Josh Vitters

A not-so-modest trade proposal

In the spirit of Ozzie Guillen-for-Logan Morrison, there are a series of answers to the malaise that has befallen both of Chicago's team.

At last week's general managers' meeting in Orlando, the Cubs and White Sox were in such sorry states of repair that they almost mirrored the Indians in terms of headline appeal. This is said knowing the sexiest Indians rumor of the week was they were not interested in Eric Chavez.

Laugh if you want, but the White Sox and Cubs talk wasn't much better.

So here's what would make it livelier — one initial move, then a series of secondary deals:

•For starters, White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf (the man who was willing to allow the...