| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Get out of town. Don’t bother to pack, don’t worry about the bats and balls, just get out as quickly as possible. Do not look back.
Detroit wasn’t Motown for the Dodgers -- it was Helltown. They sent starting pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:29 PM
After 13 months of debate and discussion about how to fit four starting outfielders into three spots, the Dodgers finally have an answer.
Yasiel Puig plays right field, Andre Ethier center, Matt Kemp left.
Carl Crawford? Left out.
The Dodgers flew...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:48 PM
KEY MOMENT: With one out in the first inning, Yasiel Puig tripled. Hanley Ramirez then grounded to shortstop, and Puig was trapped off third base. He did not run home; the contact play was not on. He did not get into a rundown so Ramirez could get to...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:43 AM
It's not that Jeff Samardzija would turn down $85 million from the Cubs, it's why would the Cubs offer him even that much?
As an employee for the company that holds a 5 percent stake in the Chicago National League Ball Club, I need to know how stupid...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:37 PM
DETROIT -- Another thumping of a Cy Young Award winner completed the Kansas City Royals' rapid ascent from worst to first.
Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas blasted two-run homers during a seven-run, second-inning outburst and the Royals took over first...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Avisail Garcia doesn't watch many White Sox games these days.
The Sox right fielder said he doesn't stick around U.S. Cellular Field after rehabilitation to catch home games, and he doesn't view them much on TV.
He will check his phone for updates...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Every team is a veritable contender in the American League Central at this juncture of the season.
Only four games separated the first- and last-place teams at the start of Friday night's contests.
So the White Sox are encouraged to generate the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:11 PM
White Sox left-hander Chris Sale brushed off a rough outing in his last start to give the Tigers plenty of problems Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Sox, however, found Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer even more problematic.
| May 30, 2014
| 11:34 PM
The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second.
Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...
| Aug 7, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira knew he was safe on a close play at the plate. Then he saw what his left pinkie finger looked like, and the first baseman, along with the rest of the New York Yankees, feared the worst....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The Angels knew Dan Haren well from the 21/2 years he spent in Anaheim from 2010 to 2012, and the right-hander they remember did not jibe with the one who went 0-5 with a 10.03 earned-run average in his previous five starts and was on the verge of being...