MLB Trade Rumors: 3 Top White Sox Trade Candidates

It's safe to say that the Chicago White Sox will be sellers this season as we get into the summer, sitting with the worst record in baseball at 6-25, and on the precipice of a major rebuild.

Basically, anything that's not nailed down will be available by trade this summer, though they'd probably like to hold onto Luis Robert Jr. and perhaps Eloy Jimenez.

But with that, there's a lot of options for trade on the roster, and we present here three of the most notable who will be on the block:

Tommy Pham

Yes, the veteran outfielder was just signed, but the real idea here was to have him show out with a nice couple of months (so far, so good: .375 average with a homer and a .958 OPS through six games) in order to bring back a decent asset in a deadline trade. Pham's addition by the Arizona Diamondbacks at last year's deadline was the prime example of what he can provide, as he was a nice cog in the machine that took the D-Backs to a World Series appearance.

Mike Clevinger

Another veteran who also signed to a one-year deal after the season began, Clevinger, when he is ready to go, will be pitching in his second straight year for the White Sox. Far from the rotation ace he was in Cleveland five years ago, Clevinger is still a serviceable starting pitcher in the big leagues, compiling a 3.77 ERA last season in Chicago. 

Erick Fedde

Fedde, who is back in the majors after spending a year in Korea, signed a two-year, $15 million contract with the White Sox this offseason, and has been better than advertised thus far, posting a 2.60 ERA in six starts with 10 K/9 — numbers far, far better than his first run in the majors from 2017-2022 when he had an ERA in the mid-5.00s.

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