| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:11 AM
The Cubs and White Sox took care of their own business last month that brought free agent left-hander Jon Lester and All-Star catcher Miguel Montero to Wrigley Field, and Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Melky Cabrera to U.S. Cellular Field.
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:30 PM
The White Sox added a versatile piece to their stock of offseason acquisitions Monday, when they signed infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio to a one-year contract with a club option.
Bonifacio will be paid $3 million for 2015, with either a $1 million...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
I watched Randy Johnson pitch for the first time in a college game in 1983, and his ascent from awkward freshman to Hall of Famer marks as one of the greatest transformations I've witnessed. The fact he won 24 games and pitched 260 innings at 38 in 2002...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The "juicer" label is probably never going to completely disappear, but new White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera has a chance to rewrite the narrative of his career.
Cabrera won't be the first former suspended PED user to wear a Sox uniform —...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Late Tribune sports columnist Steve Daley once wrote "Baseball has no offseason in Chicago. Interest only starts to wane when the teams start to play their games."
We do spend an inordinate amount of time discussing baseball in the winter, perhaps to...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:04 PM
On a giant board inside his office, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn ranked his primary offseason targets at each position.
Three names that topped those lists appeared on placards in an auditorium Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field as the Sox...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:21 PM
SAN DIEGO — Baseball's Winter Meetings invariably consist of a lot of talk and little action.
Not this year, though, as the four-day gathering that concluded Thursday at the Manchester Grand Hyatt included 19 transactions that involved 44 players....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The Orioles returned from the winter meetings with nothing more than two selections in the Rule 5 draft, a high-upside project in right-hander Jason Garcia and a right-hander with a steady minor-league resume in Logan Verrett.
Other than that, the...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:49 PM
Outfielder Melky Cabrera agreed to a three-year, $45 million contract with the Chicago White Sox, according to a report Saturday night.
The completion of the deal is pending a physical, 670TheScore.com reported.
Cabrera spent the past two seasons with...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The Chicago White Sox's stealth pursuit of free agent Melky Cabrera paid off late Saturday when the former Blue Jays outfielder agreed to a three-year deal.
MLB.com confirmed the 30-year-old Cabrera agreed to a deal worth an estimated $42 million to 43....
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
In response to a 41-10 rout by the Panthers last Sunday, Saints coach Sean Payton called 10 underachieving players into his office and put them on notice.
Payton benched safety Kenny Vaccaro, a first-round draft pick who talked openly of being on "red...