The Chicago White Sox are a great baseball team. They are going to go to the playoffs for the second year in a row first time in franchise history this year. This time, they aren’t just going to be content with making the playoffs. They want to win the World Series. That is obviously hard but it is going to be their goal for the next handful of years.
There are a lot of reasons that people believe that they can do it. One is the great starting rotation that they have. They have a great bullpen on paper but Tony La Russa is still figuring out how to manage them to get the most out of everyone. That will come with time. We can only hope that it happens in time for the postseason.
The White Sox have dealt with a lot of injuries so far this season. They saw players like Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert, and Yasmani Grandal all miss significant time. Having all three of them back is going to be the best spark that they could possibly have.
The offense has hit its slumps from time to time but it has been good enough to win a lot of baseball games. When fully healthy, they can compete with any lineup in the league. It is starting to look like the group that they were intended to be more and more with each passing day.
The Chicago White Sox has a lot of great players that can contribute offense.
The best part about the lineup is its depth. There are nine really good players to start on any given night and the backups aren’t too shabby either. When rosters go from 26 to 28, they might call up some of their big bat prospects as well. These are the two players that they should consider calling up in September: