As the 2021 season carries on and gets set to draw to a close, the time has come to analyze this Chicago White Sox roster for what it is. Though the mainstays are ever important to the immediate success of the ballclub, there have been several prospects that have had the opportunity to leave their mark and show they too have value.
With the team currently struggling to close out the AL Central, key contributions from everybody are needed and it will be all hands on deck moving forward. With the magic number now just two, the Sox can clinch as early as today if they win and the Cleveland Indians lose. Hopefully, the Kansas City Royals do their job and beat Cleveland so the Sox can button this thing up once and for all before looking ahead to October.
However, the Sox will need to know who can be a contributor or not. They already know they can count on the main guys, Luis Robert, Yoan Moncada, Eloy Jimenez, Jose Abreu, Yasmani Grandal, and Tim Anderson. But what about the younger guys that can still be considered prospects? It is just as important for them to perform at the highest level now more than ever.
The Chicago White Sox have had some awesome rookies throughout this season.
Due to injuries, the Sox have had the luxury of seeing what some of their farm can bring to the table. Having a solid team is incredibly important but it’s also just as important to know that there is plenty more where it came from should players need to be called upon for a big spot. Therefore, let’s take a look at 3 prospects who have made a splash this year, showing promise, and can be utilized moving forward: