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Now if only Adam Eaton could walk the walk like Kenny Lofton, after talking the talk Wednesday, the White Sox might have something.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Texas Rangers announcer Eric Nadel has won the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting.
Paul Konerko firmly declined Wednesday to use the word “coach” in any of the upcoming job descriptions of his 16th and final season with the White Sox at age 38 in 2014.
CHICAGO | Veteran slugger Paul Konerko is returning to the Chicago White Sox.
CHICAGO | It doesn’t get easier from here on for Angel Figueroa of Bishop Noll and Kevin Jones of Portage.
LYNWOOD | Maybe he didn't take the "ACE" part that seriously.
CHICAGO | Curtis Granderson was still as verbally diplomatic with his free-agent plans, including the White Sox, as he was snaring corporate or community contributor to his far-flung philanthropic efforts.
Ryan McGuffey has almost lost track of all the production hats he’s worn the past 15 years behind the camera at Comcast Sports Net Chicago and predecessor Fox Sports Chicago.
SEATTLE | Lloyd McClendon wanted this news conference three years ago. He wanted the showy introduction and to be posing for pictures holding his new jersey. He wanted to be asked about his managerial philosophy and why it didn't work his fir…
Two time zones and 2,400 miles away from his Porter County home, Lloyd McClendon's region roots remain intact as the Seattle Mariners' new manager.
CHICAGO | The Cubs are set to hire San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their manager, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Lloyd McClendon will have his work cut out as the new manager of the Seattle Mariners.
BOSTON | More than an hour after the final out, players lingered on the field and fans stood by their seats, cheering, singing and applauding.
BOSTON | Michael Wacha had a funny way of preparing for his World Series start that's supposed to save the season for the St. Louis Cardinals.
CHICAGO | At 6-foot-3, Jose Abreu cut an impressive figure in his shiny gray suit Tuesday. He looked like the quintessential power hitter even out of uniform.
ST. LOUIS | Jon Lester smothered St. Louis on four hits into the eighth, David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run seventh inning off Adam Wainwright and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 Monday night to take a 3-2 World Se…
ST. LOUIS | Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Red Sox rallied to beat the Cardinals 4-2 on Sunday night, tying the World Series at two games each.
ST. LOUIS | When the Cardinals and Red Sox met in the 1967 World Series, the average length of the seven games was 2 hours, 22 minutes.
BOSTON | Michael Wacha won again in October and the St. Louis Cardinals got just enough help from Boston, beating the Red Sox 4-2 Thursday night to tie the World Series at 1-all.
BOSTON | Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera made a tantalizing — but not at all serious — offer to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday: another farewell tour, this time in the NL.
BOSTON | An easy toss on a sure out that skittered away. A routine popup that somehow dropped between Gold Glovers. And something even more startling — umpires reversing a key call.
It was 1945. World War II had recently ended. The Cubs were in the World Series, and 13-year-old John Stiles was at Wrigley Field with his dad for Games 4 and 5 against the Detroit Tigers.
BOSTON | Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green Monster, shimmied along a cramped space behind the famed left-field wall and peered out a tiny metal slot in the Fenway Park scoreboard.
Big Papi, Dustin Pedroia and the bearded guys from Boston. Michael Wacha, Trevor Rosenthal and those fresh mugs from St. Louis.
DETROIT | Mike Napoli's majestic homer began a rare early Boston breakthrough, Junichi Tazawa again bested Miguel Cabrera in a crucial spot and the Red Sox moved within one win of reaching the World Series by edging the Tigers 4-3 on Thursday night.
I can no longer watch the Cubs, who are as exciting as a flooded basement, but I can help team president Theo Epstein find his next manager.
LOS ANGELES | The Dodgers' offense is struggling, and they might have to face St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright without their top hitter in Game 3 of the NL championship series.
Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton swung a bat made in Valparaiso when he belted a walk-off homer out of Tropicana Field in the bottom of the ninth Monday.
ST. LOUIS | Matched against ace Clayton Kershaw, the only thing Michael Wacha lacked was a no-hit watch.
MILWAUKEE | Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" sail over the left-field wall du…
LOS ANGELES | Carl Crawford hit a three-run homer, Juan Uribe added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Atlanta Braves 13-6 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL division series.
CHICAGO | Almost everyone believes the Detroit Tigers should be headed for greatness, playing to the end of October and snaring the Motor City’s third World Series title in 45 years.
CHICAGO | Officially, Paul Konerko’s one at-bat and five batter-stint at first base Sunday was limited by a tweaked back incurred the previous night.
CHICAGO | Since the White Sox and Cubs likely won’t win any league-wide awards this year, it’s up to the Times Baseball Bureau to bestow some tarnished season-ending bling on the underachievers:
CHICAGO | As a former Georgia all-state high-school free safety, you’d figure leadership would come naturally to Gordon Beckham.
CHICAGO | Three-year-old Nolan Kogut made his first visit to Wrigley Field last Sunday and his father, Kevin, carefully handled a certificate heralding the occasion while his son shouted "Go Cubs!" long before the start of the game.
CHICAGO | Thornwood now has two national baseball TV analysts on its alumni roster.
CHICAGO | It was a tale of two games rolled into one for the White Sox’s John Danks on Wednesday.
CHICAGO | Hardly cracking a smile, Erik Johnson showed not a trace of euphoria or exuberance Tuesday, less than 24 hours after picking up his first big-league victory.
CHICAGO | If students at Scott Middle School in Hammond want someone to talk hot-stove-league baseball with this off-season, they've got Trent Howard.
CHICAGO | Issuing walks, and lots of them, is the worst sin a pitcher can commit.
CHICAGO | In his second big-league start Tuesday, Erik Johnson got more education on the double-meaning of his appearances since his Sept. 1 call-up from Triple-A Charlotte.
CHICAGO | Donnie Murphy has thrived in late-game situations over the last month.
CHICAGO | Travis Wood knows all about pitchers who can swing the bat. After all, the left-hander is batting a respectable .246 with three homers this year for the Cubs.
NEW YORK | Robin Ventura figured it was best to look forward after a particularly disheartening loss.
Dallas Green, Ryne Sandberg’s baseball godfather, keenly watched Sandberg’s return to Wrigley Field as Phillies manager over the weekend.
CHICAGO | Good defensive outfielder, can play all three positions.
CHICAGO | While Matt Garza mastered many White Sox players Sunday, he couldn’t quite get past a brother act that performed in support of one another better than any such tandem in 58 years.
CHICAGO | A middle of the lineup of Hall of Famers, a host of journeyman ballplayers in between and just average fans all reveled Saturday night in the last glamorous event of the forgettable 2013 White Sox season.
CHICAGO | “It’s tough being a kid today.”
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