“Do we play them this year?”
There’s no bigger fan of Jeff Samardzija than Jeff Samardzija, and that uber-confidence has always driven The Shark.
The White Sox added a name to the potential battle for the fifth starter's spot this spring.
Finding a proven closer was certainly important to the White Sox after last year's bullpen combined to blow a dozen saves.
Same as the White Sox could use a right-hander in the rotation, they need a reliever capable of a big strikeout in the bullpen.
The White Sox want to catch their AL Central competitors quickly but only if they can do so without interfering with the front office’s long-term plan.