9:11 PM EDT, Tue October 20, 2020
31 mins ago
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes to keep larger playoff field and runner on second base in extra innings

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes to keep larger playoff field and runner on second base in extra innings

After MLB's opening day was delayed from March 26 to July 23, the league and the players' association agreed to expand the number of teams in the playoffs from 10 to 16. Even before the pandemic, Commissioner Rob Manfred advocated a future expansion of the playoffs to 14 teams.
7 hours ago
Column: Is Tony La Russa too old? Would the young Chicago White Sox — and their big personalities — be given freedom by a 76-year-old manager?

Column: Is Tony La Russa too old? Would the young Chicago White Sox — and their big personalities — be given freedom by a 76-year-old manager?

How old is too old? Has the game passed Tony La Russa by? Can young players relate to a 76-year-old manager? And does it really matter as long as they win? All valid questions as the Chicago White Sox search for their new manager.
13 hours ago
Will closer Alex Colome return — and who replaces him if he leaves? 4 questions about the Chicago White Sox bullpen heading into 2021.

Will closer Alex Colome return — and who replaces him if he leaves? 4 questions about the Chicago White Sox bullpen heading into 2021.

Alex Colome converted 12 of 13 save chances in the regular season for the Chicago White Sox but is set to become a free agent. Will he return? And if not, who is in line to take over the duties?
15 hours ago
White Sox's Yoan Moncada

White Sox's Yoan Moncada

Photos of White Sox infielder Yoan Moncada.
Oct 19, 2020

Column: 8 reasons to watch the World Series, even if you don’t really care

The World Series has arrived, and it’s time for all of us to give it our undivided attention, even as the Los Angeles Dodgers figure to make it an In-N-Out Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Oct 19, 2020
What role will Michael Kopech play? Who are some possible free-agent options? 4 questions about the Chicago White Sox rotation heading into 2021.

What role will Michael Kopech play? Who are some possible free-agent options? 4 questions about the Chicago White Sox rotation heading into 2021.

The Chicago White Sox added Dallas Keuchel and Gio Gonzalez via free agency last winter. Will they look to the market to add to their rotation again this offseason?
Oct 18, 2020
Column: The White Sox must find the perfect fit for their next manager — no decision in the Jerry Reinsdorf era is more important

Column: The White Sox must find the perfect fit for their next manager — no decision in the Jerry Reinsdorf era is more important

After making only two playoff appearances since winning the 2005 World Series, the Chicago White Sox must find the perfect fit for their next manager. With an outrageously talented core and strong farm system, no decision in the Jerry Reinsdorf era is more important.
Oct 18, 2020
Tampa Bay Rays top the Houston Astros 4-2 in Game 7 of the ALCS to reach the World Series for the 1st time since 2008

Tampa Bay Rays top the Houston Astros 4-2 in Game 7 of the ALCS to reach the World Series for the 1st time since 2008

Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays reached the World Series for the second time, silencing the Houston Astros 4-2 on Saturday night in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series.
Oct 17, 2020

Corey Seager homers again, and the Los Angeles Dodgers force Game 7 with a 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in the NLCS

Corey Seager and Justin Turner hit back-to-back homers in the first, Walker Buehler threw six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers forced a Game 7 in the National League Championship Series with a 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.
Oct 16, 2020
Looking back at Tony La Russa’s stint as Chicago White Sox manager: ‘I have this fire that burns inside me, and it tells me I want to win any way I can.’

Looking back at Tony La Russa’s stint as Chicago White Sox manager: ‘I have this fire that burns inside me, and it tells me I want to win any way I can.’

Tony La Russa had a 522-510 record as manager of the Chicago White Sox from 1979-86 and led them to the 1983 American League West title. He reportedly is a candidate for the team's managerial opening. Here's a timeline of his years managing the Sox.
Oct 16, 2020
Column: Fans are back at the ballpark for the NLCS and World Series — but is that for financial reasons instead of hope for the future?

Column: Fans are back at the ballpark for the NLCS and World Series — but is that for financial reasons instead of hope for the future?

Fans are back in the ballpark for the first time since spring training, social distancing and wearing masks in their seats. But for what reason?
Oct 15, 2020
5 things to know about A.J. Hinch, a possible candidate for the Chicago White Sox managerial opening

5 things to know about A.J. Hinch, a possible candidate for the Chicago White Sox managerial opening

A.J. Hinch did plenty of winning while managing the Houston Astros. But any discussion about the success has to include the 2017 sign-stealing scandal. Here's the scouting report on Hinch, one of the possible options for the Chicago White Sox opening.
Oct 15, 2020
Chicago White Sox roster outlook for 2021: Who will return and who will be gone?

Chicago White Sox roster outlook for 2021: Who will return and who will be gone?

Alex Colome has been a reliable closer the last two seasons for the White Sox. Catcher James McCann has been one of the team leaders. Both are free agents this offseason. Will they return or head to new teams in 2021?
Oct 14, 2020

Cubs’ Jason Heyward and Yu Darvish and White Sox’s Jose Abreu and Luis Robert are voted as finalists for the Players Choice Awards

Jason Heyward and Yu Darvish of the Chicago Cubs and Jose Abreu and Luis Robert of the Chicago White Sox were voted as finalists for Players Choice Awards by the Major League Baseball Players Association.