| Sep 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Victor Martinez hit a three-run homer to back eight stellar innings from Doug Fister, as the Detroit Tigers downed the Cleveland Indians, 4-2, in the opener of three-game series.
Fister (7-13) registered a career-high 13 strikeouts and surrendered...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Rick Porcello was solid on the hill and the Tigers scored five two-out runs in the first inning and never looked back, furthering their stranglehold on the AL Central with a 10-1 drubbing of the Indians.
The Tigers, winners of five straight, hold an 8...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Friday’s White Sox 8-4 loss to the Indians started with one of the season’s more spectacular catches, with Alejandro De Aza robbing Kosuke Fukudome of at least a double.
De Aza raced back to the center field wall and, with his back to the...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Jeff Baker joins a long list of starting right fielders for the Cubs Friday as they host the Astros and lefty starter Wandy Rordiguez.
Seven players have started in right for the Cubs, including Bryan LaHair, Tyler Colvin and Tony Campana since the...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:04 PM
Carlos Pena, who hit the game-changing homer Monday, was the only left-handed swinger in the lineuip for the Cubs against the White Sox's Mark Buehrle on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Reed Johnson replaced Kosuke Fukudome at leadoff and was in center...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:41 AM
After switching his lineup almost on a daily basis in the first half, Cubs manager Mike Quade goes with the same lineup Friday that produced a 2-0 lead into the ninth inning against the Marlins the night before.
Kosuke Fukudome leads off, with All-Star...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:19 AM
I have a theory why Adam Dunn will have a good season.
I don’t know if it makes sense, but then, little about Dunn’s 2011 made sense.
Dunn came to the White Sox a guaranteed 40 homers and 100 RBIs. In the seven years before joining the Sox,...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Kosuke Fukudome starts in right field in place of Alex Rios and Eduardo Escobar at second base in place of Gordon Beckham as the White Sox go for a sweep of the Tigers Sunday.
The other lineup change for Robin Ventura's team is that Adam Dunn will play...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Paul Konerko was a late scratch from Sunday's White Sox lineup, the victim of a stiff neck.
Adam Dunn moves from DH to first base against the Red Sox, with Dayan Viciedo moving from left field to DH and Kosuke Fukudome starting in left.
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:20 AM
There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable.
But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:39 PM
The White Sox Friday placed pitcher Philip Humber on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 17, with a right elbow strain and brought up Brian Bruney from AAA Charlotte.
Dylan Axelrod, called up WQedbesday to replace Zach Stewart, will start in...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:48 AM
The tarp went on the Wrigley Field infield before the Cubs and Astros had a chance to take batting practice Friday morning.
When the game does start, Cubs manager Mike Quade willl go with what has become his "everyday" lineup against right-handers with...