Found September 09, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
This is the third edition of Hope for the Hopeless, where we will take a look at the first ten teams in the league eliminated from playoff contention, and examine what their fans can be optimistic about after a disappointing 2013 season. Next up: the Chicago White Sox. Hope is a funny thing. Sometimes, the hope you feel is justified, like if you're an Astros fan. Sometimes, the hope is justified, but there's always a thought in the back of your mind that you're being stupid, like if you're a Marlins fan. And sometimes, hope is fake. You can talk like you're extremely optimistic about the future, but in reality, you know you're screwed. And that is the predicament of the Chicago White Sox fanbase right now - they can talk like they're enthusiastic about 2014 and beyond, but deep down, they know they're in an awful position. Chicago is paying John Danks $15.7 million in 2014 and Adam Dunn $15 million in the same year (assuming he doesn't...
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