Lou Piniella


You had to read Jeff Samardzija’s lips on TV, but it sure looked like: “(Bleepin’) (bleep!)” Samardzija punching his glove and talking to himself could be the highlight reel to sum up his season.


The White Sox are rebuilding on the fly, the way Jeff Samardzija once hoped the Cubs would be able to compete now while still building an elite farm system and planning for the future.


Lou Piniella turned it into performance art, getting in an umpire’s face during his finger-pointing, dirt-kicking, base-tossing arguments.


Javier Baez is missing out on the chance to develop further in the Arizona Fall League.


MESA, Ariz. Paul Konerko is a cerebral player who speaks in full paragraphs, but one line stood out: This could be a very successful year without making the playoffs.