For the first time in almost a month, the White Sox share first place in the American League Central with the Detroit Tigers. Now with the most optimism a White Sox fan with ulcers from the stresses of watching his team can muster, believes: The Chicago White Sox will win the AL Central.
How is it possible that a team that can’t hit the weight of Alexei Ramirez (175 lbs.) with runners in scoring position over the last month pull this out? Call it a hunch. With all of the very understandable (and factual) frustrations White Sox fans over the many flaws of their team, they have consistently done one thing very well:
HOLD ONTO FIRST PLACE OR GET IT BACK WHEN THEY LOSE IT.
They have also played top teams much tougher than they have teams they should easily dominate.
Chicago had been alone in first place since Sept. 3.
After Wednesday night’s series finale, the White Sox host a four-game series against Tampa Bay and then close with three games in Cleveland.
Detroit finishes its four-...