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Thursday, October 14, 2004
Dealing with the Devil

The White Sox off season picture became much clearer today. The Daily Herald is reporting that Magglio Ordonez has split with his former agents, and is now under the direction of, White Sox persona non grata, Scott Boras. This all but completely ends all speculation that the Sox will attempt to sign Ordonez back in the off season.

The most interesting quote I found from the article was this quip by White Sox GM Kenny Williams:
"In a situation like this, an agent designation form is sent to us," Williams said. "That authorizes us to deal with the new representation, but we have not received that yet. Until we receive something officially, or someone makes a phone call to us, we can't proceed either way. But that doesn't mean a change hasn't been made.

"I wish I had more information to give our fans. But this has been an unusual situation, to say the least."
There's two things you can glean from that quote. 1)The media knew about the agent-swap before the White Sox front office, so I don't think that the front office can continue to play it off like they actually were trying to resign him. Any halfway intelligent fan already knew this was not the case. 2) Somebody is going to get screwed. Whether it's the White Sox, who fail to receive compensation for a fleeing type "A" free agent, or some dumb team like the Mets or Orioles, who sign a player with huge injury question marks to a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal, somebody is getting screwed.

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Maggs gets new agent
Kenny Williams is bitter
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