This week, Sunday Night Baseball (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET) features one of Major League Baseball’s enduring rivalries between two of the original eight teams in the American League, as the Chicago White Sox host the Cleveland Indians in Guaranteed Rate Field on the South Side of the Windy City.
Even before baseball expanded each league’s playoff slate to eight teams apiece, both clubs were teams with postseason potential. Now, they’re scrambling to keep up with the Minnesota Twins in the AL Central and keep themselves in the thick of a crowded field of teams racing for one of those eight spots.
We asked baseball writers David Schoenfield and Bradford Doolittle some key questions to get you ready for Sunday night’s game.
Two weeks in, how many American League Central teams do you think…