The White Sox are in first place in the AL Central Division large in part because of “the comeback kids” who have all blown away our greatest expectations for 2012. It’s fairly clear that the American League’s “Comeback Player of the Year Award” will be given to one of the south siders – it’s just not perfectly clear who.
With just under a month left in the 2012 regular season, it’s strange that we’re discussing Axelrod and fellow spot starter Hector Santiago in such great detail for a team competing for a division title. But it’s looking like they’re both going to be important down the stretch.
After answering the question marks on the ball club about a third baseman and depth in the bullpen and starting rotation, the Sox are in a pretty good place roster-wise and primed for the pennant race.
With just a couple months left in the regular season, there’s certainly been enough evidence presented to answer the question “contender or pretender?” for the Tribe.
When dissecting the Chicago White Sox current 25-man roster, the holes are few and far between. But there clearly are still a couple of question marks. So let’s take a deeper look at each of those areas of concern and discuss how we can expect Kenny Williams to address them.