| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:02 PM
NEW YORK - Jeremy Hellickson confounded hitters with off-speed pitches for six innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays continued their surge with a 10-6 victory over the New York Yankees Friday night at Yankee Stadium that lifted them into sole possession of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Eagles OL Todd Herremans thinks the Birds' running game could be "second-to-none," and that's just one quote pulled from the first full-squad practice of training camp on Friday at the NovaCare Complex. Nick Fierro will have a full report in print and...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Will the last baseball player in Chicago please turn off the lights?
Yes, Chris Sale, that means you.
Trade rumors remain as cheap as the talk is furious here in Seller City, where the next flip of the scoreboard will show the Cubs leading the White...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Now that the Blackhawks season is over, it's time for baseball season in Chicago to officially start.
So here's a quick recap of the 2013 season. The Cubs and White Sox have played some games. The Cubs and White Sox have lost most games. A man named...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Talking baseball while congratulating Louisville for getting its men's and women’s teams to the NCAA basketball finals.
1. With the Brewers as the Cubs’ opponent for the home opener, Rob Deer will see some old friends. But will he have time...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:17 PM
MESA, Ariz. — When the Cubs signed Alfonso Soriano to his eight-year, $136 million deal after the 2006 season, they figured he would help them win it all before the final two seasons, making it worth the added years.
Now that Soriano is entering...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if LeBron James and his kingsmen are taking the Bulls seriously.
1. When the Cubs get around to trading Alfonso Soriano, it would be ideal to have a homegrown replacement ready. There are none in sight, however, as Brett...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Two of the biggest stories in Cubs camp Monday involved Tony Campana and Alfonso Soriano. The former is leaving, while the latter would do so only grudgingly, and both represent object lessons for Cubs fans and management.
Actually, Campana and...
| Mar 20, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — He was 18 when he signed his first contract, 22 when he made his big league debut, 23 when he played in his first All-Star Game and 27 for his first World Series. He's 30 now and as the Most Valuable Player of the World Baseball...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:05 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- In his first big league camp, 20-year-old Javier Baez is making things look easy.
Baez homered for the second time and went 2-for-3 Saturday in a 9-2 loss to the Indians, increasing his spring average to .360 and his slugging percentage to...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The Yankees appear to be imploding around GM Brian Cashman, making some wonder if the Steinbrenner brothers will become more involved. If they do, Alfonso Soriano could be in play in trade talks before opening day. Cashman wants nothing to do with the two...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:52 PM
MESA, Ariz. — There are 62 players in Cubs camp this spring, and every one of them has a story.
But as in almost every camp in Arizona and Florida, a few players fit into the same basic profile: the unknown prospect trying to open some eyes, the...