"One way or another, we need closure by the [end of the] winter meetings," Sox general manager Kenny Williams said in reference to Dec. 8.It's weird. I'm much more confident that the Sox are going to sign Konerko than I was just a couple of days ago. And I was pretty confident then. -- The relative inactivity of other clubs in regards to Konerko looks like it should work out in the White Sox favor.
"There's one school of thought [Crede] will be OK and another we have to get some insurance," Williams said. "It's still early in the off-season."Of course, I could just be reading too much into this, but this is probably the third or fourth article where I've seen the Sox linked to Bill Mueller.