Peavy's injury a harsh reality

A team built on strong starting pitching lost one of its principal parts

Updated: July 8, 2010, 12:32 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Before the season began, the expectations placed on the White Sox's starting staff bordered on Mark Prior and Kerry Wood circa 2004.

Five men, five Cy Youngs?

Well, not quite, but not far off. Freddy Garcia was the only wild card coming in, and he's been a pleasant surprise.

And after a disjointed start that could have ended in a housecleaning of this expensive team, the Sox's rotation has pitched to form the past month, and concurrently, the ...

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