Originally Posted by amsteel
His trade value is low.
Assuming of course that Konerko would approve any trade. People talk of trading Konerko the same way they talk about trading Peavy, Thornton, or Rios. Unlike those guys, Paulie has veto rights and with his age, accomplishments, and tenure, he may not want to leave his family and go somewhere else.
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