| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:40 PM
Where the next curse is
The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Go ask Albert
Dave van Dyck
Best choice? Whoever Albert wants. And that's being only half-facetious because if the Cardinals have any hope of keeping three-time MVP Albert Pujols, the new manager will have to be someone he likes/...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 12:17 PM
MILWAUKEE -- The Red Sox and Cubs are expected to have a second face-to-face meeting with managerial candidate Dale Sveum at this week's general managers meetings.
Sveum is scheduled to meet Boston's ownership group Wednesday, and told the Milwaukee...
| Sep 18, 2011
The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...
| Nov 24, 2011
This started Nov. 3 at the Hartford Club. And make no mistake, it would end spectacularly. This started with an arranged meeting before a World Affairs Council event on Prospect Street. And the prospect of it ending in flames on Yawkey Way isn't really...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:38 PM
There was a little confusion Tuesday night with regard to DeMarlo Hale, the Boston Red Sox bench coach who is expected to head to Baltimore.
ESPN Boston reported that he is out in Boston. That will be the case, according to an industry source. And he is...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Dale Sveum sounded so grounded, so non-plussed, so honest even before he was introduced as the new Cubs manager.
And now this.
Reading what Sveum was saying at the winter meetings makes you wonder if he already has gotten Cubbed.
Or maybe someone...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 12:00 PM
After a couple months of speculation and negotiation, the Orioles have announced their coaching staff.
DeMarlo Hale, the former Boston Red Sox bench and third base coach, will be joining the Orioles as third base coach and infield instructor, and Bill...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:00 PM
After weeks of waiting, Orioles manager Buck Showalter ultimately landed the third base coach he wanted.
On Wednesday, in an otherwise uneventful afternoon at the winter meetings, the Orioles announced they had completed their 2012 coaching staff, adding...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The Orioles quietly packed their belongings late Sunday afternoon and dispersed to various parts of the country, carrying more baggage into the All-Star break than they could have possibly imagined.
After an ejection-marred 8-6 loss to the Boston Red...