Fixing The White Sox Part 3: The Offense

Posted: 6th October 2009 by Joe Slowik in MLB
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The inconsistency of the Sox offense was one of the bigger issues for the team this season. At times they would crush the ball all over the yard, but far more often, they would struggle to put rallies together. It didn't take an elite pitcher to put the Sox offense to sleep either; in fact they could make guys like David Huff and Sergio Mitre look like Zack Greinke. The Sox finished 19th in baseball in runs scored (12th in the AL), but were worse after the break, ranking 23rd and 13th, respectively. Combined with their bullpen struggles, those results were especially damaging and cost them a lot of close games. Can the Sox fix their offensive issues? Given the composition of their roster, it could be difficult. á Outlook for Returning Players Assuming what GM Kenny Williams will do is ext ...

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