| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:40 PM
After a failed run at becoming the White Sox closer midseason, right-handed reliever Ronald Belisario became the poster child for the club’s 2014 bullpen debacle.
Following vows from Sox general manager Rick Hahn to upgrade the team’s relief...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:27 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange
MLB free agency preview: Pitching pool is deep
Baseball free agency isn't what it used to be, if the just-concluded World Series is any indication.
The runner-up Kansas City Royals thrived with a...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Not long after his team finished a three-game sweep Sunday night of the league-best Los Angeles Angels, Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie received a text message from one of his former teammates.
Orioles reliever Brian Matusz congratulated...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:19 PM
PHOENIX — A few White Sox officials joked Tuesday morning about pitching coach Don Cooper's rare appearance at Camelback Ranch this week to watch players in the Instructional League and Arizona Fall League.
But it was all business as the Sox...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:51 PM
The most anonymous job in baseball once belonged to middle relievers, the offensive linemen of the national pastime.
They usually found themselves in the media spotlight only after blowing saves, and only a select few were ever considered for the All-...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Rick Hahn warned you.
The White Sox general manager stated in spring training there were likely to be rough patches in 2014 as the club continued to shape a team for the future. There were many bumps on the road to a 73-89 record, though maybe not the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:57 PM
DETROIT — The White Sox often have preached that experience for young relievers like Jake Petricka is the positive of the bullpen's collectively tough 2014.
Pitching in a tie game Tuesday night against the top of the Tigers order and an...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:19 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Matt Lindstrom feels more like he is wrapping up spring training rather than the final two weeks of the White Sox season.
What started as a season in which Lindstrom realized his goal to be the Sox closer is ending with a what-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The Tigers scored six unanswered runs after the fifth inning Wednesday to cruise to a 6-1 victory over the White Sox at Comerica Park.
The spurt started when Sox left-hander Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez with a pitch in the sixth inning...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Conor Gillaspie knocked in three runs with a bases-loaded triple in the seventh inning off Royals reliever Wade Davis to help the White Sox to a 7-5 victory in a game that took 4 hours, 16 minutes to complete Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. A battle of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Matt Lindstrom walked easily around the White Sox clubhouse Monday afternoon without a protective boot on his left ankle, which was surgically repaired in May.
As the Sox continue to try different options for the late innings in their uncertain bullpen,...