White Sox News: Paul Konerko, Fixing the Bullpen, Trade Rumors, Buehrle Rescues Dog and more… | The Golden Sombrero Baseball Blog | MLB, Fantasy, College & High School Baseball News

White Sox News: Paul Konerko, Fixing the Bullpen, Trade Rumors, Buehrle Rescues Dog and more…

  • About a week and a half ago I posted a link to Sox Machine’s survey on all of Kenny Williams’ trades in his 10-years as the Chicago White Sox GM.  Readers were asked to vote from 1 to 10 on his 50+ trades, with 1 being awful and 10 being a miracle.  Well, the results are in…
  • With all of the offensive pieces in place for the 2011 season, the White Sox are now addressing their only glaring weakness, the bullpen.  However, after shelling out the big bucks for Adam Dunn, Paul Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski, they will most likely have to make a trade to add a reputable arm.

  • Over the weekend, Mark Buehrle rescued a wounded dog that he found while hunting in Southern Illinois.  Apparently the dog had been shot in the abdomen with an arrow and would have died had the White Sox southpaw not saved the day.  He’s even offered to pay for any additional medical attention that the dog may need…try to top that, Tony La Russa.
  • Kenny Williams appears to already be scrounging through the reliever bargain bin, as he signed former New York Yankees relief pitcher Brian Bruney to a Minor League deal.
  • Brandon McCarthy has had very little success since being traded from the White Sox to the Texas Rangers for John Danks and a few others in 2006.  After being released by the Rangers last month, McCarthy drew interest from a handful of teams before ultimately signing a one-year contract with the Oakland A’s on Monday.

*This article was also published on 312sports.com

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