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  1. Reed moving closer to elite closer status

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox's lost season has had a few positive twists despite the disappointment of one of the worst records in baseball. The ascension of closer Addison Reed toward elite status has gone under the radar for most of the season. Ree...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  2. Reed has formula for staying strong

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- It might seem that Chicago White Sox closer Addison Reed is being overused if you look simply at his number of appearances the past couple of weeks. But the truth can be found behind the numbers in a strength-and-conditioning plan formu...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 4, Astros 3

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox rallied in the eighth inning to eclipse the Houston Astros and go on to a 4-3 victory. How it happened: Jordan Danks' career-high third hit of the game plated the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth. The White S...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Reed getting job done in closer's role

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have had numerous great closers in their proud history and Addison Reed is doing his best to make his mark on the position. Reed has saved 15 of 16 opportunities in 2013 and has come through on 90 percent of his c...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  5. Jose Quintana extends scoreless streak

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- A combination of good pitching and just enough offense helped the Chicago White Sox snap their four-game losing streak. Starter Jose Quintana extended his scoreless streak to 18 2/3 innings before giving way to the bullpen in the sixth...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. Sox's bullpen veterans setting the tone

    Bruce Levine

    Rookie reliever Nate Jones could have folded up like a tent when Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura asked him to pitch two innings-plus for the second consecutive day on Friday. Instead of giving in to fatigue, he took the ball and got the jo...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  7. Sox defy baseball logic with win

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Baseball logic will tell you that when a team blows a big lead in the ninth inning, it rarely comes back to win. As has been the case so many times this season, the White Sox proved logic has little to do with their success during Frida...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  8. Sox's Reed thriving with changeup

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox's three-game sweep of the New Yankees - which concluded with a 2-1 win on Wednesday -- had some major impactful moments that went beyond the victories themselves. Closer Addison Reed may have come of age in one of t...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  9. More moves could be in the works for Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' clubhouse will have an infusion of new faces if management completes the much-anticipated pre-trade-deadline roster overhaul on Tuesday. The beginning of a new Cubs' era started to take shape during Monday's contest ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  10. Source: Cubs trade Maholm, Johnson

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have agreed to traded left-handed starter Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson to the Atlanta Braves, a major league source confirmed to on Monday. Click here to read the entire story....

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  11. Cubs' Johnson an underrated trade chip

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Winning a ballgame with a two-out bunt single - as Reed Johnson did in the Cubs' 3-2 over the Cardinals on Saturday - is really the tip of the iceberg when evaluating the veteran outfielder. Johnson, known throughout the game as this ge...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  12. Sox 'pen gets much-needed day off

    Bruce Levine

    Chris Sale's complete game was a huge boon to a Chicago White Sox bullpen that was on the verge of exhaustion Sunday. Every one of pitching coach Don Cooper's kiddie corps of hard throwers was used in Saturday's 12-inning loss to the Mariners. ...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  13. Streaking/Slumping: Sox find a closer

    Bruce Levine

    STREAKING 1. Paul Konerko, first base: The hottest hitter in baseball is coming off of a week that most big league players never have. Since getting hit in the face on May 18th and missing the next two games, Konerko has been on a 15-for-28 tear ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  14. Sox's young bullpen thriving early

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox's new core of young bullpen pitchers will be the key to the team's ability to compete in the American league central this season. The club's good start to the new season can be tied to this evolving group's early success. ...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  15. Season preview: Bullpen

    Bruce Levine

    The question most baseball people have about the 2012 White Sox is what to really expect from a bullpen that for all intents and purposes has four rookie pitchers as part of a seven-man group. Manager Robin Ventura has taken his time as far as han...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  16. Sox finalize their 25-man roster

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago White Sox are ready for Opening Day as the team made its final cuts on Saturday, sending six players to the minor leagues. Chicago will start the 2012 season with four rookies on its roster and four relief pitchers with less than 70 big ...

    Blog | March 31, 2012