One of the stipulations in Jose Abreu's contract is that he can opt out of the guaranteed salaries for the final three seasons and into arbitration. So what could that mean for the White Sox?
As the Royals and Giants get set to face off in the World Series, CSNChicago.com baseball Insiders Patrick Mooney and Dan Hayes break down the Top 10 Chicago story lines from the Fall Classic.
Jose Abreu clubbed 36 homers as a rookie while setting all kinds of MLB and White Sox records and was honored Monday by the Sporting News as the AL Rookie of the Year.
2yIn the last 40 years, six White Sox starters -- including Chris Sale -- have allowed five or more hits in a start with all of them going for extra bases.
2yThe White Sox took two of three from Detroit in impressive fashion on the first home series of the 2012 season. Of note: Miguel Cabrera was held hitless in the series.
2yPrior to the season, plenty of prognosticators picked the White Sox to finish at or near the bottom of the AL Central. After this weekend's series win over Detroit, though, Jim Leyland came away convinced they're wrong.
2yChris Sale labored through five innings of work and Rick Porcello dominated the White Sox to help Detroit to a 5-2 win, ending the Sox winning streak at four.
2yIt may not set the tone for the season, but in 2011, Detroit swept the White Sox in the team's first series of the year and would go to win 13 of 18 against Chicago. The White Sox are hoping that they will have the same fortune in 2012.
2yGavin Floyd was dominant, pitching six scoreless innings and allowing just three hits as the White Sox beat the Tigers, 5-1. Alexei Ramirez, Paul Konerko and Tyler Flowers all hit solo homers for Chicago.
2yAdam Dunn has struck out 10 times this season, fueling the highest total of strikeouts for a White Sox team through six games in franchise history. But Dunn's strikeouts haven't been all bad. Chris Kamka explains.
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