Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa to return as manager for 2022 season, source says
Tony La Russa will return to manage the Chicago White Sox for the 2022 season, a source told ESPN on Thursday.
White Sox stars Tim Anderson and Jose Abreu had both publicly lobbied for the 77-year-old La Russa to return this week after Chicago was eliminated by the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the American League Division Series.
"I want him to be back," Anderson said Thursday. "At the end of the day, my decision doesn't really matter. I guess it all depends on what the front office thinks. ... I definitely want him in. I think he did a great job with the way he managed and just being open."
On Wednesday, Abreu had said he "was pretty sure" La Russa would return.
"He won't leave …
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