White Sox Have 2 Big Targets On Their Radar This Offseason

The Chicago White Sox have plenty of holes to fill this offseason, after another disastrous year. According to 670 The Score in Chicago, new White Sox general manager Chris Getz wants to change the culture around the team, both on and off the field. 

As for the roster, he's got his sights firmly set on a top free agent, Toronto Blue Jay speedster Whit Merrifield, and his former teammate in Kansas City, Royals catcher Salvador Perez (who, by the way, is not a free agent). 

Per the report, the White Sox "have discussed both of those possibilities at length."

These two players make sense for the White Sox, as GM Getz and manager Pedro Grifol are very familiar with both from their days together with the Royals. 

Whether either of them are willing to move to a team that's clearly in transition is yet to be known. 

Longtime veteran catcher Yasmani Grandal becomes a free agent after the season and isn't expected to return. 

Merrifield, however, it's safe to say won't be returning to the Blue Jays at least. On his way out the door after the Jays' disappointing Wild Card loss and controversial decisions, he referred to the team's bizarre pulling of sizzling starter Jose Berrios while tossing a shutout after three innings in their elimination game as "confusion" and "a shock." 

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