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Starlin Castro. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lindholm: Who’s The Real Starlin Castro?

After a disappointing 2013 season, 2014 looms large for Starlin Castro.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Bud Selig speaks at the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bernstein: I’m Done With The Hall Of Fame

There’s fatigue, and then there’s whatever it is that’s past that, where it’s all just gray and endless, stretching out forever and meaning nothing.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What’s Wrong With Starlin Castro?

It doesn’t take any kind of experienced scout to see outs being made, or any kind of analytical wizard to see month-by-month batting numbers sliding into frightening territory.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters. (Photos by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Getting To Know The Cubs’ Newest Callups

The weekend ended with the Chicago Cubs surprising many fans by calling up prospects Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters without much warning. Jackson started in center field and went 2-4 in his MLB debut, while Vitters pinch-hit in the seventh inning, flying out to right.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Chicago White Sox outfielder Jordan Danks congratulates catcher A.J. Pierzynski after Pierzynski's two-run, pinch-hit home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 7th inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox defeated the Angels 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: OK White Sox, Now Don’t Blow This

The White Sox are no longer a cute little story, and that’s a good thing.

670 The Score–08/05/2012

Francisco Liriano. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Liriano Worth A Shot

White Sox fans can be excused for an initially negative reaction to hearing that the Twins’ Francisco Liriano had been acquired late last night for utility man Eduardo Escobar and minor-league starter Pedro Hernandez.

670 The Score–07/29/2012

The scoreboard shows the temperature before the White Sox took on the Rangers Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: I Hate The Heat

This hellacious, Saharan furnace attacking Chicago has roasted any attempt to crystallize a compelling thought about sports, turning them into some kind of burned, twisted, pointless gristle.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Tom Ricketts

Bernstein: Will Cubs’ Streak Make Ricketts Stupid?

When Ricketts and his siblings took over the Cubs, he knew he needed to make significant changes to the baseball business, and he was not shy about telling people close to him about his plans.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2011

Adam Dunn

Bernstein: Watching The Sox Is Torture

I wish I knew which train was carrying the dirty bomb. Trust me, I’d have told you. Nuclear launch codes? Sure. Um…Tango, Echo, five, seven, Foxtrot, seven, niner? No? Can I try again?

670 The Score–07/07/2011

Paul Konerko

PECOTA Projections Put White Sox In Third

Baseball Prospectus has shown a new way to look at players and teams and a new way to predict their performance for the upcoming season. For the Chicago White Sox it’s 82 wins and third place in the AL Central.

670 The Score–02/17/2011