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Former White Sox infielder Micah Johnson has been on four teams in the last 33 days

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Former White Sox infielder Micah Johnson has been on four teams in the last 33 days

Before there was the future-infield tandem of Yoan Moncada and Tim Anderson on the South Side, there was Micah Johnson.

Johnson earned a good deal of minor league hype during his time in the White Sox organization — he stole 84 bases in 2013 — though that hype cooled down a bit after he hit .206 in 36 games in 2015. That small sample size, though, was enough to intrigue the Los Angeles Dodgers, who took on Johnson in the three-team trade that brought Todd Frazier to Chicago after the 2015 season.

Well, Johnson is having himself an eventful offseason. He's been on four teams in the last 33 days.

Monday, Johnson was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Rays. That happened less an a month after he was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants, which happened just four days after he was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds, who claimed him from the Atlanta Braves.

Monday's waiver claim was actually the fourth time he's changed teams this year. He started 2017 as a Dodger before getting dealt to the aforementioned Braves in mid January.

Got all that?

Perhaps the move to St. Pete will end up being a good thing for Johnson, who — due in part to injury woes — has played in only 25 big league games since getting dealt away from the White Sox. He saw just seven games' worth of action with the Dodgers in 2016 and played in only 18 games for the Braves this past season, getting two hits and striking out four times in 11 plate appearances.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

In this episode of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Danny Parkins (670 The Score), Chris Bleck (ESPN 1000) and Scott King (WGN Radio) join David Kaplan on the panel.

Ryan Pace’s offseason begins. Josh Sitton and Jerrell Freeman are gone, but what will he do with Kyle Fuller?

Plus, Rick Hahn joins Kap from Glendale, Ariz., to discuss the state of the White Sox rebuild, how tough it is to keep their best prospects in the minors and why Jose Abreu is so important for his young team?

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

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White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

The White Sox three outfield prospects are creating a lot of buzz at spring training.

On this edition of the podcast, Micker Adolfo tells Chuck Garfien about a conversation they all had about one day becoming the starting outfield for the White Sox. Adolfo talks about his longtime friendship with Eloy Jimenez, his impressions of Luis Robert, Luis Basabe and the White Sox future.

But first, it's a conversation with MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez who has great insight on many of the White Sox players: Jimenez, Robert, Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu. He tells an amazing story about why Jimenez decided to sign with the Cubs when he was a teenager, how much Abreu is revered in Cuba and much more.

Listen to the full episode at this link (iOS users can go here) or in the embedded player below. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts.