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December 13, 2010

Fangraphs Fantasy on Adam Dunn

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ December 13, 2010 7:46 pm
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Axisa:

… I suppose the real issue with Dunn is his increasingly declining walk rate. After topping out at 18.7 BB% in 2008, he “dropped off” to 17.4% in 2009 and then to 11.9% in 2010, the worse mark in his career. Unsurprisingly, Dunn swung at more and more pitches out of the strike zone during that time, topping out at a career high 28.5%. That combined with a career worst 13.8% swing-and-miss rate can lead to a lot of pitcher’s counts, a problem for any batter. It could just be a fluke, because his walk rate did improve in the second half of this season…

White Sox sign RHRP Brian Bruney

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ December 13, 2010 6:29 pm
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Merkin:

Brian Bruney and the White Sox agreed to a Minor League contract and the right-handed reliever received a non-roster invitation to Spring Training as part of the deal.

Donny Lucy also re-signed via a Minor League deal with the White Sox and received a non-roster invite to Spring Training.

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