The Chicago White Sox envisioned big things. Instead, they were a big flop.
Paul Konerko could be gone and some other key figures might be on the way out after one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
They went 63-99, a year after finishing second in the AL Central and leading the division most of the way. The only thing they were in contention for this year was 100 losses, and the fact that they fell just short might be the only bright spot this season.
''At the end of the day, I feel personally responsible, there's no two ways about it,'' general manager Rick Hahn said. ''I'm not in uniform, I'm not hitting the ball or throwing the ball, but I'm the one that's heavily involved in deciding who's out there and in what role. This is my responsibility to maximize the number of victories this club can have, albeit over an extended period of time and not just in one season.
''But the way I see it, it's been a very disappointing season in which we've underachieved. I know there...