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I’ve talked a lot on Grab Some Bench and here on MSF about two of the “comeback kids” of the Chicago White Sox, Adam Dunn and Jake Peavy, but not so much about the third part of the trio, Alex Rios. Now that Rios is one of the hottest hitters in baseball, it’s time to correct that. Rios is red hot after a slow start to the season. Photo courtesy "UCinternational" via Wikimedia From 2010 to 2011, Rios’ batting average dropped from .284 to .227, and his RBI total decreased by half (88/44). He went from being an All Star candidate and great middle of the order presence to a player that looked completely lost on the field. But so far in 2012, Rios is making a pretty convincing argument for last year being an anomaly and that he is indeed a very valuable asset for a ball club. Heading into Tuesday’s game against Oakland, Rios was hitting a team-high .360, and he has been driving in runs of late. He’s hitting the ball hard to the opposite field, not rolling over on pitches in n...
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