Reports say the White Sox are close to landing Alfonso Soriano. If that happens, the rest of the American League, with the possible exception of Detroit, can just call it a season.
If the White Sox acquire Soriano and sign him to an extension, they might be talking dynasty on the South Side, and with good reason.
I fear this is becoming a Cavs-Bulls situation for the Indians. It didn't matter how good a job Wayne Embry did putting a team together because, come playoff time, the Cavs simply didn't have an answer for Michael Jordan.
It might not matter how good a job Mark Shapiro does in shoring up the Indians roster this winter, because there is simply no way the cash-strapped Indians will be able to top an insanely deep, talented and experienced White Sox club.