Santos had pitched two seasons for the White Sox, including one full season as the White Sox closer. In 2011, Santos did a nice job, notching the first 30-save season for a White Sox closer in three years and striking out batters at an amazing rate.
Santos' 2011 performance joins a pretty good collection of closing performances for the White Sox in the last decade.
Following is a ranking of closers from each of the last 10 seasons for the White Sox—years in which the White Sox had multiple relievers filling the closer role for a significant part of the season—featuring combined closer statistics, along with individual statistics, to provide a full picture of the closer performances for the year.
Read along to see where Santos ranks.