J.J. Putz declined arbitration from the White Sox, making him a free agent.
The White Sox have expressed a desire to re-sign Putz, but they’ll have to wait in line.
“Eight or nine teams have shown preliminary interest,” Putz told Comcast SportsNet. “Some for closer roles, others to be a set-up man with a chance for closing.” …
UPDATE: Merkin tweets:
Konerko declines salary arbitration, as expected