In Chicago, if you're a baseball fan, you can only have an allegiance to one team. It's either the Cubs or the White Sox. "Both" is not an accepted response in the Windy City.
Less than 15 months later, a difficult decision to trade Jake Peavy is starting to look like it could have a long-lasting, positive impact on the White Sox.
If their overall baseball expenditures are the same as 2014, the White Sox should have at least an extra $4 million for payroll next season.
Not only does he have a longer offseason to enjoy this year, but Marcus Semien also has more reason to revel in it.