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  • Garza is still here, and I'm wondering why

    Garza is still here, and I'm wondering why
    It’s Thursday, July 18, and Matt Garza remains a Cub. Fix this, Theo. Change this, Jed. Do the deal, guys. If I were Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, I’d do the deal before Friday, when the Cubs resume their drive for next year’s...
  • Trading game's afoot for Sox

    Trading game's afoot for Sox
    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...
  • Phil Rogers power rankings

    Phil Rogers power rankings
    1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer. 2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
  • Umpire Wally Bell dies less than a week after working in MLB playoffs

    Wally Bell had been a member part of an officiating crew for the Major League Baseball playoffs last week. And there was a space for the veteran umpire as the crew for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series lined up Tuesday afternoon. But...
  • Buchholz's Status Unclear, But Farrell Says Righthander Will Start

    BOSTON — In a World Series with no real villains and without a bizarre story line that someone like, oh, Alex Rodriguez could provide, the intrigue over Clay Buchholz will have to do. "Right now [Buchholz] is scheduled to pitch on the weekend...
  • Your Morning Phil: Konerko, Castro, Sale

    Your Morning Phil: Konerko, Castro, Sale
    Talking baseball while wishing the Bears luck in the Marc Trestman era: 1. It’s a little less than 28 hours until baseball’s deadline for non-waiver trades, and Chicago remains Seller City. The Cubs (five) and White Sox (two) have combined...
  • As trade deadline nears, rumors swirl around Angels

    As trade deadline nears, rumors swirl around Angels
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than 24 hours before Wednesday’s 1 p.m. PDT non-waiver trade deadline, rumors were flying about the Angels, who entered Tuesday 14 games game back in the American League West and in rare selling mode. The Cardinals...
  • 'R' is for realistic, Sox fans

    'R' is for realistic, Sox fans
    The magic of baseball is it brings out the kid in all of us. Given that, I'm channeling fond memories of "Sesame Street" in saying this perspective on the White Sox's 2013 season is brought to you by the letter "R." Rebuild The word that was once...
  • Power outage at trade deadline

     Power outage at trade deadline
    Can anybody out there hit? That's the question that has been going around baseball all season and it was asked once again, this time loud and clear, as the non-waiver trading period ended with a thud Wednesday. With Major League Baseball going to...
  • Peavy trade had to be made

     Peavy trade had to be made
    Over breakfast Wednesday morning, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn confronted one of few people who didn't understand why he traded Jake Peavy to the Red Sox to hasten a South Side rebuilding project long overdue. Hahn's 8-year-old son, Charlie,...
  • A cure for Chicago baseball ills?

    A cure for Chicago baseball ills?
    Some good news regarding the remaining baseball season: Gov. Quinn has announced the signing of the medical marijuana bill here in Illinois. Unless I'm mistaken, that means your doctor can prescribe it for you as a way of coping with having to watch...
  • 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...