| 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...
| 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 24, 2014
| 8:33 PM
BALTIMORE — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Tuesday that he is sticking with closer Ronald Belisario despite some shaky outings recently.
Ventura's vote of confidence came the day after Belisario suffered his fourth blown save of the season...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:49 PM
SEATTLE — White Sox bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen said he knows from experience what it can be like to be a part of a relief staff that collectively is "snowballing in a bad way."
Entering Friday night's game against the Mariners at Safeco Field,...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:28 PM
I was disappointed the White Sox jettisoned Addison Reed -- he had 40 saves on a 63-win team! Got to be some kind of record -- but I've always compared him to Nate Jones as similar in skill and mindset. Why do you think he was not made the closer when...
| 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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Avisail Garcia doesn't watch many White Sox games these days.
The Sox right fielder said he doesn't stick around U.S. Cellular Field after rehabilitation to catch home games, and he doesn't view them much on TV.
He will check his phone for updates...