| May 17, 2012
| 7:41 AM
I got an email Wednesday that protested my shredding of the Cubs-White Sox series this weekend.
Actually, I got a lot of emails. A friendly missive from Tim Kovacik explained that I “stink’’ because I included “so many Cubs...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Yes, there also was a baseball game Friday. Amid all the hoopla of the NATO visit, rumors of President Obama visiting Wrigley Field and Kerry Wood picking this weekend to retire, the City Series finally got to take center stage.
The Cubs and White Sox...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum helped out the White Sox, and John Danks did the rest on Saturday night.
The White Sox’s left-handed starter has had more trouble with left-handed hitters than righties this season. His confidence in throwing his changeup to...
| May 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:04 PM
The White Sox will use what has become their "normal" lineup Friday against the Indians, which means Orlando Hudson will play third base behind left-hander Luis Quintana.
Adam Dunn will again be the DH and Paul Konerko at first base.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Maybe it’s me, and maybe I’m alone on this one, but sorry, I’m not impressed with the Yankees.
They came to the South Side this week. They brought the best record in the American League. They had hit the most homers. Did all of them...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 9:25 PM
The Orioles spent 7 1/2 innings nearly giving away a game they couldn't afford to lose against the sizzling Chicago White Sox on Monday night at Camden Yards.
But in leading this team past the misery of 14 straight losing seasons, Orioles manager Buck...
| 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...
| May 31, 2012
| 6:45 PM
It says everything about the low-key, first-place White Sox that the loudest noise resonating with anybody anywhere nationally during May's month of winning came from their play-by-play broadcaster.
Say "White Sox homer" and baseball fans beyond...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner.
If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:32 AM
White Sox manager Robin Ventura has an easy task while filling out his lineup card, because the entire lineup, top to bottom, is clicking.
So Ventura will use the same nine Saturday behind Gavin Floyd as the Sox face the Mariners in a 3:10 p.m. game...