White Sox GM Chris Getz addressed the team's pitching rotation, indicating Dylan Cease's likely retention. Getz also discussed Michael Kopech's potential as a starting pitcher and Garrett Crochet's desire to transition from the bullpen to the rotation. Kopech struggled in 2023 after a promising 2022 season, while Crochet hopes to compete for an Opening Day rotation spot despite limited recent appearances.

By the Numbers
  • Kopech posted a 5.16 ERA in 26 starts in 2023
  • Kopech had a 3.54 ERA in 25 starts in 2022
  • Crochet has come out of the bullpen for all 72 of his MLB appearances dating back to 2020
State of Play
  • Dylan Cease likely to remain on the roster
  • Kopech and Crochet competing for rotation spots
  • Potential rotation rivals include Michael Soroka, Jared Shuster, Chris Flexen, Jesse Scholtens, and Touki Toussaint
What's Next

Kopech and Crochet expand their starting pitching aspirations, while Cease's role remains confirmed.

Bottom Line

Getz's comments shed light on White Sox pitching dynamics, with Kopech's and Crochet's aspirations shaping the team's rotation landscape.