Adam Dunn RUMORS & NEWS

  • White Sox DH Adam Dunn invited to Oscars

    Fansided "Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn has an invite to the Oscars. He received the invite because he was an investor in the Oscar-nominated film “Dallas Buyers Club.” “I’m still debating whether I want to do it,” Dunn said, via ESPN Dallas. “I don’t know yet, but the offer is there. How..." March 02

  • White Sox Dunn has no concerns about playing time

    CSN Chicago "If he’s worried about playing time in 2014 Adam Dunn didn’t show it. The veteran, who is headed into the final season of a four-year deal with the White Sox, said at SoxFest last month he has no concerns about the way Robin Ventura constructs the lineup. Dunn could see significantly less..." February 09

  • Adam Dunn plays a bartender in “Dallas Buyers Club?” OK.

    Hardball Talk "Mr. DeMille: The Big Donkey is ready for his closeup. And his Quote of the Day: Dunn said he enjoyed his big-screen debut as a bartender in the Oscar-nominated film “Dallas Buyers Club,” made by the production company in which he invests. Dunn, who didn’t have a line in the movie, joked he..." January 26

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    Phil Rogers @philgrogers

    With Jose Abreu aboard #whitesox's priority might be to find a team that will take Adam Dunn. #astros a possible fit w/CWS eating some $$$.

  • Adam Dunn hints may be done after sour season

    Fox Sports "Adam Dunn is guaranteed $15 million next season. He needs 64 home runs for 500. And he is only 33 years old. Yet Dunn the Chicago White Sox’s designated hitter says that he will consider retiring this offseason and forfeiting his remaining salary if he no longer is enjoying himself. “I’m not..." September 04

  • ChiSox slugger Dunn clears waivers (thanks to $15M salary), but he's hot

    CBSSports.com "Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn has cleared waivers and is eligible to be traded to any team sources said Friday. It's no surprise that Dunn would go unclaimed since he has close to $20 million to go on his contract through the end of next year but he's hitting very well lately and..." August 09

  • Dunn sees bright future for Sox

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Dunn has seen his best White Sox pal Jake Peavy traded to Boston. He has watched veteran relievers Jesse Crain and Matt Thornton get dealt too. Dunn said his feelings won’t get hurt if he goes too. But if he were the general manager he’d keep himself around. Dunn doesn’t think the Sox who..." August 07

  • Dunn not worried about future with Sox

    Chicago Tribune "Slugger Adam Dunn has seen Jesse Crain and Matt Thornton traded shortly before they will become free agents as well as close friend Jake Peavy despite nearly $23 million left in salary obligations owed to him through 2014. But Dunn who is signed through 2014 isn’t worried about encountering a..." July 31

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Keppinger for Dunn at 1B. Back spasms for Dunn. #WhiteSox.

  • Sinus infection can't stop Dunn

    Chicago Tribune "A sinus infection suffered Wednesday has made for some long nights for Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn. But the ailment hasn't affected Dunn at the plate, as Dunn continued his resurgence with a home run off reliever Garrett Richards in the ninth inning of the Sox's 3-0 victory over the Los..." May 18

  • Dunn's 2 HRs vault White Sox to 9-4 win over Twins

    Chicago Tribune "Paul Konerko returned Wednesday to the Chicago White Sox's lineup Wednesday after a two-game break. But the biggest revival was that of Adam Dunn, who slugged two home runs that vaulted the Sox to a 9-4 win over the Minnesota Twins. The nine runs were a season-high for the Sox. Dunn..." May 16

  • Sox's Dunn baffled by lack of results

    Chicago Tribune "Despite raising his batting average by 51 points in his last 10 games, Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn remains baffled that he's not more productive. "It's hard to sit there and say, 'I feel good' continuously when the results aren't good," Dunn said Monday before going 1-for-3 with a walk..." May 07

  • Sox's Dunn stymied by technical issues

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn believes he's pinpointed the source of his 1-for-31 slump. Correcting it, however, is annother matter. "It's boring," Dunn said before the Chicago White Sox faced Cleveland. "It's two little mechanical things. It's technical. "I can feel it, what it is. I'm just trying to figure..." April 23

  • Sox's Dunn counting on success

    Chicago Tribune "Hitting coach Jeff Manto has no doubts that Adam Dunn's mission of hitting earlier in counts will lead to success in 2013, based on his preparation this spring. “Where he sets up and how he sets up physically and mentally, he’s really primed for a great year,” Manto said. Dunn, who hit 41..." March 30

  • Rios third, Dunn fifth in Sox's exhibition opener

    Chicago Tribune "Manager Robin Ventura will have plenty of opportunities to experiment this spring, starting Saturday when Alex Rios bats third and Adam Dunn fifth in the Chicago White Sox's exhibition opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camelback Ranch. Ventura would like to separate leadoff batter..." February 23

  • Dunn has strategy for being aggressive early in counts

    Chicago Tribune "The numbers scream for change, but Adam Dunn admits his mission to swing at more pitches earlier in counts presents a challenge. "I'm fighting myself over this," Dunn said, "because I don't want to give up something that I do very well, like walks and get deep in counts, to something in the..." February 21

  • Dunn: 'There's always going to be people cheating'

    CSN Chicago "As much as Major League Baseball hates to admit it, there are cheaters out there. The league doesn’t always know the who or the where, but players are taking PEDs, and Adam Dunn knows it. At this point, he’s just come to expect it. “There’s always going to be people cheating,” Dunn said..." February 20

  • Dunn won't forget Sox's collapse in September

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn hopes the sting of blowing a three-game lead in the AL Central with 15 games remaining last season sticks with his White Sox teammates as much as it does with him. "I'm sure everybody's going to say 'start over with a clean slate,' but I don't want to forget about last year," said..." February 18

  • Dunn to address rising K totals

    ESPN.com "The plan for last season's MLB leader in strikeouts is to become even less selective. Adam Dunn struck out 222 times in 2012, one short of the all-time record for a season set by Mark Reynolds in 2009 with the Arizona Diamondbacks. It comes with the territory. Power hitters tend to strike..." February 18

  • Ventura keeping his options open

    Chicago Tribune "Robin Ventura admitted he wasn't too flexible Wednesday when he participated in a yoga class with wife Stephanie at Gilda's Club Chicago to show support for cancer patients. But the White Sox manager seemed adaptable to a variety of possibilities with the start of a lengthy spring training less..." January 24

  • Adam Dunn swings again at swinging earlier

    South Side Sox "With SoxFest approaching, we're starting to get a steady stream of "What I Did Over Winter Vacation" stories. That's always a welcome sign, especially considering these temperatures. This time, Mark Gonzales caught up with Adam Dunn, who will not be at SoxFest this weekend. He has a pretty good..." January 22

  • Onward and upward for White Sox's Dunn

    Chicago Tribune "A rebound 2012 season didn't provide peace to Adam Dunn's offseason. Dunn won't be attending SoxFest this weekend because his wife Rachel is scheduled to deliver the couple's third child on Jan. 29. "It's been different,'' Dunn said Monday from his Houston-area home. "I've been Mr. Mom with..." January 22

  • Ventura: Dunn likely to see more time at first

    CSN Chicago "Adam Dunn is likely to log more time at first base next season in an attempt to lighten Paul Konerko's workload. White Sox manager Robin Ventura said that's the plan for now several months before the club heads to Glendale, Ariz. for spring training. Ventura addressed that and several other..." December 05

  • Dunn: We can't hit water if we fell out of a boat

    CSN Chicago "Adam Dunn has a solution to the White Sox woes: score runs. The slugger had no problem Thursday suggesting the team's offense is at the heart of the club's struggles. The White Sox have had recent difficulty hitting with runners in scoring position. The club's four runs per game this month..." September 28

  • Adam Dunn: It's pressing, not pressure

    Chicago Sun-Times "''Pressure'' isn't the right word to describe what the White Sox are feeling, Adam Dunn said. ''I don't know how to put it,'' Dunn said. ''There's no pressure. What's going to happen will happen.'' Players are trying too hard to not feel pressured, he said. ''You start tensing up,'' Dunn..." September 25

  • Dunn puts White Sox on his back

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn couldn't stop smiling. He was floating, levitating almost, as he talked about how all the years of his baseball career — including one of the longest seasons anyone has ever had — had led to two swings of his bat Monday night. In a game his White Sox team badly needed to win, he had..." September 25

  • Dunn, Ventura say Sox need to relax

    Chicago Tribune "Feeling pressured? Feeling fatigued? Adam Dunn and manager Robin Ventura admitted the White Sox are coping with varying degrees of these ailments, but they need to overcome them. "When you put too much (pressure), you are trying so hard to get something done, you are only human," Dunn said..." September 25

  • Dunn's two home runs keep White Sox alone in 1st

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn admitted his three-run home run Monday night might have been the most important of his 406 career homers, and there was little doubt that it might have been the most significant homer of the White Sox's season. Dunn capped a two-homer performance by smacking a three-run shot on an 0-2..." September 25

  • Adam Dunn makes productive return to Sox' lineup

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Dunn was back, and so was the good sound of the ball off Paul Konerko's bat when the White Sox' cleanup hitter is right. Those were two significant, encouraging additions to the lineup Saturday. Dunn singled, doubled, walked, scored a run and ran the bases well after missing seven games..." September 16

  • Dunn knocks out single and double in return

    Chicago Tribune "General soreness never felt this good to Adam Dunn. After missing seven consecutive games because of a right oblique strain, Dunn returned to the White Sox lineup on Saturday and contributed with two hits, a walk and a run. "As long as it doesn't hamper my swing, then I'm fine with it," said..." September 16

  • Adam Dunn could return Saturday

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Dunn took batting practice Friday and hopes to be in the lineup Saturday. Dunn, who missed his seventh consecutive start, said his strained right oblique is much improved. He said Friday was the best it has felt since he reinjured it last week. "Hopefully I'm in there [Saturday],'' Dunn..." September 15

  • Dunn doesn't rule out Saturday return

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn swung free and easy during batting practice Friday night, and the Chicago White Sox's designated hitter believes he could return to the lineup as soon as Saturday. "It's to the point now where I get it," said Dunn, who will not start for the eighth consecutive game because of a right..." September 15

  • Adam Dunn doesn't rule out Saturday return

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn swung free and easy during batting practice Friday night, and the Chicago White Sox's designated hitter believes he could return to the lineup as soon as Saturday. "It's to the point now where I get it," said Dunn, who will not start for the eighth consecutive game because of a right..." September 14

  • No indications Dunn will be back soon

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn declined to provide an update on his right oblique strain before Thursday night's game, and there were no indications he would return soon. For the first time in recent days, manager Robin Ventura didn't quip that Dunn was "day-to-day" or "hour-to-hour," fueling the belief Dunn could..." September 14

  • White Sox' Dunn to miss sixth straight game

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Dunn is out of the White Sox lineup for the sixth consecutive game with a strained right oblique. "I don't even know how to kind of explain it,'' Dunn said before the Sox played the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday night. "It feels fine when I pick up a bat and it swing..." September 12

  • Dunn hopes shot will accelerate return

    Chicago Tribune "After recently receiving a pain-killing injection, Adam Dunn hopes to resume batting practice Wednesday with the hope of returning soon to the White Sox's lineup. "I want to wait until I have no problems, as opposed to coming back a day or two early and having this thing do this again and..." September 12

  • Dunn out vs. Tigers; Youkilis returns

    ESPN.com "The Chicago White Sox will be without designated hitter Adam Dunn for a fourth consecutive game due an oblique strain on Monday, but welcome back third baseman Kevin Youkilis after he missed the last three games due to the birth of his child. Dunn originally suffered the injury against the..." September 10

  • Adam Dunn might not return for another five days because of strained right oblique muscle

    Hardball Talk "White Sox slugger Adam Dunn was not in the lineup Saturday, is not in the lineup Sunday and is not expected to return to action anytime soon. Toni Ginnetti of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Dunn "could miss another five days" as he continues to battle through a strained right oblique..." September 09

  • Adam Dunn might miss series against Tigers

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Dunn could miss another five days because of a strained right oblique. That means he could miss part or all of the four-game series against the Detroit Tigers that starts Monday. Dunn, who is tied for second in the majors with 38 home runs, was not in the lineup Saturday against the..." September 09

  • Adam Dunn's sore oblique forces him to sit again

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Dunn was out of the lineup Friday after experiencing a recurrence of the oblique pain that sidelined him last week. "He has that side [strain] again, so we're just trying to take care of it and make sure nothing gets worse,'' manager Robin Ventura said. "I'm hoping it's just today, or..." September 08

  • Adam Dunn says White Sox won't need others' help

    Chicago Sun-Times "At game time Monday, the White Sox already knew they'd still be in first place because of the Detroit Tigers' 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians. That Indians-Tigers game was on the clubhouse TVs, and it had players straggling out to batting practice as they tried to catch the final out. But..." September 04

  • Sitting out is painful for Dunn

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn said he can perform non-baseball activities without pain. But it's swinging a bat that will determine how soon he can return to the White Sox lineup. Dunn reported that his right oblique strain was healing quickly, thanks to treatments by trainer Herm Schneider that included..." September 03

  • Adam Dunn misses game with strained oblique

    Chicago Sun-Times "For Adam Dunn, a strained right oblique couldn't have occurred at a worse time. "I've been waiting for this September to come around, this playoff atmosphere sort of thing, and something stupid like this happens,'' Dunn said. Obliques have a way of not being OK for longer than a day. Dunn..." September 02

  • Adam Dunn out with right oblique strain

    Chicago Tribune "American League home run leader Adam Dunn was scratched from the Chicago White Sox's lineup Saturday night because of a right oblique strain. "My luck," Dunn lamented. Dunn, who leads the league with 38 home runs, said he initially suffered the ailment on a checked swing on his first at-bat..." September 01

  • Runs are bottom line for Dunn

    Chicago Tribune "Rebounding to his career averages in home runs and runs batted in is well worth the price of being on pace to set a major league record for strikeouts, as far as Adam Dunn is concerned. "I want to just drive in runs," said Dunn, who leads the Sox with 36 home runs and 84 RBIs but broke his..." August 25

  • Sox lose 9-4 Saturday, despite Adam Dunn's 400th homer

    Chicago Sun-Times "Adam Dunn knew No. 400 was coming. He just wanted it to mean something. For a few brief moments, it did. Dunn launched an 428-foot, opposite-field blast into the Kauffman Stadium fountain with Kevin Youkilis on first base in the eighth inning to bring the Sox to within a run. But after Brett..." August 19

  • Adam Dunn blasts 400th as Sox drop 9-4 decision

    Chicago Tribune "Never did a 400th career home run feel insignificant as it did Saturday night to Adam Dunn. "This game was kind of a disaster from the get-go," Dunn said as his monumental home run did little to hide the blemishes stemming from the White Sox's 9-4 loss to the Royals at soggy Kauffman..." August 19

  • Dunn belt 400th HR in loss to Royals

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn hit his 400th home run in the eighth inning Saturday night but Kansas City scored four times in the bottom of the eighth to pull away to a 9-4 win. The Sox remained 1 1/2 games ahead of Detroit in the American League Central despite their late-inning collapse. Mike Moustakas capped..." August 18

  • Adam Dunn re-takes MLB HR lead with two solo shots; loss 3-2 to Blue Jays

    Chicago Sun-Times "Sight seen at Rogers Centre 3½ hours before the White Sox played the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night: Adam Dunn, former scholarship quarterback at the University of Texas, throwing deep routes to Sox pitchers in the outfield. Sight seen about four hours later: Dunn hitting his 32nd home run..." August 14

  • Dunn: De Aza best leadoff hitter I've played with

    Chicago Tribune "Adam Dunn paid Chicago White Sox's leadoff batter Alejandro De Aza one of the highest compliments of De Aza's career after an 11-4 victory over Minnesota. "No offense to any other guys that I've played with, but I think he's the best pure leadoff hitter that I've ever played with," Dunn said of..." July 25

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