The Chicago White Sox are in the midst of putting the final finishing touches on their strong off-season rebuilding effort that included the signing of catcher Yasmani Grandal and re-signing of Jose Abreu. With young players in tow like Eloy Jimenez, Michael Kopech, and Luis Robert, the club appears poised to make a run in the AL Central.
Moreover, they still have money to spend and have reportedly been analyzing the market for top pitching like Zack Wheeler, while making pitches to Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg.
One missing piece could be a power-hitting outfielder. Now, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Chicago has inquired on Joc Pederson of the Dodgers for the second winter in a row.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 3, 2019
Here is the excerpt linking Pederson to the White Sox from Nightengale’s article:
Even with Eloy Jimenez – who hit 31 homers in 122 games – and Luis Robert in the mix, the White Sox are seeking more power. They have inquired about free agent outfielder Nick…