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The White Sox finished last season ranked third in baseball by committing only 79 errors with a fielding percentage of .987 and they are going to need more of the same this year if they want to remain in the race.
They should again get solid play up the middle of the infield with Alexei Ramirez and Gordon Beckham. Ramirez finished last season with 16 errors and a .977 fielding percentage while Beckham was absolutely fantastic, finishing with only eight errors and a fielding percentage of .989.
The Sox are also solid at the corners with Morel and Konerko. Morel finished last season with 14 errors and a .953 fielding percentage and will hopefully improve this season. Konerko continued his stellar play at first last season with only five errors and a fielding percentage of .995—he isn't flashy, but he gets it done.
Where Chicago's main concerns lie are in the outfield and at catcher.
Alex Rios has always been an above-average outfielder with good range and a decent arm, but he struggled in center last season. He only committed three errors, but he didn't get to many balls that he should have and missed cutoff men several times. It remains to be seen if Rios will move to left field and Alejandro De Aza will take over in center, but either way he needs to improve.
De Aza looks like he will be a solid outfielder as he has good speed and a good arm, but Viciedo in right field is more of a project. He is not blessed with great speed, but does have a decent arm. He is similar to Carlos Quentin, which isn't necessarily a good thing, but hopefully he can surprise and have a solid season.
A.J. Pierzynski committed only four errors last season at catcher, but he also only threw out 24 out of 118 basestealers—so 80 percent of basestealers were successful and that's not good. Backup Tyler Flowers was marginally better, as only 76 percent of basestealers were successful off of him.
Some of the fault for those awful percentages falls on the pitching staff's inability to hold runners on, but either way the White Sox know that they must improve on this going into this year.