As the minute-hand ticked by on the big clock atop the historic Wrigley Field scoreboard, James Russell thought he was safe and sound.
DETROIT -- While one of their divisional rivals made a splash and another dumped players, the White Sox stayed quiet as the nonwaiver trade deadline passed on Thursday.
DETROIT — With fewer than 48 shopping hours left before the nonwaiver trade deadline, trade chatter involving White Sox players has been mostly quiet.
With July 31st approaching, Rick Hahn said Friday he doesn’t think the White Sox are quite there yet in terms of putting a consistent winner on the field.
WASHINGTON — Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer lifted his fingers and used air quotes for all the positive developments/rationalizations/talking points used by fans, the media and his co-workers.