De Aza Drives In 4 As White Sox Top Twins 8-6Alejandro De Aza drove in a career-high four runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
De Aza Contributes Immediately, Helps Sox Beat TigersAlejandro De Aza returned to the majors Wednesday and it sure looks as if he plans on staying for a while. De Aza hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat of the season and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday.
Dorfman: White Sox All In... For FrustrationWatching the White Sox is like looking at an accident on an expressway. You know you shouldn’t, but you can’t help yourself.
Sox Fall To Royals In Extra Innings On Wild PitchSergio Santos threw a wild pitch in the 11th inning that allowed Alex Gordon to score, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
Crain: Sox Bullpen 'Building Off Each Other'One of the biggest White Sox storylines during the first two weeks of the season was the White Sox bullpen. Today, the bullpen is also a significant storyline, but for different reasons.
Dunn Homers, White Sox Win On Balk In 9th InningA.J. Pierzynski scored the winning run on a balk called on Aaron Crow in the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City 5-4 on Monday night.
Thornton: 'Easy Decision' To Go With SantosMatt Thornton is salvaging his season after a rough start, he has a 3.45 ERA, 30 strikeouts in 31.1 innings pitched and has recorded 10 holds.
Stone: Santos Has 'Great Pitcher's Mentality'The closer role is reserved for a team's best, and most reliable relief pitcher. For the Chicago White Sox, Sergio Santos has taken a strangle hold over that role.
Santos: Closing Games Is A 'Challenge For Yourself'For most of baseball's history, saves weren't kept as an official stat. And still to this day, there's some debate about how good a former closer needs to be to reach the Hall of Fame. However, one thing is for certain, every major league reliever wants the job.
Cooper: Santos Still Learning How To CloseComing into this season, Matt Thornton was named as the closer. But after struggling early on, the White Sox removed him from that position and went with a closer-by-committee approach. Now it seems as if Sergio Santos has taken that role for himself.
Peavy Pitches In Relief, Leads White Sox Past Nats, 3-0Jake Peavy threw four dominant innings in his first career relief appearance and the Chicago White Sox beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Saturday.
Stone: Santos Has An 'Unhittable' SliderAfter giving up eight runs in a stretch of 2.2 innings, White Sox reliever Sergio Santos seems to have regained his form. The Bellflower, California native has the potential to be a great closer.
White Sox 'Feel Good' About Closer SituationOne of the problems the Chicago White Sox have had this season has been the back-end of their bullpen, Matt Thornton blew saves at the beginning of the season, and Sergio Santos had some trouble this past week.
Santos: Closer Title Is 'Insignificant'Coming out of spring training, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen named Matt Thornton as the team's closer. But after Thornton struggled to close out ball games, the competition for that position opened back up, and it appears to have been claimed by Sergio Santos.
Dunn Hits Three-Run Homer, White Sox Top A'sWhite Sox slugger Adam Dunn has said that he only needs about 75 good swings a season to be valuable. He had one of those on Sunday afternoon.