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May 28, 2024 0 3 6.38 1 2
May 27, 2024 0 3 6.75 1 -0.5
May 24, 2024 0 3 6.06 1 -7
May 23, 2024 0 2 5.17 1 3.5
May 14, 2024 0 2 5.93 1 -7

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John Brebbia has worked as middle reliever, opener and setup man throughout his career, but 2024 may open up the possibility for save opportunities after the 33-year-old signed a one-year deal with the White Sox. The right-hander is coming off a solid campaign during which he posted a career-best 29.2 strikeout rate, but he was limited to 38.1 innings due to a lat injury. Unfortunately, a calf strain has slowed Brebbia in White Sox camp and there's a chance he opens 2024 on the injured list. A clearer timeline should emerge as camp progresses, but whenever Brebbia is cleared he should be in the mix to close games for Chicago. With the team moving on from Liam Hendrkis (free agency), Gregory Santos (trade) and Aaron Bummer (trade), Brebbia stands as one of the most experienced relievers in this clubhouse.

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2024 201 18.3 3 1 20 5 6.38 1.20
2023 72.51.8 38.3 3 5 47 14 3.99 1.17
2022 1492 68.0 6 2 54 18 3.18 1.31
3y Avg. 78.51.7 41.7 3 3 41 12 3.89 1.30
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Secures first save

    Brebbia earned a save against the Guardians on Saturday by retiring all three batters he faced, including one by strikeout, in the ninth inning. Michael Kopech has emerged as Chicago's primary closer early in the campaign, but manager Pedro Grifol opted to go to Brebbia in the ninth Saturday with the team holding a two-run lead. The right-hander got the job done, setting down the side in order on 14 pitches for his first major-league save since 2018. It's unclear why Kopech wasn't used despite getting Friday off -- it's worth noting that he notched back-to-back saves Wednesday and Thursday -- but if he has to miss time for any reason, Brebbia would be among a group of White Sox relievers who could snap up any save opportunities that arise.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Activated from IL

    The White Sox activated Brebbia (calf) from the 15-day injured list Monday. Brebbia wound up missing just over the minimum 15 days with a right calf strain. He should be used in high-leverage spots out of the White Sox bullpen but is probably well behind Michael Kopech in the pecking order for saves.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Set to begin rehab assignment

    Brebbia (calf) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Friday, LaMond Pope of the Chicago Tribune reports. Brebbia is eligible for activation from the 15-day injured list Sunday, and it would appear he could be back at that time if he can get through Friday's rehab appearance without any hiccups. The veteran reliever has been out the last two weeks with a right calf strain, which was an apparent aggravation of an injury he suffered back in February.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Out with calf strain

    Brebbia was placed on the 15-day injured list Monday, retroactive to April 6, with a left calf strain. The right-hander exited his appearance Friday against the Royals with calf soreness and will be out for at least the next couple weeks after being diagnosed with a strain. Jordan Leasure and Steven Wilson could see more high-leverage spots in front of closer Michael Kopech while Brebbia is sidelined.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Dealing with calf soreness

    Brebbia exited Friday's game versus Kansas City early due to right calf soreness. Brebbia battled a right calf strain during most of spring training, and he seems to be experiencing issues with that same calf once again. The severity of the right-hander's injury remains unknown, but a trip to the IL may be necessary to ensure his calf gets back to 100 percent.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Works in setup role

    Brebbia allowed two walks over one-third of an inning in Tuesday's win over Atlanta. Brebbia entered the game in the eighth inning and was tasked with protecting a one-run lead. He retired the first batter he faced before surrendering two free passes, after which he was pulled. Brebbia didn't help himself with the performance, but regardless of the results, his usage suggested he'll serve as the White Sox's primary setup man with Michael Kopech getting the chance to close.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Works ninth in 2024 debut

    Brebbia pitched a perfect ninth inning in Saturday's 7-6 extra-inning loss to the Tigers. The 33-year-old right-hander was bothered by a calf strain early this spring, but Brebbia was able to make a couple Cactus League appearances late in camp and seems healthy to begin the season. He was viewed as a potential closing candidate in an unsettled White Sox bullpen heading into 2024, so his high-leverage usage Saturday is encouraging, but the better news for Brebbia's fantasy outlook might have been how manager Pedro Grifol has deployed his competition. Rookie Jordan Leasure worked the sixth Saturday and got a hold, while Michael Kopech pitched the eighth Thursday with the team down by a run.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Goes through drills

    Brebbia (calf) went through fielding drills Wednesday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. It comes one day after Brebbia pitched an inning in a minor-league game. Fielding his position was how Brebbia strained his right calf back in late February, so it's a good sign that he got through it Wednesday with no apparent issues. However, the reliever's readiness for Opening Day remains very much in question.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Set to pitch in MiLB game Monday

    Brebbia (calf) is scheduled to make a relief appearance Monday in a game at minor-league camp, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Brebbia still has yet to make his Cactus League debut, but he'll still be able to build up at minor-league camp Monday as he looks to secure his spot in the White Sox's Opening Day bullpen. Assuming Brebbia's right calf presents no further complications in Monday's outing or his subsequent spring appearances, he could find himself in a prominent role in the bullpen to begin the campaign. The White Sox have yet to anoint a closer since trading away Gregory Santos to the Mariners in February, and Brebbia represents one of the more battle-tested options in an otherwise green bullpen. In addition to Brebbia, hard-throwing 23-year-old Prelander Berroa (shoulder) and converted starting pitcher Michael Kopech are candidates to factor into the equation for saves.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Another live BP coming Friday

    Brebbia (calf) will face hitters again Friday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Brebbia progressed to facing hitters Wednesday, and the White Sox will have him throw another round of batting practice as he continues working his way back from a right calf strain. The White Sox are still hopeful Brebbia will be available for Opening Day, though pitching coach Ethan Katz said Thursday that the 33-year-old right-hander isn't guaranteed to begin the season with the team.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Facing hitters Wednesday

    Brebbia (calf) is scheduled to face hitters in live batting practice Wednesday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Brebbia has yet to make his Cactus League debut while he works his way back from a right calf strain suffered earlier in camp, but if all goes well Wednesday, he could be integrated into the White Sox's pitching schedule within the next few days. The right-hander is looking on track to be available for Opening Day if he avoids any setbacks in his throwing program, but it's unclear what role he'll hold in the White Sox bullpen. Brebbia was a dependable middle reliever and opener for the Giants over the past two seasons, but he could be a candidate to close games while he's part of a Chicago relief corps that's otherwise lacking in reliable or experienced late-inning options.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: On track for Opening Day

    Brebbia (calf) threw a successful bullpen session Thursday and is on track to be on the roster for Opening Day, Kyle Williams of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Brebbia strained his calf Feb. 22 and Thursday's activity was his first intensive throwing session since. He felt good afterward and is expected to be ready to contribute to start the regular season. The hierarchy of the White Sox's bullpen is currently unclear, though Brebbia is a potential candidate for saves.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Will throw bullpen session Thursday

    Brebbia (calf) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Thursday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Brebbia is about two weeks removed from suffering a right calf strain and is now ready to re-incorporate some mound work. The reliever noted previously that his calf doesn't bother him when he's throwing, so pitcher's fielding practice might be the bigger test and it's unclear when he'll be ready for that. Brebbia is a question mark for Opening Day.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Wearing walking boot

    Brebbia (calf) has been fitted with a walking boot and is getting around on a scooter, Vinnie Duber of AllCHGO.com reports. Brebbia strained his right calf while walking back to the mound during a live batting practice session Wednesday. While he finished the session and said he feels unaffected while pitching, trainers have told Brebbia it will likely be a few weeks before he's back at full strength. The reliever didn't rule out pitching before then since he's able to throw pain-free, but the White Sox probably aren't going to clear him for games until he's able to field his position at 100 percent. It's looking likely the issue will result in an injured list stint, but a clearer timeline should emerge as camp progresses. Brebbia is in the mix to close games for the White Sox this season.
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  • White Sox's John Brebbia: Dealing with calf strain

    Brebbia suffered a right calf strain while throwing a live batting practice session Wednesday, Vinnie Duber of AllCHGO.com reports. The White Sox didn't specify an exact timeline for Brebbia's return, but the team is hopeful that the 33-year-old reliever will be ready for Opening Day. Brebbia posted a 3.99 ERA and 1.17 WHIP in 38.1 innings with the Giants last season, and he's expected to be in the mix for saves for Chicago in 2024.
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  • Giants' John Brebbia: Luck stays bad in finale

    Brebbia (3-5) allowed two runs on a hit and a walk while striking out one over one-third of an inning to take the loss Sunday versus the Dodgers. Kyle Harrison spun five no-hit innings to start the game, but Brebbia quickly put two runners aboard. Taylor Rogers (back) then served up a three-run home run after allowing both of Brebbia's baserunners to score, putting the game out of reach for the Giants' light-hitting offense. All five of Brebbia's losses came over his last five appearances of the season, spoiling what had been a decent campaign for the middle reliever. He ends 2023 with a 3.99 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 47:14 K:BB while adding six holds and a blown save over 38.1 innings.
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  • Giants' John Brebbia: Loses again Tuesday

    Brebbia (3-3) allowed one run on one hit and struck out two over 1.1 innings, taking the loss as the opener Tuesday versus the Padres. Kyle Harrison (illness) was a late scratch, with Brebbia stepping into his familiar opener role on short notice. Brebbia gave up a solo home run to Juan Soto in the first inning, and that was enough to take the loss as the Giants' offense mustered just six baserunners in the game. The right-hander has faded late in the season, allowing five runs (four earned) over his last four appearances, taking a loss in three of those outings. He's at a 3.65 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 46:12 K:BB through 37 innings this season.
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  • Giants' John Brebbia: Opening Saturday

    Brebbia will open Saturday's game against the Dodgers, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. Brebbia has been used as an opener often this season, as Saturday will mark his ninth time starting on the mound. Brebbia has given up four runs (three earned) over 5.2 innings since returning from the injured list Sept. 5, and he will presumably stay in the game for an inning or two before turning things over to Ross Stripling.
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  • Giants' John Brebbia: Handed first loss

    Brebbia (3-1) allowed one run on one hit and struck out one over two-thirds of an inning to take the loss Thursday versus the Dodgers. Brebbia relieved starter Kyle Harrison with one out in the sixth inning. Will Smith tagged Brebbia for a triple and J.D. Martinez added a sacrifice fly to put the Dodgers ahead for good. Brebbia has allowed four runs (three earned) over 5.2 innings in September -- he's struggled since returning from a Grade 2 lat strain. The right-hander is at a 3.41 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 43:11 K:BB with six holds and a blown save over 34.1 innings this year.
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  • Giants' John Brebbia: Activated from 60-day IL

    San Francisco activated Brebbia (lat) from the 60-day injured list Tuesday, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. Brebbia made three scoreless minor-league rehab appearances and is now back in the Giants' bullpen ahead of Tuesday night's game against the Cubs. He had been sidelined since June 17 due to a Grade 2 lat strain.
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