Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Despite all the tremors around the division, the Chicago White Sox stood their ground. They shuffled their front office, committed to their top two starting pitchers and split with one of their final links to the 2005 championship team. One thing they didn't do was make any splashy acquisitions, and if the perception is that other teams might have caught or passed them, well, so be it. ''Obviously there are teams that look stronger but I think there is a general feeling here like there was last year that it will be OK, that we'll battle through it,'' Paul Konerko said. The White Sox spent 117 days in first place last season only to fade down the stretch and finish three games behind Detroit in the AL Central with 85 wins. They dropped 10 of 12 in late September and were left to watch as the Tigers rolled all the way to the World Series. They were largely spectators, too, as the rest of the division underwent a makeover. And now, they're saying bring it on. ''The focus becomes t...
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