Bad Timing, Good Stuff

Righthander Adam Russell's sense of timing could be better, but his recent work proved too good for even the pitching-rich White Sox to ignore. When the White Sox went through 22 pitchers a year ago, with relievers compiling a 5.47 ERA, Russell was unable to build on momentum he created with a strong showing in spring training. His star seemed to fade as quickly as it had risen, as he moved between the rotation and the bullpen at Double-A Birmingham.

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