It appears White Sox third-base coach Joe McEwing is out of the running to be manager of the Texas Rangers.
Andrew Friedman is taking his talents to Southern California as the Dodgers take a page out of the Cubs' playbook.
From 1991 to 2014, the White Sox have had a grand total of four different players start at first base on opening day: Frank Thomas (1991-1997, 1999-2000), Greg Norton (1998), Paul Konerko (2001-20
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.