The Chicago White Sox suppose pitcher Carlos Rodón can be wholesome sufficient to assist them within the playoffs after the All-Star left-hander was restricted down the regular-season stretch.

“What shouldn’t be lost in all this is we’re sitting here today as the division champs thanks in large part to Carlos’ contribution over the course of the last six months,” Hahn mentioned. “He along with our training staff and coaches I think deserve a world of credit for putting him in a position to succeed and demonstrate to the the world what he’s capable of doing when he’s fully healthy. Obviously, down the stretch here we had to be cognizant of the workload, how Carlos was feeling, and adjusted.”

Hahn mentioned Lance Lynn or Lucas Giolito will begin Game 1 at Houston on Thursday. He additionally mentioned slugger José Abreu has been coping with a “non-COVID illness” since Saturday, however needs to be full go for the collection.