| Apr 7, 2012
| 9:31 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas – In front of a packed stadium that made the adrenaline surge more than before most games, Robin Ventura watched Jake Peavy strut to the mound determined to control his baseball destiny.
This was another Saturday 10 years ago ...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:30 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The torch has been passed, and John Danks did not get burned.
Given the assignment he's facing, a fire suit like the ones NASCAR drivers wear, would seem to have been in order Friday. Danks wore his usual No. 50 road jersey and...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Before his final year as a player with the Blue Jays in 1991, Ken Williams received advice from his manager that the career .218 hitter wishes somebody had imparted when he was closer to being a hot prospect than future executive.
"I learned the valuable...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field.
Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:26 AM
The blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
Bulls players faced adversity in the third quarter of Game 2 of their playoff series against Philadelphia --- the first time they faced a hard playoff test coming at them since Derrick...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Even though it is a day game after a night game, White Sox manager Robin Ventura will go with his regular lineup Tuesday against Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer Tuesday.
Adam Dunn is the DH and A.J. Pierzynski is behind the plate as Jake Peavy...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters,
If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field.
If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:48 PM
On the drive to Wrigley Field early Sunday morning, Adam Dunn glanced at Lake Michigan and noticed something he immediately wanted to share with his carpool buddy, Jake Peavy.
" 'Look at that lake, 'Peaves,' '' Dunn told Peavy. "The thing is glass.''...
| May 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:36 PM
I love what Chris Sale did to Tampa Bay on Monday. I have no idea how the White Sox let him do it.
The young, left-handed starter torched a first-place Rays team for 15 strikeouts, one short of the team record and the most in that silly building that...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 AM
For a minute there, I was wondering if there would be any fighting among the cast members of VH1’s upcoming reality show, “Mob Wives Chicago.” There were no signs of tension when I spent an afternoon observing the five women in March and...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:49 PM
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...