Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/19/12
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It was not the most memorable game for team captain Paul Konerko on Wednesday, as the Chicago White Sox were manhandled by the Boston Red Sox 10-1 at Fenway Park in what was Konerko's 2,000th game in the black and white of the South Side. Konerko did go 1-for-1 with an RBI single and two walks, but considering his team managed only four hits on the night, it was an uphill battle. As for Konerko, the milestones continued to pile up. He hit his 400th homer on April 25 against the Oakland A's. "There are a lot of guys who have played the game a long time but not necessarily with the same organization for that long," manager Robin Ventura said. "The longevity is not an easy thing in the game, especially with the same team. Those milestones, there's a lot of respect with that." Konerko, who has been with the Sox since coming over in a trade with the Reds before the 1999 season, now ranks third in franchise history for the most games played. "He'll get his number retired soon," ...
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