Chicago White Sox: You can look at a year off two ways: either it gives your arm a chance to rest and you'll come back strong or it makes you rusty and you'll never quite regain what you once had. Veteran reliever Mike Jackson is hoping the former is the case as he fights for a job with the White Sox this spring after spending 2003 coaching an undefeated Little League team. After getting cut by the Diamondbacks late in Spring Training last year, he opted to go home. "I had no business in Triple-A," he told Bob Foltman of the Chicago Tribune. Jackson is currently tenth on the all-time list of games pitched. If he lands with the White Sox and is given typical use, he could jump past Lindy McDaniel and Goose Gossage to eighth in 2004.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE MLB HEADLINES
- MRI shows damage to Corbin's UCL in elbow
- HOF Schmidt recovering from skin cancer
- Orioles' Machado: Don't know about opener
- Source: Tigers' Iglesias to sit out until break