The Chicago White Sox are looking to add some pitching and although the two best on the market are gone there are still some legit options out there.
The Chicago White Sox need some pitching. They aren’t as desperate for it as like some people make it out to seem but there is no doubt that a few more arms would go a long way. They are likely going to use Lucas Giolito, Michael Kopech, and Dylan Cease to rely on with guys like Carlos Rodon and Reynaldo Lopez to remain in the mix. If they could add one more starter to the rotation it would be very good for the organization.
It would also show the fans that this team is committed to winning. Those who pay attention closely and know how baseball works know that they are already committed to winning but a pitching signing would definitely impress a lot of fans. The White Sox know they need to spend some money to see this rebuild through, but they need to find the right guys to take their money.
The two best free-agent pitchers this offseason were Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg. Cole signed a massive deal with the New York Yankees and Strasburg opted to go back to the Washington Nationals. Those guys are out and Cole Hamels decided to go to the Atlanta Braves while Zack Wheeler is a Philadelphia Phillies pitcher now. Those guys would all have been so sweet in black and white but there are still some nice options out there for Rick Hahn to look at. These are the three best free-agent pitcher options for the White Sox are: