Cooper has a goal for Sale: lead the White Sox to the AL Central crown.
Sale threw 75 pitches in a simulated game Friday.
“The door is open” for Carlos Rodon, pitching coach Don Cooper said.
After closing last season, Petricka will likely be the lead right-handed setup man.
The White Sox will continue to handle Sale’s workload with the utmost care.
Three more stars of the 2005 World Series champion Chicago White Sox have been added to the lineup for SoxFest in January.
“Zach was one of the most desirable relievers on the market,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says.
Marcus Semein, Josh Phegley and Michael Taylor were among the call-ups.
Rick Hahn and the White Sox are still considering their options for Carlos Rodon.
Pitching coach Don Cooper is absent with a case of vertigo and isn’t traveling to Seattle.
Don Cooper rejoined the team Friday as the White Sox opened a six-game homestand against the Minnesota Twins.
Ozzie Guillen earlier this week said he’d like to manage the White Sox again.
The White Sox are searching for answers in the bullpen.
The resurgent career of John Danks has been a nice story in this retooling season for the White Sox.
Pitching coaches, like players, come and go. There are exceptions to that rule, and White Sox pitching guru Don Cooper has proved over the last 12 years to be that rare coach who is a career franchise employee.
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper doesn’t like Chris Sale’s starts getting cut short.
There remains no set timetable for Chris Sale’s return from a strained flexor muscle.
As the season progresses, there is a chance he will be the club’s next closer.
The White Sox are still trying to get all their relievers healthy and in camp.
Chris Sale retired eight of the nine Dodgers he faced Friday in his first action.