Chicago White Sox Add Another Reliever, Sign J.J. Putz

Posted: 11th December 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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Is it me or do the Chicago White Sox spend more time on trying to improve their bullpen than any team in baseball? I feel like they are always trading for or signing relief pitchers. Today, the White Sox added yet another relief pitcher to the mix. MLB.comÆs Noah Coslov has reported the White Sox have signed J.J. Putz to a one-year, $3 million contract. The deal also includes $250 thousand in incentives and Putz can earn another $3 million if he finishes a certain amount of games. Do you think Putz is rooting hard for current closer Bobby Jenks to be traded? All kidding aside, this is a good low-risk, high-reward signing by GM Ken Williams. Since Putz had his career year in 2007 where he had 40 saves and a ridiculous 1.38 ERA and 0.69 WHIP in 71.2 innings for the Seattle Mariners, injuri ...

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