| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:45 PM
I have some things on my mind.
— The NFL combine is not one of them. I'd rather watch the wife's reality TV shows all night long and have her tell me about her day during the commercials.
— I'm big on "Skyfall," but the fact it's not one...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:56 PM
BOSTON (AP) — If Joel Hanrahan can do for the Boston Red Sox what he did against them, they should be very happy with their new closer.
In the first of his two All-Star seasons, the right-hander posted back-to-back saves for the Pittsburgh...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Terry Ryan has nothing against free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn. Honest.
But the general manager knows his Twins aren't going to compete again in the American League Central — Joe Mauer or no Joe Mauer — until they fix a starting rotation...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:10 PM
While Hyun-jin Ryu is not yet a big name in North America, losing him was a bigger blow for the Cubs than you probably think.
President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer wanted the rights to the 25-year-old South Korean left-hander because they...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Having approved a similar trade between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers in August, Commissioner Bud Selig seems unlikely to block the Miami Marlins’ agreed-upon salary dump, but he says he is taking the deal under review.
Speaking at the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Bobby Valentine has a better guess where he'll be Thursday than the Yankees do.
Bobby V, who has posted fewer Vs than any Red Sox manager since Billy Herman in 1965, figures to be on the other end of a phone call summoning him to a meeting with the...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether alcohol should be banned from MLB clubhouses....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Pitching coach Rich Dubee sat in the Phillies dugout during batting practice and fielded question after question about Josh Beckett. Understandable considering Dubee was Beckett’s pitching coach when the right-hander was in Florida’s minor...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, Morning Call The Phillies are older......
| May 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Angels Manager Mike Scioscia met with his coaches for more than 40 minutes Wednesday in an attempt to find a solution to their slumping offense. "We peeled the paint off of everything we're looking at right now," Scioscia said. "We......