Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 7/29/12
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With their playoff chances looking ever brighter and a roster full of young, inexperienced players, the White Sox are up for the challenge. Now, Francisco Liriano must turn their challenge into his opportunity. When the White Sox traded for Liriano on Saturday, they knew they weren't getting a polished starter guaranteed to win them a chunk of games down the stretch. They were there, after all, for his most recent outing, a 2.2 inning, seven-run affair. But they dealt for him in spite of that. They dealt for him because of the little things, because of his age and his past and the tweaks they think they'll be able to make. "He has thrown some games against us that have just been lights-out outstanding," White Sox general manager Kenny Williams said on a conference call. "The last time out for him it wasn't so great, and we saw some things and see some things that can immediately lead to better results." And though that might sound like a thinly veiled insult, winning teams aren'...
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