| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Over breakfast Wednesday morning, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn confronted one of few people who didn't understand why he traded Jake Peavy to the Red Sox to hasten a South Side rebuilding project long overdue.
Hahn's 8-year-old son, Charlie,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The magic of baseball is it brings out the kid in all of us. Given that, I'm channeling fond memories of "Sesame Street" in saying this perspective on the White Sox's 2013 season is brought to you by the letter "R."
The word that was once...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Can anybody out there hit?
That's the question that has been going around baseball all season and it was asked once again, this time loud and clear, as the non-waiver trading period ended with a thud Wednesday.
With Major League Baseball going to...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:37 PM
BOSTON — Maybe it was the 90-degree heat, and we're not only talking about Hiroki Kuroda's fastball here. Maybe we can blame some of this stuff on the final day of an oppressive heat wave.
Makes people do crazy things.
Makes people do things...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:25 PM
BOSTON — Brent Lillibridge, 29 and looking, oh, 19, shook his head in the cramped visiting Fenway clubhouse and smiled at the uncertainty of baseball.
"It's a crazy business," Lillibridge said.
Seconds later, the guy called up from Triple A on...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:18 PM
It's time to step to the plate, Rick Hahn. Batter up.
Trade early, trade often, trade (just about) anyone. About the only way you could upset your fan base is by doing nothing.
If there was any doubt about the direction of the White Sox — and...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:04 PM
CHICAGO — When Scott Feldman walked into the Orioles' clubhouse U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, he saw several familiar faces from his days with the Texas Rangers, only in different uniforms.
And when Feldman made his Orioles debut later that...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Score: Reds 10, Sox 6.
Spring record: 10-9-2.
At the plate: Adam Dunn seems to hit better away from Camelback Ranch, as evidenced by his three-run home run that struck the batter's eye in center field and a single off Homer Bailey.
On the mound: At...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Score: Diamondbacks 11, White Sox 9.
Spring record: 6-4-2.
At the plate: Paul Konerko had a string of seven straight hits broken but clubbed his third homer in the last two games. Josh Bell hit his second homer and is hitting .500.
On the mound: Matt...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:17 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Matt Thornton addressed the issue of junk food with bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen at SoxFest, and the White Sox left-hander sent another message to his fellow relievers this week when he reported to spring training at least 20 pounds...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Talking baseball while praising Kirk Hinrich’s grit:
1. There are lots of good deals on Chicago condos. A forward-thinking baseball organization might buy, not merely rent hotel space, this summer.
Scouts will be camping out on both sides of...