Saturday Review: White Sox Dealing With Crowded Center Field for 2018

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 01: Adam Engel /

White Sox center field will be crowded for next season, but each player will need to prove they’re worthy of starting on Opening Day.

The Chicago White Sox had many different players starting games in center field this past season. From Jacob May to Leury Garcia and Adam Engel, the Sox didn’t have a true bonafide starter in center field in 2017. Entering the 2018 season, the Sox will have a muddled center field picture according to James Fegan of The Athletic.

Adam Engel, Charlie Tilson, and Leury Garcia Make Up Muddled White Sox Center Field Picture-The Athletic (Subscription Required)

Fagan spoke with Sox general manager Rick Hahn earlier this week about the team’s center field situation entering next season. With Tilson coming off multiple injuries this past season, he will need to show he’s ready for competitive action in 2018. Engel struggled last season at the plate and will need to improve his offense entering next season. Garcia started 2017 nicely, but injuries limited him to just 32 games played in the second half.

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