Apparently White Sox General Manager Kenny Williams cancelled his scheduled conference call today, which automatically means a megatrade is coming. Or something. In other rumors, the Danks rumor echo chamber grows louder, fans speculate on which players the team should target, and the Twins are interested in former White Sox Edwin Jackson:
GM Williams Cancels Call, Media Titters - @scotgregor
"Interesting...#WhiteSox GM Kenny Williams cancels this afternoon's scheduled conference call with media. Trade coming?"
White Sox must decide on offseason approach - Chicago Sun-Times
"General manager Ken Williams is gauging what he can get in return for his tradable pieces. At the GM meetings, he said interest was high. What he can get in the way of major-league-ready players and/or top prospects will go a long way in determining his path. His asking price for Danks is known to be very high."
Free Agent Targets for Your 2013 White Sox - South Side Sox
"We sit a couple of days away from the winter meetings. This is sure to be a pretty interesting week for the White Sox. By the time I write next Saturday, we may not have Mark Buehrle, John Danks, Gavin Floyd, Matt Thornton, Carlos Quentin and maybe even a few others. Only time will tell."
Sources: Twins interested in Francis, Jackson - Jon Paul Morosi
One name on the Twins’ list: Jeff Francis.The Twins also are interested in free-agent right-hander Edwin Jackson but are wary of his price tag, according to a major-league source.
5 Questions with Chicago White Sox' Expert Jim Margalus - MLB Daily Dish
MLBDD sits down with White Sox' Expert Jim Margalus of South Side Sox to discuss the changes in management, the struggles of high-priced veterans, and other topics Sox.
Can Cumberland return from concussion issues? - Jon Paul Morosi
"But it will be interesting to see if a team looking for a leadoff man – such as the Nationals, White Sox, Giants, Twins, Cardinals, or Tigers – gambles on Cumberland in the Rule 5 next Thursday morning."