If there ever was a time for the White Sox to bite the bullet and spend at the top of the market, this was it. The limited financial commitments heading into 2020 and beyond should’ve positioned this team to go out and get any player they really wanted.
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What do the following players all have in common: Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg, Anthony Rendon, Nicholas Castellanos, Hyun-Jin Ryu, “Diamond” Dallas Keuchel? They’re all free agents currently. Oh wait, and they’re all represented by super agent, Scott Boras. All of these names, aside from the first three mentioned, have been linked in some way to
This franchise has been irrelevant for the last decade. They haven’t made the playoffs in 11 years. Since winning the World Series in 2005, the White Sox have won a grand total of one playoff game. I’d say everyone on the South Side is pretty damn ready to win.
With playoff aspirations in mind, there is no excuse for the White Sox to punt on any opportunity to upgrade, regardless of whether or not they would have to give up a draft pick to secure an important piece of the puzzle.
With an extremely critical offseason approaching on the South Side, the White Sox need to make some impactful moves. Free agency has been a struggle for the Sox, so going the trade route may be their best option to acquire talent that moves the needle.
While fans have yet to see President Theo Epstein trade from the MLB roster much recently, that will change this offseason.
Ricky Renteria’s decision-making continues to be in question after a bad Nationals series that included throwing Ryan Cordell under the bus to the media.