| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:59 PM
White Sox: May have to surrender wild-card hopes and deal Adam Dunn, Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham.
Indians: Is Iowa's Manny Ramirez hoping to bookend career with Tribe, under old Red Sox manager Terry Francona?...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:03 PM
NEW YORK -- Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been handed a seven-game suspension from major league baseball for inappropriate behavior during Sunday's contest against the Miami Marlins.
After giving up four runs in the top of the ninth...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The 1990 White Sox were challenging the World Series champion A's in the final year of old Comiskey Park, and their Double-A first baseman was waiting to join the fun.
"I'm a laid-back guy," Birmingham's Frank Thomas told the Tribune. "I spend most of...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:59 PM
By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jerome Williams pitched seven shutout innings, shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Oakland 3-0 on Saturday, delivering a blow to the A's wild-card...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:18 PM
In this crazy week, when trade rumors are amplified and dissected with every passing second, the Dodgers commanded the attention of their fans Tuesday with two words: "BREAKING NEWS."
On the public address system. On the video board. In the second...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:39 PM
"Now batting, first baseman, Chaaaase Utley!"
You read that right: first baseman Chase Utley.
Sure, it's a bit of a stretch, but it's not completely crazy and it's something the Phillies seriously have to consider heading into the offseason and Spring...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:36 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Ronell Coleman and Shawn Hammock were all dressed up with one place to go: the Little League World Series.
On Thursday, both sported the orange caps they wore 31 years ago, when they were members of the last Jackie...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:26 PM
ATLANTA -- In an otherwise forgettable season, Cole Hamels and three relief pitchers gave Philadelphia Phillies fans something to remember.
Hamels struck out seven in six no-hit innings and the bullpen took it from there as the Phillies pitched a...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
As Dan Connolly allows me to serve as a guest bartender today, I'll take a swing at a topic that likely interests a lot of you: the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline.
It has been a slow season on the trade front so far this summer.
There have been only...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.
“Joe West handled himself appropriately in ejecting Papelbon after the player's lewd...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:11 PM
As the nonwaiver trade deadline approaches Thursday at 4 p.m., the Orioles are focused on acquiring a mid-level starter and a left-handed reliever, as well as a potential upgrade offensively at either second base or catcher.
The club has talked to...