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September 2, 2010

A.J. Pierzynski and Paul Konerko are on track to be Type-A free-agents after this season

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ September 2, 2010 1:53 pm
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MLBTR crunches the numbers. Here’s the AL catchers section:

Name Team Type Score
Joe Mauer Minnesota A 93.304
Victor Martinez Boston A 87.054
A.J. Pierzynski Chicago A A 80.357
Jorge Posada New York A A 78.571
Kurt Suzuki Oakland A 78.125
Matt Wieters Baltimore A 74.554
Bengie Molina Texas B 72.768

August 22 numbers:

Name Team Type Score
Joe Mauer Minnesota A 92.208
Victor Martinez Boston A 86.147
A.J. Pierzynski Chicago A A 78.788
Kurt Suzuki Oakland A 78.355
Jorge Posada New York A A 77.489
Matt Wieters Baltimore A 74.892
Mike Napoli Los Angeles A B 73.160

Paul Konerko and Manny Ramirez are also on track to be Type-As. Konerko was on track to be a Type-B in the last update. J.J. Putz is on track to be a Type-B. Matt Thornton, club option for 2011, is on track to be a Type-A. Alexei Ramirez is on track to be a Type-A but he isn’t a free-agent after this season.

Spreadsheets at the link.

White Sox call up 3B Brent Morel [UPDATE]

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ September 2, 2010 12:45 pm
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Gonzales @ CT:

The White Sox have promoted third baseman Brent Morel from Triple-A Charlotte, according to a Facebook post by Morel.

Morel, 23, was batting .320 with eight home runs and 34 RBIs in 81 games with the Knights. Overall, he’s batting .322 with 10 home runs and 64 RBIs with Double-A Birmingham and Charlotte this season.

Morel could figure in the Sox’s plans at third base in 2011.

Morel’s stats: .320/.343/.503, 324 PA, 306 AB, 13 BB / 50 K, .363 BABIP, .360 wOBA.

UPDATE: Kevin Goldstein had this on Brent Morel:

Brent Morel, 3B/SS, White Sox (Triple-A Charlotte): 2-for-4, R, RBI. 23-for-63 (.365) in last 16 games with a .714 slugging percentage; called up to the big leagues this morning.

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