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Blame spread all around in Chicago White Sox current slump

The Chicago White Sox are officially in a slump. Over the last 15 games the Sox have seen their lead in the American League Central shrink from six games down to just a half game lead over the Cleveland Indians.  They have gone 4-11 over that stretch, including going 2-5 against division rivals Kansas City and Cleveland. At the start of this bad stretch the White Sox were 13 games over .500, they are now si ...

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VIDEO: Cubs players do karaoke in Chicago

Cubs players show off karaoke skills The Chicago Cubs continue to have fun, even on days that they lose. After dropping the series finale 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, some Cubs players went out and showed off their karaoke skills at Stanley's Kitchen & Tap in Lincoln Park. Anthony Rizzo, Travis Wood, John Lackey, Jon Lester, Dexter Fowler, Justin Grimm and Travis Wood were among some players ...

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Scoring late in games has been key to Chicago White Sox hot start

There are several things that good baseball teams do.  One is getting good starting pitching…check.  Another is playing good defense…check.  And still another is scoring runs late in games. It is that aspect that I decided to take a look at today with regards to the White Sox offensive production. Scoring runs late can be a very valuable offensive trait for a ballclub. While all runs certainly count the sam ...

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Taking a deeper look at Mat Latos’ hot start

When the Sox signed Mat Latos in early February, it was viewed as a low risk/high reward move.  The Sox only invested $3 million into the 28-year-old right-hander, with the hopes that he would be able to find the form he had before dealing with a rash of injuries throughout the last two seasons. While it is certainly a small sample size, so far Latos has been better than anyone had hoped.  Through three sta ...

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White Sox look better but still have issues on offense

The White Sox are off to a very solid 8-4 start, despite having only played two home games, which is the fewest in the majors so far.  Despite the hot start record-wise, the White Sox offense has struggled coming out of the gate. Great pitching and some timely hitting have gotten them by up to this point, but the Sox offensive issues cost them in a series loss this past weekend in Tampa Bay. Let’s take a lo ...

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Anthony Rizzo serenades Chicago Cubs by singing Train

The Chicago Cubs continue to have fun at Spring Training as the MLB season officially kicks off in just 6 days. Manager Joe Maddon has helped this team stay loose with a variety of different methods. Just last week the manager brought in some cubs to play with the team and now he has Anthony Rizzo's smooth voice to keep them loose. Check out the first baseman's version of Train's "Drops of Jupitar" on the k ...

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How will the Chicago Cubs find playing time for Jorge Soler?

What will Joe Maddon do with Jorge Soler in a crowded outfield? It was one of the more exciting moments of this offseason for the Chicago Cubs. Just hours after much of the baseball world was told Dexter Fowler was joining the Baltimore Orioles, he was trotting onto the field at Sloan Park as it was announced that he was coming back to join his former teammates on the Chicago Cubs. Understandably, there wer ...

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Anthony Rizzo brings ‘Damn Daniel’ to Chicago Cubs on golf outing

By now you've heard of the latest internet video to go viral entitled 'Damn Daniel', showing a teenager and his different outfits each day. The video was made famous by the catchphrase "Damn Daniel, back at it again with the white Vans" and has over 45 million views. But now the Chicago Cubs are getting into the fun. Free agent signee Jason Heyward posted this video of himself, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant ...

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Chicago Cubs sign outfielder Dexter Fowler

He's back! Just hours after the Chicago Cubs announced they traded Chris Coghlan to the Oakland Athletics, the team announced Dexter Fowler was returning. The outfielder agreed to a deal that has a player option for the 2017 season and is worth $8M in 2016. https://twitter.com/TonyAndracki23/status/702913162631184384 Fowler reportedly had a deal with the Baltimore Orioles for three-years and $33M, but left ...

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Jason Heyward is giving David Ross a special gift

Free agent signee Jason Heyward is already making a big impact The Chicago Cubs were ecstatic when they signed free agent outfielder Jason Heyward to a 8-year contract in December. The young outfielder will give the Cubs a nice bat at the plate and will bring his impressive defensive skills as well. But now Heyward is ready to give back to the Cubs off the field. Heyward has agreed to foot the bill for vete ...

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