Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/16/14
At the time that the Chicago White Sox signed Adam Dunn to his four year, $56 Million contract, it seemed to be a bit of an overpayment. Dunn, in his ten year career through that point, had hit 354 home runs, but had only produced a .250/.381/.521 batting line. He was essentially the epitome of the ‘three true outcomes,’ either hitting a home run, drawing a walk or striking out. It was hoped that Dunn would, at the very minimum, put up the same type of numbers throughout his White Sox career. Well, it could not have gotten much worse for Dunn in that first season. Instead of being the run producer that the White Sox hoped he would be, Dunn put together one of the worst batting lines in baseball history, hitting at a .159/.292/.277 rate. That batting average almost removed the historically terrible Bill Bergen from having the worst batting average amongst players who qualified for the title. Two years later, when the 2013 season came to a close, Adam Dunn had posted a batting line ...
PLAYERS: Adam Dunn
TEAMS: Chicago White Sox
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