2:21 AM EST, Mon March 02, 2015

Closer Robertson to keep low profile

GLENDALE, Ariz. – If fans, or Chicago White Sox opponents want to see how new closer David Robertson is pitching in advance of Opening Day, then don’t blink. Robertson isn’t expected to get a ton of opportunities in Cactus League games, based partially on the concept that his closer job already is secured, and that after seven years in the major leagues, he gets the benefit of the doubt when it comes to spring training. “Even talking to him, he doesn’t need a lot of appearances to really be ready,” manager Robin Ventura said.

Patient Robertson in a hurry for success

GLENDALE, Ariz. – With the New York Yankees, closer David Robertson typically had to wait three hours before getting into games, which means he knows the art of being patient. When it comes to meeting his new Chicago White Sox teammates, establishing a leader in the bullpen and getting his arm in shape for the season, Robertson pace is deliberately sloooow. “I really ease into spring training,” Robertson said Friday, the report day for White Sox pitchers and catchers.

White Sox spring previews: Bullpen

A number of new additions are on board for the area of the Chicago White Sox's roster that arguably needed the most attention this offseason. The biggest addition was made in the bullpen’s highest profile role as closer David Robertson was signed as a free agent for four years and $46 million. The signing bucked somewhat of a trend for the club, which has been able to develop its own closers for the past decade, from Bobby Jenks to Sergio Santos to Addison Reed.

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