Guest: Connor McKnight
With Jake Burger missing all of 2018 due to injury, we break down what this means for the White Sox in short and long-term vision at third base. How Carson Fulmer’s struggles early have created a position battle for the fifth spot in the starting rotation, and which players we like to earn spots on the 25-man roster.
Plus this week’s P.O. Sox questions:
If a player has a good spring, people say “It’s just spring training.” But, if he has a bad spring, people panic. I’m confused. Which is it? ?
— John Carney (@JohnCarney3) March 4, 2018
Seems like most think Rodon will recover and get his old stuff back. I know it’s a different surgery (still shoulder) but is it more likely he comes back as John Danks 2.0 rather than Rodon 1.0?
— Joe Farrell (@jtfarrell6) March 5, 2018
From Mark Sambor on Patreon: Who will be playing third base for the White Sox in 2019 and 2020?
Extra questions for our Patreon supporters.
Andrew Segall: Center field appears to be the most interesting roster battle because of the number of players directly and indirectly affected. Do you think that Tilson and Cordell begin in Charlotte and Engel starts in CF with Leury and Saladino on the bench? If not, how else could you see it unfolding?
Greg Nix: Is anyone standing out to you so far in the race for the last bullpen and bench spots?
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