| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:08 PM
There will be no bump in the standings for the White Sox on Tuesday, at least not from anything that happens at U.S. Cellular Field. But 40 high school players from inner-city programs will live the dream in big-league dugouts.
Where Alfonso Soriano and...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Terry Francona was run out of Philadelphia before he became an overnight success in Boston. Bobby Cox, who soon will be on his way to the Hall of Fame as a manager, ran up a 262-323 record in his first stint as Braves manager.
Clint Hurdle, the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:14 AM
It's been a bad year for Chicago baseball. The city's beloved ball clubs enter the All-Star break a combined 27 games under .500, and any hope created in 2012 on either side of town seems long dead. The 2013 season will be remembered by fans of either...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Some people will do just about anything to get a photo of "Transformers: Age of Extinction" filming, as proven by one double-decker tour bus driver Saturday in front of the Chicago Board of Trade building. The driver pulled out her camera phone while...
| Sep 4, 2013
Perry Hill, the Marlins' longtime first-base coach, may have become the first man in uniform to compliment the visiting clubhouse at Wrigley Field. He was happy to find that a small video room was added since his last visit, taking the monitors out of the...
| May 27, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Where have you gone, Carlos Zambrano?
You too, Milton Bradley?
On a night when the city was glued to a hockey game in Detroit, the 17th edition of the City Series began with thousands of empty seats at U.S. Cellular Field, each reflecting Chicago's...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:27 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. — Thirteen players and coaches have worn No. 56 for the Cubs. Could Mark Buehrle one day become the 14th?
"What if?'' Buehrle said on a sunny Wednesday in the visiting clubhouse at McKechnie Field. I had asked him what would have...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:22 PM
How To Ruin A Franchise, Step 41: Write a full-page letter in the newspapers blaming the media, attendance, general ignorance – anyone but yourself! – for your decaying franchise a year after a publicly-funded stadium was built.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Thanks to a deal announced Tuesday, Northwestern will use Wrigley Field for home football games and other sports for the next half decade. Here's how they can make everything goes smoothly.
Mind the walls: Playing the Northwestern-Illinois football game...
| May 30, 2013
In a perfect universe, with the White Sox and the Cubs playing a crosstown series, Ozzie Guillen would be sitting on the top of a dugout bench.
He'd be looking out at batting practice, scratching, wisecracking, saying those ridiculous things to sports...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:34 AM
While scanning YouTube for Crosstown Classic clips, I came upon this gem from 1994, back when the game was a yearly charity event before the days of interleague play. The ’94 game at Wrigley Field is the only one for which I recall any specific...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
If a certain Bucktown resident seems a lot more relaxed these days than he did when he was managing the White Sox, that's because, well, he is.
"I really like living a regular person life," Ozzie Guillen told RedEye in an exclusive interview Wednesday....