It's the offseason when the White Sox put their foot down, a signal to the rest of Major League Baseball that they're back and going for it.
The White Sox hope Adam LaRoche can provide the balance and production they seek.
With the books mostly cleared of large contracts, the White Sox want to be prudent with their money this offseason.
Among the many items the White Sox would like to acquire for next season is a veteran voice or two.
Jose Abreu finished fourth in the American League MVP vote on Thursday while Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout won the award for the first time.