White Sox pitching prospect Dylan Covey is among the many players in spring training who have no idea where they will head when the teams pack up for the regular season.
A Rule 5 draft pick in December, Covey would have to make the big-league roster out of spring training or be put on waivers and offered back to the Athletics, per major-league rules.
But at 25, Covey already is a pro at dealing with the unpredictable.
His biggest life-altering twist came in 2010 after the Brewers drafted the right-hander 14th overall — one spot behind Chris Sale — out of his California high school. Covey was nearing the signing deadline when a blood test from a team physical revealed...