A.J. Pierzynski


GLENDALE, Ariz. — Barring an unforeseen event, Tyler Flowers is set to be the White Sox starting catcher.


GLENDALE, Ariz. — The hard-line message Rick Hahn began to deliver last summer has been received in the White Sox clubhouse.


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Lance Berkman chose the Texas Rangers this time, and is returning to his home state to be their designated hitter in likely the last stop of his career.


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A.J. Pierzynski can joke with Texas manager Ron Washington about last season's All-Star snub now that he's the starting catcher for the Rangers.


Gymnast Gabby Douglas, the teenager who became the first African-American to win an all-around Olympic title, won the AP's Female Athlete of the Year on Friday.