White Sox morning roundup

White Sox morning roundup
April 11, 2012, 6:26 am
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From yesterday:

Robin Ventura won't alter the Sox rotation after Tuesday's game was snowed out in Cleveland. That means Philip Humber will have his season debut pushed back to Monday against Baltimore.

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.