Zach Putnam


SAN DIEGO — He knows what it takes to play for the New York Yankees, so Robin Ventura already believes in his soon-to-be closer.


Finding a proven closer was certainly important to the White Sox after last year's bullpen combined to blow a dozen saves.


If there’s one positive to emerge from the murky depths of the disaster that was the White Sox bullpen in 2014, it’s the development of Zach Putnam and Jacob Petricka.


Having watched too many winnable games get away in 2014, the White Sox intend to make the bullpen a priority this offseason.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The White Sox not only outlasted Kansas City on Tuesday night, they beat one of the top relieving duos to pull it off.