| Feb 27, 2015
| 5:52 PM
The Angels traded for Matt Joyce in the off-season, identifying the seven-year veteran as a reliable designated hitter and left-handed bat who could provide outfield depth.
Depth became a pressing issue two months after the December trade when...
| 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 17, 2015
| 3:01 PM
The Angels have agreed to terms with veteran reliever Matt Lindstrom on a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.
Lindstrom, 35, has a 3.68 earned-run average and 51 saves in eight major league seasons, and he was a closer for part of...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:34 PM
The plan for Carlos Rodon is just one of numerous questions the White Sox will have to answer in spring training. Here are nine:
Are they healthy? That’s the biggest question White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said he carries into spring training...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world.
The clubs posted identical 73-89...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:38 PM
SAN DIEGO — Ex-Cubs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel left Chicago on the same July afternoon in a trade to the A's, and the two starters now may be returning to town at the same time.
Hours after Hammel agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal to...
| 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 16, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget?
Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:40 PM
After a failed run at becoming the White Sox closer midseason, right-handed reliever Ronald Belisario became the poster child for the club’s 2014 bullpen debacle.
Following vows from Sox general manager Rick Hahn to upgrade the team’s relief...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Not long after his team finished a three-game sweep Sunday night of the league-best Los Angeles Angels, Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie received a text message from one of his former teammates.
Orioles reliever Brian Matusz congratulated...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:19 PM
PHOENIX — A few White Sox officials joked Tuesday morning about pitching coach Don Cooper's rare appearance at Camelback Ranch this week to watch players in the Instructional League and Arizona Fall League.
But it was all business as the Sox...