| Mar 19, 2015
| 4:34 PM
You may want to sit down while reading this column. You don't want to feel faint upon hearing how the Marlins are acting like a real baseball franchise.
They're doing what they never have. They're investing smartly in their roster. They're wisely...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:21 PM
Paul Konerko stood near first base in the top of the eighth inning on Oct. 23, 2005, still catching breath that was visible on a drizzly, chilly Sunday night in Chicago.
Scott Podsednik was in left field during Game 2 of the World Series, in his own...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:01 AM
Sports show host Jim Rome referred to marching bands as “dorks running around with their instruments” on New Year’s Day and later tweeted an apology. This begs two questions: 1) Who knew Rome was still working since his days on “...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 1:46 PM
If all goes according to plan in 2015, Chicago fans will be toasting three championship teams before the Bears can fall too far behind in the NFC North.
RedEye has laid out an aggressive set of New Year's resolutions for the city's pro sports...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:54 PM
New Cubs manager Joe Maddon figures to be as entertaining as Ozzie Guillen but without the profanity-laced tirades. The 60-year-old mix of old school and new school, as Cubs president Theo Epstein put it, will have to work some real magic if he's going to...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Ht., wt.: 6-3, 255.
Defected: 2013 to Haiti with his brother-in-law.
Major league debut: 2014.
Statistics: .317 average, 36 home runs, 107 RBIs.
Bio: Abreu grew up in Cruces, about...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Jose Abreu said he is trying his best to learn how to speak English and he hopes to be able to conduct an entire interview in English one day.
For now, the affable White Sox slugger from Cuba said he is able to say: “I got it!” and “...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Team Moneyball will be represented at the World Series, again.
Hollywood's favorite team never won, but its alumni have. David Justice joined the Atlanta Braves to win a ring. Jermaine Dye won his with the Chicago White Sox. Barry Zito won by trading...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:04 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Few outside of San Francisco ever had heard of reliever Hunter Strickland until his ill-timed decision to scream at the Royals' Salvador Perez during Game 2 of the World Series.
After a day to think about it, Strickland said he...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — That absence of noise Friday at Wrigley Field didn’t mean the demolition of the bleachers had ceased.
It was the Cubs front office going under the Cone of Silence as speculation swirled they may be interested in hiring former...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Chris Sale left the White Sox clubhouse before Thursday's game against the Royals for reasons the Sox described as "personal."
What wasn't known at the time was that Sale and Ventura engaged in a heated shouting match just before Sale's exit....