| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:22 PM
SEATTLE – The White Sox have had their shares of ups and downs in this 2014 rebuilding season, but the last five days have been about as ugly a stretch as they’ve gone through all season.
With a 13-3 loss to the Mariners on Thursday...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The non-waiver trading deadline brought a flurry of moves July 31 that included ace left-handers Jon Lester and David Price changing teams.
However, that wasn't the end of the wheeling and dealing. Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels was claimed by...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:51 PM
SEATTLE – The White Sox offense has been missing a spark over the last week, including during Friday’s 4-1 loss to the Mariners, and it hasn’t helped that leadoff hitter Adam Eaton continues to battle various injuries.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:23 PM
SEATTLE – After each of his last two starts, White Sox right-hander Hector Noesi reached into his locker and put on a baseball cap with the word “revenge” scrawled on it in capital letters.
Sox pitching coach Don Cooper helped him make...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his All-Star Home Run Derby title Monday night at Target Field.
Cespedes, representing the American League, beat Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round. A year ago, the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:58 PM
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper altered the release point for Hector Noesi, then he tinkered with his follow through, and ultimately he has rebuilt his confidence.
The 27-year-old right-hander joined the Sox off waivers from the Rangers on April...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The Dodgers ought to consider a new organizational strategy for the Home Run Derby.
Just say no.
The Dodgers' derby futility continued Monday, when Yasiel Puig was shut out. For all the anticipation over the degree of flourish in a derby bat flip,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
PHOENIX — With a long-awaited conflict again coming into view, Dodgers outfielders have taken a variety of approaches to what could be an uncomfortable situation.
Matt Kemp was brazen, declaring he wouldn't be a fourth outfielder. Carl Crawford...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Snub Day, more commonly referred to as All-Star selection day, is here again.
While some may focus on the actual makeup of the All-Star teams, the more interesting stories are often the guys with deserving stats who have to stay home.
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:48 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — As kids, Sean Burnett and Prince Fielder were teammates on a travel ball team in Florida.
The team was called The Juice, and packed with 11- and 12-year-olds. Rickie Weeks played second base. Chet Lemon, the former major league...