Thursday, November 6, 2003
White Sox exercise $5 million option on Valentin
CHICAGO -- Shortstop Jose Valentin's $5 million option was
exercised Thursday by the Chicago White Sox.
Valentin, 34, hit .237 with 28 homers and 74 RBIss this year. He
had a .969 fielding percentage, the second-highest of his career.
If Chicago had declined the option, the White Sox would have had
to pay a $500,000 buyout.