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Podcast: Countdown to Opening Day

Entering the last week of Spring Training, injuries open the door for some pitchers to make the big league club and the starting gig at second base still needs to be decided.

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The 45th episode of the podcast focuses on the final week of Spring Training and breaking down how the roster looks a week away from Opening Day.

  • Wish Jim a belated Happy Birthday
  • With the acquisition of Kyle Drabek, and the impending DL visit for Jake Petricka, it appears the doors are open for a few select pitchers to make the big league club that fans weren't expecting (Hello, Scott Carroll). Jim shares his thoughts on the bullpen situation and contemplates how it will shake out.
  • According to Robin Ventura, Micah Johnson has "done enough to be the leading guy." Despite high praise from the Manager, nothing is final yet for the battle at second base between Johnson and Carlos Sanchez. While Johnson is the second baseman the White Sox deserve, is Sanchez the second baseman the White Sox need to start the year?
  • Finally, we answer your questions in P.O. Sox. Here are some of the gems listeners provided this week:

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