Spring Training

Matt Camp

Ojeda, Scales Among Cubs’ Roster Cuts

The Chicago Cubs have sent five players to minor league camp and reduced their spring training roster to 31 players, the team announced on Thursday.


Chicago White Sox infielder Brent Lillibridge has trouble with a ground ball. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Rongey: Final Decisions By Monday

With few decisions left to be made, the White Sox fully expect that their team will be complete by next week. That according to the manager Ozzie Guillen after the Sox 6-2 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday.

670 The Score–03/23/2011

Matt Thornton

Nothing Changes For Thornton

After going most of spring training battling with Chris Sale to be the Chicago White Sox’s closer, Matt Thornton got the official nod from manager Ozzie Guillen. But it’s business as usual for Thornton, even after the announcement.

670 The Score–03/23/2011

Justin Berg

Cubs Send Four Players To Minor League Camp

The Chicago Cubs have sent four players to minor league camp, bringing their spring training roster down to 36 players.


Alejandro De Aza

White Sox Make Nine Roster Moves

Before the Chicago White Sox took the field against the Seattle Mariners, the team made nine roster moves, sending players to Class AAA and minor-league camp.

670 The Score–03/22/2011

Carlos Quentin

White Sox Fall To Dodgers, Quentin Homers

The Chicago White Sox had some encouraging offensive production from some key players, however they fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers by a score of 9-7.

670 The Score–03/20/2011

Carlos Silva

Cubs Score 13 Runs, Lose To Reds By 1

NL MVP Joey Votto hit a two-run homer, Scott Rolen had a three-run shot and the Cincinnati Reds outlasted the Chicago Cubs 14-13 on Friday.


Brent Morel

Rongey: Decision Friday?

By Chris Rongey MARYVALE, AZ–Tomorrow could mark a  fairly significant day for the White Sox as they get closer to April first and the opener in Cleveland. Until now, the main story line throughout camp […]

670 The Score–03/17/2011

White Sox Billboard

Rongey: All In? It’s A Matter Of Time For Jerry Reinsdorf

White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf understands that any time he has is valuable. And being 75, that makes any time he has left precious.

Consider that maybe the most important of the reasons that the signage hanging on this year’s Sox team reads “All In” instead of “Under Construction”.

670 The Score–03/16/2011

Atlanta Braves Spring Training

Minor League Manager Loses Eye After Being Hit With Line Drive

Luis Salazar, Atlanta Braves minor league manager, was struck in the face with a line drive while watching a spring training game on March 9.


Alexei Ramirez

Ramirez ‘A Self-Made Player’

For some players to be effective at the plate they need constant input and tweaks by the team’s batting coach. Other players just seem to be able to step into the batter’s box and get the job done.

670 The Score–03/16/2011

Mark Teahen

Teahen Welcomes Competition For Third

Last season the perception was that Mark Teahen was going to be the Chicago White Sox’s third baseman heading into the season. This season, however, there appears to be more competition at the hot corner.

670 The Score–03/16/2011

Mike Quade

Right Now, Quade ‘Pushing All The Right Buttons’

Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade has plenty of experience as a manager in the minor leagues, but this will be his first full season as the manager of a major league club.

670 The Score–03/15/2011

Thomas Diamond

Cubs Send 18 Players To Minor League Camp

The Chicago Cubs have reduced their spring training roster to 40, by sending 18 players to minor league camp.


Chicago White Sox

White Sox Make Eight Roster Moves

On Monday, the Chicago White Sox made eight roster moves, sending players to AAA, AA and the minor-league camp.


Jake Peavy

Cowley: Still Reason To Be Nervous Of Peavy Return

So far this spring everything has gone better than expected with Jake Peavy’s return from a serious injury that knocked him out of most of last season.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Mike Quade and Ozzie Guillen

Dorfman: Spring Training, An Exercise in Boredom

One of my favorite months growing up was March. The worst of winter was over, the college basketball tournament was starting and most of all, spring training was here.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Kenny Williams

Kenny On The Exciting Part Of Spring Training

Spring training has a habit of dragging on and becoming redundant at points, but there are always some exciting elements for a team’s coaching and front office staff.

670 The Score–03/11/2011

Jeff Samardzija

Samardzija Finally Knows Where He Stands

For most of his professional baseball career Jeff Samardzija hasn’t exactly what his role would be. But this year was different, he entered spring training knowing he’d be in the bullpen, and for that he’s grateful.

670 The Score–03/09/2011

Lucas Harrell

White Sox Make Seven Roster Moves

On Wednesday, the Chicago White Sox made seven roster moves to bring their spring training roster down to 46 players.

670 The Score–03/09/2011