Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 7/15/13
Team:  Chicago White Sox Record:  37-55 (14 GB) Biggest Surprise of 1st Half : For biggest surprise I was going to put a bunch of negative things however there were a couple positives let’s talk about them.  Pitcher Chris Sale has been as good as advertised and followed up his solid 2012 with another great year. He only has six wins to show forward however with an ERA of 2.85 and a WHIP of 1.01 he is giving White Sox fans a reason to believe the future can still be bright. Young closer Addison Reed has 24 saves and four wins. On the offense of side there isn’t too much to get excited about. Catcher Tyler Flowers started out the year hot but soon faded his average currently sits at .205.  Adam Dunn has 24 homeruns and 60 RBIs however his 212 average and 317 on-base percentage isn’t doing anybody any favors.  It is nice to see second baseman Gordon Beckham return with a .335 avg, however his two homeruns indicate the power hasn’t come back yet.  The best overall player on offense has ...
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