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December 3, 2010

Adam Dunn and A.J. Pierzynski deferred money to make room for Paul Konerko

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ December 3, 2010 6:10 pm
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Adam Dunn is also willing to play DH:

New White Sox slugger Adam Dunn said he’ll do whatever is asked of him, including deferring part of his salary so the team can re-sign first baseman Paul Konerko. Dunn, who was introduced at news conference on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field, said he was willing to trade in his glove to become a designated hitter and even joked he would put on the catcher’s gear and get behind the plate.

… Dunn and catcher A. J. Pierzynski, who was officially re-signed Thursday, both deferred part of next year’s salary so the Sox culd pursue Konerko, who turned down their arbitration offer. Dunn signed a four-year, $56 million contract and will be paid $12 million next season, which goes up to $15 million in each of the final two years. Pierzynski will be paid $2 million next season and $6 million the following year.

Kenny is having a good off-season.


1 Comment »

  1. Best offseason ever so far!

    Comment by Anonymous — December 3, 2010 @ December 3, 2010 6:15 pm | Reply

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