We all know that Paul Konerko of the Chicago White Sox got ROBBED by not getting an All-Star berth yesterday. But such is life at first base, especially in the American League. It's just where most of the talent happens to be. But Konerko is much more than the Sox best, most consistent offensive weapon in the first half of 2011- He's the team's captain and clubhouse leader. … [Read more...] about Get White Sox a Paulstar! Vote Konerko! Vote Early! Vote Often!
With the midpoint of the 2011 season nearing More Hardball has taken the opportunity to name each team's MVP and Cy Young through the first half. Today we feature the American League Central division. And as you know, TSB is all AL Central (and NL Central) all the time. … [Read more...] about Team MVP and Cy Young for All AL Central Teams
The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a three-year, $37.5-million contract with first baseman Paul Konerko. Under terms of the deal, the four-time American League All-Star will receive $12 million in 2011 and 2012 and $13.5 million in 2013. Of the $13.5 million due in the final year of the contract, he will receive $6.5 million in 2013 and $1 million annually … [Read more...] about White Sox Re-sign Konerko: 3 Yrs, $37.5 Million