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Dunn back in Sox lineup

Posted on: April 12, 2011 4:30 pm
Edited on: April 12, 2011 4:39 pm
Adam Dunn

By C. Trent Rosecrans

Adam Dunn is back.

Less than a week after his emergency appendectomy, the White Sox designated hitter is back in the lineup against the A's tonight.

Dunn's batting third against Oakland's Trevor Cahill, according to Mark Gonzalez of the Chicago Tribune.

Dunn took batting practice yesterday and reported discomfort, but was still looking to talk the White Sox coaches into putting him into the lineup. He is aided by being a designated hitter and not having to play the field.

Dunn tried to return to the lineup this weekend, but wasn't cleared.

"I'm a quick healer, like Wolverine," Dunn said last week.

Dunn missed had the appendectomy early April 6 and missed six games, beating St. Louis' Matt Holliday back into action. Holliday missed seven games after his appendectomy, returning to the lineup on Sunday. 

Throughout his career, Dunn has played hurt and played nearly every day. Dunn's played in at least 152 games in eight of his nine full seasons in the big leagues.

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Since: Apr 24, 2008
Posted on: April 12, 2011 5:55 pm

Dunn back in Sox lineup

I'm more concerned with the fact our left fielder can't catch a fly ball.  Once in awhile is forgivable, twice in one week is not.  And here I thought Soriano was the worst left fielder in town.  Now he has competition.

Since: Mar 19, 2009
Posted on: April 12, 2011 4:55 pm

Dunn back in Sox lineup

let's go sox!!!! hopefully we can get that closer spot figured out

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