The Chicago White Sox had a very successful season in 2021. There were a lot of great moments that led to a 93-69 record and one of the most successful seasons in the history of the franchise. They didn’t get it done against the Houston Astros in the American League Division Series but there are many more great years ahead.
The good year didn’t come without adversity, however. They lost many great players to long-term injuries throughout the year. They needed some players to step up that you wouldn’t normally expect to step up and they did. A lot of teams would have fallen off if 3 of their five best players went down for multiple months at a time at the same time.
Not the Chicago White Sox. Instead, the players that were in the lineup played as well as you could have asked them to. A lot of the team went above and beyond. Even the coach, Tony La Russa, made the best of the situation that he was put in this season. It wasn’t without mistakes but it was a really good year.
Now, there are some changes that are going to be made. The White Sox are surely going to try and make the upgrades needed at certain positions so that they can give themselves an even better chance next year.
The Chicago White Sox has some players that they need to make sure are back.
One thing that they can do is bring back some players that are not guaranteed to be back. Of course, there are some players that are worth letting go but there are also some worth bringing back to try and help them win. These are the three players that the White Sox need to make sure are back: