White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is back in the lineup Wednesday against Minnesota, CSN Chicago reports.
Konerko has been held out of the lineup for the past two games in an attempt to knock the veteran out of a season-long slump. Konerko has just a .623 OPS over 126 at-bats.
White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is not in the team's starting lineup Tuesday against the Twins.
Konerko did not play Monday either after admitting he was a bit "worn down." He's struggled to begin the year, hitting just .214/.273/.349 in 126 at-bats. Adam Dunn will play first and bat fourth with Konerko out.
White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko received the night off for Monday's series opener against the Twins. "Yeah, I'm a little worn down, like everybody,'' Konerko told the Chicago Sun-Times.The 37-year-old is batting just .172 with a .250 slugging percentage in his last 16 games but has hit .360 with runners in scoring position."[It's been] a little bit of everything,'' Konerko said. "I really can't...
“Konerko started out the season on fire playing like a top 5 1B option. But then age and decline started to hit Paulie who is now delegated to being a 37 Year Old 1B on the decline who already brought up the potential of retiring. The HR potential for 30 looks to be in the past, and at 25 he is not worth taking high in any draft.”