Paul Sullivan: The Chicago White Sox are going in new direction after firing manager Rick Renteria for … what exactly?

Rick Renteria’s departure as Chicago White Sox manager is far more mystifying than his exit as Cubs manager six years ago this month.Both teams were turning the corner in their rebuilds, but the Cubs saw an opportunity to hire Joe Maddon and quickly pounced, making a cold, calculated decision that devastated Renteria but ultimately worked out for the organization, which ended its championship drought two years later.When the Sox got rid of Renteria Monday only two weeks after their playoff exit, it was announced as a “mutual” decision.But no sane person would agree on his own to leave a team w…

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