Nelson Cruz

Avisail Garcia  hits a two-run home run in the 1st inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Orioles Sweep White Sox

Nelson Cruz took the major league lead with his 33rd home run and the surging Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 4-3 win Wednesday night.

08/20/2014

Reds third baseman Todd Frazier in the Home Run Derby. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sick Of Home Run Derby? Stop Watching

There’s better things to do than watch the tedious Home Run Derby.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

MLB commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Hopefully, Crimes In The All-Star Game Are Selig’s Punishment

What’s Bud Selig’s legacy? An idiotic home-field advantage rule and PEDs.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abreu Not Interested In Home Run Derby

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu doesn’t want the event to mess with his mechanics.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2014

Nelson Cruz. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rangers Star Cruz Says He Made ‘Error In Judgment’

Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz says he is accepting his 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball and admits that he made an “error in judgment.”

670 The Score–08/05/2013

Jose Quintana throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers. (Credit: Rick Yeatts, Getty)

Texas Tops White Sox 10-6

Texas scored six times in the sixth to break it open. Mitch Moreland, who had three hits, delivered a go-ahead double and Adrian Beltre capped the burst with a two-run homer. The bases were loaded when Beltre got to the plate before two wild pitches by Nate Jones allowed two runs

04/30/2013

(Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rangers Look To Leonys Martin To Fill Opening In Outfield

Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.

03/12/2013

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod, Other Big Names Linked To Miami Drug Clinic

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is among a number of baseball stars linked to a Miami drug clinic in an explosive report from the Miami New Times.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2013