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April 4, 2010

Opening Day lineup

1. Juan Pierre LF
2. Gordon Beckham 2B
3. Carlos Quentin RF
4. Paul Konerko 1B
5. Mark Kotsay DH
6. Alex Rios CF
7. A.J. Pierzynski C
8. Mark Teahen 3B
9. Alexei Ranmirez SS
Mark Buehrle is pitching (will be his club-record 8th Opening Day start)

The Sox could use a .360 wOBA in DH. Anyone? Anyone?

December 12, 2009

Sox non-tender D.J. Carrasco

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ December 12, 2009 7:02 pm
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Gonzales:

The White Sox informed the agent for D.J. Carrasco that they will not tender him a contract by Saturday’s 11 p.m., thus making him a free agent.

… The two sides were several hundred thousand dollars apart after a meeting Wednesday in Indianapolis, and talks Saturday didn’t advance any further. Carrasco earned $440,000 last season, and this was his first winter as an arbitration eligible player.

D.J’s Stats.

Why Kenny? Why? Say DJ didn’t like the contract he was offered by the Sox and had gone to arbitration and earned $1 million. So, what? It would be money well spend…

BTW, MLBTR is keeping track of all the players that were tendered, and non-tendered a contract. Ex-Sox Brian Anderson, Mike McDougal, Lance Broadway, and Neal Cotts were non-tendered. Jack Cust too. Ex-Sox Boone Logan and Brandon McCarthy were tendered.

December 9, 2009

Could the Sox be interested in Jack Cust? (speculation)

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ December 9, 2009 10:37 am
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Gonzales:

There will be some busy baseball general managers in the next 24 hours. With Saturday night’s deadline approaching for tendering contracts to their remaining players, teams may try to make deals to move those players so they at least get some compensation if they know they can’t sign the player before the deadline. Among the players who could be non-tendered are San Diego pitcher Kevin Correia and Oakland slugger Jack Cust, who could attract interest from the White Sox. …

Stats: B-R.

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