In an act that can only be explained by the awesome powers generated by 1.21 gigawatts of electricity, sometime over the last four days, Chicago White Sox rookie 3rd baseman Josh Fields’ future was erased from existence and a new future was put in its place.

Here’s the indisputable proof.

Chicago Tribune, Thursday, August 23rd:

Based on Fields’ ability to learn quickly, his fielding could improve faster than (Ozzie) Guillen may anticipate…

The Sox want Fields to concentrate on third while (Joe) Crede heals from back surgery. And with Crede eligible for free agency after the 2008 season, Fields soon could be the Sox’s permanent third baseman.

Chicago Sun-Times, Monday, August 27th:

The White Sox have started preparing for 2008 and a future in left field for rookie Josh Fields…


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