“I think we can objectively sit here today and feel like that we have three of the most exciting young players in the American League under control for at least the next six years.
“And that’s a good feeling.”
Yeah, I think you’re onto something there, Rick Hahn.
By locking Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert and most recently, Yoan Moncada into long-term deals, the White Sox are in the perfect position to contend deep into the decade.
Now, all they need to do is, you know, win some ballgames.
No one is suggesting that the White Sox offseason that never ends is enough to start filing permits for late-October street closures or to start renting a fleet of double-decker buses. You don’t get a trophy, a ring or a parade for winning the entirely fictional and completely meaningless offseason championship.
But with seven long-term deals handed out in the last four years — starting with Tim Anderson’s extension before the 2017 campaign got underway — the White Sox have assembled their Avengers.
“These are young players that are still evolving. They very likely haven’t reached their ceilings and are going to put us in a strong position for a long time,” Hahn told reporters,…