The White Sox have never eclipsed $70 million on a contract and while the team’s history suggests not, it doesn’t mean a big deal isn’t out there.
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.
“On to the next one” has become the rallying cry at 35th and Shields, as the White Sox have looked into bringing ex-Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija back to Chicago.
He knows the dilemma the White Sox face with two starting first baseman and Adam LaRoche said Tuesday he’d adapt for his new team.