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And a quote from White Sox Minor League director Alan Regier on Gio Gonzalez and Jack Egbert (wiz):

"I'm not afraid to recommend either one to compete for a Spring Training job. Just because we didn't get their feet wet at the Triple-A level, I still would have no hesitation to tell [general manager] Kenny [Williams] these two guys need to come in and compete for a job. They would be starters in the Minors. But as to how [White Sox manager] Ozzie [Guillen] and Coop [pitching coach Don Cooper] want to put together their staff next year, I don't think either one of them is going to turn down a big league job. ... Jack is the one who really shot up the board this year. Kenny wants sinkers here in our park and his two-seamer is an excellent pitch. He has three pitches to throw for strikes. He committed himself to be in the best shape he could be in, worked tremendously hard and had a tremendous season. ... Had the circumstances been different at the big league level, both Gio and Jack could have been called up and nobody would have blinked. Jack is the one who sprung himself onto the radar in Chicago, but Gio didn't do anything to hurt himself by any means."