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White Sox Player Ditches $13M Job for His Son

Told his 14-year-old spent too much time in clubhouse, Adam LaRoche retired

(Newser) - Ken Williams, executive VP of the Chicago White Sox, says he doesn't have a problem with players' kids hanging out in the clubhouse, per the Chicago Sun-Times . But Drake LaRoche, the 14-year-old son and constant companion of first baseman Adam LaRoche, was there just a little too much for... More »

BoSox Deal Ramirez as White Sox Land Griffey

Outfielders go noisily, quietly

(Newser) - The Red Sox traded Manny Ramirez at the deadline today, shipping the disgruntled outfielder to the Dodgers in a three-way deal that sends outfielder Jason Bay from Pittsburgh to Boston, reports New England Sports Network. Earlier, Ken Griffey Jr. agreed to a trade from the Reds to the White Sox,... More »

Was White Sox Exec Extorting Bonus Money from Dominican Teens?

Team fires personnel chief, two scouts as investigation into skimming continues

(Newser) - A source with knowledge of the investigation tells the Chicago Tribune that questions about signing bonuses and how they were distributed to teenage Latin American prospects were behind the firing of David Wilder, the Chicago White Sox senior personnel director, and two of his scouts. Authorities are seeking to determine... More »

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