A series of small multiyear deals, his durability and his ability have made him one of the most popular White Sox players.
At the same time, he sees a market for catchers that has become very fluid as well as the grooming of Tyler Flowers as the team’s catcher of the future.
On June 14, Pierzynski will control his destiny for the rest of the season when he earns full no-trade rights by virtue of 10 years of major league service, the last five with the same team.
“Everyone knows how I feel about this place,” said Pierzynski, whose T-shirts and jerseys are among the most popular for Sox fans. “I’d love to stay here. But if it’s not right, it’s not right.”
Paulie [Konerko] is unsure about his future too. Kenny says he’s receptive to to a discussion with Konerko’s agent.