| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Baseball analysts don't agree on a lot. But for months just about everyone has said that this class of free agents is weak, and that Zack Greinke is the best guy in it.
In other words, it's a great time to be Greinke.
But how about the team that signs...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Now that the emotion of the moment has passed, and the initial heat of the news has cooled, it's time to take a second look at the Marlins' payroll-dumping trade with Toronto.
And you know what?
On second look, it still stinks.
Here's what else...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Josh Johnson outpitched Gio Gonzalez for another win over Washington, and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 5-2 Friday night to split their doubleheader.
In the first game, Adam LaRoche and Mark DeRosa each drove in three runs, leading John Lannan and...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Adam LaRoche homered twice, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run shot in Washington's six-run eighth inning, and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-7 on Saturday night.
Combined with Houston's 3-2 win over Atlanta, the Nationals increased their lead...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Do you think Sox overpaid for Brett Myers? The player to be named later is most likely a high 2011 draft pick, which is why they have to wait. Jim F., Denver
Jim, thanks for your patience. I realize you submitted this question before the player to be...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The White Sox called up outfielder Dewayne Wise from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday and placed pitcher John Danks on the 60-day disabled list.
Wise replaces Paul Konerko on the roster. Konerko is on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SEATTLE - Whenever Felix Hernandez takes the mound, the possibility of seeing something special, of witnessing immortality, is always lurking.
On Wednesday, on a brilliantly sunny day, that possibility became reality, as Hernandez threw the 23rd...