| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:15 PM
BALTIMORE — When Andy MacPhail departed Chicago in 2006 after two postseason appearances in 12 years running the Cubs, he left with one of the more memorable exit lines in franchise history.
"It's time," he said. "The clock on the MacPhail-o-meter...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:07 AM
How refreshing to read all the recent articles saluting Paul Konerko of the White Sox and Derek Jeter of the Yankees when they retired. After weeks of hearing nothing but derogatory stories coming out of the NFL, it was a pleasure to read about two...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:11 PM
As drizzly clouds covered the region Friday evening, Orioles officials said they are expecting "wet but playable conditions" for the Orioles/Royals matchup to open the American League Championship series.
"During the start of the game there will be some...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:42 PM
It may be the oddest timing for a contract extension announcement in recent memory — on the eve of the first American League Championship Series game at Camden Yards in 17 years and just weeks away from free agency.
But the Orioles took care of...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Major League Baseball pitcher Kyle Lohse has listed his estate in Scottsdale, Ariz., for sale at $3.925 million.
The Tuscan-style property, designed for formal entertaining and indoor-outdoor living, includes such custom features as a home theater...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 11:49 AM
DETROIT – Orioles bench coach John Russell is expected to be interviewed for the Minnesota Twins’ managerial position.
Russell, who has been the Orioles’ bench coach since 2011, has previous managing experience. He managed the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Guess who batted .583 in their last playoff series? Jeff Mathis, 2009 ALCS. Really. (1)
2. WASHINGTON: Last D.C.-based team to win a postseason series:...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set.
The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As the questions increased in September, Welington Castillo started showing more signs that he could be a part of the Cubs’ future.
The biggest question could be whether Castillo, 27, could provide enough offensive and defensive production to...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:30 AM
It has been 10 years since Comcast SportsNet first flipped the switch on Oct. 1, 2004. Since then, the network has documented some of the biggest moments in Chicago sports history.
CSN will reflect on its 10-year anniversary Wednesday at 10 p.m. The one-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Dave McKay returning to the Cubs, the departure of the Cubs’ Class-A move from Kane County to South Bend and the Cubs’ National League 2015 Rookie of...