| May 6, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if LeBron James and his kingsmen are taking the Bulls seriously.
1. When the Cubs get around to trading Alfonso Soriano, it would be ideal to have a homegrown replacement ready. There are none in sight, however, as Brett...
| Apr 5, 2013
There were two outs in the ninth inning with the White Sox down two runs and nothing going on. Tyler Flowers stepped to the plate and the game did not end.
Flowers worked a walk from Royals closer Greg Holland as he smartly took a 3-1 pitch that...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
So that’s it: Carlos Sanchez, the little infielder I thought would create some excitement in the Chicago White Sox camp, is off to minor-league camp. He was among five players reassigned Tuesday, and it’s almost like he wasn’t there....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Philip Humber knows perfection eludes him, as it does everyone.
Humber has been starting his days in Florida by pulling out his Kindle, burying his head in his locker and reading "The Cure,'' by John S. Lynch. It's a novel...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:53 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Manager Robin Ventura told Chris Sale he was as the opening day starter before the prized White Sox left-hander experienced his roughest spring outing.
Sale, who won 17 games in his first season as a starter, was tagged for five runs...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:59 PM
PEORIA, Ariz. -- It was May 19 when John Danks last faced hitters on a major league mound.
That was against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. On Monday, he again will go to a mound to face the defending World Series champion Giants, albeit in Glendale, Ariz....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
You almost never can boil a baseball season down to one game, let alone one pitch. But when I break down what happened to the White Sox down the stretch in 2012, when a potentially great season for rookie manager Robin Ventura turned into a learning...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:15 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — After his breakout 17-victory season in 2012, there might be some impetus for Chris Sale's representatives and the White Sox to discuss a long-term deal.
But Sale said he has no knowledge of such and he's content to receive a one-...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
As Robin Ventura found out during his first trip to jolly old England, any torture the White Sox felt at The Cell in September paled in comparison with what poor blokes used to endure inside the Tower of London.
"The history of that spot is just mind-...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Brent Morel is relieved his body and the White Sox coaching staff will allow him to make the most of his opportunity this spring.
After being sidelined for most of last season because of a herniated disk in his back, Morel will be allowed to...
| Feb 13, 2013
GLENDALE, Ariz. — So, Rick Hahn, how do you like Jeff Keppinger now?
While the White Sox's rookie general manager eases into this extended spring training camp, his 13th with the organization, the bet on the American League Central table has...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...