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Old 03-25-2014, 06:26 PM
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Default Konerko Starting on Opening Day?

So apparently there is a very real chance of Paulie starting on Opening Day. I'm not sure how the rest of you feel, but I think that would be a classy move by the organization. I'll take the risk that we finish one game out of the playoffs this year to give our captain his final Opening Day start. Thoughts?
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Old 03-25-2014, 06:34 PM
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Perhaps he will steal a base like he did on Opening Day 2004.
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Old 03-25-2014, 06:37 PM
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At DH, sure.
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Old 03-25-2014, 06:39 PM
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Sure why not, It will may be the largest crowd of the season and for sure the largest contingent of Sox fans. This is like senior day for him.
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Old 03-25-2014, 06:48 PM
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Absolutely.
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Old 03-25-2014, 06:52 PM
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If they're up against a lefty, Dunn better be on the bench, that's all I know. No excuse for batting him against any with this roster.
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Old 03-25-2014, 07:46 PM
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If they're up against a lefty, Dunn better be on the bench, that's all I know. No excuse for batting him against any with this roster.
It's going to be RHP Ricky Nolasco.

But, yes, start Konerko, just make sure to start Jose Abreu too. I don't even care which of them plays where.
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Maybe they can release him afterward...
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Old 03-25-2014, 08:51 PM
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I hope they do- he deserves it- sit Dunns ass down-
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I hope they do- he deserves it- sit Dunns ass down-
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Old 03-26-2014, 06:12 AM
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They shouldn't have to sit Dunn down on Opening Day. There's still time to either release hem or trade him by Opening Day. The dynamics of the team would change overnight if Dunn is not on the team. You could have a rotating DH with Konerko, Viciedo, DeAza and Abreau. If the Cubs can move Zambrano, Bradley and Soriano the White Sox should be able to move Dunn. I'm hoping that Hahn will do the right thing and get Dunn off this team by Opening Day.
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Old 03-26-2014, 07:54 AM
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They shouldn't have to sit Dunn down on Opening Day. There's still time to either release hem or trade him by Opening Day. The dynamics of the team would change overnight if Dunn is not on the team. You could have a rotating DH with Konerko, Viciedo, DeAza and Abreau. If the Cubs can move Zambrano, Bradley and Soriano the White Sox should be able to move Dunn. I'm hoping that Hahn will do the right thing and get Dunn off this team by Opening Day.
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:23 AM
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I say start him. It's not like he's replacing Miguel Cabrera. Yank him in the later innings if we need a strik........er pinch hitter.
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Old 03-26-2014, 12:23 PM
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There is no fan quite so fickle.. I don't care how many outs PK cost us last year. It's opening day and he is on the team. Start him at first base. Everything else is irrelevant. I guess maybe he hasn't done enough for this team in some people's eyes.
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Old 03-26-2014, 12:30 PM
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You absolutely start Konerko on opening day of his final year .. it's going to be a long year, with sellouts being few and far between .. i wouldn't be surprised to see "Paulie" get a standing ovation when he comes to bat the first time..
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