Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.
The Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he plans to retire in January 2015.
Aurora will be celebrating a man who’s been called one of the most overlooked baseball players in history.
The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”
The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.
CHICAGO (CBS) — In a community all too familiar with gunfire, the sound of softball is a signal of peace. As part of CBS 2′s week-long look at breaking the cycle of violence in Chicago, […]
CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez has an update on the local woman who bought that magical baseball diamond and brought back a popular tradition born in an Iowa cornfield.
Both Clayton Kershaw and Clay Buchholz find themselves off to absolutely electric starts in the 2013 season. So begs the question, which of them is the best?
A piece of Chicago history has been wiped out by the Chicago Park District, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.
A former Concordia University Chicago student is suing the school and a now-fired baseball coach, claiming the coach promised to get him a professional baseball career in exchange for appearing in more than 20 sex tapes filmed in the coach’s office.
A an umpire at a Stark County High School baseball game was arrested after drunkenly passing out and attacking first responders trying to help him, according to a report.
Baseball players from Brooks and Payton high schools will be face-to-face even before their controversial make-up game next weekend.
A perceived snub by a North Side school prompted Mayor Emanuel to go to Brooks College Prep Monday on the South Side. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
Jake Peavy struck out 11 in seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox broke a five-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Sunday.
The loss was Chicago’s fifth straight, all on the road. The White Sox are 0-5 away from home for the first time since 1972.
Pinch-hitter Dioner Navarro hit a two-out, two-run homer off Bumgarner in the seventh to pull the Cubs to 3-2. It was Navarro’s second career pinch home run in two days, each hit from a different side of the plate. His tying homer in the ninth Friday was hit from the left side.
An advocate for the surviving players from Negro league baseball is hoping a new film about Jackie Robinson – who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball – will lead to more recognition for the former players.