Toronto’s precarious pitching situation paved the way for a peculiar comeback story

The sky is uninspiring, much like the baseball being played in the south side of Chicago these days. Toronto is at Guaranteed Rate Field getting ready to take on the White Sox for the third day in a row. The stadium should be called Comiskey Park, but we’re living in different times.
Both of these clubs are on similar paths, as fans wait for a promised future. It’s a promised future that guarantees both teams won’t be playing meaningful baseball this September. It’s hardly meaningful now. And it’s only Spring. FanGraphs projects that the Blue Jays will lose 90 games this year; the White Sox 93.
The southern side of the Windy City is ready to take in a matinee game and cheer on Lucas Giolito, who was the No. 16 overall pick in the 2012 draft. He is slowly turning into the ace of the staff. He is one of the three pitching prospects that Washington sent to Chicago for outfielder Adam Eaton.
White Sox fans are still waiting for Rick Hahn’s ‘rebuild’ to turn into flags that fly forever. Hahn is probably still disappointed that Manny Machado decided to play in San Diego, but at least …

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Author: Ryan Di Francesco / Blue Jays Nation

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