The Chicago White Sox could send over a mix of prospects and MLB players.
The Chicago White Sox, as of right now, probably have Leury Garcia slated to play second base. However, he is clearly not the desired starter there. He would be best suited, as mentioned before, in the role of utility player that is considered the 26th man on the roster.
It is no disrespect to the longest-tenured player on the squad but the writing is on the wall. If the A’s took him in a trade with three prospects for Matt Chapman, that would be really smart for both sides. During the rebuild for Oakland, they will need position players to eat innings and Garcia can do that.
Wes Kath, Micker Adolfo, and Romy Gonzalez are all prospects that could end up being really good MLB players. Kath has the highest ceiling of them all but we have seen good things from both Adolfo and Gonzalez throughout their careers. Every prospect is worth the risk for a team like the A’s right now so getting as many as they can is the key.
We don’t know for sure if this is how the White Sox will go about things but it is certainly something to think about. If they added a player as good as Matt Chapman for one of their holes in the lineup, they could go from World Series contenders to World Series favorites.