The Cabrera virus spreading?

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – On paper, the White Sox would seem to have their hands full next year with a Minnesota team that will be a year older, a year better and hungry for some revenge. But there is hope.


Guess which free agent-to-be could be front and center on the Twins’ radar screen this winter? That’s right, none other than shortstop Orlando Cabrera. The Star-Tribune is reporting that several members of the Twins front office will start doing their homework on Cabrera, with Nick Punto likely headed to free agency, leaving a vacancy at short.

Sox manager Ozzie Guillen always joked that he wanted to find some poison to put in the water to “kill those little ‘Piranhas,’ ” well, the me-first veteran infielder would be the perfect arsenic.

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