White Sox look to expand Williams' roleThe role of left-handed specialist coming from the Air Jordan 21 White Sox bullpen was bestowed upon Randy Williams at the end of the 2009 season.Williams ran with the opportunity, limiting left-handed hitters to a .162 average in 10 2/3 innings. But if Spring Training can be considered a harbinger of good things Air Jordan 22 to come, then Williams' role soon could change.At the very least, the journeyman hurler certainly won't exclusively be restricted to facing one batter at a time."It doesn't really matter," said Williams, who Air Jordan 23 worked a scoreless inning in the first of back-to-back Tucson games on Friday and then started and pitched a scoreless, six-pitch frame Saturday at Hi Corbett Field. "Most of my career has been in Triple-A so you don't really do any lefty specialist work down there."You actually are going to face more righties Air Jordan melo 1.5 than lefties. It's not a matter of being uncomfortable against righties. I get so focused on being the lefty specialist that all my emphasis goes that way and you fail to recognize you need to work on righties."In a strange twist, Williams believes he has faced far more righties than lefties during Cactus League action. The White Sox already understand Williams is proficient Air Jordan 2.5 against hitters from the left side of the plate."Right now, facing lefties is a little weird for me," said a smiling Williams. "Every day there's something that I'm learning and that's the awesome thing. The more I learn, the more I realize I need to learn. They are always giving me information so that's good.""We've got a couple of things we are Air Jordan 3.5 doing with him against right-handed hitters and they are going well," White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said. "He has some ability in that area and we are trying to tap into his strengths to tackle righties." Prior to joining the White Sox as a non-roster invite last spring, Williams, 34, had spent parts of nine seasons pitching in the Minors. His most extensive big league Air Jordan 6 ring work came through 30 games pitched with the Rockies in 2005.Now, through a perfect Cactus League effort over 11 1/3 innings and 11 straight scoreless appearances to end last season, Williams has put his name in play for extended relief. It's not as if Williams stands in line to take over for closer Bobby Jenks, but as manager Air Jordan 10.5 Ozzie Guillen pointed out, there are a great deal of quality left-handed hitters in the American League Central.That particular alignment might lead to Williams going an inning or more. Yet, the White Sox don't want to overexpose Williams, which led to his hiccups in 2009."Every time this kid got in trouble, it was because he Air Jordan 2009 was not supposed to be in that inning," Guillen said. "Every time he got the job done, it was when he was supposed to be out there. This kid shows us a lot of confidence.""He had been sort of a journeyman, and we like to think we are in the process of resurrecting his career," Cooper said. "He's a big guy for us."Matt Thornton continues to hold down air jordan 6 rings the primary left-handed setup role, as one of the best in the game at what he does. But Williams looks now to be the second lefty out of the bullpen.Spring Training began without Williams being guaranteed a job, but he was closer than he had ever been in his career. So, he simply relaxed and the results have been air jordan countdown packs perfect."My worst-case scenario is I wind up in Triple-A, which is pretty much the norm for me," Williams said. "Anything other than that is a air jordan dub zeros bonus."When you take that approach, you tend not to put too much pressure on yourself. I did that too much in my career. I was trying to force myself on a team and they were letting me know early on all I had to do was stay within myself and pitch, as opposed to trying to throwing every pitch as hard air jordan fusion 12 as I can. It's easier that way to stay healthy and to stay sharp and consistent from day-to-day."
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