The Chicago White Sox was magnificent in 2021. They went in with lofty expectations after turning the corner in 2020. They didn’t make it far in the 2020 postseason but they were clearly a young team on the rise. They are still on the rise as they are very young but they took an even bigger step this year.
Unfortunately, the White Sox dealt with a lot of injuries this year. A lot of teams did for whatever reason but the White Sox had injuries to extremely consequential players. They battled through it all season long and managed to come out as the American League Central Division champions. It was a long hard season but they did it.
This is the first time that the White Sox won the division since 2008. It was also the first time in franchise history that they clinched a berth in the playoffs for the second year in a row. It has been a long time coming but this team is ready for postseason competition.
They have been so far ahead of the second-place Cleveland Indians for so long so it will be interesting to see them play in high-intensity games again. Their first-round matchup is going to be against the Houston Astros which is a very tough team to start with. However, they have what it takes to do it.
The Chicago White Sox have as good of a chance as anyone to win the World Series.
It seems to be the type of team that could win the World Series or loses in the first round and nobody would be surprised at either outcome. They are a very good team with a lot of talent all over the place. If all three of these things happen for this squad, they will win the World Series: