The White Sox added another three players to their major league roster, and now $45 million has been spent this offseason without managing to secure a starting pitcher or right fielder. WOO BOY.
Brett Ballantini hosts a roundtable of Trooper Galactus, Zach Hayes, Tommy Barbee and Sam Reeves to discuss the deals made — and the chances of any new ones getting done:
- Quickie intro: What is Rick Hahn’s offseason grade if This Is It?
- Joe Kelly gets an overpay, locked in for at least two years, and will not start the season on the active roster due to a lingering nerve issue. At his strongest, he won’t see 50 games.
- Is Tony La Russa as de facto GM of the White Sox actually a good thing?
- Josh Harrison, due $7 million to be Leury II, what gives?
- White Sox Baseball 2022: Throwing Crap Up Against the Wall
- Is Vince Velasquez “fix ’em” -able? And why is a World Series contender locking VV to the major league roster for $3 million?
- The elephant in the room: Does Craig Kimbrel get moved ... and ... how?
- The panel puts a percentage on a likelihood an actual right fielder is added to the roster before Opening Day
- Right as we have to leave, Adam Eaton breaks in as our special guest
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