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White Sox GM Kenny Williams' Home Burglarized, Thief Defrosted A Lobster

If you thought the offseason for the Chicago White Sox has been fairly boring to date, this is a story that should change your mind. At a time where there is immense pressure on Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams to turn around the team with a tapped out farm system and limited payroll at his disposal, apparently at least one Chicago man would still love to walk in Kenny Williams' shoes...literally. 

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that at some point while White Sox GM Kenny Williams was out of town from November 18-21, a 51-year-old man broke into his home and apparently decided to try and live a day in the life of Kenny Williams. Wayne L. Field III, of the 900 block of West Lawrence Ave., allegedly broke into Williams' home, "drank a beer, ate a frozen pizza, surfed the internet and kicked his shoes off on the bed." Apparently Field was hoping for an extended stay, because he even defrosted a lobster.

So, pray tell, how did the police eventually catch this criminal mastermind? He apparently left behind a hospital bracelet with own name printed on it, and made several return trips to the house as well. When Field was arrested, law enforcement found him wearing the GM's clothes and likely his most prized possession, his 2005 World Series Championship ring. He will appear in bond court later on Tuesday.

Unfortunately for White Sox fans everywhere, Field neglected to take Jake Peavy, Adam Dunn and Alex Rios with him too.

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