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Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

Castillo’s 3-Run HR In 11th Lifts Cubs Over Cards

Chicago Cubs closer Jose Veras stumbled first. Then it was Trevor Rosenthal’s turn to fail — at the plate and on the mound.


Starting pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox delivers during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at U.S. Cellular Field on April 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Gillaspie Leads White Sox Past Indians 9-6

This time, Chris Sale had to rely on Chicago’s lineup to get the win.


White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Getty Images)

Watch: Jose Abreu’s 2 Homers Against Indians

Vote: Will Jose Abreu hit 35-plus homers this season?

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

Starting pitcher John Danks #50 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Cleveland Indians at U.S. Cellular Field on April 10, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox End Losing Streak Against Indians

Rookie Jose Abreu connected for his second multihomer game in three days and the Chicago White Sox ended a 14-game losing streak against Cleveland, beating the Indians 7-3 Thursday night.


Starting pitcher Felipe Paulino #55 of the Chicago White Sox delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Chicago White Sox at Coors Field on April 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Rockies Beat White Sox 8-1

Jordan Lyles gave up one run over 6 2-3 innings in his Coors Field debut for the Rockies, added a career-best three hits and drove in two runs in Colorado’s 8-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.


Umpire Brian Gorman, right, conducts a replay review. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Did We Get What We Wished For With Baseball Replay?

There are more loopholes and flaws than anyone envisioned with the new system.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Emilio Bonifacio. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Bonifacio Sets A Modern Day Record With Hot Start

(CBS) With a 9-for-12 start at the plate this season, Cubs utilityman and leadoff hitter Emilio Bonifacio has set a modern day MLB record for most hits in the season’s first two games, according to […]

CBS Chicago–04/03/2014

Houston Astros v Milwaukee Brewers

Bernstein: Really, Milwaukee?

Let’s not forget that Ryan Braun tried to ruin an innocent man’s reputation.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Ricketts Family To Be Featured On ’60 Minutes Sports’

The battle continues between the Cubs and the Wrigley Field rooftop owners.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Baffoe: Chicago Baseball Is Beautiful And Unfair

Before the rainbow, there must be rain. And it’s raining right now on Chicago baseball.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Mike Trout. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: New MLB Cameras Will Expose Ignorant Announcers

Real-time data collection will allow us to instantly analyze every movement on a baseball field.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2014

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: It’s Pointless To Be Deaf To Loud Analytics

Sports analytic supporters aren’t sapping fun from our games. They’re bringing more passion.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014


CBS Sports Radio Host John Feinstein On His Book ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

John Feinstein joined his partner Andrew Bogusch to discuss his latest behind-the-scenes look at the sport we love.


Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (left), NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (center) and New Jersey governor Chris Christie attend a ceremony on February 1, 2014  at Times Square in New York where the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee leaders joined with city and state dignitaries to ceremoniously handoff hosting duties to the Arizona Host Committee, the day before Super Bowl XLVIII. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoge: Good For NFL, MLB In Handling Of Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

Pressure from the NFL and Major League Baseball may have helped prevent a bill legalizing some forms of discrimination from becoming law.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Budweiser, Ozzie Smith Petition To Make Opening Day A National Holiday

The petition needs 100,000 signatures in 30 days for the White House to formally respond.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.


Chase Utley crashes into Dioner Navarro. (Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

MLB Bans Most Home Plate Collisions But Leaves An Exception

Catchers can’t block the plate without the ball, while runners can’t deviate from their path to create contact.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Lindholm: A Paean To Spring Training

Spring training’s here, and we can see coming that which we love: baseball.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Brandon McCarthy. (Getty Images)

MLB Approves Protective, Padded Caps For Pitchers

Pitchers will have the option of wearing a thicker cap for protection from line drives.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Umpires Scott Barry, Marty Foster, Mike Everitt and the late Wally Bell. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MLB’s Expanded Instant Replay Will Include Manager Challenges

MLB announced the official expansion of replay Thursday.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2014