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SAN FRANCISCO _ The Chicago White Sox were built to contend for a title in 2002, although exactly what kind of title is debatable.
If the offense is half as good as its spring numbers suggest and the pitching isn't anywhere near as bad as its spring numbers attest, a World Series championship may be a realistic possibility.
Even if the youthful rotation struggles, the Sox still could contend for a division title if the veteran lineup simply pounds its opponents into submission.
But if the Sox experience another early-season flop like last April and May, it could pave the way for a youth movement in 2003, with prospects such as Joe Crede, Tim Hummel, Joe Borchard, Willie …