| Sep 28, 2012
Is that all there is?
Jake Peavy, the guy who was going to play the role of Jose Contreras on the next great White Sox team, may have pitched his last game at U.S. Cellular Field in a home uniform.
It was a big game, maybe the biggest of the season,...
| Sep 28, 2012
As nominations poured in for the stupendous Moutza of the Month award for September, President Barack Obama was avoiding meeting with world leaders because he had something more important to do: hang out on daytime TV with the ladies of "The View."
| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Barring some miraculous turn of events this weekend, these are our final chances to reflect on the improbable 2012 White Sox.
Much of the audience already has headed for the exits, so I'm going to roll closing credits now and avoid an empty theater next...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Jose Quintana already had two strikes against him before he ever set foot in Chicago in May.
He had already been released by both the N.Y. Mets and N.Y. Yankees as a low-level minor leaguer. He also served a 50-game suspension as a Mets farmhand in...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Four words about Kevin Youkilis: I had no idea.
I knew that Youkilis used to be good. Used to be. But when he was traded from the Red Sox to the White Sox on June 24, he had fewer homers and RBIs that month than Orlando Hudson, the man he was supposed to...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 10:12 PM
You have to hand it to Kenny Williams.
While the White Sox general manager didn't land Zack Greinke, like the Angels' Jerry DiPoto, who did, he has found ways to improve on the fly.
Williams filled major holes when he traded for Kevin Youkilis and Brett...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:33 PM
If Addison Reed now appears on your list of White Sox concerns as the division leaders brace themselves for the dog days of August, I understand why.
It's not time to hit the panic button on Reed yet, but after two rocky saves in Minnesota this week, it'...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Chris Sale will make his first start in nine days Monday when the Chicago White Sox open a series against the Kanas City Royals.
The team-imposed rest was done with the hopes that Sale (12-3) would regain lost velocity caused by arm fatigue. Sale...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Buck Showalter has done a masterful job of squeezing enough out of the Orioles roster to keep them viable in the American League wild-card race this long.
Really, there's no other way to explain how a...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Almost two months remain in the season andA.J. Pierzynskialready has a career high in home runs. Does that surprise you?
Pierzynski insists he's not surprised.
He says he called this shot during a spring training conversation with former Twins...