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|Konerko, Rios Out for White Sox Opener
|GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen says first baseman Paul Konerko and outfielder Alex Rios won't play in Thursday's spring training opener against the Los Angeles Angels.
Konerko is getting an extra day of rest, and Rios has a sore right shoulder that Guillen said is not serious. Rios told the Chicago Tribune that the shoulder is fine.
The White Sox will field a lineup of mostly top players Thursday. Juan Pierre leads off in left field, followed by Gordon Beckham (second base), A.J. Pierzynski (catcher), Andruw Jones (center field), Mark Teahen (third base), Alexei Ramirez (shortstop) and Mark Kotsay (designated hitter). Rookie Dayan Viciedo (first base) and Jordan Danks (right field) complete the batting order.
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