2015’s Five Biggest Disappointments

3. The Chicago White Sox

The White Sox were one of the most active teams this past offseason, as they brought in outfielder Melky Cabrera, first baseman Adam LaRoche, closer David Robertson and most notably starter Jeff Samardzija. The busy winter had the White Sox looking very good on paper, and expectations began to go up after a dismal 2014 campaign. The White Sox have fallen flat on their faces through the first two months. The White Sox are 28-30, good for fourth place in an AL Central that already contains the Royals, Tigers, and surprising Twins. The White Sox have gotten disappointing results from their offseason prizes not named David Robertson. Cabrera is slashing .230/.271/.265, LaRoche .246/.362/.422 with eight home runs, and Samardzija is carrying a 4-4 record with a 4.93 ERA. The White Sox best pitcher has been rookie Carlos Rodon, and they won’t be winning a playoff spot on his shoulders alone.

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