Mazara can be “a guy” in the puzzle for now, but he can’t be “the guy” if the White Sox plan on meeting their 2020 goals.
Author: Patrick Flowers
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-0 after their victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday night, which is their best start since winning 16 straight in 1986-87.
Sure, the Zack Wheeler miss was a big blow to the White Sox’s overall plan this winter, but there are enough ways to get creative. Rick Hahn and co. can still pick themselves up off of the mat and continue to build a team that can be competitive in 2020.
Finishing second on a target like Zack Wheeler over what might amount to $10-20 million over the lifespan of a five-year deal would be proof that the White Sox are not yet ready to do what needs to be done to become a real contender in the AL Central.
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Zach LaVine made it clear last night that Jim Boylen has lost the locker room.
The White Sox have issued an early, loud message to the fans and to the rest of baseball — they’re looking to turn this roster into a contender, now.