There are some Chicago White Sox players who are doomed to not return in 2021.
The Chicago White Sox had a pretty awesome season based on the circumstances. On the final day of the season, they could have been as high as the second seed in the American League and as low as the seventh seed. Things didn’t fall their way on that day and they ended up as the seventh seed. They had a first-round matchup with the Oakland Athletics where they fell in a very contentious three-game series. There are a lot of things to build on but there are also a lot of things to learn from.
They have a lot of big decisions to make over the course of the next few years. It feels like there are some players on this team who are locks to be there for a long time. That doesn’t even just mean the players who are locked in for a long time. That includes players who still need their extensions over the next year or two.
There are also some players who feel like they are doomed to not return to the White Sox for the 2021 season. There are so many different reasons as to why but the team will need to move forward no matter what happens. Some of these guys are players the White Sox might try and bring back but it feels like it is going to be difficult.
When good players leave the White Sox it is tough to see and when struggling players leave the White Sox we can only hope they find success down the road with someone else. In this case, there might be a lot of both. These are the five players most likely doomed to be gone by next season: