White Sox Rumors: 3 Players Not Expected Back Next Season

The Chicago White Sox had World Series aspirations in 2022, and they failed to reach them miserably. An 81-81 record and missing the playoffs is entirely unacceptable, so changes will surely be on the way for them. Let's take a gander at a few players who are unlikely to return in 2023.

Jose Abreu: At age 35, Jose Abreu is ready to test his luck on the open market. With that, Chicago is ready to move on from him, as they have Andrew Vaughn ready to take over first base. Expect a big market to form for the two-time All-Star from here. In 157 games this season, he had 15 home runs, 75 RBIs, and a .304 batting average. That kind of season will surely lead to attention around the league.

Josh Harrison: The White Sox will be looking to upgrade at second base this season. Josh Harrison was not bad in the slightest, but he also did not make a major impact. In 119 games, he had seven home runs, 27 RBIs, and a .256 batting average. Expect to see Chicago let him walk and for the 12-year veteran to have a new home in 2023.

Johnny Cueto: Johnny Cueto had a bounce-back year with the White Sox, and that will likely lead him to testing the market because of it. Although he had a losing 8-10 record, his 3.35 ERA shows that he was the victim of bad run support by the White Sox. Expect him to find a new home from here.

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