Chicago White Sox sign Adam Dunn to 4 year $56 million deal best free agent

April 14, 2011

White Sox, Adam Dunn, agree to 4-year, million deal: Adam Dunn, the biggest slugger on the free-agent American League Central Twins Tigers Chicago White Sox sign Adam Dunn to 4 year million deal best free agent Designated Hitter DH big contract will he be worth it in the 2011 season No longer a player for the Washington Nationals The Chicago White Sox have finalized a four-year, million deal with free-agent slugger Adam Dunn, according to a source familiar with the situation. The deal is pending a physical, and is not expected to be announced until at least Friday. MLB Hot Stove Coverage Cliff Lee, Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth headline this offseason’s free-agent class. breaks down the top players available and the teams that plan to go shopping. Chicago general manager Kenny Williams pursued Dunn at the trade deadline in July without success. The team also spoke to Dunn’s representatives at last week’s general manager meetings, sources told’s Bruce Levine. Dunn, 31, ranks second in the major leagues to Albert Pujols since 2004 with 282 home runs. He hit .260 with 38 homers and 103 RBIs for the Washington Nationals last season. Although Dunn has expressed an interest in staying in the National League and continuing to play first base, most scouts consider him better suited to the designated hitter role at this stage of his career. The designated hitter spot was a major concern for the White Sox last season. Manager Ozzie Guillen’s DH
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