It's been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Cubs organization.
Same as the White Sox could use a right-hander in the rotation, they need a reliever capable of a big strikeout in the bullpen.
The White Sox want to catch their AL Central competitors quickly but only if they can do so without interfering with the front office’s long-term plan.
It’s not so much that Adam LaRoche offers Jose Abreu protection rather than he’ll add another quality bat to the White Sox lineup.
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.