When Adam LaRoche stepped to the plate in the ninth inning against Kenley Jansen, pinch-hitting for Tyler Moore, he could have quoted Dante from the movie Clerks, saying, “I’m not even supposed to be here today!” The Nationals’ first baseman has been bothered lately by a back injury and was out of Wednesday’s starting lineup.
The ninth inning was the start of an historic...
The Indians take out some insurance, picking up DH Harold Baines from the Orioles for pitcher Juan Aracena and a player to be named. Baines would appear in 28 games hitting .271 with a homer and 22 runs batted in.
Harold Baines hit is 384th career home run 14 years ago, which turned out to be his final one. Luckily for Chicago fans it came in a White Sox uniform.
The first pick of the 1977 amateur draft, Baines was a great hitter for the Chicago White Sox and gave them 14 of his 22 years in baseball, including his final one in 2001.
The left-handed hitter had his number 3 retired in 1989...
1989: The Royals collected seven singles in a five-run third inning, and cruised to a 6-3 win over the White Sox at Comiskey Park in Chicago.The White Sox actually grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first inning against Royals starter Charlie Leibrandt. With one out, Fred Manrique singled. Harold Baines doubled to drive in the first run, and one out later, Carlton Fisk singled to score Baines...
It figures someone would have to pay for the White Sox's awful season and the first one to fall was hitting coach Jeff Manto.
General manager Rick Hahn announced after Saturday's 6-5 victory over the Royals that Manto had been relieved of his duties. Harold Baines will handle Manto's duties in Sunday's season finale.
"The decision to relieve him of his duties...
Boston's David Ortiz has passed Harold Baines to become Major League Baseball's career leader in hits by a designated hitter.
Ortiz collected his 1,689th hit as a DH when he doubled to left-center field leading off the second inning Wednesday night against the Seattle Mariners. Ortiz received a loud ovation from the fans at Safeco Field when the milestone was shown on the...
With everyone in the lineup collecting at least one hit and five different players hitting home runs, Boston’s win in Seattle on Tuesday was the result of a complete team effort.
The game, however, was perhaps more notable for an individual achievement.
With his single to right in the eighth inning, David Ortiz tied Harold Baines for...
Chicago White Sox legends Carlton Fisk, Ron Kittle and Harold Baines will all race during home Sunday games, in sausage form.
A mix of weird and mundane at the Winter Meetings, from bats to Harold Baines to ball-washers.
The Chicago White Sox are shuffling their coaching staff, adding former closer Bobby Thigpen and Daryl Boston while giving Harold Baines a new role.
Thigpen, whose 57 saves for the White Sox in 1990 rank second in major league history, replaces the departed Juan Nieves as the bullpen coach after spending the spending the past four seasons as a pitching coach in the organization...
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November 27, 2012