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John Danks was sharp in his final outing before starting on opening day, pitching six innings for the Chicago White Sox on Saturday in a 3-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Danks allowed one run and three hits, walking none and striking out two. He will pitch Friday at Texas.
Rockies starter Drew Pomeranz threw six scoreless innings. He gave up four hits, struck out two and walked one. Pomeranz will join the Rockies' rotation as their fifth starter April 15.
Adam Dunn hit his fifth spring home run, connecting in the ninth for the White Sox against Matt Reynolds.
Wil Nieves homered for the Rockies.
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With a win, Jamie Moyer becomes the oldest to record a W.On Friday it became official. Jamie Moyer, age 49, made the Colorado Rockies starting rotation.Moyer's presence in Rockies camp has made for more than a few jokes around baseball. The Baseball Tonight crew on ESPN routinely talks about Moyer and his quest to make the team. Jokes from fans are prevalent when the 49-year...
Ubaldo Jimenez wasted no time in showing what he thinks about the face of the Colorado Rockies. With his first pitch, he drilled Troy Tulowitzki in the back, dropped his glove and enticed Tulo to charge the mound.The benches cleared and Tulo left with an apparent elbow injury.Everyone knows the history. Jimenez, jealous of Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez's contract extensions...
Author: Andrew SwansonThe Colorado Rockies open the 2012 season on the road against the Houston Astros on Friday with veteran pitcher Jeremy Guthrie taking the mound as the opening day starter. In one of the feel good stories of the spring, veteran southpaw Jamie Moyer will start the second game of the season after securing a starting spot this spring.The primary catcher who will...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched four shaky innings and Paul Konerko had three hits for the Chicago White Sox in a 13-10 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
Peavy, hampered by injuries since 2009, allowed four runs on seven hits and a walk.
Konerko had an RBI double and two singles. Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer off Cincinnati starter Mat Latos.
Cleveland pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez nailed former teammate Troy Tulowitzki in the elbow Sunday, carrying their feud onto the field and causing the Indians and Colorado Rockies to clear the benches.
Tulowitzki left the exhibition game after being hit in the left elbow by Jimenez's first pitch. The Rockies star was taken to a hospital for precautionary X-rays.
Jimenez sprang off...
NO LOVE LOST
After making some unflattering comments about his former teammate, Troy Tulowitzki found himself on the receiving end of Ubaldo Jimenez's first pitch, clearing both benches.
National Baseball Expert Frankie Piliere gives us the latest on the White Sox. We talk Jacob Petricka, Nester Molina and more. For Piliere's prediction on the White Sox in 2012, tune in. The latest news from spring training is all right here:
With just a few years remaining until he can qualify for his AARP card, Jamie Moyer just completed Spring Training and has made the Colorado Rockies’ roster. Moyer will start the season as the number two pitcher in the club’s starting rotation. 2012 will be Moyer’s 25th professional season.With his next victory, Moyer will become the oldest pitcher in major league...
Jamie Moyer began his major league career in 1986 with the Chicago Cubs. In his first pitching appearance Moyer went 6 1/3 innings and picked up the victory against Hall of Famer Steve Carlton. Since then Moyer has pitched for the Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Seattle Mariners, [...]
Nobody calls Ubaldo Jimenez "chicken."
Claiming he was riled up after being called names from the batter's box, the Cleveland Indians pitcher hit his former Colorado Rockies teammate Troy Tulowitzki on the elbow with a fastball and then charged the plate, causing the benches to clear in a spring training game Sunday.
Teammates from both teams quickly got between the...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Cleveland pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez nailed former teammate Troy Tulowitzki in the elbow Sunday, carrying their festering feud onto the field and causing the Indians and Colorado Rockies to clear the benches.
Tulowitzki and Jimenez jawed up close but were held back from getting at each other. The Rockies star was taken to a hospital for precautionary X-rays...
If you’re already sick of Ozzie Guillen, f***ing strap in, because it’s going to be a long summer. Particularly if Guillen’s Miami Marlins run away with the National League East, as they’re already threatening to do. I mean, the season hasn’t even started yet, but they’ve already released Aaron Rowand. That is a CHAMPIONSHIP caliber move, right there.
Guillen is nothing...
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2012 Organizational Rankings
#30 – Baltimore
#29 – Houston
#28 – Oakland
#27 – Pittsburgh
#26 – San Diego
#25 – Minnesota
#24 – Chicago AL
#23 – Seattle
#22 – Kansas City
#21 – Cleveland
#20 – New York NL
#19 – Los Angeles
The Chicago White Sox have signed Conor Jackson to a minor league deal, Mark Gonzales of The Chicago Tribute reports. Jackson had signed a minor league deal with the Rangers earlier this offseason where he hit .091 in 33 at-bats (3 hits) while striking out 5 times this Spring.
Last season, Jackson started the season off with the A's before he was traded to the Red Sox at the...