The universal reaction to the Thome trade in Chicago has overwhelming positive. It appears that Kenny Williams is now the unquestioned god of baseball GMs, or at least he is to Chicago's baseball scribes.
[Phil Arvia -- Daily Southtown]
Today, we offer you the same advice.
Remember fondly Aaron Rowand for his solid contributions to a World Series-winning team, wish him well and then move on, because Kenny Williams isn't going to bring back the same team.
The biggest compliment of all for Rowand should be that he will be missed.
And guts is what it took for the White Sox to part ways Wednesday with one of their most valuable players, Aaron Rowand, 28 days after the World Series.
- On the rumor front, The Sox just can't seem to shake the name Juan Pierre. [Daily SouthTown]
- The Sox are also one of several teams who have contacted Tampa Bay in regards to speedy outfielder Joey Gathright. [St. Petersburg Times]
- The Twins are said to be in talks with former White Sox DH Carl Everett and former Red Sox 3B Bill Mueller [USA Today]
- The Brewers have no intentions to trade Lyle Overbay this off-season. [USA Today]