Cubs and Red Sox trade players to be named later, and Chris Carpenter

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The Chicago Cubs today sent a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later.  Sounds spine tingling, the Cubs also through in pitcher Chris Carpenter. With this trade, compensation for Theo Epstein joining the Cubs as the team’s President is complete.  [Read more…]

Should the Chicago White Sox Get Manny Ramirez?

As we creep ever closer to the September 1st waiver trade deadline, the Chicago White Sox have some tough decisions to make.  They sit 4.5 games in back of the Twins, with arguably a tougher schedule remaining: ten games alone against the Yankees and Red Sox and another west coast road trip that historically has poor results.  With the offense sputtering, is it time for GM Kenny Williams to take a chance on an offensive spark?  If so, is there any spark bigger than Manny Ramirez?

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Deals White Sox Didn’t Make & 2010 MLB Trade Deadline

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Despite a frenzy of activity and a ton of “possibilities” the 2010 MLB non-waiver trade deadline passed with the Chicago White Sox making only one trade.

While I’m an optimist that Edwin Jackson’s career will be revived under the guidance of Don Cooper, was his acquisition enough to help the White Sox win the AL Central?

World Series Contenders?

If GM Kenny Williams’ trade attempts are any indication of needs, he still thinks they need more hitting. Let’s examine the top trades that didn’t happen.

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