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Cubs did it right with David Ross, while White Sox eye Tony La Russa

The Cubs looked to the future when hiring David Ross. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

As the White Sox cling to the past with Tony La Russa, the Cubs look forward.

I laughed. Actually laughed out loud when I heard the Chicago White Sox are set to sit down with 76-year-old Tony La Russa about their managerial vacancy. Of course, the Sox followed the Cubs‘ blueprint for success in firing Ricky Renteria just as the young core started to turn the corner, instantly opening up an incredibly tantalizing opportunity in the game.

The core on the South Side is chock-full of talent.