Sleeper Tour: Konerko a potential steal
Konerko, the No. 41 option in ESPN average live drafts heading into the 2012 season, is currently being taken, on average, about four to five rounds too late for my taste at No. 115 overall, with the age factor no doubt playing a significant role in his change in value. As we continue with "Sleeper Week" in this blog, Konerko certainly fits the description. He also had offseason wrist surgery to remove loose fragments in a joint, adding injury to his 2012 decline in production. Of course, ask Konerko about his age and his wrist, as I did during the late innings of Tuesday's 10-6 loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Goodyear Ballpark, and he scoffs at anything holding him back.
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