White Sox offer glimpse of winning future: 'It just shows what kind of team this is going to be'

null Baseball 夜网论坛 CHICAGO — It’s a hot, humid Sunday morning at Guaranteed Rate Field, and the White Sox infielders are taking grounders. They don’t have to; there’s no batting practice scheduled for them or for the visiting Red Sox, but they’re putting in the work anyway on a day when they would be forgiven for retreating to the air conditioned clubhouse instead. Watching them from near the visitors’ dugout, there’s a young fan — decked out in Boston gear — holding a small “Free Eloy” sign.After a 17-12 August that included series wins over both the Yankees and Red Sox, that’s the nature of the White Sox right now. In baseball’s awkward era of teams publicly tanking and rebuilding, Chicago is beginning to look like the latest to bring that process to fruition. The early signs are there even though it’s very early and, as the visiting fan illustrates, most of the White Sox-related optimism hinges on things yet to come.MORE: White Sox won't call up Eloy Jimenez this seasonFor now, though, they’re winning. They posted a losing record in each month of the season until August, but since late July things appear to be clicking. The future of the White Sox is starting to arrive, and that future is exciting. “I think we’re starting to learn how to win,” Carlos Rodon told Sporting News before Friday night’s 6-1 win over Boston.The diffe[......]

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