| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:16 PM
I was curious. In your opinion, had the Sox kept their closer, Addison Reed, would they be leading the Central division this season? -- Mark P., Crestwood
Sorry, but no. It's easy to look at the ups and downs of the bullpen and place the blame there,...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:48 PM
SEATTLE -- White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom has missed nearly three months with an ankle injury, but he will finally rejoin the club Tuesday when the Sox open a two-game series in San Francisco.
Lindstrom, the former Sox closer, has been on the 15-...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The Orioles have signed left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders to a minor league deal and the Virginia native will report to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday.
Although he has never relieved in his 229-game, big league career, the Orioles are, at least initially,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Conor Gillaspie knocked in three runs with a bases-loaded triple in the seventh inning off Royals reliever Wade Davis to help the White Sox to a 7-5 victory in a game that took 4 hours, 16 minutes to complete Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. A battle of...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
TORONTO — White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed the obvious Saturday in examining the club’s closer situation.
“We don’t really have one,” Ventura said. “We’re going to use whoever we need to use depending...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Do the Sox expect Matt Lindstrom back this season; if so, when? What is the latest on his rehab? – Sam A.
Matt Lindstrom said this week that he thinks there is “no question” that he will be able to get back on the mound for the Sox...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:11 AM
After the Orioles optioned right-hander Chris Tillman to Triple-A Norfolk, the pitching staff the Orioles will bring north for Opening Day is beginning to take shape.
There are 15 pitchers for 12 spots. The Orioles will bring 13 position players to...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Amid all the buzz about Adam Jones' possible contract extension today, there's still a game tonight at Camden Yards. The Orioles are hosting the Royals for the first game of this weekend's three-game series.
There's still very little that's official...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The Orioles had every right to strut out of Fenway Park on Friday night after the bullpen pitched eight scoreless innings in a 6-4 extra-inning victory over the banged-up Boston Red Sox, but there's a cloud inside that silver lining.
Trust me, I...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:01 PM
BOSTON – The clock crept on midnight at Fenway Park – and most of the announced sellout crowd of 37,223 – was likely dozing off.
But it was the Orioles bullpen that put the Red Sox bats to sleep Friday night, throwing eight shutout...