White Sox manager Robin Ventura questioned the effort of his players after a 5-1 loss to Arizona on Sunday in Chicago, and he spoke about the “uninspired” effort again before playing at Oakland on Monday night hoping for a spark. All he could complain about after the latest loss is that the comeback came too late.
Chicago has a 4.58 bullpen ERA this season, but it’s 2.13 in the past 11 games.
Erik Johnson had his best outing of the young season in Tuesday’s win.
As the season progresses, there is a chance he will be the club’s next closer.
Reliever Jason Frasor has been traded back to the Toronto Blue Jays by the Chicago White Sox for minor league pitchers Myles Jaye and Daniel Webb.