Paul Konerko returning to White Sox

Updated: December 4, 2013, 5:15 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- White Sox team captain Paul Konerko will forgo retirement and return for a 16th season on the South Side.

Konerko, 37, will make $2.5 million next season, with $1 million of that deferred until 2021. Under terms of his previous contract signed in December 2010, Konerko will receive $1 million annually from 2014 to 2020.

He will have a limited role next season, however, with Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn also on the roster. He will platoon at DH with Dunn and back up Abreu at ...

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