Is the Chicago White Sox Signing of Andruw Jones the Correct Move?

Posted: 28th November 2009 by Devon Teeple in MLB
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The Chicago White Sox have signed 32-year-old outfielder Andruw Jones. If this was 2006, one could consider this a blockbuster signing.  But three years is a long time in Major League Baseball and in those three years, the 10-time Gold-Glover has seen his stock plummet. A five-tool player once destined for the hallowed halls is no longer.  Currently, Jones is relegated to sharing outfield duty on an aging White Sox team. In 2006, Jones led the Atlanta Braves with 41 home runs and 129 RBI.  In the four years since, he has combined to hit 46 homers to go with 147 RBI. The Sox spent roughly $500,000 with $1 million in performance bonuses, they announced Wednesday. Was this a good move for an aging club that ranks 16th oldest in the MLB?  Is this a planned strategic move fo ...

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