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August 28, 2010

Nothing’s moving on the Manny Ramirez front

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ August 28, 2010 8:07 pm
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Jon Heyman tweets there’s no evidence of serious trade talks between the Sox and the Dodgers. He adds the Dodgers could choose to keep Manny. Manny wasn’t in the Dodgers lineup for the 3rd consecutive game. Joe Torre said he’s becoming “superstitious” about starting Manny. Mike says the Sox need to create leverage by pretending they’re interested in Adam Laroche. Or really go after him.

Food drive at today’s White Sox-Yankees game.

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ August 28, 2010 1:31 pm


White Sox Wives Food Drive

Tomorrow, the White Sox Wives will be collecting food and monetary donations to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository from 4:30 p.m., when the gates open until the bottom of the third inning. Fans will be able to visit with the player wives at gates 2, 3, 4, 5. Everyone making a donation at the ballpark will be entered into a drawing for White Sox memorabilia.

Non-perishable food items also will be collected at the 14 Chicagoland Dominick’s locations through Saturday, August 28. Attending is Lisa Pierzynski, Emily Thornton, Stephanie Lillibridge, Jamie Buehrle, Adele Jenks, Lauren McClain (fiancĂ©e of Mark Teahen), Erika Zanders (girlfriend of Edwin Jackson) and other family members of players and coaches. Over the years, the food drive at U.S. Cellular Field has become one of the Food Depository’s largest drives and is important to providing food to Cook County’s underserved

If you can please bring something to help people that need it.

White Sox willing to assume $2 million of Manny’s remaining salary

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ August 28, 2010 2:06 am
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The Dodgers want the Sox to pay all the remaining salary:

Ramirez is owed about $1.1 million for the rest of this season, but he’s also owed about $3.2 million in deferred salary next season. The Dodgers don’t want to pay any of that if Ramirez is sent to the Sox, team sources said Friday.

The Sox, in turn, have offered to assume only about $2 million of the total remaining salary. … The Sox also are expected to send one or more prospects to the Dodgers as part of any trade.

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