Originally Posted by doublem23
As much as it hurts me to say it, I agree. Father time has caught up to Konerko in a big way. He cannot stay healthy anymore and appears to have developed a chronic back issue to go with his chronic wrist issues. Back issues usually don't go away, especially at age 37 (going on 38). He's had a tremendous career and his #14 will be retired but this is the end. I hope he makes the decision easier for the Sox by hanging up the spikes at the end of 2013.
The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done." -George Carlin