Found May 07, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
Say what you want about the White Sox offense, but the pitching is second to none. Well actually, the Sox pitching is second only to three teams since they command the fourth lowest American League team ERA. Regardless, that stat is something to be proud of. The team’s early success on the mound is especially profound considering the bullpen situation during Spring Training. Before the season, White Sox relief was equally as questionable as the starting rotation. Full of talented pitchers who have yet to make any serious impact in Chicago, Robin Ventura certainly had decisions to make regarding the bullpen roles. I had speculated that the decision for closer was between White Sox veterans Matt Thornton and Jesse Crain, with some consideration being given to newcomer Addison Reed. I also grouped Chris Sale into the prospective closer category figuring that he may end up back in the bullpen. After some roster moves, though, Hector Santiago emerged as the closer. While starting out ini...
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