Kenny Williams loves to make a splash

CHICAGO -- Kenny Williams will walk into his hotel on Sunday in Disney World as the most talked-about general manager in baseball, this side of Brian Cashman anyway.

He loves that feeling. He may play it cool, but he lives for that moment. But for Trader Kenny, or I suppose in this case, Big-Contract Kenny, the happiest place on Earth isn't the Magic Kingdom. And it's not Market or a comedy club.

No, it's his own bed. The man lives for that post-contractual moment.

"I love waking up in the morning after getting something done," he said. "It's not easy to get things done, to get better, in this league. A lot of things have to fall your way."

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