| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:59 PM
PEORIA, Ariz. -- It was May 19 when John Danks last faced hitters on a major league mound.
That was against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. On Monday, he again will go to a mound to face the defending World Series champion Giants, albeit in Glendale, Ariz....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:15 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — After his breakout 17-victory season in 2012, there might be some impetus for Chris Sale's representatives and the White Sox to discuss a long-term deal.
But Sale said he has no knowledge of such and he's content to receive a one-...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 2:02 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Paul Konerko is the last active player of the 2005 World Series title team still playing for the Chicago White Sox.
And Konerko needs only 33 home runs to catch Frank Thomas for the franchise record of 448 home runs and two hits to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Stoke City at Fulham, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, Preseason, Desert Diamond Cup, Championship Match, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iona at Indiana State, 10 a.m. (ESPNU); Clemson at...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Feb 26, 2013
SURPRISE, Ariz. — It takes one to know one.
A.J. Pierzynski has found a good match in new boss Nolan Ryan. The Hall of Famer who is president and part-owner of the Rangers loves that his new catcher is an instigator who doesn't mind aggravating...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
As Robin Ventura found out during his first trip to jolly old England, any torture the White Sox felt at The Cell in September paled in comparison with what poor blokes used to endure inside the Tower of London.
"The history of that spot is just mind-...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:35 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — In one of his first official duties as the White Sox's general manager last October, Rick Hahn offered a one-year extension for the 2015 season to manager Robin Ventura. It was rejected.
That's not to say that there's any...
| Feb 4, 2013
The power-outage controversy at the Superbowl may live on, but the football season is over. which means it is time to turn to thoughts of spring, and baseball. Later this week, spring training begins for the White Sox, Cubs and Tribune beat writers Mark...