By Chris Rongey-

I’ll spare you my opening-day gush of excitement.

You know I’m thrilled. I know you’re thrilled. We’re together on this. It’s time for baseball.

 Rongey: Never Say Never When It Comes To White SoxSo, what to expect in 2013?

Well, since I’ve been hosting White Sox coverage on the flagship starting in 2006, I think we have been able to look realistically at most of the seasons going in with a large degree of uncertainty.

With the exception of 2006 and 2011 (both of those clubs inspired a wealth of preseason optimism), I believe most fans haven’t really known what to expect from their beloved South Siders on a yearly basis.

This year isn’t an outlier.

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