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Guillen finally figured out who the Judas was - Cooper

Quite the story for any Cooper haters - hopefully you caught his reaction on the score. I wonder who the source is? Any guesses? Coop was quite upset over giving 8 years of loyalty to the source... according to him. Here is the link to Cooper's reaction to the article and Oz... LINK

Sources: Jim Thome going to Indians

Minnesota Twins slugger Jim Thome has agreed to join the Cleveland Indians ahead of the waiver deadline, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney. Upd: Jim Thome traded to Indians http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/6896481/minnesota-twins-trade-jim-thome-cleveland-indians

Dunn admits thinking about quitting

Adam Dunn(notes) is talking about quitting. He’s talking about it like he’s been thinking about it, like it’s always a possibility, a failsafe if this misery continues. And then he’s talking about it like the chances of him doing it are infinitesimal because he adores baseball, even as it corrodes his sense of self. And then he’s talking about it like he’s not sure what he thinks, which tends to happen when a 31-year-old with 363 career home runs suddenly forgets how to hit a baseball. (Click on link to read Jeff Passan story)

Konerko Rumors - as soon as tomorrow?

The White Sox could have the team they wanted in July as soon as Monday if all goes to plan with Paul Konerko. The free-agent first baseman, who has spent the last 12 seasons on the South Side of Chicago, could reach a deal with a team at the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla, according to SI.com's Jon Heyman. Heyman reported that Konerko and/or his agent, Craig Landis, are scheduled to meet with White Sox officials on Monday, and that the deal could be worth $13 million a season. The length is unclear, though with Konerko turning 35 next March, it doesn't figure to be more than three or four years.

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Where's our 1 year warranty on a defective pitching product

  So Jake has a detached and torn latissimus dorsi muscle. Obviously this will result in a season ending injury with the possibility of career threatening. What I want to know is where is the 1...

White Sox the fifth-lowest total in MLB tweets

In Major League Baseball, the Brewers (www.twitter.com/Brewers) have not discovered the tonic of the tweet. They have 692 followers, the fourth-lowest total in baseball. They are not super songbirds either. Their 215 tweets are tied with the Chicago White Sox for the fifth-lowest total. The Philadelphia Phillies lead all of baseball with 464,525 followers, which places them far ahead of the second-place New York Yankees, who have 162,050 followers.

Sox May Be Finished With Offseason Shopping

Merkin reports that White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen seems satisfied to stand pat with the current composition of his roster, a decision that would leave Chicago without the everyday DH that seemed to be the club's top priority this winter.

White Sox Acquire Juan Pierre

The White Sox acquired Juan Pierre from the Dodgers for two minor league pitchers, John Ely and Jon Link. Pierre will cost the White Sox $3 million in ‘10 and $5 milllion in ’11, with the Dodgers picking up the remaining $10.5 million of his $18.5 million.

If the Sox want to add competition, ... consider a member of their 2005 World Series ......

If the Sox want to add competition, ... consider a member of their 2005 World Series ... team....Neal Cotts...

White Sox receive ample evidence from J.J. Putz's rehabilitation

Wise Declares Free Agency

Outfielder Dewayne Wise has declared free agency in lieu of accepting an outright assignment to Class AAA Charlotte.

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No backpacks allowed - will MLB follow suit?

Backpacks not allowed here

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Its here, Its here - in HD on Comcast

I just saw that I now have MLB in HD... yes glorious HD on Comcast channel 233. Why didn't anyone tell me? When did this happen? Here I've been watching MLB in low res all this time - felt like I...

Crede, Uribe file for free agency

White Sox third baseman Joe Crede and infielder Juan Uribe were two of 65 players who filed for free agency Thursday.

Ozzie Guillen shrugged his shoulders

Manager Ozzie Guillen shrugged his shoulders Saturday night after watching the latest shortcomings of the White Sox's offense. "If one guy was struggling, then we can make some changes," Guillen said after the Sox were held to four hits by Scott Kazmir and five relievers in a 2-0 loss to Tampa Bay before a rare sellout crowd of 36,048 at Tropicana Field. "But when everyone else does the same stuff, you really can't do too much. You just make up the lineup and hope those guys come out of it one day. They continue to struggle. We try to find a way how, and make different changes here and there, but they're not doing what they're supposed to do." ... "It's a lot of stress for me and the hitting coach more than the pitchers," Guillen said calmly. "It drives Greg Walker crazy, also myself. I hate that because I'm the one who has to talk for them. I'm the one who has to say something about them not hitting. I come with the same answers every day. "How many different answers am I going to give you guys and the fans? We're still waiting. It's hard to keep waiting. … We're not going to get those guys out of here. We're going to keep working hard, and maybe one day they hit the way they can." ...

MLB investigating White Sox doll prank

MLB investigating White Sox doll prank, will talk to team

08 Team Payrolls

08 Team Payrolls - CWS #5, Detroit up to #2

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From the Metsgeek - Winner/Losers (Sox)

Here's the summary of the AL as per the Metsgeek site. While you might, or might not agree, with his summary of the AL - it does make something to read in this very dull period of nothing going on....

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Remember this place

As the season fades - some memories for the old timersLINKJust thought this deserved its own area for a while. Truly brought back some old memories.So as Harry used to say - Falstaff and the White...

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This season - I'm Tired Rant

I'm tired of rally killing double plays. I'm tired of seeing players drop balls. I'm tired of seeing infielders play outfield. I'm tired of seeing batters that can't bunt - bunt. I'm tired of...

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Boras' work with Crede - Genius

This dawned on me the other day. What Boras did with Crede is genius. Here is my take on it.Boras negotiated the contract for '07. He knows Crede's back is questionable, doesn't allow him to get...

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Please - no more cast offs

Why do we keep discussing cast offs, marginal players with little upside, players that have history of injuries as replacements? The team is beyond patches for this season. Even if we do make some...

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