The Chicago White Sox are not averse to a little turnover on the 25-man roster. It actually seems to be an annual occurrence that the White Sox part ways with at least one veteran who was a long-time fan favorite.
In 2011, it was Mark Buehrle. Last year, A.J. Pierzynski bid the White Sox a fond farewell.
Will longtime captain Paul Konerko be this offseason’s veteran departure?
What about the rest of the active roster?
Let’s look at the wholly unscientific, completely arbitrary and unsubstantiated odds that each player will be on the 25-man roster in 2014.
Contract and productivity factors will be weighed—as well as potential midseason trade possibilities—to determine the probabilities.
Each player will be grouped based on his position, starting with the pitching staff.