The Chicago White Sox are going to have, when healthy, one of the best rotations in all of baseball. Lucas Giolito, Dallas Keuchel, and Lance Lynn are going to for one of the league’s best trios. Michael Kopech and Dylan Cease are both guys who have incredible talent who just need to find their game at the Major League level. They just resigned Carlos Rodon to a one-year deal so he and Reynaldo Lopez are going to try and make an impact as well.
The Chicago White Sox could look at one more starter on the cheap for depth.
Michael Kopech may start the year in AAA. It has been a long time since he pitched in a professional game between his Tommy John surgery and opting out of the COVID-19 shortened season. There is absolutely no reason to rush him right now. This team was a 100 loss team when he made his short stint. Now they are entering a season with aspirations of winning the American League and possibly even the World Series.
In the event that he takes a bit of time to get his call-up or injury to someone else, they might want to have as much depth as possible. When you want to win the World Series, that makes it even more important. When it comes to pitching, especially starting pitching you need as much depth as you can get.
The White Sox have an awesome bullpen. It would get even better if some of their starters have to come to the bullpen. There are some really talented players out there looking for one more shot at a Major League team. There are some that were so good for so long but have fallen on hard times. These are three pitchers in that category that the White Sox should consider: