The Chicago White Sox are having a fantastic season so far. They have everything they need to win the World Series, they just need to put it all together at the right time. When you have a great team like this, there is always either heartbreak or triumph. The White Sox are hoping for the latter as they haven’t had a team this talented in a long time.
They won the World Series in 2005 but that was the definition of a team win with a manager that pushed all of the right buttons. This time around, they have elite players at pretty much every position and it shows on most nights. Of course, they aren’t perfect as the “young” aspect shows itself a good amount but there is no doubt that they are very good.
When you have a team this good, there are always going to be players that stick out as the best. Well, the success on this team starts and ends with the pitching. The starting pitchers have all been great at times this season. The bullpen has had its warts at times but it is certainly built for success in the postseason. Tony La Russa is still trying to learn how to manage it to get the most out of it and it won’t happen overnight.
As for the offense, there have been some significant injuries to consequential players early on. Here in August, they are just starting to get healthy. With that in mind, the players that were healthy had to come together to get the job done.
The Chicago White Sox has some players that are deserving of extra recognition.
When you are a legit World Series contender, there might be some players who deserve individual awards in the process. The White Sox have more than one of those. In fact, there is one award that two players on the team deserve. These are the three players that could win an award after the season: