GM Ken Williams Speaks About Trading Thome

White Sox GM Ken Williams spoke to the media for 20 minutes on Friday (before the White Sox thumped those other Sox) and defended his trade of Jim Thome to the Dodgers despite the Sox still in playoff contention.

He touched on a number of points about the trade, from why he traded Thome to how the trade doesn't signify the Sox giving up. The Chicago Tribune's Dave van Dyck sums it up perfectly though:

Basically, he wants Thome to get shot at World Series and believes other players can fill DH role.
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