Three things to love about 2020 Chicago White Sox

Joshua Finkelstein
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JULY 22: Yoan Moncada #10 of the Chicago White Sox is greeted by Jose Abreu #79 after hitting a three-run home run against the Miami Marlins during the fifth inning at Guaranteed Rate Field on July 22, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JULY 22: Yoan Moncada #10 of the Chicago White Sox is greeted by Jose Abreu #79 after hitting a three-run home run against the Miami Marlins during the fifth inning at Guaranteed Rate Field on July 22, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) /
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Chicago White Sox Michael Kopech
Michael Kopech (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) /

2. Young Starters

The White Sox additions of Dallas Keuchel and Gio Gonzalez certainly helped fortify the rotation, but it’s the young arms that will help make or break this team.

Lucas Giolito will obviously still be the anchor of this rotation after his breakout season in 2019 that saw him make the All-Star team for the first time in his career.

Outside of that, the White Sox will get to have youngsters Dylan Cease and Reynaldo Lopez again next season. Both of them showed some promise at various points in 2019.

The most exciting arm for this team will be Michael Kopech as he tries to come back from Tommy John Surgery.

On Thursday, the video below was recorded and almost every single White Sox fan got super excited to see it.

https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/1228060684753231872?s=20

It was only a bullpen session, but the idea of Kopech and his 100+ MPH fastball rejoining the rotation is too tempting to ignore.

On top of it, the White Sox will probably see the return of Carlos Rodon at some point in 2020 which could make this rotation not only strong from 1-5, but also have solid depth options.

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