| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:21 AM
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MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH
ST. LOUIS -- If A.J. Pierzynski were an NBA player from 25 years ago, he would be Bill Laimbeer. The guy you love to hate, unless he is on your team. Then, as his former Chicago...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Chicago fandom is known for creating false scenarios.
The Curse, Bear weather, Corey Crawford glove side and the "meteoric" rise of Josh McCown come to mind.
The most puzzling seems to surround the Bulls and their allegedly tight purse strings.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Frank Thomas was a slugger, not a fighter.
But Thomas did have one brief moment of rage, in the summer of 1996 in the visitors' dugout of old Yankee Stadium, where he shoved White Sox teammate Robin Ventura in the chest after Ventura tried to stop him...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:03 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — If you didn't get thanked by Frank Thomas on Sunday, please raise your hand.
In a heartfelt speech at his Hall of Fame induction, Thomas made sure not to slight any of his favorite former teammates, coaches or other employees...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 1:53 PM
White Sox: Are Chinese hackers responsible for Robin Ventura's bullpen decisions? Checking the bullpen phones.
Indians: More fans gathering around LeBron James' house than watching Indians pretend they're contenders....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:41 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, working the game as an analyst for ESPN Deportes, said he spoke with Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf recently for the first time since leaving the organization in 2011 to manage the Marlins....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:16 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Rays ace David Price spent part of his All-Star day trying to convince people he wasn't lobbying to be traded to the Cubs, even though there was no chance of that happening anyway.
It all stemmed from Price's comment Monday on how...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:14 PM
You've made it to the second half of the baseball season, congratulations.
Through some wonderful offseason distractions by the Bulls and Blackhawks, we've made it through two pretty unwatchable teams. With the exception of Jose Abreu, Chris Sale,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The White Sox's magic number in the second half is 21.
That's how many home runs Jose Abreu needs to break Albert Belle's 1998 franchise record and snap Mark McGwire's 1987 all-time rookie mark, both 49, back when "Big Mac" still could fit into a pair...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Left-hander Carlos Rodon, the White Sox’s first-round draft pick from North Carolina State, is scheduled to begin his pro career next week in the Arizona Rookie League.
“He’s a kid we targeted for essentially a year now, once it became...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The 1990 White Sox were challenging the World Series champion A's in the final year of old Comiskey Park, and their Double-A first baseman was waiting to join the fun.
"I'm a laid-back guy," Birmingham's Frank Thomas told the Tribune. "I spend most of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of longtime Major League player, manager, coach and Tampa Bay Rays senior advisor Don Zimmer, who was 83:
"Like everyone in Major League...