DETROIT -- Alexei Ramirez is out of the White Sox lineup on Thursday afternoon for only the second time this season.
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.
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.
PHOENIX -- One reason trading Alexei Ramirez would be difficult for the White Sox is the lack of a ready replacement.
PHOENIX -- The White Sox would need to be overwhelmed to trade shortstop Alexei Ramirez.