2. Brandon Crawford
After the White Sox declined the $14 million club option on shortstop Tim Anderson, new general manager Chris Getz announced that the club was looking to add a short-term veteran via free agency to fill the void at shortstop. One name that comes to mind is Brandon Crawford.
At 36 years old, it's not crazy to say that Crawford is past his prime, but he has had an illustrious career with the San Francisco Giants. Through his 11-year career with the Giants, Crawford was a part of two World Series-winning teams, has won four Gold Glove awards, been named an All-Star three times, and won a Silver Slugger award. His home run power paired with reliable defense would give the Sox some security at the position while they await the arrival of highly touted prospect Colson Montgomery.
At this stage of Crawford's career, it is unlikely that he will be handed a big contract in free agency, and the White Sox could use some veteran leadership and experience if they can get it at the right price.