| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:13 PM
White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Tuesday that a left-handed, middle-of-the-order bat appeared on the club’s list of offseason needs, and three days later the Sox were ready to cross it off their list.
The Sox are expected to make their...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 3:56 PM
The White Sox did not announce the signing of first baseman Adam LaRoche officially Saturday, but here's a guess at what the general gist will be when they do.
Headline: Sox excited to welcome veteran lefty bat.
Subheadline: But team says there's...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The White Sox made their first big move of the offseason in signing left-handed reliever Zach Duke on Tuesday afternoon, and Sox executive vice president Ken Williams called it “a good first step” in adding to a team he hopes can be...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The White Sox acquired the first new piece of their much-needed bullpen renovation Tuesday when they announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Zach Duke, a 10-year major league veteran who has experienced a rebirth since his transition from starter...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Still having trouble watching this World Series and not thinking, “The Dodgers have a better team!”
Except, of course, for that one little area. That bane of their 2014 existence — the bullpen.
Forget for a moment that Adrian...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: After Lester deal, had best starting rotation in the American League — for a couple of hours. (1)
2. ANGELS: Reliever Joe Smith’s streak...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:17 PM
A rare meeting between two locals was likely a relatively forgettable experience for both the Milwaukee Brewers’ Marco Estrada and Colorado Rockies’ Christian Bergman.
The two area pitchers squared off in National League action Friday evening...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Though Jair Jurrjens pitched a one-hitter in Game 2, the Norfolk Tides were swept in a doubleheader Friday night by the Louisville Bats.
The Bats won the opener 5-3 before 6,426 at Harbor Park, then took the nightcap 1-...
| Nov 23, 2011
We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position. Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...
| Jun 7, 2012
Tyler Cloyd is the only IronPig among the fans choices so far for the squad that will represent the International League in the Triple-A all-star gmae next month at Buffalo. Cloyd is running second among starting pitchers to Buffalo's Harvey. An IronPig...