ANAHEIM, Calif. | Jake Peavy can't explain why he felt so good but pitched so poorly.
GARY | Danny Pulfer has been a true utility man, playing every position but pitcher since his second year of college.
CHICAGO | Cubs starter Travis Wood was thinking about one home run, and it wasn't the one he hit.
GARY | Drew Martinez calls his biggest fan after his baseball games.
Sorry, Ozzie Guillen won’t be there except as a fan. He won’t be managing either team.
GARY | Saturday was Hat Night at U.S. Steel Yard, so it was fitting that the stadium’s newest contracted inhabitant has worn many hats in the past month.
ANAHEIM, Calif. | After putting nine runs on the board, the Chicago White Sox were still lamenting the six baserunners they stranded in the first three innings against Joe Blanton. Those missed opportunities ultimately came back to haunt them.
CHICAGO | Still no wins for Jeremy Hefner. Another rough day for Ike Davis, too.
GARY | When Adam Klein was on the Jolie JackHammers in 2009, the left-handed hitting outfielder came to bat with runners in scoring position late in a tight game against the RailCats.
CHICAGO | David DeJesus singled sharply to right field in the eighth inning and Darwin Barney sprinted from second base.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | A Tampa Bay area girl throwing the first pitch at a Rays game got a big surprise from her father, who had been stationed in Afghanistan for the past two years.
GARY | Mike Massaro can't remember the last time the opening-day weather was so beautiful at U.S. Steel Yard.
NEW YORK | Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other than balls and strikes should be subject to instant replay.
GARY | Steve Liddle was picked up by the RailCats after he was the last player cut from the Minnesota Twins spring training.
GARY | Heading into Monday's final exhibition game of the RailCats' spring training, the coaching staff had already started making cuts to the roster.
CHICAGO | Chris Sale took a perfect game into the seventh inning before finishing with a one-hitter, and the White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
On Saturday, the RailCats participated in an exhibition game that drew more national attention than any other before the start of the American Association season begins.
CHICAGO | LaTroy Hawkins put his arm this year where his mouth was in 2012.
WASHINGTON | Dominant early, Stephen Strasburg fell apart after one of Ryan Zimmerman's two errors and wound up dropping his fifth consecutive decision, an 8-2 loss Saturday to the Cubs, whose starting pitcher, Edwin Jackson, worked into the …
CHICAGO | Your White Sox are struggling, and your manager should react.
GARY | Will Krout had twice as many reasons to start his American Association preparation early.
NEW YORK | Jake Peavy pitched three-hit ball in his return from a balky back, Alejandro De Aza had a leadoff homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Wednesday night to split their two-game interleague series.
GARY | RailCats pitcher Stephen Hiscock was running agility drills in the offseason when he collided with another runner.
CHICAGO | There were the four double plays, one in every inning from the fifth to the eighth. Mix in a wild pitch, an error and a shaky outing from a usually reliable reliever, and that was enough.
NEW YORK | Hector Santiago was totally ready to trade zeros with New York Mets sensation Matt Harvey.
GARY | Alain Quijano's life kept pulling him back to the Chicago area.
Lost in the hubbub of Tom Ricketts’ threat to move from Wrigley Field is the Cubs chairman’s desire for vastly increased TV rights fees that could bump WGN out of the picture for the first time in 65 years.
CHICAGO | Joey Votto had three hits, Todd Frazier hit a two-run single and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 7-4 victory on Sunday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Alex Gordon hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th and the Kansas City Royals, saved when Billy Butler sent the game into extra innings, rallied past the White Sox 6-5.
GARY | Cristian Guerrero was calling Greg Tagert to recommend a friend to the RailCats manager.
CHICAGO | This was the wild Carlos Marmol, and the Cubs were unable to escape the jam created by the erratic reliever.
CHICAGO | Several defensive lapses by the Cubs spoiled a great performance by starter Travis Wood.
GARY | Whether it was the 48-degree temperatures at the outset of the RailCats tryout, the newly installed $50 fee for players wanting to participate or the RailCats roster that is nearly full, Thursday's open tryout didn't produce the number…
ARLINGTON, Texas | Conor Gillaspie and Alejandro De Aza homered in the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO | The owner of the Chicago Cubs for the first time publicly threatened to move the team out of Wrigley Field if his plans for a big, new video screen are blocked, saying Wednesday he needs new advertising revenue to help bankroll a $5…
CHICAGO | John Danks is coming, eventually.
MIAMI | The Cubs squandered too many scoring opportunities Sunday, and missed their chance at a four-game sweep.
Tony Cingrani’s zooming ascent to the majors has been capped by two sterling starts as the first Cincinnati Reds’ lefty to win his big-league debut since Tom Browning in 1984.
CHICAGO | Everything happens to Gavin Floyd except another 17-victory season.
CHICAGO | The White Sox are starting to get contributions from everyone on the roster and that's producing wins.
MIAMI | Anthony Rizzo wanted a single.
CHICAGO | It’s certainly not a comfortable subject after what he’s gone through as a White Sox.
MIAMI | Luis Valbuena wasn't going to let the game go to extras.
HAVANA | There weren't nearly enough birthday candles on hand to do justice to Conrado Marrero, the world's oldest living former Major League Baseball player. So the Cuban hurler had to make do with just one atop the cake Thursday as he celeb…
CHICAGO | In past years, a budding batting slump by Alex Rios might spiral out of control, with the entire year lost.
CINCINNATI | Another well-pitched game ended in a close loss for the Cubs.
CINCINNATI | Starting pitcher Carlos Villanueva raised his arm toward a clubhouse attendant and twisted his hand, asking him to turn down the blaring music so he could hear reporters' questions.
CHICAGO | That wasn’t a bad name dropped by both John Danks and Don Cooper Tuesday afternoon at rainy U.S. Cellular Field.
CHICAGO | Rain postponed Tuesday night's game between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox.
Las Vegas somehow just didn’t seem Frank Thomas’ style, even after years of raising his second family just off of The Strip.
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