| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A year ago, some team might have made an offer that rocked Alex Young's world. The Pirates, Nationals or Red Sox, maybe even the Cubs, might have dug deep for the left-hander from Carmel High School.
They still could, of course, but 2012 is definitely...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 8:08 PM
As the Roncalli Rebels (23-9-1) stood along the third baseline collecting their red ribboned medals on Saturday night, you could see a mixture of emotions coming from each individual player as the runner-up gold medal was placed around his neck. Some...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:18 PM
On a Monday night flight that originated in Barranquilla, Colombia, Abel Quintana landed in Chicago and the new world of opportunity created suddenly by his son's baseball career.
Out of nowhere over the weekend, Jose Quintana arrived as a major league...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Are Mark Buehrle's old friends about to start missing him?
Sooner or later, it is bound to happen. You don't win 161 games for a franchise and leave at age 32, with a sturdy arm still capable of 200-plus innings, without your name coming up in a...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
They don't give away Comeback Executive of the Year awards.
But as the first-place White Sox start a four-game series Thursday at Yankee Stadium against the best team in baseball, consider that Adam Dunn and Jake Peavy aren't the only professionals on...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Say this for the Phillies. They got a World Series title and five consecutive playoff seasons out of their payroll escalation.
But are they about to suffer Cubs-like pain?
That's the question that faces general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. as he faces a...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:28 AM
A finales de la semana pasada Jeffrey Loria, el dueño de los Miami Marlins, dijo que "estaba confiado" en que su equipo clasificaría para la post-temporada. Pocos le hicieron caso.
Hay que ubicarse en tiempo y lugar.
Al jueves 28 de junio, fecha en...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:44 PM
Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker kept fighting, and their gallery kept growing.
What started as friends and family expanded to include an NBA icon, teammates Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley and the First Couple of Chicago golf, Luke and Diane Donald....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer, Jesus Flores drove in two runs, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Friday night in the first game after the All-Star break for both clubs.
Jordan Zimmermann (6-6) pitched six scoreless innings...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:19 AM
LOS ANGELES -- As was promised by their new owners, this appears to be a new era for the Dodgers.
The Dodgers made one of the most significant and stunning trades in the history of their franchise late Tuesday, acquiring three-time All-Star Hanley...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:31 PM
The White Sox have signed Dewayne Wise to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte.
Wise played for the Sox in 2008-09 and saved Mark Buehrle's perfect game with a leaping catch over the left center field wall. The spot is still...