Tag: bullpen

Young Talent Provides Hope for Future White Sox Bullpen

Written by Dan Carroll: With Eloy Jimenez now an everyday starter in the White Sox lineup, fans will likely begin to hear even more about his powerful swing as he crushes hopefully no less than 25 home runs this year. Along with the organization's top prospect are several other young players poised for breakout seasons, ...

Interview with White Sox Pitching Prospect Zack Burdi

Zack Burdi was the White Sox first round draft pick at 26th overall in 2016. Since being drafted, the 23-year-old has been highly touted as the organizations top relief prospect and one of the best relief prospects in all of baseball. During the year he was drafted, Burdi shot all the way up from Arizona ...

White Sox agree to 2-year deal with free agent reliever Kelvin Herrera

The Chicago White Sox made another addition to fortify their bullpen on Monday afternoon. Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports that the team and veteran relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera have agreed to a two-year deal worth $18-million. The deal also reportedly includes a third-year vesting option worth $9 million, per Bruce Levine of 670 The Score. Reliever ...

Young Bullpen Arms a Major Key to White Sox Future Success

It’s no secret that in our current era of baseball, a solid bullpen is mandatory if you’re looking to be a contender. This season, we have seen an influx of young White Sox relievers make their way up to the majors. The likes of Jace Fry, Ian Hamilton, Ryan Burr, Thyago Vieira, Caleb Frare, Jose ...

An Attempt at Unconventionality

Baseball is a game that has forever been filled with tradition. It's what so many people love about the game - over the past 100+ years, the core of a baseball game has stayed the same. However, slowly but surely, the game has begun to change - defensive shifts through a new appreciation of analytics, ...

Three-Way Deal Sends Bullpen Help to the White Sox

On Thursday night, the Chicago White Sox completed a three team deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Kansas City Royals that brought a pair of bullpen arms to the South Side. The Sox were able land Dodgers' left-handed pitcher Luis Avilan and Royals' veteran right-handed pitcher Joakim Soria. The club also received $3 ...