Paul Konerko not starting

Updated: March 31, 2014, 12:52 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The White Sox will have captain Paul Konerko on the bench for the final Opening Day of his productive career.

White Sox manager Robin Ventura announced Sunday that despite wavering on the topic in recent days, Konerko will not start against the Minnesota Twins, breaking his streak of 16 consecutive Opening Day starts, the last 15 with the White Sox.

"In talking to Paulie, it's not an easy decision but when you go over how you're going to do this and how you're going ...

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