| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:42 AM
There are a lot of ways to look at the Chicago White Sox’s surprising trade for Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano, and all of them seem good.
First, White Sox general manager Ken Williams acquired the most important element in the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:24 PM
What White Sox ace Chris Sale called a disgrace after his four-inning outing Tuesday, pitching coach Don Cooper brushed off as a bad day.
What qualified as frustration Thursday for fellow Sox first-year starter Jose Quintana in a 5-3 loss to the Orioles,...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Before they went upscale at Target Field, the word that best described the Twins varied according to whether they made the playoffs. They were efficient in the good years, cheap in the other ones.
The cost of everything has soared post-Metrodome,...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Philip Humber knows perfection eludes him, as it does everyone.
Humber has been starting his days in Florida by pulling out his Kindle, burying his head in his locker and reading "The Cure,'' by John S. Lynch. It's a novel...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Kirk Hinrich gets well soon:
1. At some point every July, I make this point: The odds are always with the teams selling talent at the trade deadline, not the ones giving up prospects to try to meet short-term opportunities....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:38 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With midseason approaching last year, the White Sox traded for Kevin Youkilis. They hadn't had a backup plan when Brent Morel flamed out early and were lucky to grab a card as strong as Youkilis in the discard pile from the Red...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Down 2-0 to the Rays in the eighth inning Wednesday, the Rangers got runners to second and third with one out. Right-hander Joel Peralta was on the mound, and the Rangers had switch-hitter Lance Berkman and the left-handed-hitting A.J. Pierzynski on the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Rub Some Dirt on It: Weirdest Injuries in Baseball 2013: The strangest injuries in the MLB season, with the best-off-the-field and other stupid ways players got scratched from the lineup or put on the DL. ALSO SEE: World Series 2013 TV schedule Baseball's...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:24 PM
The International League has announced its post-season all-ster team and major awards, and there isn't an IronPig to be foundamong them. Manager Ryne Sandberg was probably the IronPig with the best chance to bring home some hardware but Columbus manager...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro was removed from the rotation and demoted to the bullpen before Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he won't name a replacement until early next week. Because of Monday's...
| May 4, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Former UCF star Drew Butera catches Francisco Liriano no-hitter...
| May 28, 2011
| 9:34 PM
For the first month of the season, the Angels' Jered Weaver was the best pitcher in baseball. But for eight innings Saturday, he was no better than the second-best pitcher on the mound at Target Field. That's because the Twins'......