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As the White Sox prepare for the 2021 season, which player is going to be the difference between the team making it to the playoffs and making it to the World Series? In other words: Who's the biggest X-factor? Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, and Ryan McGuffey discuss a host of candidates, plus hear Liam Hendriks and Yasmani Grandal talk about a couple of them before the crew comes up with its pick for the biggest X-factor on the White Sox roster.
(3:00) - What does it mean to be an X-factor?
(7:12) - Can Luis Robert be the X-Factor that will propel the White Sox this year?
(11:20) - Yasmani Grandal thinks Dylan Cease can be a Cy Young finalist
(20:50) - Does the uncertainty of where or when Michael Kopech will play stop him from being an X-factor for the White Sox?
(23:55) - Liam Hendriks thinks the addition of Adam Eaton was one of the more important on the White Sox and Eaton can be the X-factor the team needs
(31:10) - Yasmani Grandal's ability to be consistent can be the X-factor the White Sox need in 2021
(39:13) - The final decision, who is the biggest X-Factor for the White Sox in 2021