One year removed from a September push towards a division championship, the Chicago White Sox are limping towards this offseason with a 56-79 record.
That does not mean that there aren't any reasons to watch the White Sox for the rest of the year, though.
Fact is, there are 10 things to keep an eye on as the 2013 season comes to a conclusion.
Prospects will be given the chance to show that their performances at Double-A and Triple-A can translate into big league success, one player will be gunning for a franchise milestone and a White Sox legend may say goodbye when the season ends.
Beginning with the pitching staff, here are the 10 reasons White Sox fans should keep watching this September with their eye on 2014 and beyond.