder Marcell...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:44 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — For the first six years of his major-league career, new White Sox pitcher David Robertson grew accustomed to two ways of life.
1. Pitching under "the microscope" of New York media and fans.
2. Pitching under the tutelage of one...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 7:04 PM
A year barely two months old has ripped twice at Chicago's heart. As word spread Sunday that Minnie Minoso had died, conversations turned back five-plus weeks to the loss of Ernie Banks.
Fitting, perhaps, that the White Sox's ambassador-for-life had...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:31 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — A strong hint of cow manure wafted over the back fields at Camelback Ranch on Friday, prompting a White Sox executive to ask head groundskeeper Roger Bossard: "What's that smell?"
Fortunately, the scent was coming from a farm a...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph.
Pettitte (46), Posada (20) and Williams...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Because the Yankees are in town, and shortstop Derek Jeter is retiring at season’s end, Orioles manager Buck Showalter fielded questions about Jeter to start his daily media briefing.
Showalter was Jeter’s first manager in New York. And...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The Montreal Canadiens say that the body of Jean Beliveau, who died Tuesday, will be on public view at the Belle Centre Sunday and Monday. Beliveau, who won 10 Stanley Cups with Montreal as a player and seven more working in the front office, was 83. No...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching, and landed two of the top arms on the market late Monday night, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics and signing Yankees free agent closer David Robertson....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a two-car accident near the stadium in Charlotte early Tuesday afternoon and has two broken bones in his back. The driver of the other vehicle also has non-life-threatening injuries, according to various...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
I love the idea that the White Sox are going for it in 2015.
I just don’t get everything they’re doing.
I get the idea of trading for Jeff Samardzija. That was the big win Tuesday, which almost matches the team’s win total from...