| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Chicago baseball returns Monday with a basis to be genuinely excited about possibilities of the future, but enough about Rosemont.
As for citywide interest in the Cubs and Sox, the list of reasons to drop everything and pay attention is here somewhere...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Talking baseball while congratulating the Louisville Cardinals for winning one for their horribly injured teammate, Kevin Ware.
1. Growing up in Puerto Rico, Alex Rios idolized Juan Gonzalez. If the White Sox are going to contend this season, they need...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Adam Dunn homered and the Chicago White Sox went deep four times to back a solid start by Jake Peavy in a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
Tyler Flowers, Dayan Viciedo and Alexi Ramirez also connected, and the White Sox made it two...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Today, veteran political strategist and former executive director of the Illinois Republican Party Christine Dudley (right) joins me for another e-mail back and forth about the race for the presidency You may link to our December chat here, so long......
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The 2012 MLB Home Run Derby takes place at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Monday, July 9, as part of Major League Baseball’s All-Star festivities. While many of the game’s best power hitters to skip the event — Josh Hamilton, Adam...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 8:28 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A.J. Pierzynski prides himself on not striking out.
It happened only 23 times last year, which is why the White Sox see their catcher as someone who can hit second in a batting order. Yet there was Pierzynski on Sunday...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:40 AM
From Tempe to Goodyear, Scottsdale to Mesa, baseball has returned to the Valley of the Sun, the now undisputed capital of spring training. The greater Phoenix area plays host to as many teams as the entire rival Grapefruit League in Florida — all...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:26 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Tyler Saladino started at second base for the Chicago White Sox against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday after being added to the major league camp, which is a spring training rarity.
Also in the lineup as DH was Adam Dunn, who...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:16 PM
Score: Indians 12, White Sox 3.
Spring record: 3-9.
At the plate: A.J. Pierzynski hit his first homer but is batting just .211. Alex Rios doubled but is hitting .182.
On the mound: Starter Dylan Axelrod, hoping to land a spot in the bullpen, allowed...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Mesa, Ariz.—Gavin Floyd was the scheduled starter for the White Sox against the Cubs on Sunday, but heavy overnight rains and an iffy forecast forced the Sox to switch to Zach Stewart.
Floyd instead threw three simulated innings on a Sox...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Lovie Smith has to say he likes his group of offensive linemen. Just like we have to slam our palms to our foreheads.
Lovie Smith also has to say he’s “comfortable’’ with a left tackle who gave up the most sacks and committed...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:45 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Not so long ago, Dayan Viciedo would swing at anything a pitcher threw to home plate. He would hit it too, which is why some people compared him to Vladimir Guerrero.
He's looking like Guerrero, all right. Wilton Guerrero.