Jim Callis, the senior writer at MLB Pipeline, thinks White Sox first-round draft pick Garrett Crochet could follow in Chris Sale's footsteps, and see major league action in his first year with the organization.
Callis explained why that's a possibility on SportsTalk Live on Friday evening.
"I don't think it's impossible that we see Garrett Crochet in the big leagues this year with the White Sox looking to contend," Callis said. "I would think he'd be on the 60-man availability roster. This is a guy-- I think you could do the same thing with him that you did with Chris: You use him as a reliever while you're trying to contend now and you worry about making him a starter later."
Callis continued to gush about the pick, and gave Sox fans a preview of what to expect whenever Crochet ends up making his major-league debut.
"I really like the pick. He was so spectacular in the fall-- he had up to 100 with high spin rates on his fastball, he had plus slider with high spin rates, he showed a well above-average changeup, he's left-handed, he's big, everybody was really excited about this guy coming into this year."
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