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SBD/August 1, 2013/Franchises
Pale Riders: White Sox In Need Of A Reboot, Seen As "Completely Unappealing"
Published August 1, 2013
IT'S A START: In Chicago, Daryl Van Schouwen writes the "best way to fix a franchise in need of a facelift from the ground up is to manage resources wisely." White Sox GM Rick Hahn "already has struck gold" by inking P Chris Sale to a $32.5M contract during Spring Training, and trading Peavy prior to yesterday's trade deadline to relieve the team of the approximately $20M left on his contract. Hahn is a "trustworthy steward of chairman Jerry Reinsdorf’s riches." This is "not to say Hahn is a penny-pinching accountant whose top priority is the bottom line" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 8/1).