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  • Betting on Jake Peavy

     Betting on Jake Peavy
    Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case. General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
  • For What it's Worth --- Roy-als with Cheese*, Chiefs and A-Fraud

    For What it's Worth --- Roy-als with Cheese*, Chiefs and A-Fraud
    Actual conversation after joining my 11 year old daughter for breakfast yesterday: “Are you actually eating pretzels and crème cheese---that’s not very nutritious?" “Yeah”, she replied, “but I am drinking water”....
  • For What it's Worth: Ichiro and Bell, Royals and Braun

    For What it's Worth: Ichiro and Bell, Royals and Braun
    Did you know that Texas hasn’t had an offensive lineman drafted since 2008? Did you know that the Longhorns return 18 starters and yet are only picked third in what’s viewed as a down Big 12? Times have changed. Is eight enough? The Big 12...
  • For What it's Worth: Yost re-upped, Freeman floundering and MLB playoffs

    For What it's Worth: Yost re-upped, Freeman floundering and MLB playoffs
    In the short term—it’s a win/win, but Wil Myers hit 13 homers and drove in 53 runs for the Rays in his first half season in the Big Leagues. I still like the deal which brought James Shields to Kansas City, which, simply, wouldn’t have...
  • Could be Ryno time soon

    Could be Ryno time soon
    Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
  • Prescribing a tribute

    Prescribing a tribute
    Even genius seems replaceable in sports, including baseball. Tony Gwynn and George Brett go into the Hall of Fame, and along come Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Cabrera. Greg Maddux retires, and up pops Clayton Kershaw. Tony La Russa steps away, and the...
  • Kansas City Royals name George Brett as interim hitting coach

    Kansas City Royals name George Brett as interim hitting coach
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals said Thursday that George Brett and Pedro Grifol will assume the interim hitting coach and major league special assignment coach roles, respectively, effective immediately. In a corresponding move, the Royals...
  • Royals suffer home sweep to Yankees

    Royals suffer home sweep to Yankees
    Robinson Cano finally hit a home run at Kauffman Stadium, Vernon Wells went deep for the second straight game and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Sunday to wrap up a three-game sweep. Hiroki Kuroda (5-2) allowed only a sacrifice...
  • Phil Rogers' baseball power rankings

    Phil Rogers' baseball power rankings
    1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson? 2. Yankees (2): Boone...
  • Royals part ways with hitting coach Kevin Seitzer

    Royals part ways with hitting coach Kevin Seitzer
    The Royals have chosen not to renew the contract of hitting coach Kevin Seitzer after the team finished 72-90 for its ninth consecutive losing season. General manager Ned Yost and general manager Dayton Moore announced the decision shortly after...
  • Royals hire new bullpen coach

    Royals hire new bullpen coach
    The Royals have hired Doug Henry to be their bullpen coach next season. Henry served as the interim bullpen coach the final two weeks of last season. He takes over on a permanent basis for Steve Foster, who was appointed the club's minor league...
  • Sox and Royals know rotations rule

    Sox and Royals know rotations rule
    Rick Hahn and Dayton Moore know one of the biggest realities of baseball and wasted no time acting upon it. If you're going to go to the playoffs, you better have a strong starting rotation. Last year, eight of the 10 postseason teams were in the...