| 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 27, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Kike Hernandez doesn't consider himself much of a long ball threat, so any time he deposits a pitch over the wall is special. In the ninth inning Friday night, he squared up a Craig Stammen pitch that left the yard.
Making it all the more notable: it was...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
TORONTO — White Sox manager Robin Ventura confirmed the obvious Saturday in examining the club’s closer situation.
“We don’t really have one,” Ventura said. “We’re going to use whoever we need to use depending...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:37 PM
What has happened to Matt Davidson down in Triple-A? He is near the bottom in batting. – Howard, Columbus.
Matt Davidson hitting below the Mendoza Line in Triple-A; two "closers" on disabled list; Conor Gillaspie hitting over .300. Would Hahn...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Don't you think Robin Ventura over-managed a bit (against the Red Sox on Wednesday)? Chris Sale has owned Dustin Pedroia. Should have let him finish the inning. Somebody needs to write that. – Jeff S.
Honestly, I wasn’t surprised that...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:00 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox rookie Scott Carroll was debating whether to change his phone number Thursday after he said he received "hundreds" of calls after a Chris Sale prank.
Sale wore a hat with Carroll's number written on the front during his...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Don Cooper imagines that if he had experienced a season earlier in his career like 2014 — with the pitching staff riding peaks and valleys and a bout with vertigo to boot — he would be "going crazy."
More than 12 years into his tenure as...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Now, for the first time, I'm seeing why free agents may be hesitant to come to this city.
I think it's the fear of injury. In the past week alone, we've seen Marquess Wilson go down with a clavicle injury (Do I have a clavicle? Do you?). We've seen Adam...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
DETROIT -- White Sox reliever Nate Jones had Tommy John surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.
The injury came as Jones was rehabilitating from a back injury that has kept him out since the first week of the...