Eloy Jiménez has lost weight and has his eye on winning the starting job in right field this spring.
It would seem pretty difficult to top the spectacular season Dylan Cease turned in a year ago. And yet, that’s exactly what everyone at White Sox camp is expecting from the ace of the South Side staff.
The White Sox biggest position battle of the spring is going down in right field, where rookie Oscar Colás is looking to turn offseason hype into an everyday gig and Gavin Sheets is looking to build on last season’s productive second half.
Billy Hamilton is back with the White Sox, fighting for a roster spot on a minor league deal. But already he’s bringing the energy and good vibes the team missed during a disappointing 2022 campaign.
Elvis Andrus reunited with the White Sox on Monday, arriving at spring training as the team’s new everyday second baseman, a position switch that forced Romy Gonzalez into a utility role.
Michael Kopech has arrived at another spring training working his way back to 100 percent. But he’s got high hopes for 2023, including a goal to approach 200 innings on the mound.
There’s a new frontrunner in the battle for the White Sox’ starting job at second base after the team reported brought Elvis Andrus back on a free-agent deal.
When it comes to filling in for Liam Hendriks, the White Sox seem set on a closer-by-committee approach, relying on a bullpen full of talented arms to match up in the late innings.
Though the conversation about making up for the loss of José Abreu has centered on others, Yoán Moncada could be an unheralded key to the White Sox meeting that challenge.