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02-25-2003, 04:47 PM
In the A.L. from strikethree.com's Jason Michael Barker.

Complete List (http://www.strikethree.com/03/02/25/jason.shtml)

Chicago: C Miguel Olivo
The White Sox inexplicably re-signed Sandy Alomar Jr. this winter, but given his medical history it's only a matter of time before Olivo has the job all to himself. Olivo isn't what you'd expect from catcher, in that he actually has some speed -- he hit 10 triples last season at AA, as well as stealing 29 bases in 42 attempts. Defensively, he's known for his good arm but is otherwise average behind the plate. If he can hit anywhere near the .306/.381/.479 line he put up last season, defense won't matter much.