Aug 3, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper (99) walks off the field against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
With Chris Sale‘s spring training injury, there are multiple options for the Chicago White Sox to go in regards to their starting rotation.
One of those options includes using a four man rotation. I have heard some minor rumblings (so minor they would not register on the Richter scale) but it was enough to get me thinking could the club start 2015 with a four man starting rotation?
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Well, no team has seriously tried it since the 2012 Colorado Rockies, and I would not count on it happening on the Southside of Chicago in 2015. But with a potential rotation of Jeff Samardzija, Jose Quintana, John Danks, and Hector Noesi, for only three weeks, it would not be completely absurd.
There are a few pros and cons to either side of the argument, so without further ado, here are those talking points.
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