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.
CHICAGO | Jeff Samardzija has had a hard time finding run support this season. The same could be said for all Chicago Cubs' pitchers.
CHICAGO | Welcome to Granderson Stadium.
CHICAGO | Operating out of eighth place, Alexei Ramirez has been a more competitive leader.
CHICAGO | Even a one-hit Chris Sale performance over seven innings or an Adam Eaton vertical-leap catch at the center-field wall aren’t enough these days to lock up a win when the White Sox bullpen enters the picture.
NEW YORK | Michael Pineda followed an overpowering outing by Masahiro Tanaka with one of his own, pitching six innings of four-hit ball as the New York Yankees beat the Cubs 2-0 on a bitterly cold Wednesday night to complete its first doubleh…
CHICAGO | Jake Peavy’s return to U.S. Cellular Field to pitch to a draw against White Sox rookie Erik Johnson on Tuesday didn’t exactly get the turnstiles clicking.
CHICAGO | If you care a whit for baseball history and its images, you’ll have appointment viewing at 7 p.m. Sunday on WGN (Ch. 9) and pass up ESPN Sunday Night Baseball and all those hour-long dramas on the networks.
NEW YORK | Cubs owner Tom Ricketts thinks a move to the suburbs might be lucrative but says his team remains committed to refurbishing century-old Wrigley Field.
You could piece together a pretty good pitching staff with just the players who have had significant elbow problems this year.
CHICAGO | Baseball is full of Sox killers, and Indians outfielder Ryan Raburn is cut from that cloth.
ST. LOUIS | First baseman Anthony Rizzo says the Cubs have a positive attitude.
CHICAGO | In 2013, the White Sox would have added gloomy result to gloomy environs after Matt Lindstrom blew a save in the ninth inning Sunday.
CHICAGO | Ryan Raburn hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the seventh inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 12-6 victory over the White Sox on Saturday.
CHICAGO | Chris Sale’s style is to go as long and as hard as possible, and not conserve his maximum velocity for a late-game situation like Detroit Tigers’ ace Justin Verlander commonly does.
CHICAGO | John Danks is trying to go backward and forward at the same time.
DENVER | D.J. LeMahieu's bat upstaged his glove as the defensive specialist transformed into an offensive catalyst.
DENVER | Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia each hit two of Chicago's six homers, powering the White Sox to a 15-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Robinson Chirinos started a five-run third inning with his first homer of the season and the Texas Rangers won 10-7 as the Boston Red Sox hit into five double plays Tuesday night.
CHICAGO | Pedro Alvarez had two hits and two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame two home runs by Starlin Castro to beat the Cubs 7-6 on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS | The Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball is far off the game's main grid, independent from the traditional farm system and down to four teams preserved as a division of a partner league.
Balancing out – and sometimes canceling out – goods news like former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux going into the Hall of Fame this summer are even more controversies that cloud sports’ most hallowed place of honor.
CHICAGO | Ryan Kalish wants to make the most of his opportunity with the Cubs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Chris Sale knew he had to pitch his best Sunday with James Shields starting for the Kansas City Royals.
CHICAGO | Catchers join their pitchers warming up their arms before the game, but don’t get the publicity or focus.
CHICAGO | Chase Utley stuck it to the Cubs again. It's just what he does to teams when he's healthy and hitting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | John Danks' struggles were just enough that the White Sox bullpen couldn't bail out Chicago.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Alex Gordon got the big hit and Norichika Aoki and Omar Infante spent all day setting the table.
CHICAGO | The historic home opener for the Cubs looked like so many of their April games at Wrigley Field over the years.
The St. Louis Cardinals overcame another long delay and Todd Frazier's two homers on Thursday, holding on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 and take two of three in their season-opening series.
CHICAGO | After just three games, White Sox manager Robin Ventura figured he has too small of a sample to worry about an entire bullpen that has given up nine runs in 10 1/3 innings so far.
PITTSBURGH | The weary Cubs' bullpen needed a break. New manager Rick Renteria needed a win.
CHICAGO | The fumbling, bumbling 99-loss White Sox of 2013 might have lost Wednesday’s game four times over last season.
I like what baseball is doing on comprehensive video replay.
PITTSBURGH | Like most of his brethren, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria is getting a handle on Major League Baseball's expanded replay system.
CHICAGO |Well-touted White Sox newbies Adam Eaton and Jose Abreu did everything humanly possible to steal the show in 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the season opener Monday.
CHICAGO | The American flag whipped above the heads of Pat Bishop and Bill Piekarczyk in a parking lot, signaling the start of new cycles.
CHICAGO | Almost everyone in the White Sox family expected Paul Konerko to kick off his farewell tour today with a start amid the Opening Day pageantry at U.S. Cellular Field.
The big-spending AL West also-rans of recent years once more find themselves chasing those overachieving, low-budget Oakland Athletics.
Stephen Strasburg leads a deep rotation in Washington. Matt Holliday and St. Louis are back again. And the loaded Los Angeles Dodgers think it's their time to shine.
CHICAGO | It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak — a place where fans wait, season after season, for an elusive World Series title that never comes.
LAKELAND, Fla. | This is one number put up by Miguel Cabrera that is not subject to debate.
Some of the young arms have arrived, and a few more will make it to the majors this summer. Either way, there are a lot of promising pitching prospects poised to impact the playoff races in 2014.
CHICAGO | From rock bottom last season to contention this year? The White Sox see no reason why it can't happen.
CHICAGO | Wrigley Field is decked out for the party of a century.
TEMPE, Ariz. | Mike Trout got three more hits, lifting his spring average to .444, and the Los Angeles Angels roughed up Jose Quintana in an 8-6 win over the White Sox on Thursday.
So you think you can stand in at the box and hit a John Danks batting-practice fastball?
GLENDALE, Ariz. | The White Sox thought they'd have a handle on the identity of their new closer by now.
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