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Old 10-13-2012, 09:09 PM
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Default 2012 player grades

A.J. Pierzynski (A) – Career year with the bat and improved defensively.
Alex Rios (A) – The team’s MVP.
Donnie Veal (A) – Almost perfect versus lefties.
Jesse Crain (A-) – Reliable and effective most of the time, when healthy.
Nate Jones (A-) – The nice surprise was durable and effective.
Jake Peavy (A-) – Excellent stats with the exception of his record, which deserved to be much better.
Chris Sale (A-) – Terrific year.
Alejandro De Aza (B+) – A true leadoff hitter and quality defender.
Adam Dunn (B+) – Produced runs, but Ks and average still a problem.
Alexei Ramirez (B+) – Awesome defender who eventually woke up with the bat.
Addison Reed (B+) – Better than you could have expected, but shaky at times.
Brett Myers (B) – A valuable addition.
Dewayne Wise (B) – A nice pickup.
Gavin Floyd (B) – Respectable stats, but needs to win more.
Jose Quintana (B-) – Super start before he may have gotten tired.
Dayan Viciedo (B-) – Power and better-than-expected defense, but too many droughts.
Kevin Youkilis (B-) – Provided an incredible lift, but then faded.
Tyler Flowers (C+) – A serviceable backup with potential to do more with more time.
Paul Konerko (C) – Fell off a cliff after great start.
Hector Santiago (C-) – Hung in there through different roles.
Gordon Beckham (D+) – Great glove, terrible bat.
Jordan Danks (D) – One great homer and nothing else.
Philip Humber (D) – All downhill after his perfect game.
Francisco Liriano (D) – Very disappointing.
Orlando Hudson (D) – Temporarily plugged hole and then nothing.
Leyson Septimo (D) – In over his head.
Matt Thornton (D) – 10 losses out of the bullpen says it all.
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