White Sox Add Andruw Jones, Build Depth

Posted: 25th November 2009 by Joe Slowik in MLB
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According to multiple reports, including Bruce Levine of ESPN, the White Sox have signed former All-Star outfielder Andruw Jones. The deal is for one year, $500,000, an extremely low risk move for the Sox. Jones is a shell of his former self at this point, but still slugged 17 homers in only 281 at bats last year and posted a relatively average ultimate zone rating in the outfield. It appears that Jones is currently slated to come off the bench. According to Levine's report on the signing, Jones is not being considered as a starter in the outfield at this time. However, it is uncertain exactly what their lineup will look like at this point. Alex Rios and Carlos Quentin will occupy two of the outfield spots, but the third could be up for grabs. Mark Teahen seems like a possibility, but he i ...

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