Here's a list of some of his offseason moves:
- Acquired SS Orlando Cabrera for pitcher Jon Garland.
- Acquired OF Carlos Quentin for 1B Chris Carter.
- Signed pither Octavio Dotel to a 2-year deal.
- Signed Cuban OF Alexei Ramirez to a 4-year deal.
Here's the team outlook for '08 so far:
Rotation and Pen:
SP1: Mark Buehrle
SP2: Javier Vazquez
SP3: Jose Contreras
SP4: Johnny Danks
SP5: Gavin Floyd
CL: Bobby Jenks
SUM: Octavio Dotel
Here's the position breakdown:
DH: Jim Thome
C: AJ Pierzynski
1B: Paul Konerko
2B: Juan Uribe/Danny Richar
SS: Orlando Cabrera
3B: Joe Crede/Josh Fields
LF: Carlos Quentin/Alexei Ramirez/Jerry Owens
CF: Nick Swisher
RF: Jermaine Dye
Easiest: The Sox will be worse than last year
Boldest: The Sox will finish dead last and Ozzie Guillen will be fired
Team MVP: Nick Swisher
Best Season: Nick Swisher (+30 HR, 90-110 RBI)
Best Pitcher: Mark Buehrle (12-14 wins, sub-4 ERA)
Breakout Player: Alexei Ramirez (75 games, 10-12 HR, 40-50 RBI, .280 AVG)