| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Daisuke Matsuzaka returned from the disabled list with his best start of the season and Cody Ross drove in three runs, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday.
The Red Sox took three of four games in the wraparound...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's ranking)
1. Rangers (1): There have many issues, including a lack of production since early in the season from Michael Young and the highly regarded lineup, but a soft schedule has kept those issues from showing...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:52 PM
There are some things that can be bought.
A space flight. The chance to be cryogenically frozen. Or maybe just some of the simpler things, like a 12-cylinder Ferrari Testarossa, beachfront property in Turks and Caicos or one of the socks Curt...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sure, there are qualifiers. There always are.
Arizona is a great place to hit. He's on the hottest streak of his life. And if he had been facing him in the regular season, not in late March, the White Sox's Jake Peavy wouldn't...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:41 AM
At its best it was magical for baseball.
… From the grace of DiMaggio, in a dark suit, tossing the ceremonial first pitch, to the triumphant leap of Counsel in Game 7, to the exultation of Pudge taking the hit and holding on to beat the Giants....
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether alcohol should be banned from MLB clubhouses....
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:33 AM
The Boston Red Sox may have not made the playoffs, but the controversy surrounding their late-season collapse continues to make an October run. Red Sox pitchers Josh Beckett, Jon Lester and John Lackey strongly denied a television report that they......
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Boston pitcher Jon Lester admitted Monday that he occasionally has had beer and fried chicken in the Red Sox clubhouse. But he also said that it had nothing to do with the Red Sox's collapse in September and that he is the victim of a "witch hunt."...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:33 PM
t’s the tale of two cities as the 2011 Major League baseball season comes down to a two-game shootout involving the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox. The teams are deadlocked in the scramble for the AL wild card....