| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Edwin Jackson gambled, and he won. The question for the Cubs is whether he and Carlos Villanueva will win too much next season?
I wouldn't worry about it if I was President Theo Epstein or general manager Jed Hoyer. They still should be sitting pretty...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Baseball analysts don't agree on a lot. But for months just about everyone has said that this class of free agents is weak, and that Zack Greinke is the best guy in it.
In other words, it's a great time to be Greinke.
But how about the team that signs...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how Tom Thibodeau is going to survive until Derrick Rose returns:
1. To say that Marvin Miller was as tough as nails is to compliment the strength of nails. Miller has passed away at the age of 95, and somewhere there...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Some would say Scott Baker had a better 2012 than the Cubs. He didn’t make it on the field.
Baker experienced elbow pain in spring training and underwent Tommy John surgery in April. Now he’s coming to Chicago to try to help the Cubs while...
| 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.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Howie Kendrick has been the Angels' most consistent hitter for average this season, batting .299 with eight home runs, 25 doubles and a team-leading 55 runs, but the second baseman was not in the lineup Wednesday night for the game......
| May 27, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Peter Bourjos led off the ninth inning with a triple and scored on Maicer Izturis' line-drive single, capping a furious comeback that lifted the Angels to a 6-5 victory over the Twins at Target Field. Bourjos, who also made three......
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 1:30 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Even a monstrous home run from Jim Thome wasn't enough to wake up the Minnesota Twins' slumbering offense.
Thome ended the team's homerless skid at 210 plate appearances, but the Oakland Athletics held on for a 5-3 victory Sunday to take...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:22 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — In the wake of a blowout loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Minnesota Twins focused on sending the NL club back to California with a pair of losses.
Thanks to Scott Baker, they were able to achieve just that.
Baker struck out nine...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO - For the Chicago White Sox, this seemed like an appropriate All-Star break send-off - another lousy performance, another loss. For good measure, throw in some extra angst over Jake Peavy's arm, too.
Anthony Swarzak dominated over six innings,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Jim Thome has been plagued by aches and pains for the better part of a decade. They just seem to be coming around a little more often in his 19th season.
A strained oblique and bothersome toe injury on his left foot have slowed his chase...