Harold Baines


MILWAUKEE — The Oakland A’s were in free fall and Jeff Samardzija had just watched his seven shutout innings go to waste during a 2-1 loss to the White Sox.


COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Tony La Russa was caught off-guard by the large crowd on hand for Sunday’s National Baseball Hall of Fame induction.


The White Sox enter Friday’s game with an American League-high 641 strikeouts, and frankly, it’s too many for their manager.


The White Sox have only had a top-three pick in the MLB Draft three times: 1969 (No. 3), 1971 (No. 1) and 1977 (No. 1).


DENVER -- Matt Lindstrom wanted his stay with the Colorado Rockies to have been longer but he mostly has positive memories of the 2011 season.