White Sox morning roundup

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White Sox morning roundup

From the weekend:

We'll find out how much momentum Tim Raines has for a Hall of Fame bid today. Chris Jaffe of the Hardball Times says Raines will get 52 percent of the vote, which would be a fairly encouraging number.

Yoenis Cespedes is expected to hit free agency sometime in the near future. The White Sox have been linked to the Cuban phenom, although whether they'll use some of the money they saved in the last few weeks on Cespedes is unknown.

The White Sox will give wounded veterans a chance to attend the team's fantasy camp in Arizona this week. Awesome.

Mark Buehrle won't be able to live in Miami-Dade County thanks to a law that prohibits ownership of pit bulls in the county. Welcome to Miami.

We passed along a couple of notes from Baseball America on the pair of prospects the White Sox acquired from Toronto in the Jason Frasor deal -- the analysis on Myles Jaye has me at least a little bit intrigued.

Alejandro De Aza struggled in the Dominican Winter League regular season, but that's not a development to be too concerned about.

Shel Silverstein was a White Sox fan. That's a neat note from South Side Sox.

Around the division:

Royals second baseman Johnny Giavotella is expected to be 100 percent for spring training following offseason hip surgery. I don't know why, but he seems like someone who's going to be a pest against the White Sox.

Jack Morris isn't a Hall of Famer in my book, so I'm not too broken up about him running out of chances for induction.

Fast Break Morning Update: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Fast Break Morning Update: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Former White Sox OF Tim Raines elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Between Cubs' victory lap and Hall of Fame vote, Sammy Sosa barely staying in the picture

Bulls' continued inconsistencies 'an issue of focus'

Report: Bears set to hire Curtis Modkins as running backs coach

Wrigley Field named one of the happiest places in the world by CNN

Tim Raines shares thank you message after being elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Bulls Talk Podcast: What went wrong for the Bulls against the Mavericks?

Hawks Talk Podcast: Blackhawks' bottom six steps up in Colorado

Big Ten Talk Podcast: Picking contenders and pretenders in the Big Ten title race

Jerry Reinsdorf, Frank Thomas congratulate Tim Raines on Baseball Hall of Fame election

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Hub Arkush (670 The Score/Pro Football Weekly), David Schuster (670 The Score) and Patrick Finley join Kap on the panel.  Tim Raines finally gets the call from the Hall along with Jeff Bagwell and Pudge Rodriguez.  So when will Bonds and Clemens get in?  Why are Sammy Sosa’s vote totals dropping? The guys debate from former Cub David DeJesus joins the panel to talk Hall of Fame and the 2017 Cubs.

The Bulls lose to a bad Mavericks team. When will GarPax blow it up and start over?

Plus the guys discuss whether or not Antonio Brown will distract the Steelers and if the Falcons defense is the x-factor in the NFC title game.