Throwing at 120 feet, Jesse Crain likes his progress as he continues to work back from biceps tendinitis surgery last year.
The White Sox agreed to terms with right-handers Nate Jones, Javy Guerra and Hector Noesi Thursday, avoiding arbitration with all three players.
The White Sox announced a one-year, $4.4 million contract with Dayan Viciedo on Monday, avoiding arbitration with the 25-year-old outfielder.
He’s healthy and ahead of schedule but the White Sox still wanted Nate Jones to wait an extra five weeks to start his throwing program.
Finding a proven closer was certainly important to the White Sox after last year's bullpen combined to blow a dozen saves.