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  • Ubaldo Jimenez struggles with control in Orioles' 4-2 loss to Yankees

    Ubaldo Jimenez struggles with control in Orioles' 4-2 loss to Yankees
    NEW YORK — This wasn’t the first impression right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez wanted to give his new team or his new fan base, but the Orioles’ top offseason acquisition has struggled through his first two starts with the club. Following the...
  • 'R' is for realistic, Sox fans

    'R' is for realistic, Sox fans
    The magic of baseball is it brings out the kid in all of us. Given that, I'm channeling fond memories of "Sesame Street" in saying this perspective on the White Sox's 2013 season is brought to you by the letter "R." Rebuild The word that was once...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    I'm lifelong White Sox fan. Going into his season, you had marginal players, and offense was going to be a problem, and pitching was supposed to help keep them going. John Danks and Jake Peavy are on and off the disabled list, and while I really like Jose...
  • Orioles end 2013 season on a positive note with 7-6 win over Red Sox

    Orioles end 2013 season on a positive note with 7-6 win over Red Sox
    Hours before Camden Yards went dark for the final time this baseball season, the Orioles clubhouse emptied out quickly Sunday evening as lockers were cleaned out, moving boxes filled and good-bye hugs given. The Orioles’ 2013 season ended with a...
  • Everyone is pitching in for the Red Sox

    Everyone is pitching in for the Red Sox
    Even with a resurgent John Lackey starting Wednesday night in hopes of leading the Boston Red Sox to their first World Series-clinching victory at Fenway Park in 95 years, their bullpen could be crowded. "They know the urgency," pitching coach Juan...
  • Chris Davis drives in 3 runs as Orioles win in Scott Feldman's debut

    Chris Davis drives in 3 runs as Orioles win in Scott Feldman's debut
    CHICAGO — When Scott Feldman walked into the Orioles' clubhouse U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, he saw several familiar faces from his days with the Texas Rangers, only in different uniforms. And when Feldman made his Orioles debut later that...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Sox mailbag
    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...
  • Position analysis: Bullpen could look different

    Position analysis: Bullpen could look different
    The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race. In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
  • White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day

    White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day
    Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day. Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
  • Hardy's homer doesn't hold up, as White Sox beat O's 7-6

    Hardy's homer doesn't hold up, as White Sox beat O's 7-6
    The momentum that shifted over to the home team when J.J. Hardy's go-ahead three-run homer sailed into the left-field seats in the bottom of the seventh inning lasted all of a couple of minutes before the Orioles reminded everyone why they have the...
  • Vargas Struggles; Mariners Swept by White Sox

    Vargas Struggles; Mariners Swept by White Sox
    The Mariners have gotten a lot of mileage out of their rookies this season, but the tables turned Sunday as Seattle was undone by a pair of White Sox newcomers in a 9-3 loss at Safeco Field. Rookie catcher Tyler Flowers ripped his first career grand slam...