In the eyes of one young White Sox fan, Robin Ventura might not have to do much winning on the South Side after winning her over earlier in the week.
Nine-year-old Emily Beazley is a White Sox fan who has stage three Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Her only wish was to act in a play. On Wednesday, she got the chance to do so in the Goodman Theater Production of A Christmas Carol."
But Emily didn't want to act alone. She wanted a member of her beloved White Sox to share the stage with her, and thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation, her dream came true.
Ventura flew in from California to act with Emily, and helped make the experience one she'll likely never forget:
Sources have confirmed that kids really do say the darndest things.
In a spring training game Sunday afternoon, 6-year-old Brody Chernoff, son of Indians general manager Mike Chernoff, spilled the beans on his dad's prospective moves. Goated by announcer Todd Hamilton, Brody said that his dad was trying to keep Lindor in Cleveland for seven more years.
On one hand, Brody's honesty rivals a young Abraham Lincoln. Not even Adrian Wojnarowski could cultivate a source so honest and to the point. On the other, his dad probably is a little shocked that contract offer leaks are coming from his own family.
Either way, though, hearing that Lindor may be in Cleveland for a while is bad news for the White Sox. The 23-year-old stud shortstop has hit over .300 in his first two big-league seasons. So definitely not someone you want to have in your division for years to come. Oh, plus he's absolutely nasty with the leather.
Cubs fans know all about Lindor's talents, too. The shortstop hit .296 in his first World Series and was almost a key reason the Indians captured the crown. Almost!
Watch the hilarious exchange in the video above.
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