Chicago White Sox: All-Star Game selections reflect 2021 team

Vincent Parise
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - MAY 07: Starting pitcher Lance Lynn #33 of the Chicago White Sox pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 07, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - MAY 07: Starting pitcher Lance Lynn #33 of the Chicago White Sox pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 07, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) /
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The Chicago White Sox is a great baseball team. They are in first place of the American League by 6.0 games which is incredibly good when you consider the injury trouble that they’ve had. When a team is in first place like the White Sox, you can expect a lot of players to be involved. Usually, that leads to multiple All-Star selections. In this case, the White Sox has three players that have been selected to be American League All-Stars in 2021.

Carlos Rodon, Lance Lynn, and Liam Hendriks are the players that will represent the Chicago White Sox at the All-Star Game. Each of them is well-deserving of this honor as they have all been outstanding in the first half of the season.

The Chicago White Sox are sending three pitchers to the MLB All-Star Game.

When you consider the injuries that the White Sox have sustained this season, you have to tip your cap to their resiliency. One reason they have been so resilient this season is the fact that they have had some amazing pitching. Their starters have pretty much been awesome from the very beginning and their bullpen has done its job on most nights.

Without that pitching, the White Sox would have had a sunken ship with some of the offensive players that are out. For that reason, it is only fitting that they have three pitchers going to the All-Star Game if they could only have three. These three in particular have been so special and are well deserving of this honor.

Lance Lynn and Liam Hendriks are both players that have had a lot of recent success. As for Carlos Rodon, he had to earn his way back to this level of play due to previous injuries and inconsistent play. If all three of these players keep it up down the stretch, the White Sox are going to be in great shape in terms of playoff positioning.

You can make a great case for the AL All-Stars to start either Rodon or Lynn in the game. They are number two and three in AL ERA so far this season. There are a couple of other starters that are well deserving as well so it will be interesting to see who they go with. All in all, this is a great All-Star team representing the American League this year. Hopefully, they are able to win and continue to be the better of the two leagues in the mid-summer classic.

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