| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:07 PM
It is back to putting left-handers back in the Cubs lineup Saturday, as Carlos Pena returns to his cleanup role and Tyler Colvin bats fifth against the Brewers' Yovani Gallardo.
The rest of the Cubs lineup remains the same as it has been lately,...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:13 AM
Wilson Betemit will be available.
No kidding. Really. In case you were looking for a replacement for Aramis Ramirez at third base next year, Betemit will be right there for the Cubs. Yes, the very same Betemit who had three memorable RBIs for the White...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 5:48 PM
The big question swirling around the Orioles right now is what happens with the club's top executive post and, subsequently, its manager.
There was no more clarity on the situation Friday. The belief remains that president of baseball operations Andy...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Cubs starter Ryan Dempster has exercised his contract option for next season and will pitch for $14 million while also seeking an extension.
It came as no surprise that Dempster, who was 10-14 with a 4.80 earned-run average, would exercise the last...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 8:20 PM
You can understand why Jay DeMerit didn’t initially jump at the opportunity to make a documentary about his life.
Sure, the UIC alum knew his story was worthy of the big-screen treatment — it’s not every day that someone who went...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:12 AM
The Bears’ Devin Hester estimates he plays video games just about every day. He said it’s due in part to the free time he has and the fact that he feels he can’t go out in public much. His wife doesn’t mind — after all, it...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 5:39 AM
Jennifer Hudson is well aware of the rumors that she and fiancÚ David Otunga had broken up and was quick to address them Sunday during an interview with “Access Hollywood” on the American Music Awards red carpet.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The best parties in Chicago don’t all take place in the summer — just most of them.
But if you’re getting early stages of cabin fever and don’t feel like you can spend another weekend in your sweatpants, there is the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:33 PM
I know that the Sox are committed to Adam Dunn's home run production. However, I can't for the life of me, why he is put third in the batting order. Alex Rios or A.J. Pierzynski would be a much better fit. Dunn is on his way to setting the single-season...