CHICAGO — After every injury — each one of his surgeries, each of his long stays on the injured list — Carlos Rodón had to convince himself he was healthy again. He had to pick up a ball and throw like a carefree kid, like he did long before he became a major leaguer.
“It’s hard to get that ‘Am I going feel something when I throw?’ out of your mind,” Rodón said. “It’s not easy. I don’t know how to put it. It’s just, you just got to do it.”
So you better believe Rodón is enjoying every pitch at the moment. Every 98-mph fastball for the Chicago White Sox. Every wicked slider. Every moment of a surprising start for the only big league team he