2011 MLB Rumors: White Sox Won't Rule Out Trading Both Gavin Floyd And John Danks

The Chicago White Sox are trying to rebuild their rotation this winter, and that could mean a bunch of things. Mark Buehrle is likely to be leaving, Chris Sale is moving from the bullpen to the rotation and the team is hoping that Jake Peavy can finally establish himself as a consistent contributor in Chicago.

As part of this whole situation, the team is considering trades for Gavin Floyd and John Danks, and according to John Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, White Sox GM Kenny Williams won't rule out trading both of them. That would certainly be a shock to most White Sox fans, but with Sale making the transition and Zach Stewart providing the team with another cheap, MLB-ready option, it appears that the team is seriously considering trades involving both pitchers.

A rotation without those two would be led by Peavy, Sale, Stewart and Phil Humber, although it would be surprising if the team didn't get back some MLB-ready talent in the deal that could presumably help to fill things out.

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