It’s been well documented that the White Sox have a lot of room to add payroll heading into 2020. After failing to secure Zack Wheeler, this team is going to need to be creative in bolstering their starting rotation. While they remain connected to free agents: Hyun-Jin Ryu, “Diamond” Dallas Keuchel, and Madison Bumgarner, one
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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.
The Phillies have signed White Sox free-agent target Zack Wheeler to a five-year/$118M contract, but it’s not the end of the world on the South Side.
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.