| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how the Blackhawks can overcome the Patrice Bergeron face-off factor.
1. The White Sox don’t play the Tigers until July. Could Jesse Crain be closing games against his old team when the teams meet in Detroit before...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Alejandro De Aza drove in Jordan Danks with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, sending the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Jesse Crain (2-1) got through a shaky eighth inning for the White Sox, putting a...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Talking baseball while praising Kirk Hinrich’s grit:
1. There are lots of good deals on Chicago condos. A forward-thinking baseball organization might buy, not merely rent hotel space, this summer.
Scouts will be camping out on both sides of...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:52 PM
MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago White Sox's 7-2 win at Milwaukee was virtually secondary to manager Robin Ventura.
"Health-wise, it was a good night," Ventura said after Jesse Crain threw an impressive scoreless inning with no pain in his right leg and right...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:12 AM
OK, enough with the overtime games.
I've complained about this to no end, but now I really mean it. I've aged, like, five years in the past week. And please, I wasn't young to begin with. I went from, you know, a touch of salt and pepper, to something a...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:53 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Manager Robin Ventura told Chris Sale he was as the opening day starter before the prized White Sox left-hander experienced his roughest spring outing.
Sale, who won 17 games in his first season as a starter, was tagged for five runs...
| May 26, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Starting pitching is everything, right?
After all, the 10 major league teams that had the lowest starters' earned-run average averaged 91 wins last season. This year, eight of the top 10 teams in ERA are winning almost 60 percent of their games,...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
After being held out of a scheduled appearance Wednesday because of a strained right oblique muscle, White Sox reliever Jesse Crain should be able to pitch again over the weekend.
Sox manager Robin Ventura said Thursday morning that Crain's injury was...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:12 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It wasn't the way most pitchers get their work in during an early morning "B" game, but Philip Humber did manage to get in three innings Thursday.
Humber, expected to be in the White Sox's rotation, pitched despite bleeding profusely...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:13 AM
There is a rumor the White Sox are interested in trading for Milwaukee starter Zach Greinke. I believe the rumor was started by Gavin Floyd’s right forearm, the one with tendinitis that likely will land him on the disabled list and scream for the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:43 AM
CHICAGO — Adam Dunn hit his majors-leading 29th homer, Gavin Floyd went six innings after coming off the disabled list and the Chicago White Sox ended a five-game losing streak with a 7-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The Lollapalooza sightings have begun.
“Community” actress Alison Brie and rumored boyfriend and “21 Jump Street” actor Dave Franco had dinner Thursday at RPM Italian. Franco, brother of James Franco, took in the Lollapalooza...