Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
ARLINGTON, Texas | Martin Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers routed the White Sox 12-0 Friday night.
SCHERERVILLE | If Bobby Morris could travel back in time, what advice or assistance would he give a younger version of himself trying to follow an older brother into the big leagues?
Former Major League player and coach Rick Stelmaszek picked up a different club this spring and hit a smaller ball.
CHICAGO | Kevin Youkilis doesn’t mind a good sweat.
ARLINGTON, Texas | Hector Santiago tried to give the ball from his first major league save to his beer-soaked manager who had just won his first game for the White Sox.
ST. LOUIS | David Freese swooped in, expecting Elvis Andrus to bunt. He did, but the ball trickled wide of the line.
ARLINGTON, Texas | Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.
ST. LOUIS | The coolest person at the World Series is C.J. Wilson.
ARLINGTON, Texas | The Texas Rangers know who they're playing in the World Series.
ARLINGTON, Texas | Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday for a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series.
NEW YORK | Don Kelly and Delmon Young hit first-inning home runs, Doug Fister and the Detroit bullpen held on and the Tigers edged the New York Yankees 3-2 Thursday night to win the deciding Game 5 of the AL playoff series.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | David Price is thankful to have another shot at Texas in the playoffs.
CHICAGO | Jake Peavy went into that windup with all his accustomed power and torque, and experienced a long-lost familiar feeling against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night.
Gordon Beckham scampered home on Cody Eppley's wild pitch in the eighth inning, lifting the White Sox to a sorely needed 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO | The alternative could be a lot worse than the White Sox having a spring in their step Monday, coming home after an uncommonly successful 6-3 West Coast road trip.
SAN FRANCISCO | Giants manager Bruce Bochy might have a better alternative than simply walking Josh Hamilton in key spots during the World Series.
On July 16, Kim Polk didn't dare leave her seat, firmly stationed next to her computer speakers at her Indianapolis home.
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