| Jun 24, 2012
| 2:52 PM
When you go to extra innings scoreless twice in three days, you need offensive help.
I’m just not sure how the White Sox’s trade for third baseman Kevin Youkilis helps that right now.
At one time, Youkilis was a terrific heart-of-the-order...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 7:15 PM
That's one way to describe the White Sox's trade for Kevin Youkilis.
That's another way.
By filling their biggest hole with one of the most respected third basemen in baseball, the White Sox may have just...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Ken Williams was smiling Sunday afternoon. The White Sox general manager seemed revved up, if not totally revived, by the Kevin Youkilis trade.
Maybe it was just the idea of making a deal after spending weeks crying poor attendance. Deals, after all, are...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:46 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — You couldn't have blamed Kevin Youkilis if he wanted a little time to collect himself. But baseball doesn't work like that, not during the 162-game marathon.
So there was Youkilis on Monday, reporting to Target Field about 24 hours...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
They don't give away Comeback Executive of the Year awards.
But as the first-place White Sox start a four-game series Thursday at Yankee Stadium against the best team in baseball, consider that Adam Dunn and Jake Peavy aren't the only professionals on...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Chris Sale was named to the All-Star team.
Sale has been talked about as the American League starter.
Sale should not pick up so much as the rosin bag a week from today in Kansas City.
Sale is important. The All-...
| Jul 4, 2012
With a stern voice usually reserved for stump speeches or Springfield, Gov. Pat Quinn stared into the camera and appealed to White Sox voters everywhere.
"Band together in the best tradition of baseball fans and send our best, Jake Peavy, to theAll-...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 10:12 PM
You have to hand it to Kenny Williams.
While the White Sox general manager didn't land Zack Greinke, like the Angels' Jerry DiPoto, who did, he has found ways to improve on the fly.
Williams filled major holes when he traded for Kevin Youkilis and Brett...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 6:35 PM
It's never easy for Jerry Reinsdorf and the White Sox, but year after year they find ways to stretch the payroll and keep things interesting.
That sweetheart stadium deal certainly helps. So does the Comcast SportsNet Chicago deal. But at the end of...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Maybe you blame Cubs team President Theo Epstein for failing to take every step required to execute the trade of Ryan Dempster to Atlanta.
Maybe you blame Dempster for failing to live up to his word that he would waive his no-trade rights for certain...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Nothing amuses Arroyo Grande (Calif.) High School athletic director Dwight MacDonald more these days than looking at the American League Central standings.
But scanning his baseball coaching roster with colleagues comes close.
"We have fun trying to...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Adam Dunn couldn't stop smiling. He was floating, levitating almost, as he talked about how all the years of his baseball career — including one of the longest seasons anyone has ever had — had led to two swings of his bat Monday night.