| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:59 PM
White Sox: May have to surrender wild-card hopes and deal Adam Dunn, Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham.
Indians: Is Iowa's Manny Ramirez hoping to bookend career with Tribe, under old Red Sox manager Terry Francona?...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The 1990 White Sox were challenging the World Series champion A's in the final year of old Comiskey Park, and their Double-A first baseman was waiting to join the fun.
"I'm a laid-back guy," Birmingham's Frank Thomas told the Tribune. "I spend most of...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The death of the classic manager-umpire argument, a staple of baseball since its inception, scarcely has been noticed in the first half of the first year of expanded instant replay.
Managers still get ejected, of course, but usually it's from the...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 7:28 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — If Frank Thomas had chosen football over baseball, would the Big Hurt have been successful in the NFL?
"If he had stuck with football, he'd be going in the Hall of Fame as a football player," former Auburn coach Pat Dye told...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:16 PM
WASHINGTON —Jimmy Rollins had three hits, two steals and drove in a run and Ben Revere had four hits and scored twice as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 10-4 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:40 PM
September is always the best month of the baseball season, and with tight races in four of the six divisions and in both wild-card hunts, it could be one of the more memorable finishes in years.
Here are a few things to watch as we head into the stretch...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:53 PM
Like many of us, Mike Rizzo's love of baseball was passed down from his father.
Whether playing catch, watching games on TV or heading out to Wrigley Field or old Comiskey Park, Rizzo's passion for the game became part of his DNA.
Many years later, he...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Cal Ripken Jr. is one of the biggest icons to ever play baseball.
Will his son follow in his footsteps? It's obviously quite a challenge, but at least Ryan Ripken will have a chance.
The 6-foot-6, 230-pound first baseman out of Indian River State...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:01 PM
The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...