Apr 16, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) breaks up a double play against Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez (10) during the tenth inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

ESPN ranks Chicago White Sox 25th in power rankings

ESPN.com released their weekly power rankings on Monday, where they have the Chicago White Sox 25th overall following a not so great week.

In fact, I’m surprised they were ranked that high, but luckily they had a couple good games scattered in this week, with some not so great baseball.

Last week, the White Sox were ranked 21st overall, dropping four spots, in the ESPN rankings.

In their comments about the White Sox, James Fegan of The Catbird Seat wrote:

“The White Sox lost two series, sent a starter to the DL and had Adam Eaton leave two games early with hamstring troubles.”

That about sums up the week.

Looking ahead to this week, the White Sox will play four straight on the road against the Detroit Tigers, followed by four straight at US Cellular Field against the Tampa Bay Rays.

That’s going to be a very tough week ahead, maybe tougher than the week we all just witnessed.

The pitching matchup in the series with the Tigers to look forward to is Tuesday when Chris Sale faces off against Justin Verlander. That is must-watch baseball for Tuesday.

As for the ESPN Ranking, the Milwaukee Brewers are the No. 1 ranked team.

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