2012 MLB Trade Deadline: White Sox Will Try Add Players, According To Report

In the midst of an eight-game winning streak that has propelled the Chicago White Sox to the top of the AL Central, the team has shifted from a potential seller to a buyer at the trade deadline, according to a report from Bob Nightengale:

The White Sox originally had visions of unloading veterans at the deadline but now plan to add players, according to a high-ranking team official who requested anonymity from USA TODAY Sports because of competitive reasons. They would have given away starter Jake Peavy and his $17 million salary a few months ago. Now he's untouchable, with the White Sox envisioning him as their workhorse for the pennant stretch.

Related: Plumbing the White Sox outfield depth

At 29-22 overall, the White Sox have a 1.5 game lead on second place Cleveland.

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