It’s one of the annual traditions here at C70 At The Bat, our trip around the majors in blog form. Since 2009, I’ve been asking bloggers from other teams about what’s going to happen with their squad in the coming season. It’s always fun to see what the opposition is thinking and how optimistic some of their most devoted and intelligent fans are. This year, the Pepper series is brought to you by Out of the Park Baseball 16, coming soon for PC. Preorder this outstanding baseball simulation today!
Chicago White Sox
73-89, fourth in the AL Central
While they don’t have the same record of futility that their North Side brethren do, having stopped their World Series streak in 2005, there’s still not been just a ton of excitement around the White Sox franchise over the past few years. You have to go back to 2010 to see where they’ve won over 85 games. There have been some stars, but no overwhelming talents in black and white.
That seemed to change some last year, especially with the arrival of Jose Abreu. The White Sox were busy in this offseason and it seems like it might be their time to break through that ceiling. To talk about that, we’ve got a returning Pepper veteran. James has moved around a bit and now is writing good stuff at The Catbird Seat. You’ll find him on Twitter @JRFegan.