L.A. Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti is a Chicago native who grew up with humble beginnings and a love for baseball. Cheryl Raye Stout spoke to him on a recent trip to Wrigley Field about his journey from Chicago's suburbs to the top of his game.
How can you raise your child without the trauma of picking sides in the Cubs-Sox rivalry? You may not believe it, but you can. Take it from this long-time sports reporter, who grew up loving both teams equally.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending my first White Sox spring training game (the experience was greatly enhanced by the fact that the Sox shut out the Mariners 5-0). Here are my observations on how spring training is different from South Side baseball:
The Cleveland Indians have acquired outfielder Kosuke Fukudome from the Chicago Cubs to help their sagging offense. The Indians dealt Triple-A right-hander Carlton Smith and Class-A outfielder Abner Abreu for Fukudome on Thursday, a day after being no-hit by the Angels Ervin