| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks for the offer, Jake. Now shut up and make a rehab start in the minors.
Jake Peavy told White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper he would pitch out of the bullpen. Heck, Peavy told anybody and everybody he would pitch out of the bullpen.
| Jun 17, 2011
Rodriguez in bad spot
Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door?
It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series:
Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll!
Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:18 AM
Back when the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox first started meeting in interleague play, South Side crowds were in the 45,000 range. But for the first game of the 2011 City Series, only 36,005 showed up Monday.
The smaller crowd likely was a result of...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Ozzie Guillen says a lot of things, or at least is quoted as saying a lot of things.
Most of them are true. Some of them reveal surprising insecurity. He apparently needs to be needed more often and to a greater degree than you’d think a cocky,...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Cubs and Red Sox have submitted written proposals – thought to include names of players – to commissioner Bid Selif in hopes of settling their dispute over compensation for Theo Epstein switching allegiance.
“I’d like to get...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 10:58 PM
Big Hurt Beer at U.S. Cellular Field? It could happen, or at least White Sox legend Frank Thomas thinks so. The Big Hurt said his new beer, which launched in the fall, could be available at the South Side ballpark as soon as this season.
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
No. 9 Marlins: 22nd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Braves.
New name. New stadium. New manager. Four new players, all of whom have been to at least three All-Star Games.
There is no shortage of topics to consider when looking at...
| Jun 22, 2011
New senior circuit
Jack McKeon didn't get a four-year contract when the Marlins hired him to be their interim manager, so why not do what they're doing?
McKeon is clearly a bridge guy to Ozzie Guillen, Bobby Valentine or...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Jake Peavy can dominate opposing hitters as well as he can dominate the disabled list.
For 90 pitches or so, anyway.
Peavy said his start against the Cubs on Wednesday night was a struggle, and not just with catcher A.J. Pierzynski, whatever that was....
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:30 AM
In the end, Sunday's scheduled starter Philip Humber was warming up, ready to pitch the 15th inning if needed.
Yes, it was that kind of night for the Chicago White Sox.
Humber wasn’t needed because four unearned runs, caused by a throwing error by...