After an 11-0 pounding of the Minnesota Twins last night, White Sox Nation is once again hopeful for a division title.
But unfortunately their positive attitude is all for naught.
Ozzie's crew, already backed up against a wall, will face several challenges over the next month and some change.
Sure, Alexei Ramirez is on fire. Sure, Paul Konerko is an unstoppable force this year. And, sure, Chicago's offense on the whole has been pretty solid.
Yet, when it's all laid out on the table, there are still 10 reasons why the White Sox will not get a crack at another World Series title this year.
We take a look at these preeminent reasons, some humorous and some real major concerns, and realize that it might be wise for White Sox fans to put away their rally caps and look forward to another sub-par Bears season.