Max Scherzer

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon Lester

The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Wisch: For Cubs, Acquiring Cole Hamels Is A Loaded Issue

As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

Russell Martin. (David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Set To Zero In On Russell Martin

Martin hit .290 and had a .402 on-base percentage in 2014.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

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9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: ALCS Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Should Have Money To Chase Top Free Agents

Chicago will keep an eye on the likes of Victor Martinez and James Shields.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

The White Sox's Marcus Semien is tagged out by Cubs catcher Welington Castillo on May 5. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs, White Sox Both Nab Protected Draft Picks

It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cy Young Contender Chris Sale Making His Case

The White Sox may not be involved in any potential postseason play in 2014, but looking at postseason awards may be another story.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

Rick Hahn and Robin Ventura. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Don’t Rule Out High-Profile Free Agents

Rick Hahn has to decide to chase a couple big names or spread money around to a half-dozen guys.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Pitching Plan Might Include Run At Lester

Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

Cubs second baseman Javy Baez. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Cubs Will Let Baez Be Himself This Season

Plus, Jed Hoyer also addresses Jorge Soler’s timeline and the need for starting pitching.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2014

Jose Abreu, left, celebrates with Alexei Ramirex after hitting a homer.  (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Tigers

Hector Noesi opposes Max Scherzer tonight at Comerica Park.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2014

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning on June 12,  2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Scherzer Outduels Sale With First Career Shutout

It was a game that lived up to the hype of two ace pitchers throwing dominant games. Chris Sale and Max Scherzer both lived up too their reputations, throwing outstanding ballgames through seven innings.

06/13/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Preview: Tigers-White Sox

Max Scherzer opposes Chris Sale tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Max Scherzer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Scherzer Leads Tigers Past White Sox For 2-Game Sweep

Max Scherzer threw six shutout innings as Detroit prevailed 5-1.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Tigers starter Max Scherzer. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Scherzer, Cabrera Lead Tigers Past White Sox

Max Scherzer allowed two runs in six innings, and Miguel Cabrera had three RBIs.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

Avisail Garcia #26 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after scoring on throwing error following a two-run triple in the 4th inning against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field on August 13, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

De Aza Singles In 11th, White Sox Beat Tigers 4-3

Alejandro De Aza singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.

08/13/2013

Second baseman Ramon Santiago #39 of the Detroit Tigers is upended in a failed attempt at tagging out Alejandro De Aza #30 of the Chicago White Sox stealing second base in the third inning at Comerica Park on August 3, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

White Sox Drop 9th Straight, 3-0 To Tigers

Don’t blame the starting rotation for this long losing streak by the Chicago White Sox.

08/04/2013

Hernan Perez #26 of the Detroit Tigers slides safely into second base with a steal as second baseman Jeff Keppinger #7 of the Chicago White Sox puts on a late tag during the fifth inning at U. S. Cellular Field on July 22, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Sale Outpitched By Scherzer As Sox Lose To Tigers 7-3

Max Scherzer outpitched Chris Sale in a marquee matchup of All-Star starters, and the Detroit Tigers overcame Miguel Cabrera’s injury to beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Monday night.

07/22/2013

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