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Kenny Williams reportedly worked his tail off to land Zack Greinke from the Brewers this week. The AL Central is up for grabs and the White Sox and Tigers have gone back and forth for the division lead in recent weeks. Greinke would have solidified the White Sox hold on the division by giving th...
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