The Chicago White Sox have been looking for an outfielder for a few weeks now. We still don’t know how long it is going to take for them to act on it or if they will act on it at all. They might wait to see what happens with Luis Robert and Eloy Jimenez throughout the summer but they might need to act quickly if they are going to acquire someone really good.
According to a report by Jon Heyman of MLB Network, Joey Gallo of the Texas Rangers is available. The White Sox and Rangers have already made one big deal over the last year when the Sox sent Dane Dunning south in exchange for Lance Lynn. Now, they could look to be trade partners again.
It would be wise for the Chicago White Sox to acquire Joey Gallo if he is available.
If he is actually available over the summer, the White Sox should consider adding him. He is currently slashing .223/.357/.396 with an OPS of .753. He has seven home runs, 21 RBIs, and 21 runs scored playing on a below-average Rangers team. That slash line and OPS is very okay but the power numbers are there. He is also an elite defensive outfielder so he would be valuable.
You also have to wonder if going to an elite team like the White Sox makes him better. He seems like the type of hitter that would thrive with lots of talent around him. There certainly would be extra protection in a lineup like this so there is a chance things get even more productive for him on a squad like this. These are three trade packages that might get a deal done: