Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
Dayan Viciedo will likely hit behind Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko in Robin Ventura’s lineup – a middle of the order that could combine for 100 dingers under the right circumstances.
There’s a season-long trend that makes Jon Lester happy and helps make his job easier: the Boston Red Sox crank up their offense when he pitches.
Paul Konerko hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning and a two-run homer in the ninth to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday and a sweep of their three-game series.
Alexei Ramirez and Carlos Quentin each had a pair of RBIs in a four-run sixth inning as the Chicago White Sox snapped Jon Lester’s seven-game winning streak and beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Monday night.