BA on the prospect of playing winter ball after spenting the entire year in the bigs with more than 300 at-bats:
Carol Slezak wrote a nice article on the pitching staff ace. Here's a quote from Don Cooper:
Up to July 31 GM Ken Williams was waiting for an offer for Ross Gload from another team . No offer came and Gload returned to the Sox bench. Ross doesn't regret it though:
and with Jim Thome missing 7 of the last 10 games with a strained hamstring, Gload got lots of playing time and went on a 13/26 stretch, raising his batting average from .283 to .328:
By the way, expect Ozzie to start Gload in Boston and give a rest to Jermaine.