The Chicago White Sox enter the All-Star Break in the most unlikeliest of positions. Unlikely to the experts who cast the South Siders as cellar dwellers, that is.
Despite low expectations on the heels of cutbacks and a rookie manager, the White Sox lead the AL Central by three games over Cleveland. The team of under-performers got a makeover and are currently nine games over .500.
It has been a memorable summer so far for the Chisox with several highlights from the first half of the season. Here are five story lines from the first 85 games that have made the team so fun to watch.