Getz Outta Here: White Sox Acquire Mark Teahen from KC

Posted: 5th November 2009 by Cregen McMinn in MLB
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Kenny Williams hasnÆt waited long to begin reshaping the White Sox. One day after the World Series is over, he has worked out a deal with the Kansas City Royals to send Chris Getz and Josh Fields to KC in return for Mark Teahen.

This deal makes sense for both teams, but especially so for the White Sox. Teahen has averaged 14-70-.269 through his first five seasons. Add to that his versatility in the field (played 32 games in RF, 107 at 3B, and 14 between 1B and 2B), and TeahenÆs value becomes apparent.

On the flip side, the Sox are parting with two players that have been given opportunities to impress but thus far have failed to. Fields was yet another former college quarterback drafted in the first round by the Sox, and he joins the list of failed first-round picks. ...

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