| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The Pesky Pole got the best of the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
In the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the 100-year-old ballpark's fabled right-field corner played a huge part in two key plays.
With the tying run on first in the top...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Attending Tuesday afternoon's IronBirds Media Day at Ripken Stadium was, as always, interesting.
There's a real sense of urgency in the air, as players scramble around the club level, giving interviews, filling out questionnaires and just generally try...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:01 AM
Former White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk has been charged with DUI after police in New Lenox said they found him passed out in a pickup truck in a farm field.
Fisk, 64, was at the wheel with the engine running when police arrived around 7:25 p.m. Monday,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:04 PM
White Sox Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor DUI charge after mixing alcohol and prescription medication and crashing a pickup truck in a New Lenox farm field while driving home from his daughter's house in October....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:23 PM
I don't go to the movies much anymore. Too expensive, especially since I have to have snacks. Too time-consuming, and at least half the time I fall asleep. Plus, I have HBO and Showtime and figure I can wait to see them in my own living room albeit six or...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:58 PM
Paul Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski are the mainstays left from the 2005 World Series champion White Sox, so it’s not easy to see one of them injured.
“Paul’s a great friend of mine, been here with him for eight years now,”...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:37 AM
David Freese was the hero of the St. Louis Cardinals' stunning come-from-behind victory in Game 6 of the World Series, one of the best World Series games ever. A look at some other memorable Game 6's in recent history: 1971:......
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, Morning Call The Phillies are older......
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:22 AM
As a Cardinals fan I am supposed to hate the Reds. It's one of the best rivalries in baseball at the moment and that brawl they had last year was one of the worst in recent MLB history. But visiting Cincinnati on Friday, my first time ever in the Queen...
| May 23, 2011
| 8:53 AM
On Yawkey Way in Boston, the pitch is simple: Come to Fenway Park and see baseball history.
Babe Ruth played here. (Just ask a Red Sox fan about “The Curse of the Bambino.”) So did Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx, Smoky Joe Wood, Johnny Pesky,...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:43 AM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — By the time David Freese stomped on home plate Game 6 had already been stamped among the greatest thrillers in baseball history.
Twice down to their last strike, the St. Louis Cardinals somehow rallied.
And when Freese completed a...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Paul Konerko has put up some impressive numbers since coming to the White Sox in 1999. But the Tribune's seven Hall of Fame voters agree the slugger is not worthy of Cooperstown —for now.
In the post-steroid era, not many hitters...