START: The Russa and the White Sox weigh 22 years after elimination

White Sox manager Tony La Russa is waiting to see if Chicago wants him back after the club were knocked out by the Astros in their AL Division series which ended Tuesday night.

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ANOTHER GO?

White Sox manager Tony La Russa is waiting to see if Chicago wants him back after the club were knocked out by the Astros in their AL Division series which ended Tuesday night.

The Hall of Fame was lured out of retirement to help the Star-studded White Sox get to a playoff run. Instead, they never got the pitcher and only occasionally got the shot that took them to their Premier League championship in 13 years.

There were big questions about how the old-school three-time World Series champion would relate to fun-loving young Chicago stars like Tim Anderson after a decade away from the dugout.

It wasn’t really smooth sailing. And it’s unclear if La Russa will return next season.

“I’m not going to talk about myself,” he said on Tuesday. “The process I used once I got a little bit of security – probably around fifth or sixth year – is’ are they going to get you back? I’m just leaving if they don’t want you to come back. They say yes and then you ask the players. They have to choose who they want to manage. If you get both, then you check it out yourself. “

Game 4 starter Carlos Rodón called him a “very special manager”.

“It was just a pleasure to play for him. Few guys can say they played for a Hall of Fame manager, ”he said.

SOLER FAILURE

The Atlanta Braves have departed for the NL Championship Series, but will be without hitting outfielder Jorge Soler for at least several days after testing positive for COVID-19. He was substituted on the roster for Tuesday’s victory over Milwaukee in Game 4 of the NL Division by rookie Cristian Pache.

Soler hit .091 with no homerun or RBI in the first three games against Milwaukee. He hit a .223 combined with 27 homers and 70 RBIs with Kansas City and Atlanta during the regular season.

JAKE PAUSE

The Astros are hoping for a quick recovery for fallen cross Jake Meyers after exiting Game 4 of the AL Division Series against the White Sox after crashing into the wall in pursuit of a home run.

The Astros said Meyers came out with a left shoulder discomfort after injuring himself in the second inning on Tuesday when he attempted to make a bounding hold on Gavin Sheets solo practice. Meyers was examined for several minutes, made a few throws and spoke with manager Dusty Baker before leaving the field. He was replaced by Chas McCormick.

The 25-year-old rookie reached .260 with six home runs and a .761 OPS.

After scoring a resounding victory over the White Sox, Houston will open the AL Championship Series by hosting the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.

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