| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Jay Cutler may not rank high in any popularity polls these days, but White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija said Cutler doesn't deserve all the blame for the nightmarish Bears' season.
When the former Notre Dame wideout was asked after Tuesday's news...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:56 PM
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said last month he didn't feel the need to make a splash this winter.
But with the signing of outfielder Melky Cabrera reportedly becoming official Monday, it looks like Hahn did a cannonball from the high dive....
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:44 PM
The White Sox signed free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year contract “in the $45 million range,” WSCR-AM 670 reported late Saturday. The deal was pending a physical, the report said.
Center fielder Adam Eaton sent a message to...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:55 AM
First, a quick note of thanks, again, to Sports Illustrated.
If you believe in the SI jinx, and Lord knows you should, they just screwed us.
They put Jon Lester on the cover before he pitched even one inning for the Cubs.
I want to say the last time...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Days after the Orioles' memorable 2014 season ended in the American League Championship Series, it seemed a foregone conclusion the club would be able to retain its longest-tenured player.
As weeks went by without a deal, optimism dissipated, and once...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:44 AM
SAN DIEGO — Dave Dombrowski was enjoying a relaxing moment in the lobby of the Machester Grand Hyatt on Sunday.
However, the Detroit Tigers president and general manager knows there probably won't be many of those between Monday and Thursday...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Baseball's annual winter meetings officially begin today in San Diego. The lobby of the Manchester Grand Hyatt will be filled with reporters, agents and club executives.
There might have been some awkward moments Sunday night as the Orioles club brass...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The Orioles began to narrow their focus Tuesday at Major League Baseball's winter meetings in order to fill the outfield void left by the departures of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the club...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The Cubs’ pursuit of impact starting pitchers like Jon Lester is understandable, especially given the fact that ace Jake Arrieta never has pitched at least 200 innings and the rotation’s 927 innings were the second fewest in the National...