| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Wrigley Field is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and WGN-TV is joining the party with "Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration."
The two-hour special on the history of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs, its primary occupant, will air at 7 p.m....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The newest addition to Angel Stadium is a dark green sign, behind the last row of the bleachers closest to center field. In white letters and numbers, the sign reads "PUJOLS 494."
The number will change with every home run Albert Pujols hits. At Angel...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:58 PM
John Bills fits right in to the world of colorful characters who do the heavy lifting for Chicago politicians every election — raising donations, knocking on doors and delivering all of the vote.
But in Bills' case, the colors have often been a...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:51 PM
The White Sox are out to prove they can beat the Cubs any old day of the week, home or away.
They whipped the Cubs for the third straight time in this four-game set Wednesday night with an 8-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field before a crowd of 21,075, the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:12 PM
There's something about White Sox baseball this year that reminds me of that summer romance where you're on an emotional roller coaster. You're dancing on clouds, feeling like the center of the universe one minute, and singing emo music feeling like...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:56 PM
The Orioles didn’t need a game-ending three-run homer Wednesday night to complete their second dramatic comeback victory in three games against the Chicago White Sox.
A walk-off wild pitch in the early hours of Thursday morning was enough....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:17 PM
It is a slur, a slam, a label that carries the air of disparagement. When the Cooperstown debates flare anew each winter, candidates who do not measure up in the eye of the beholder are dismissed with these words: "It is the Hall of Fame, not the Hall...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:21 PM
CHICAGO -- The way the red-hot Orioles are playing these days, no deficit seems insurmountable.
So when left-hander Wei-Yin Chen quickly fell behind the Chicago White Sox in the first inning Wednesday night, it seemed as if it was only a matter of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:55 PM
When most people see a perfectly good wall, their first inclination isn't to run right into it at full speed.
Then again, most people aren't White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton.
"It's fun," the 25-year-old said recently, smiling. "I enjoy it. When you can...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:50 PM
White Sox captain Paul Konerko recognizes that every player's retirement decision is different, so he had just one nugget of advice for Adam Dunn on Monday.
"Just take your time," Konerko said.
Dunn's four-year, $56 million contract with the Sox is up...