| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Often in the past 15 years, the Orioles have used September as a proving ground for the following season, experimenting with what they had in order to get a better idea of what they needed to fortify in the winter.
The Orioles head into this year's...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Jun 10, 2012
Editor's note: This story ran on June 10, 2012. Paul Konerko's current stats (below) won't vastly change who the guy is after another season. Here's what our voters thought about his Cooperstown prospects when last we surveyed.
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Mark De Rosa? Kevin Kouzmanoff? Placido Polanco? Scott Rolen?
That’s the bulk of your 2012-13 free agent third basemen, unless you count first baseman Mark Reynolds, the only player to strike out more times in a single season than...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Bryce Harper hit his first big league home run, helping lead the Washington Nationals to an 8-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
Harper became the youngest major leaguer to homer since 1998, going deep on a solo shot to straightaway...
| May 20, 2012
| 8:48 PM
On the drive to Wrigley Field early Sunday morning, Adam Dunn glanced at Lake Michigan and noticed something he immediately wanted to share with his carpool buddy, Jake Peavy.
" 'Look at that lake, 'Peaves,' '' Dunn told Peavy. "The thing is glass.''...
| May 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:04 PM
The White Sox will use what has become their "normal" lineup Friday against the Indians, which means Orlando Hudson will play third base behind left-hander Luis Quintana.
Adam Dunn will again be the DH and Paul Konerko at first base.
| Sep 1, 2012
| 10:04 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, 10 a.m. (CBS)
College Football--Alabama State vs. Bethune-Cookman, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Kentucky at Louisville, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN); Southern Methodist at Baylor, 5:30 p.m. (FXSP)
Auto Racing--Indy Racing League, Indy...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner.
If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:26 PM
White Sox starter Jake Peavy will find the same lineup behind him as they start a three-game series against the Mariners atU.S. Cellular Field.
Orlando Hudson will again be at third base and Adam Dunn the DH. The lineup:
De Aza, cf
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Paul Konerko, who is hitless in 10 at-bats in this weekend series, is not in the Chicago White Sox lineup Sunday for the finale against the Seattle Mariners.
Adam Dunn is at first base, with Dayan Viciedo as the DH. Leadoff hitter Alejandro De Aza also...