The Cubs have now shown they have money available to chase a big-name pitcher.
This isn’t a good look for Manny Machado.
The Cubs would likely be seeking some young power arms in return for Samardzija.
On the mound and in the clubhouse, Justin Verlander made sure Detroit’s postseason party wasn’t over yet.
White Sox starter Jake Peavy allowed six runs and eight hits in just 2 1-3 innings of his second spring training start, and the Oakland Athletics beat Chicago 9-4 on Monday.
David DeJesus recorded his 1,000th career hit and drove in two runs, Tyson Ross took a shutout into the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Saturday.
Coco Crisp was caught trying to score the tying run on a straight steal of home in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox held off the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Friday night.
By now, you’re tired of hearing it’s early. Me too. As expert after expert tells you that there is still a ton of baseball to be played, I keep looking at the calendar thinking one thing: It’s time to make a move.
Every half inning of a baseball game ends when three outs are registered, not more and not less.
Alexei Ramirez hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 6-5 win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Close games have not gone the White Sox way early in 2011, losing both one-run contests they’ve been in this year after falling 2-1 to the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Mark Buehrle looks to reverse his recent struggles against the Oakland A’s on Monday night. And with the A’s recent offensive struggles this might be the best time to do so.