Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.
Trevor Plouffe had a double, a homer and four RBIs and Scott Diamond pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
In fact, Pierzysnki could have been wearing a Cubs uniform in that game.
As the Twins called on right-handed pitcher Jeff Manship in Wednesday night’s game, it became apparent that good ole Minnesota had misspelled the reliever’s name on his jersey.
Orlando Hudson’s welcome to the South Side hit a bit of a snag when one Twins reporter called him “the worst player I’ve ever covered.”
Chris Sale pitched seven sharp innings and Paul Konerko and Alex Rios backed him with home runs, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
P.J. Walters tossed his first career complete game and Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer as the Minnesota Twins routed the Chicago White Sox 9-2 on Tuesday night.
Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, who covered Hudson for one season in Minnesota, called Hudson ‘the worst player I’ve ever covered.’
The Minnesota Twins have designated right-hander Jason Marquis for release or assignment, ending his stint with the team after just seven starts.
Signed to a five-year, $85 million contract extension last August, the 29-year-old right-hander pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, dominating lowly Minnesota in a 9-0 cakewalk.
Last week, Jim Crane, the new owner of Houston’s major league ballclub, threw Texas into a tizzy when he mentioned that his marketing division was investigating the possibility of changing the Astros’ nickname when they move to the American League West next season.
The man who once dated Miss USA is now engaged to his longtime best friend.
Less than two weeks after he was fired as manager of the Cubs, it appears Mike Quade may have a lead on a new gig.
The Minnesota Twins have fired general manager Bill Smith and returned Terry Ryan to the role on an interim basis.
Long regarded as the best closer in baseball, Mariano Rivera now has more saves than anyone else, too.
The Cubs will open the 2012 season with seven-straight games at home as they welcome the Washington Nationals to Wrigley Field for a three-game series starting April 5 before hosting the Brewers in a four-game series.
Slumping outfielder Alex Rios snapped his bat over his knee after an eight-inning strikeout. Catcher A.J. Pierzynski broke a bat slamming it against the ground after an earlier strikeout. The Chicago White Sox are beyond frustrated with not driving in baserunners.
Jake Peavy struck out a season-high nine and Alex Rios homered to help the Chicago White Sox to a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Rookie Zach Stewart had a perfect game through eight innings as the White Sox, coming off a disastrous series in Detroit, defeated division rival Minnesota at Target Field on Monday
Philip Humber and Chris Sale gave the Chicago White Sox exactly what the team needed after a lost weekend. Humber pitched seven scoreless innings and Chicago beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Monday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.