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Outside The Confines: Third-degree Burnes

More fallout from the Corbin Burnes trade. The White Sox make a couple of deals, as do the A’s. And other news from around baseball.

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Good morning. The groundhog saw his shadow on Friday, which means there will be six more weeks of not signing Cody Bellinger.

We should nickname Corbin Burnes “Third Degree,” as in Corbin “Third Degree” Burnes. That’s a shout out to the 1982 film Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains. Maybe they could even get Diane Lane to throw out a first pitch in Baltimore.

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster.