The Chicago White Sox don’t have many unanswered questions when it comes to roster construction in 2020, but the second base position is one of the few still remaining.
It’s so far unclear who the team intends to turn to for that role on Opening Day.
While it is well known that top prospect Nick Madrigal will be the long-term choice for the position, it is certainly in question whether or not the team will call him up to start the season.
As it is, there are still some strong second base options on the free agent market that the team should consider.
It would definitely make the most sense to sign someone externally at this stage, especially when it is considered that they could probably get one of the options mentioned in the article on a minor league deal at this point in the offseason.
Getting a chance to start the season at the position would make the South Side an appealing option for second basemen looking to break camp with a team.
But, if the team chooses to stick with their internal options, there are three options they could turn to.