Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Renteria’s Handling Of Bullpen His Greatest Challenge

Rick Renteria has to weigh winning games with protecting the future.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2014

Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the spring training game at Camelback Ranch on March 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Sale Sent To Bullpen Due To Arm Soreness

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale is being sent to the bullpen because of a sore elbow, the Chicago Tribune reports.


Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Craigslist Post Seeks Bullpen Help For Cubs

A clever Cubs fan has taken a new approach to help his favorite team out.

670 The Score–04/11/2012

Kerry Wood. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kasper: Wood Needs To Get It Together Soon

It’s safe to say this hasn’t been the start to the season Cubs fans were hoping to see from veteran reliever Kerry Wood.

670 The Score–04/09/2012

Jake Peavy

Cooper: Peavy Will Return To Starting Rotation

Jake Peavy’s second DL-stint of the season sparked conversation about the former Cy Young winner moving to the bullpen to take strain off of his arm.

670 The Score–06/16/2011

Kerry Wood

Cubs’ Pitching ‘Road Map’ Hasn’t Been Followed

Injuries and poor performances int he starting rotation has added to the work load of the Chicago Cubs’ bullpen. It’s a problem that the organization didn’t foresee coming into the season.

670 The Score–06/10/2011

Edwin Jackson

Stone: Jackson To Bullpen A Better Option Than 6-Man Rotation

The return of Jake Peavy, as well as the solid pitching of Phil Humber has presented the Chicago White Sox with a tough decision regarding their starting rotation.

670 The Score–05/13/2011

Adam Dunn

Gammons: White Sox Are ‘Most Inexplicable Team’ In MLB

It’s has been a tough season so far for the White Sox and their fans. Both thought the team would have a good chance to win the division and make a deep run into the playoffs, but through 32 games Chicago is stuck in last place.

670 The Score–05/06/2011

Matt Thornton

Cooper: Bullpen ‘Flexibility’ Still Strength For White Sox

The Chicago White Sox are off to a respectable 7-5 record, but if it weren’t for a shaky bullpen things could be looking much better on the South Side of Chicago.

670 The Score–04/14/2011

Fans at U.S. Cellular Field

Hoge: The Real Consequence Of White Sox’s Blown Saves

The bullpen isn’t just blowing saves. It’s blowing a golden chance to fill seats.

670 The Score–04/14/2011

Matt Thornton

Shepkowski: Mistaking ‘Should’ for ‘Could’

Every half inning of a baseball game ends when three outs are registered, not more and not less.

670 The Score–04/14/2011

Ozzie Guillen

McKnight: Bullpen Woes Lead To Ozzie’s Frustration

Ozzie Guillen finally lost his cool after Wednesday’s 7-4 loss to the Athletics. Frankly, it’s about time and he had about six good reasons to do so.

670 The Score–04/14/2011

Lastings Milledge

White Sox Drop Milledge, Add Gray To Bullpen

The White Sox have announced they will bring in designated outfielder Lastings Milledge, and are buying the minor-league contract of pitcher Jeff Gray.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Will Ohman

Spiegel: Don’t Overuse The Loogy

Despite what the early results have been, the fact remains that the White Sox bullpen is an embarrassment of riches.

670 The Score–04/04/2011

Adam Dunn

Dunn’s Big Day Leads White Sox In Opener

The Chicago White Sox’s offensive power was on full display during their Opening Day victory over the Cleveland Indians.

670 The Score–04/01/2011

Chris Sale

Sale Needs To Be Effective For White Sox

One of the biggest stories for the Chicago White Sox during spring training has been the battle for the closer role. The perception is that it will come down to with Chris Sale or Matt Thornton.

670 The Score–03/17/2011

Jeff Samardzija

Samardzija Finally Knows Where He Stands

For most of his professional baseball career Jeff Samardzija hasn’t exactly what his role would be. But this year was different, he entered spring training knowing he’d be in the bullpen, and for that he’s grateful.

670 The Score–03/09/2011

Chris Sale

Sale Will Focus On Bullpen

Over the offseason it wasn’t clear if Chris Sale’s role for the 2011 season would be as a starter or coming out of the bullpen.

670 The Score–02/23/2011

Jake Peavy

Cowley: Jake Peavy Updates His Health Status

Jake Peavy updated his health status on Wednesday. The 2007 Cy Young Award winner is coming of a 2010 in which he underwent season-ending surgery to repair a detached lat muscle in the shoulder.