The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago White Sox have been linked in the Alex Rios and Alexei Ramirez trade discussions all throughout the trade season. Today Travis Sawchik and Rob Biertempfel reported that the White Sox asked for Jameson Taillon or Gregory Polanco for Rios.

https://twitter.com/Sawchik_Trib/status/362227035982143488

Fortunately there was a quick "no" from the Pirates. So it doesn't look like the Pirates are going to over-pay for Rios. Sawchik does say that the White Sox have an interest in Alex Dickerson.

https://twitter.com/Sawchik_Trib/status/362228827042217985

The White Sox have interest in Alex Dickerson.

Dickerson is having a big year in Altoona. Since the start of June he has a .360/.398/.640 line and 11 homers in 186 at-bats. On the season he has a ....

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