White Sox Think Their Development Tide Is Turning

Fast track or off the tracks? The White Sox can cite success stories from their player-development system, based on the fact that Gordon Beckham, Daniel Hudson, Chris Sale and Addison Reed needed less than two years to reach the major leagues in the past three years. But after that? It's a sore subject among some members of the White Sox player-development staff, who point to the instant successes rather than the win-now, scrap-later style that has cost them more prospects at the expense of trying in recent years to win at the major league level.

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