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  1. Matt Lindstrom rejoins the White Sox after being released by the Angels

    Apr 3, 2015, 2:53 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    Lindstrom has a 3.68 ERA in 421 career innings at age 35, including some brief stints as a closer.

  2. Angels release veteran reliever Matt Lindstrom

    Mar 28, 2015, 1:32 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom Getty

    Lindstrom, who was in camp this spring on a minor league contract, posted an ugly 11.12 ERA and 5/4 K/BB ratio over 5 2/3 innings during Cactus League action.

  3. Cory Rasmus to have surgery for core injury, out 6-8 weeks

    Mar 21, 2015, 3:14 PM EDT

    Dustin Ackley, Cory Rasmus

    Rasmus, 27, had a 2.57 ERA and 57/17 K/BB ratio across 56 innings last season.

  4. Angels add bullpen help, sign Matt Lindstrom

    Feb 17, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    Lindstrom has a 3.68 ERA in 421 career innings.

  5. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  6. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  7. Matt Lindstrom returns to White Sox three months after ankle surgery

    Aug 12, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    At the time of the injury Lindstrom had six saves with a 3.32 ERA in 19 appearances, but he’d also blown three save chances and in his absence White Sox manager Robin Ventura has turned to several ninth-inning options.

  8. Zach Putnam lands on disabled list with shoulder inflammation

    Jul 24, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

    Zach Putnam

    Zach Putnam has had a share of the closer role with the White Sox in recent weeks, but now he’s headed to the 15-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation.

  9. Matt Lindstrom needs ankle surgery, out three months

    May 21, 2014, 8:08 PM EDT

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    Some unfortunate news here for the White Sox. According to CSNChicago.com’s Dan Hayes, closer Matt Lindstrom will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a tear of the sheath in his left ankle and is going to miss at least three months.

  10. White Sox lose closer Matt Lindstrom to ankle tendon injury

    May 20, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    White Sox closer Matt Lindstrom injured his ankle fielding a bunt in the ninth inning last night and now he’s been placed on the disabled list with what the team is calling a sublexing peroneal tendon.

  11. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 20, 2014, 6:31 AM EDT

    Indians walkoff

    Two wins for Ohio teams, both in extra innings, both games decided by homers. Ohio is clearly the home of magical performers turning in clutch performances.

  12. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Apr 26, 2014, 8:05 AM EDT

    Jose Abreu

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu hit his eighth and ninth home runs against the Rays on Friday, including a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth. Abreu set a record for home runs in the month of April by a rookie.

  13. White Sox place Nate Jones on the disabled list

    Apr 4, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Nate Jones walked both batters he faced Thursday and now the White Sox have placed him on the disabled list with a strained hip.

  14. White Sox pick Matt Lindstrom as closer

    Mar 31, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    Throughout spring training the widely held assumption was that the White Sox would use Nate Jones as their closer after trading Addison Reed to the Diamondbacks, but manager Robin Ventura avoided making any sort of official announcement and now we know why: Matt Lindstrom is going to be Chicago’s closer.

  15. 2014 Preview: Chicago White Sox

    Feb 27, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Chicago White Sox. The Big Question: Can the White Sox rebuild the league’s worst lineup on the fly? Chicago…

  16. White Sox exercise 2014 option on Matt Lindstrom

    Oct 31, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    Matt Lindstrom will be back with the White Sox next season, as Chicago exercised its $4 million option on the reliever for 2014. Last offseason Lindstrom signed a one-year, $2.8 million deal with the 2014 team option or $500,000 buyout and then he threw 61 innings with a 3.12 ERA. His 46/23 K/BB ratio was…

  17. Rosenthal: Dan Haren, Erik Bedard, Brendan Ryan and Matt Lindstrom have cleared waivers

    Aug 14, 2013, 11:31 PM EDT

    dan haren getty

    Loads of baseball players are passed through waivers every August and we only wind up with a handful of acutal waiver trades, but here’s the word anyway from FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal: Cleared waivers, can be traded to any team: #Nationals’ Haren, #Astros’ Bedard, #WhiteSox’s Lindstrom, #Cubs’ Guerrier, #Mariners’ Ryan. 1/2 — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal)…

  18. Alex Rodriguez goes 1-for-4 with a single in his first game back with Yankees

    Aug 5, 2013, 11:23 PM EDT

    Yankee's Rodriguez hits a single while playing the White Sox in the second inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Chicago

    Let the spectacle begin. Despite being handed a 211-game suspension from MLB for his alleged connections to Biogenesis, Alex Rodriguez is making his season debut tonight against the White Sox. In his first game in the majors since January hip surgery, he’s batting cleanup and playing third base. And you can count on HBT to…

  19. Position player Casper Wells outpitches White Sox pitching staff in blowout

    Jun 28, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Chicago White Sox

    The Indians and White Sox are slated to play two games tonight, but they may have exhausted all their weapons in game one. The two clubs combined for 29 runs over a nine-inning affair, hanging up crooked numbers in seven different innings as the Indians won 19-10. All but two members of the Indians’ starting…

  20. 2013 Preview: Chicago White Sox

    Mar 18, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Today: the Chicago White Sox. The Big Question: Will the White Sox again exceed low expectations? Last year at this time the…

  21. White Sox sign right-handed reliever Matt Lindstrom

    Jan 19, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT

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    From CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman comes word that the White Sox have agreed to terms on a one-year free agent contract with setup man Matt Lindstrom. The deal, which is only pending a physical, also comes with a club option for the 2014 season. Exact financial terms haven’t been disclosed. Lindstrom registered a cool 2.68…

  22. Orioles interested in bringing back Matt Lindstrom

    Jan 1, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    Matt Lindstrom has drawn surprisingly little (reported) interest as a free agent for a guy who was a closer not so long ago and has a 2.85 ERA during the past two seasons. However, according to Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun the Orioles are “among several teams” making an effort to sign the 33-year-old…

  23. 2013 Free Agency Tracker

    Dec 23, 2012, 9:36 PM EDT

    Zack Greinke, Ned Colletti, Magic Johnson

    We’ll be updating this one throughout the offseason. Players are listed based on their ranking in the Top 111 Free Agents. At the bottom is a listing of free agents who signed before the ranking came out, and we’ll be adding signings of players who didn’t make the top 111 as they come in. (Update:…

  24. 2013 Top 111 Free Agents: Nos. 111-51

    Nov 8, 2012, 1:25 AM EDT

    joakim soria getty

    I would have preferred to have posted this last week, but here’s the remainder of the updated top 111 free agents column. In case you missed it, the top 50 was posted last Friday. Players in the top 111 are ranked based not on how I view them, but more on how I believe teams…

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