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For the past fifteen years, Paul Konerko has been the one consistency for the Chicago White Sox. During that time, he’s hit .283 with 424 home runs. He’s also been selected to six All-Star games. But now his future with the team may be in jeopardy. While a trade looks unlikely, Sox fans have learned over the years than nothing is certain when it comes to Kenny Williams. Konerko has cleared waivers and is eligible to be traded to a contender as long as he is willing to accept the trade. Konerko has ten-and-five rights (ten years in the majors, and five consecutive years with a team). This allows him to veto any deal he chooses. If the right deal comes along and Konerko clears it, he would be the third former All-Star shipped out of Chicago this season, joining Alex Ríos and Jake Peavy. One thing’s for sure: the 37-year-old doesn’t fit with Chicago’s youth movement. Potential trade suitors for the veteran first baseman include the Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, and Cleveland India...
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