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|Dunn Deal: White Sox Announce Dunn Signing
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Slugger Adam Dunn has officially joined the Chicago White Sox, giving them the big left-handed hitter they were seeking.
The White Sox announced the deal on Friday, a day after word came that he had agreed to a four year, $56 million contract.
Dunn batted .260 with 38 home runs with 103 RBIs for Washington last season. Even though they added him, the White Sox would still like to retain free agent Paul Konerko, who turned down their arbitration offer.
The 31 year old Dunn has a career batting average of .250, with 354 homers and 880 RBIs in 10 seasons with the Reds, Diamondbacks and Nationals. He is also prolific with strikeouts and had 199 last season, but would potentially put up big offensive numbers in homer-friendly U.S. Cellular Field.
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