| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle’s nickname for second baseman Neil Walker is “Dennis the Menace.”
Considering the way Walker tormented Miami on Friday night, Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen would be hard-pressed to disagree.
| Jul 22, 2012
| 2:49 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Karstens pitched seven crisp innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.
Pittsburgh completed its fourth sweep of the season...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:51 PM
'Tis the season of lists. The Weather Channel lists the 20 Top Storms of 2012 (I survived one). The New York Times Book Review, the year's Top 10 books ( I've read one).
But on the simple, annual, personal list of Top 10 South Florida Sporting Events...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Now that the emotion of the moment has passed, and the initial heat of the news has cooled, it's time to take a second look at the Marlins' payroll-dumping trade with Toronto.
And you know what?
On second look, it still stinks.
Here's what else...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:40 AM
The more I read Theo Epstein’s alleged defense of Ryan Dempster’s killing the aborted Atlanta deal, the more I think the Cubs president comes back to blaming Dempster for the aborted Atlanta deal.
Epstein, in fact, should've blamed Dempster....
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Adam LaRoche homered twice, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run shot in Washington's six-run eighth inning, and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-7 on Saturday night.
Combined with Houston's 3-2 win over Atlanta, the Nationals increased their lead...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Do you think Sox overpaid for Brett Myers? The player to be named later is most likely a high 2011 draft pick, which is why they have to wait. Jim F., Denver
Jim, thanks for your patience. I realize you submitted this question before the player to be...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Contact a Hollywood agent, quick. It's time for someone to do the miniseries "Trading Sori: Inside the Cubs' Quest for the Holy Grail.''
The conversations about the Alfonso Soriano situation that have taken place recently and will take place for who...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Nov. 11, 2011: Florida Marlins become the Miami Marlins.
Dec. 5, 2011: Closer Heath Bell is signed as a free agent for three years, $27 million.
Dec. 7, 2011: Shortstop Jose Reyes signed as a free agent for six years, $106 million.
Dec. 8, 2011: Left-...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Almost 12 years later, the White Sox finally may have made things right with the Blue Jays for sending them left-hander Mike Sirotka, who hurt his shoulder and never made another big league start after that trade.
The Sox were not a party to the joke of...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Jay Cutler gets well soon.
1. The Cy Young Award is going to be presented Wednesday night, and that, like the balance of power in the AL East, could be impacted by Jeffrey Loria, baseball’s worst owner.