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  • White Sox to sign Adam LaRoche to two-year deal

    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...
  • Once Adam LaRoche in the fold, White Sox have more on their to-do list

    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...
  • Adam LaRoche had fond memories of time in White Sox clubhouse long ago

    Adam LaRoche had fond memories of time in White Sox clubhouse long ago
    The lesson in the White Sox's signing of Adam LaRoche is simple: Be nice to teenagers. Someday they just may return the favor. White Sox manager Robin Ventura discovered that last week when LaRoche agreed to become his new designated hitter, more than...
  • Adam LaRoche fills big hole in the White Sox lineup and in the clubhouse

    Adam LaRoche fills big hole in the White Sox lineup and in the clubhouse
    When the White Sox traded Adam Dunn to the A's last August, nobody worried about missing Dunn's strikeouts or his Mendoza Line batting average. Nobody wondered how the Sox would survive without Dunn, despite his knack for occasionally hitting the ball...
  • Looking at Andrew Friedman's options for reinventing Dodgers' bullpen

    Looking at Andrew Friedman's options for reinventing Dodgers' bullpen
    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...
  • Glendale Community College's Estrada, Brewers survive slugfest over Bergman's Rockies

    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...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    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...
  • Friday's local roundup: Jurrjens pitches one-hitter but loses as Bats sweep Tides

    Baseball: International League: 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-...
  • Cubs have options among 2012 free agents

     
    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...
  • CLOYD ONLY IRONPIG AMONG FANS CHOICES SO FAR FOR ALL-STAR GAME ...

     
    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...