The Cubs are going to pay for leadership qualities.
Jose Abreu finished fourth in the American League MVP vote on Thursday while Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout won the award for the first time.
Chris Sale impressive 2014 campaign was rewarded Tuesday with a third-place finish in the AL Cy Young award voting, finishing behind Cleveland's Corey Kluber and Seattle's Felix Hernandez.
The White Sox claimed outfielder J.B. Shuck off waivers on Monday from the Cleveland Indians.
A day after the World Series ended, 121 players became free agents -- but only two from the White Sox.