Chicago Sun-Times
with sports reporters Daryl Van Schouwen and Chris De Luca

All quiet on the Vegas front

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LAS VEGAS - With the Winter Meetings winding down and the South Siders seemingly done talking with teams for the week, here are your 2009 White Sox. Take a big gulp ... now run out and buy those season tickets.

CF - Jerry Owens
SS - Alexei Ramirez - Although manager Ozzie Guillen didn't seem sure if Ramirez was ready to hit this high.
LF - Carlos Quentin
DH - Jim Thome
1B - Paul Konerko
RF - Jermaine Dye
C - A.J. Pierzynski
3B - Josh Fields
2B - Chris Getz


C - Corky Miller - Until Tyler Flowers takes his job in June. Plus, I just like saying Corky Miller.
INF - Brent Lillibridge
INF - Wilson Betemit
OF - Brian Anderson

Starting Rotation

LHP - Mark Buehrle
RHP - Gavin Floyd
LHP - John Danks
RHP - Jeff Marquez
LHP - Clayton Richard


Closer - RHP Bobby Jenks
RHP Scott Linebrink
RHP Octavio Dotel
LHP Matt Thornton
RHP D.J. Carrasco
LHP Aaron Poreda
RHP Jhonny Nunez

Other news from Day 3

--The Sox-Reds Jermaine Dye rumors were again rumbling around this morning, but have no merit for now.

--According to one scout, the Sox had no meetings planned for today, and were suddenly a very quiet team. Manager Ozzie Guillen has already left Las Vegas, while some Sox personnel are also leaving town on Wednesday. Is it the quiet before the storm? Highly unlikely.

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A "recession" team for sure.....after dumping millions in payroll ss, cf, pitcher....couldn't they pick up a free agent CF or 2B with some proven batting skills? Is Konerko and cash not worth a 2 or 3 pitcher to LA or other approved team? Let's hope every unknown develops and all our regulars have career years.....or there is a Plan B acquisition path. Come on Kenny the payroll dumps....deserved as they were... should give you some leeway with Jerry R on acquisitions!

for joe's opening day roster.....isn't there a guy named contreras still on the payroll?

The Dodgers are talking to Texas about Michael Young. The Dodgers just resigned Furcal. That means Young willing to play 2b again.Texas wants a young thirdbaseman for Young. Give Texas, Josh Fields. Trade Pauly to the Angels for Figgins @ 3b. Sign Abreau to play RF, put Dye @ 1B. New infield: Dye,Young, Ramirez, Figgins.
The savings on Pauly will pay for Young.

1. C. Figgins 3B .276 S/R 01/22/78

2. M. Young 2B .284 R/R 10/19/1976

3. J. Thome DH .245 L/R 08/27/70

4. J. Dye 1B .292 R/R 01/28/74

5. C. Quentin LF .288 R/R 08/28/82

6. B. Abrue RF .296 L/R 03/11/74

7. A. Ramirez SS .290 R/R 09/22/81

8. A.J. Pierzynski C .281 L/R 12/30/76

9. J. Owens CF .250 L/L 02/16/81


Catchers B/T Ht Wt DOB
63 Cole Armstrong
L/R 6-3 220 08/24/83

Infielders B/T Ht Wt DOB
-- Brandon Allen
L/R 6-2 235 02/12/86
-- Wilson Betemit
S/R 6-3 230 11/02/81 .265
- Brent Lillibridge R/R 5-11 190 09/18/83 .200
39 Chris Getz
L/R 6-0 185 08/30/83

Outfielders B/T Ht Wt DOB

32 Brian Anderson
R/R 6-2 220 03/11/82 .232

31 Dewayne Wise
L/L 6-1 195 02/24/78 .248

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