White Sox Bullpen

Chris Sale

Shepkowski: Consider Me ‘Sold’ On White Sox Closer Change

Close games have not gone the White Sox way early in 2011, losing both one-run contests they’ve been in this year after falling 2-1 to the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.

670 The Score–04/12/2011

Chicago White Sox

Crain: White Sox Can’t Dwell On Early Bullpen Struggles

For the most part, things have gone pretty well for the Chicago White Sox this season, but one area of rising concern remains to be the team’s bullpen, and closer Matt Thornton.

670 The Score–04/12/2011

Matt Thornton

John Smoltz Takes You Inside The Mind Of A Closer

So far this season, Mat Thornton has struggled to close out games for the Chicago White Sox. He has three blown saves, an 0-1 record and a 2.73 WHIP.

670 The Score–04/12/2011

Matt Thornton

Stone: Too Early To Pull Plug On Thornton

Matt Thornton hasn’t got off to the best start for the 2011 season. In his 3.1 innings pitched, he’s allowed seven hits and walked two and given up six runs, although only one of them was earned.

670 The Score–04/11/2011

Adam Dunn and Alexei Ramirez

Dorfman: For White Sox It’s New Season, Old Problems

There is no way to judge a baseball team after four games, but when glaring problems that have haunted a franchise for several seasons resurface, two words come to mind: uh-oh!

670 The Score–04/06/2011