After ugly start, Sox don't look half bad

June, 3, 2011
6/03/11
11:33
PM CT
Isaacson By Melissa Isaacson
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- The pregame announcement that Paul Konerko had undergone a “procedure” to dislodge a loose bone fragment in his left wrist late Friday afternoon put sort of a damper on the positive vibe suddenly emanating from the South Side.

The news wasn’t quite as scary as it sounded, as Konerko returned to the ballpark and was even said to be available, if needed, to play late in the game against the Detroit Tigers on the first night of a 10-game White Sox homestand. The fragment was not removed, but shifted to a less-painful spot in the wrist.

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Melissa Isaacson

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for espnW.com, ESPN Chicago and ESPN.com. The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 31-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune before joining ESPN in 2009. Isaacson has also covered tennis since 1986.

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