The Sox added some organizational depth, acquiring infielder Jose Castro from Cincinnati and assigning him to Triple-A Charlotte. Not much else to see here -- Ozzie Martinez should have the inside track if the Sox are in need of a reserve infielder from the minors.
As Friday's home opener draws near, the White Sox showed off a few new additions to the ballpark experience -- including a hot dog with pastrami bacon that's incredibly good and a giant caricature of Bill Melton.
Ozzie Guillen dominated headlines not only across baseball but also in national news, as the former Sox manager received a five-game suspension for his comments about Fidel Castro. Guillen's former White Sox players and teammates -- including Cuban native Alexei Ramirez -- came to his defense. But the fact that Guillen made similar comments about Castro in 2008 has me skeptical.
Jim has a good breakdown of Chris Sale's start, James looks at Gordon Beckham being inserted in the leadoff spot and Fornelli has an enjoyable satire of the Guillen situation.
Around the division: Cleveland finalized the terms of their contract extension with Carlos Santana, Detroit played through snow and beat Tampa Bay 5-2, Kansas City one-hit Oakland in a rain-shortened 3-0 win and Nick Nelson says the Twins' biggest weaknesses haven't been tested in their miserable start to the season.