Jul 19, 2015, 11:25 AM EDT
Gillaspie served as Chicago’s starting third baseman for much of the first half, but he entered play Sunday with a brutal .237/.276/.364 batting line.
Aug 18, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT
Nick Markakis had himself a mighty fine evening.
Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT
An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.
Jul 9, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT
This was Jacob deGrom’s best performance since he played Jim Morrison in that Oliver Stone Doors flick.
May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT
After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.
May 3, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
Adam Eaton left Friday’s game with a right hamstring strain and is headed to the disabled list.
Aug 23, 2013, 7:16 AM EDT
Before the scores, some important Batman news. You may want to scroll down past this, because I’m gonna take a bit of time here. In case you missed it last night, Ben Affleck has been cast as the Dark Knight in the upcoming Batman/Superman movie. Many people alerted me to this news last night the…
Jun 11, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT
The AL fired off all its rounds with a 2012 rookie class that featured Mike Trout, Yu Darvish, Yoenis Cespedes, Jarrod Parker, Hisashi Iwakuma, Matt Moore, Tommy Milone and many others. This year, the strong rookie class is in the other league, with Shelby Miller, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Julio Teheran leading the way and Yasiel…
May 17, 2013, 10:47 AM EDT
Heading into the eighth inning of last night’s White Sox-Angels game Jeff Keppinger had yet to draw a walk in 140 plate appearances this season. Angels reliever Michael Kohn was struggling to throw strikes, walking Conor Gillaspie and Dayan Viciedo back-to-back to load the bases with two outs for Keppinger, who came into the game…
May 2, 2013, 6:57 AM EDT
Mets 7, Marlins 6: Jordany Valdespin hit a pinch-hit three run homer in the sixth to put the Mets up to stay, breaking their six game losing streak. But Terry Collins is on the hot seat! No he isn’t! Yes he is! She’s my daughter! [slap] My sister! [slap!] My daughter … Nationals 2, Braves 0: The Nats finally…
Apr 28, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT
Rays left-hander Matt Moore experienced some growing pains last summer but still wound up posting a respectable 3.81 ERA over 177 1/3 innings. This season, at age 23, he looks ready to become a legitimate ace. Moore allowed only one run and struck out nine over six innings Saturday in the Rays’ 10-4 win over the White…
Apr 16, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT
White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham underwent surgery on Tuesday, as scheduled, to remove the fractured hamate bone from his left hand. This according to CSNChicago.com’s Dan Hayes, who was told that the procedure went “splendidly.” Beckham suffered the hamate bone fracture last Tuesday night and was officially placed on the disabled list Friday. He…
Apr 11, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT
Gordon Beckham exited Tuesday’s game after tweaking his left wrist on a swing and the White Sox just announced that he has a fractured hamate bone. Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reports that Beckham will need surgery and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks, which could knock him out until July. Beckham has mostly struggled since…
Apr 10, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT
Gordon Beckham exited last night’s game after tweaking his left wrist on a swing and Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports that the White Sox second baseman “will be out of action on Wednesday and could be sidelined longer after suffering nerve irritation.” According to Merkin no structural damage was found in an X-ray, but Beckham…
Feb 22, 2013, 12:20 PM EDT
San Francisco and Chicago swapped minor leaguers, with the Giants sending former first-round pick Conor Gillaspie to the White Sox for Jeff Soptic. Gillaspie has had a few brief stints with the Giants, including six games last season, but at age 25 the third baseman projects as a potential bench player after hitting .289 with…
Feb 16, 2012, 11:47 PM EDT
Coming off a disappointing 86-76 finish in 2011, the Giants’ big moves this winter were a pair of underwhelming trades: Jonathan Sanchez for Melky Cabrera and Andres Torres plus Ramon Ramirez for Angel Pagan. To say the least, they didn’t make the kind of splash their fans were hoping for (but have come not to…
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