The Cubs are still looking to upgrade at catcher after losing the Russell Martin sweepstakes.
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.
There’s plenty of walking ahead but the White Sox have begun the offseason at a strenuous pace.
PHOENIX -- The White Sox would need to be overwhelmed to trade shortstop Alexei Ramirez.
Rick Hahn’s sale pitch to free agents this offseason won’t be forced as it was a year ago.