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2017 RECAP

Record: 13 - 9

Last Season’s Fantasy Highlights

Of course, the biggest highlight on the south side of Chicago was Jose Abreu. The Cuban import exceeded all Expectations by hitting .317 with 36 homers and 107 RBIs. In any other year, Chris Sale would have been the headliner. The southpaw proved all doubters wrong by striking out 207 in just 174 innings and posting a 2.17 ERA and 0.97 WHIP along the way.

What Has Changed?

A ton has changed for the Pale Hose. David Robertson is now the closer, Adam LaRoche takes the place of retired Paul Konerko, Melky Cabrera arrives to man LF (Adam Dunn retired), Emilio Bonifacio arrives to play 2B and Jeff Samardzija returns to Chicago (albeit south of his old home at Wrigley) to bolster the rotation.

What to Expect:

Expect the White Sox to be very good. With Sale, Samardzija and Jose Quintana atop the rotation, their pitching will be better than it has been for years. On offense, the addition of LaRoche and Melky, as well as the return to health of Avisail Garcia and Adam Eaton will mean that Jose Abreu will not need to carry the team by himself as he often needed to do a year ago.

This Year’s Surprise:

Micah Johnson forces the White Sox hand and pushes Bonifacio back to his more natural role of utility man. Johnson, who stole 83 bases in the minors in 2013, will be on many a winning fantasy team as he provides a bevy of steals in a league where that commodity is continuing to dwindle. While there was some facial regression in 2014, Johnson’s contact rate actually increased as he went from Double to Triple-A and his K-rate actually decreased when he went to the next level. At just 24 he may not hit a ton in 2015 but he will run when he gets installed into the lineup and will score runs in that lineup.

2017 STANDINGS

# TEAM W L
1 Cleveland Indians 13 10
2 Chicago White Sox 13 9
3 Detroit Tigers 11 12
4 Minnesota Twins 11 11
5 Kansas City Royals 7 15

ARRIVALS

PLAYER POS FROM
Yoan Moncada 3B BOS
Lucas Giolito SP WSH
Derek Holland SP TEX

2017 YTD STATS

Catcher

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Geovany Soto CWS C 9 29 3 6 7 0 0 3 3 0 8 0 0 .207
Kevan Smith CWS C 3 11 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .091
Omar Narváez CWS C 11 33 2 9 3 1 0 0 6 0 5 0 0 .273

First Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
José Abreu CWS 1B 21 78 10 21 10 5 0 2 6 0 17 0 0 .269

Second Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Tyler Saladino CWS 2B 17 63 7 15 2 3 1 0 8 0 22 2 3 .238
Yolmer Sánchez CWS 2B 13 39 4 9 4 3 1 1 0 1 7 0 1 .231

Third Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Todd Frazier CWS 3B 16 57 10 10 9 5 0 2 7 0 14 2 0 .175
Matt Davidson CWS 3B 16 49 8 14 14 2 1 4 4 0 21 0 1 .286

Short Stop

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Tim Anderson CWS SS 21 90 13 19 6 3 0 2 2 0 22 2 0 .211

Left Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Melky Cabrera CWS LF 19 73 10 18 7 4 0 1 7 0 9 0 0 .247
Cody Asche CWS LF 12 39 4 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 15 0 0 .077

Center Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Leury García CWS CF 19 54 7 16 6 5 0 2 1 0 6 2 2 .296
Jacob May CWS CF 13 30 2 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 13 0 0 .033

Right Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Avisail García CWS RF 22 85 15 32 20 3 2 5 5 0 20 0 2 .377
Willy Garcia CWS RF 2 7 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .286

Pitcher

Player Tm Pos G GS W L Sv IP H HR ER BB K ERA WHIP
Zach Putnam CWS RP 7 0 0 0 0 8.2 2 0 1 1 9 1.04 0.35
Michael Ynoa CWS RP 6 0 0 0 0 9.1 8 3 4 5 7 3.86 1.39
Tommy Kahnle CWS RP 10 0 0 1 0 9.0 6 0 1 1 19 1.00 0.78
Dylan Covey CWS SP 3 3 0 1 0 14.1 18 3 11 8 6 6.91 1.81
Dan Jennings CWS RP 12 0 2 0 0 9.2 10 1 1 2 7 0.93 1.24
James Shields CWS SP 3 3 1 0 0 16.2 9 3 3 9 16 1.62 1.14
Anthony Swarzak CWS RP 9 0 2 0 0 12.1 3 0 0 1 14 0.00 0.32
Mike Pelfrey CWS SP 2 2 0 1 0 9.0 10 1 5 5 3 5.00 1.67
Chris Beck CWS RP 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 2 3 0 1 27.00 3.00
Nate Jones CWS RP 11 0 1 0 0 11.2 9 1 3 5 15 2.31 1.29
José Quintana CWS SP 5 5 1 4 0 29.1 29 5 17 14 30 5.22 1.47
Derek Holland CWS SP 5 5 2 2 0 29.0 22 3 7 11 23 2.17 1.14
David Robertson CWS RP 9 0 1 0 5 9.2 6 1 3 4 15 2.79 1.03
Jake Petricka CWS RP 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0.00 2.00
Miguel González CWS SP 4 4 3 0 0 27.0 21 2 6 8 20 2.00 1.07

2017 PROJECTIONS

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