| Mar 31, 2013
| 2:55 PM
How did the White Sox get stuck with four blocks of 20 games without a day off (April, May-June, July-Aug, and Aug-Sept.)? I didn't go through the entire MLB schedule, but enough to see that some teams have maybe one of those blocks, and some teams have...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day.
Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
From Sunday's print column Which side won in the Chicago Teachers Union strike? I’ve heard and been asked the question many times since the union suspended its seven-day walkout and its members returned to the classroom Wednesday. The easy, vague......
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:00 PM
The Kansas City Royals lost their starting pitcher in the first inning and were in the middle of a listless day at the plate before pinch-hitter Johnny Giavotella turned it all around with one big swing.
Giavotella hit a two-run double off Matt...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO - Cole De Vries wasn't sure what was in store for him. Turns out, it was a harsh welcome to the major leagues.
Paul Konerko and Alex Rios hit back-to-back homers and Alejandro De Aza added a grand slam to cap a six-run sixth inning, leading the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer and Hector Santiago won in his first major league start as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Monday night.
After falling out of sole possession of first place in the AL Central on Sunday night...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:22 PM
And, no, the question isn't "What are two words the Cubs haven't said this season?''
A lot of us were having trouble figuring out how Theo Epstein should handle the awkward confluence of Anthony Rizzo, Bryan LaHair and Alfonso Soriano,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:18 PM
The crosstown blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
The Cubs placed Ryan Dempster on the disabled list because of tightness in his right trade value.
I assume that Dempster’s injury and Monday’s night’s outing...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Who are the piranhas now?
Ozzie Guillen used to say the Twins were like those flesh-eating fish, chewing up opponents. But now it's the White Sox, their front office and pro scouts especially, who are feeding off of others.
After Monday's 5-4 win over...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:38 PM
This was the kind of September slide the South Side embraced rather than feared, one that brought the White Sox nearer the playoffs instead of farther away.
This was right fielder Alex Rios, the team's most valuable player, proving it yet another way by...