CHICAGO -- Over Sergio Santos' past six outings, he has pitched a total of 2 1/3 innings, covering 39 pitches, and has recorded three saves. That run includes the closer's last three trips to the mound, where he had to retire two batters, two batters and just Brennan Boesch on Wednesday to close out a 2-1 victory over Detroit.
"That was a little weird," said a smiling Santos of his short save work. "But look, at the end of the day, we are trying to win a ballgame. You get a little bit of work but you also get your rest and are not being overused."
Adding Jason Frasor from the Blue Jays as part of the Edwin Jackson/Mark Teahen deal provides bullpen reinforcement to Santos and his comrades. Santos and Frasor spent time together with Toronto, when Santos was an infielder, and the White Sox hurler knows Frasor will be a definite plus.
"Everybody is throwing the ball pretty well," Santos said. "And Frasor is one heck of a relief pitcher. If that's a piece that can help us out, we are more than welcoming to have him in our bullpen and continue to do what he's been doing."